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    • Reporter

    • By: Seymour M. Hersh
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author and preeminent investigative journalist of our time - a heartfelt, hugely revealing memoir of a decades-long career breaking some of the most impactful stories of the last half century, from Washington to Vietnam to the Middle East. Seymour Hersh's fearless reporting has earned him fame, front-page bylines in virtually every major newspaper in the free world, honors galore, and no small amount of controversy. Now in this memoir he describes what drove him and how he worked as an independent outsider.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping and Important

    • By Michael AP on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

    • By: Seymour M. Hersh
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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    In 2011, an elite group of US Navy SEALS stormed an enclosure in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad and killed Osama bin Laden, the man the United States had begun chasing before the devastating attacks of 9/11. The news did much to boost President Obama's first term and played a major part in his reelection victory of the following year. But much of the story of that night, as presented to the world, was incomplete or a lie. The evidence of what actually went on remains hidden.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Ridiculous

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-22-17

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Chain of Command

    • The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib
    • By: Seymour M. Hersh
    • Narrated by: Peter Friedman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 194
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    Since September 11, 2001, Seymour M. Hersh has riveted readers, and outraged the Bush Administration, with his stories in The New Yorker magazine, including his breakthrough pieces on the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. Now, in Chain of Command, he brings together this reporting, along with new revelations, to answer the critical question of the last three years: how did America get from that clear morning in September to a divisive and dirty war in Iraq?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and frightening insights

    • By Blue Tooth on 10-21-04

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Eggs, Cookies, and Leeches

    • Memorable Writing from The New Yorker
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Hendrik Hertzberg, John Colapinto, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Highlights
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
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    Certainly, all the writing in The New Yorker is memorable, and this collection is no exception. The authors include such best sellers as Malcolm Gladwell, Seymour Hersh, and Jonathan Franzen - and the subjects range from the lives of short-order cooks to the secrets of college admissions.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A random collection?

    • By Curmudgeon on 01-24-12

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Against All Enemies

    • Gulf War Syndrome: The War Between America's Ailing Veterans and Their Government
    • By: Seymour M. Hersh
    • Narrated by: James Sutorius
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Why did the system fail the Gulf War veterans? Did its leaders have an obligation to speak out on behalf of the veterans and demand that America's military hospitals stop turning them away? Here are Hersch's opinions on and answers to these questions. Investigative journalist and author, Seymour M. Hersh, is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine on military and security matters.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The New Yorker (June 13 & 20, 2005)

    • By: Seymour Hersh, David Sedaris, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    "Watergate Days" by Seymour Hersh, "Turbulence" by David Sedaris, "In Case of Emergency" by James Surowiecki, "My Women" by Edmund White, "The Great Game Gone" by John Updike, "The Gift and the Curse" by Sasha Frere-Jones, and "Aiming Low" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Aug. 21, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    "Snake Eyes" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Last Drop" by Ben McGrath; "The Vineyard Fracture" by Lauren Collins; "Watching Lebanon" by Seymour Hersh; "Stations of the Mel" by Christopher Buckley; "Blank Monday" by William Finnegan; and "On Duty" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 10 & 17, 2006) - Part 1

    • By: Adam Green, Seymour Hersh, Tad Friend, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Nattering Nabobs" by David Remnick; "Giving Away My Fortune" by Adam Green; "Last Stand" by Seymour Hersh; "Blue-Collar Gold" by Tad Friend; "Boy Detective" by Nancy Franklin; and "Dressed to Kill" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Nov. 27, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, Seymour Hersh, David Sedaris, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Unrealistic" by George Packer; "The Next Act" by Seymour Hersh; "Road Trips" by David Sedaris; "Cardinals Rule" by Roger Angell; "Do The Math" by Louis Menand; and "Liberal Education" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 25, 2005)

    • By: Adam Gopnik, James Surowiecki, Noah Baumbach, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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    "Not Scared" by Adam Gopnik, "A Farewell to Alms?" by James Surowiecki, "My Dog Is Tom Cruise" by Noah Baumbach, "Get Out the Vote" by Seymour M. Hersh, "Bloodsuckers" by John Colapinto, "Awaiting Orders" by Tobias Wolff, and "Making Mischief" by Anthony Lane.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Thing to Happen to Audible Ever

    • By Craig on 07-28-05

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (October 8, 2007)

    • By: Steve Coll, Lauren Collins, Seymour M. Hersh, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    There are six articles in this edition: "Disparities", by Steve Coll; "Prezbo vs. The Prof", by Lauren Collins; "Shifting Targets", by Seymour M. Hersh; "Our Man in Pyongyang", by Rebecca Mead; "All Together Now", by Peter Schjeldahl; and "Lost Men", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Front Lines

    • Memorable Reporting From The New Yorker
    • By: Ken Auletta, Seymour M. Hersh, David Remnick, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    From the corridors of power in Washington to the prison cells of Guantanamo to the disease-ravaged communities of Africa, The New Yorker takes you directly to the scene of today's biggest stories. Along the way, you'll hear great reporting by such best-selling writers as Malcolm Gladwell, David Remnick, Ken Auletta, and Seymour Hersh.

    Regular price: $12.95

    • The New Yorker Festival - Seymour M. Hersh talks with David Remnick

    • By: Seymour M. Hersh, David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Seymour M. Hersh, David Remnick
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A discussion of the aftermath of September 11: the Bush Administration's "war on terrorism", the invasion of Iraq, the prison abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib, and what comes next. Mr. Hersh will also talk about his career and the status of investigative journalism in America.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Find the facts that support your opnions

    • By Robert on 06-14-05

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The New Yorker (June 25, 2007)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, William Finnegan, Dana Goodyear, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "Five to Four" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Monument" by William Finnegan; "Boy with Dog" by Dana Goodyear; "A Drug on the Market" by James Surowiecki; "The General's Report" by Seymour Hersh; "The Naked and the Dead" by John Lanchester; "Dead in the Water" by Nancy Franklin; and "Discoveries" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 30th 2015 (Seymour M. Hersh, Daniel Zalewski, David Remnick)

    • By: Seymour M. Hersh, Daniel Zalewski, David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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    "Base Appeals", by David Remnick; "Ninth Avenue Reverie", Oliver Sacks; "The Scene of the Crime", by Seymour M. Hersh; "Life Lines", by Daniel Zalewski; and "Running Free", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, November 1st 2010 (Seymour Hersh, Kelefa Sanneh, David Remnick)

    • By: Seymour Hersh, Kelefa Sanneh, David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    "Recession Election", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "O LeBron, My LeBron!", by Ben McGrath; "The Online Threat", by Seymour Hersh; "Funny Person", by Kelefa Sanneh; and "Funny Person", by Kelefa Sanneh.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (May 29, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Seymour Hersh, Benjamin Wallace-Wells, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    "The Letter" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Listening In" by Seymour Hersh; "Private Jihad" by Benjamin Wallace-Wells; "Caught" by Ian Frazier; "Central Casting" by Jeffrey Goldberg: What is the Democrats' best way to win?; and "Heaven Can Wait" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Mar. 26, 2007)

    • By: Seymour Hersh, Simon Schama, Alex Wilkinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    "Authorizations" by Seymour Hersh; "Rembrandt�s Ghost" by Simon Schama; "Anything Pink Rocks" by Alex Wilkinson; "Playdate" by Kate Walbert; "Travelling On" by Nancy Franklin; and "Loves Lost" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, July 7 & 14, 2008

    • Part 1 (Seymour M. Hersh, Adam Gopnik, George Packer)
    • By: Seymour M. Hersh, Adam Gopnik, George Packer
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "Obama's Iraq Problem" by George Packer; "Nothing Doing" by Roger Angell; "By a Nose" by Ben McGrath; "Preparing the Battlefield" by Seymour M. Hersh; "My Airline" by David Owen; "The Back of the World" by Adam Gopnik; and "Desperate Men" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (February 11 & 18, 2008), Part 1

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Lauren Collins, Nick Paumgarten, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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    "The Spat", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Five on Five", by Lauren Collins; "How 'Bout Them Economy", by Nick Paumgarten; "Black Hole", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "A Strike in the Dark", by Seymour M. Hersh; "Thinking in the Rain", by Susan Orlean; "Living Pains", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Strangers", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

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