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    • The Age of Eisenhower

    • America and the World in the 1950s
    • By: William I. Hitchcock
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 25 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on the list of great presidents, behind the perennial top four: Lincoln, Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Teddy Roosevelt. Historian William Hitchcock shows that this high ranking is justified. Eisenhower's accomplishments were enormous and loom ever larger from the vantage point of our own tumultuous times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Very Thorough and Balanced Biography

    • By John on 05-28-18

    Regular price: $33.07

    • The Bitter Road to Freedom

    • A New History of the Liberation of Europe
    • By: William I. Hitchcock
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Americans are justly proud of the role the United States played in liberating Europe from Nazi tyranny. For many years, we have celebrated the courage of the Allied soldiers, sailors, and aircrews who defeated Hitler's regime and restored freedom to the continent. But in recounting the heroism of the "greatest generation," Americans often overlook the wartime experiences of European people themselves - the very people for whom the war was fought

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Revisionist History in the GOOD sense of the word

    • By Patricia on 06-16-13

    Regular price: $27.99