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    • A Self-Made Man

    • The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849
    • By: Sidney Blumenthal
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    The first of a multivolume history of Lincoln as a political genius - from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, his assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as "a slave", to his emergence as the man we recognize as Abraham Lincoln.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Can't Wait for Volume II!

    • By Nancy in NC on 06-14-16

    Regular price: $28.34

    • This Town

    • By: Sidney Blumenthal
    • Narrated by: Richard Kind, Gates McFadden
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Sidney Blumenthal, White House presidential adviser, renowned journalist and author of numerous books on American politics, takes us inside the well-groomed Washington Press Corps, who yawn when they hear about peace treaties - but snap to attention at the chance to uncover a little dirt on the First Dog.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Snarky Look at Washington, D.C. Media

    • By Talia on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Banner Season

    • By: Sidney Blumenthal
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On a windy afternoon in February 1959, 14-year-old Craig Wade scooped up what seemed to be a crumpled rag that was blowing, tumbleweed style, across a railroad track in his hometown, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He later told a local newspaper that he simply “likes to save things.”

    Regular price: $1.95