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    • In the President's Secret Service

    • Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 484
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      4 out of 5 stars 323

    Secret Service agents, acting as human surveillance cameras, observe everything that goes on behind the scenes in the president's inner circle. Ronald Kessler reveals what they have seen, providing startling, previously untold stories about the presidents, from John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as well as about their families, Cabinet officers, and White House aides.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inside more than just the Secret Service

    • By Walter on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The FBI

    • Inside the World’s Most Powerful Law Enforcement Agency
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 20 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    No institution in American society generates as much curiosity, fear, and intrigue as the FBI. No institution can obtain so much information and penetrate so deeply into our private lives. And no institution plays a greater role in safeguarding our freedom - or potentially threatening it. In this groundbreaking book, award-winning journalist Ronald Kessler provides a firsthand look at the people who run the Bureau, the methods they use, the powers they wield, and the secrets they hold.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but.......

    • By Beach Girl on 11-19-17
    • Inside the World’s Most Powerful Law Enforcement Agency
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 20 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 10-31-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Trump White House

    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 32
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      3 out of 5 stars 29

    Based on exclusive interviews with the president and his staff, The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game tells the real story of what Donald Trump is like, who influences him, how he makes decisions, what he says about the people around him, and how he operates when the television lights go off, while portraying the inside story of the successes that have already brought solid results as well as the stumbles that have turned off even longtime supporters and undercut his agenda.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional, impressive and well written.

    • By Anonymous User on 04-28-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Inside the C.I.A.

    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Chris Lane
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 184
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4 out of 5 stars 73

    Based on extensive research and hundreds of interviews, including two with active directors of Central Intelligence, William H. Webster and Robert M. Gates, and with three former D.C.I.s, Inside the C.I.A. is the first in-depth, unbiased account of the Agency's core operations, its abject failures, and its resounding successes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pre- 9/11 look at CIA's strengths and weaknesses

    • By Gregory R. Martin on 08-14-04

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Secrets of the FBI

    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Michael Bybee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
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      4 out of 5 stars 180
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      4 out of 5 stars 180

    The Secrets of the FBI by New York Times best-selling author Ronald Kessler reveals the FBIs most closely guarded secrets and the secrets of celebrities, politicians, and movie stars uncovered by agents during their investigations.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By Lynn on 11-15-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The First Family Detail

    • Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Michael Bybee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 296
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      4 out of 5 stars 261
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      4 out of 5 stars 265

    From New York Times best-selling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler, The First Family Detail tells eye-opening, behind-the-scenes stories from Secret Service agents about presidents and their families.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was very, very interesting!

    • By E.R. on 08-19-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Bureau

    • The Secret History of the FBI
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
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      4 out of 5 stars 50

    The Bureau takes listeners behind the scenes of the FBI, from its creation in 1908 to the scandals of present day. Based on exclusive interviews, Kessler reveals the inside story surrounding the events of September 11 and the investigation into the anthrax mailings. The Bureau delves deep within the agency, presenting the organization in its historical context and answering questions concerning its somewhat checkered past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Read, Bad Listen

    • By Blake on 09-21-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Inside the White House

    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    "If the general public knew what was going on inside the White House, they would scream." So states one Secret Service agent, just a small link in the chain of security that has guarded the public image of the presidency and the men who define it - until now. With unprecedented access to Secret Service agents, domestic servants, Air Force One stewards, and military aides, journalist Ronald Kessler has gone behind the scenes to uncover the inside story of the White House.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Politically slanted, but interesting.

    • By S. Horvath on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Laura Bush

    • An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When Laura Bush moved into the White House on January 20, 2001, everyone wanted to know what kind of first lady she would be. Would she be like Mamie Eisenhower? Would she follow in Barbara Bush's footsteps? Would she be another Hillary Clinton?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It was such a pleasure to meet Laura Bush

    • By Jean on 07-29-10

    Regular price: $29.27

    • The Terrorist Watch

    • Inside the Desperate Race to Stop the Next Attack
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Although it has been over five years since the 9/11 attacks, Americans still do not have a clear sense of how our government is waging the war on terror. In The Terrorist Watch, best-selling author Ronald Kessler takes listeners behind the scenes to reveal exactly how our leaders, charged with protecting the American people, are stopping terrorists.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Valuable information with Republican rantings

    • By Wyatt on 11-25-07

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Laura Bush

    • An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady
    • By: Ronald Kessler
    • Narrated by: Laura Turner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
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    When Laura Bush moved into the White House on January 20, 2001, everyone wanted to know what kind of first lady she would be. Would she be like Mamie Eisenhower? Would she follow in Barbara Bush's footsteps? Would she be another Hillary Clinton?

    Regular price: $23.93