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  • The real war on terror has happened largely behind closed doors, run by the White House, drawing on secret intelligence and operations around the world. There is no man who knows more about it...
  • In 1831, the French nobleman, Alexis de Tocqueville, journeyed to America to examine a new political force: democracy. Although alarmed by "the tyranny of the majority", Tocqueville believed that d...
  • A Public Figure, A Private Man. Read by President Bush, with Barbara Bush, Dorothy Bush Koch, Marvin Bush, Neil Bush, George P. Bush and Jonathan Bush Though reticent in...
  • A rare and powerful story of hope, love, survival, and the struggle to bring back alive a hostage in Iraq.
  • Ronald Reagan is an American success story. From modest beginnings in a small midwestern town to a distinguished career in films and television, he lived the American dream;...
  • As Bill Clinton's political and business mentor, McDougal, with his knowledge of embarrassing real estate and banking deals, bribes, and obstructions of justice, haunted the Clinton White House. Ji...
  • He was a husband, a father, a preacher-and the preeminent leader of a movement that continues to transform America and the world. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the twentieth century's most...
  • The first volume of Labour MP Tony Benn's behind the scenes revelations first broadcast on BBC radio 4 ...
  • A second volume of labour MP Tony Benn's behind the scenes revalations first broadcast on BBC radio 4...
  • In 1791, the Constitution was amended to include ten amendments, which are commonly referred to as The Bill of Rights. These were the guarantees of individual liberty upon which critics of the Cons...
  • Tom A. Coburn, a congressional maverick who kept his promise to serve three terms and then leave Washington, offers a candid look at the inner workings of Congress - why the system changes...
  • Even after 25 years in America, former South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky is regarded as a national hero by three million fellow expatriots. He travels widely in the US and abroad, and...
  • Featuring Never-Before-Collected, Original Recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --- Edited by Clayborne Carson and Kris Shepard Presented by the Grammy-winning Producers of The...
  • Featuring Never-Before-Collected, Original Recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --- Edited by Clayborne Carson and Kris Shepard
  • In this brilliantly analytical yet personal book, non-democratic societies are put under a microscope to reveal the mechanics of tyranny that sustain them. In exposing the inner workings of a "fear...
  • With arguments both stirring and sensible, she reminds us that if Hillary should succeed America and the World would be changed forever and for the better.
  • Central Europe's ancient civilizations have long been dominated by empires: The Roman Empire, the Habsburg Empire (based in Austria) and more recently, the Soviet Communist. But the decline of comm...
  • 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...
  • The "southern cone" of South America has a vibrant yet checkered history. Argentina in 1920 was a productive and wealthy nation, yet by the 1980s was reduced to virtual third world status. Chile ha...
  • Since Marco Polo, the fabled markets of China have drawn the west like a magnet. This ancient culture has been colonized by foreign powers, buffeted by war and revolution – yet China remains one of...
  • A fascinating and illuminating audio portrait of the life and career of one of Britain's greatest leaders, recounted by those who knew him and in his own words from the BBC archive.
  • Civil Disobedience discusses Thoreau's arguments for civil disobedience-the deliberate violation of laws for reasons of conscience. Thoreau's concept is based on the belief that no law should comma...
  • Colombia in the 1980s became known for its role in the illegal drug trade, and for political instability and violence caused by this problem. But much of this is a recent development in Colombia's ...
  • Common Sense examines how Americans defended the right to resist unjust laws, and how this right of resistance was transformed into a right of revolution. It examines Thomas Paine's views on the di...
  • Communist Manifesto examines the theory and goals expounded by Marx. Marx argues that history flows inevitably toward a social revolution, which will result in a society without economic classes. T...
  • In 1783, America emerged from a long and bitter war for Independence. The 13 colonies were now 13 sovereign states, bound together by the Articles of Confederation. After years of war, men like Tho...
  • KGB honey traps in Russia; inside stories on Number 10 and the Foreign Office; and of course life behind the scenes with Blair and George W. Bush ...
  • The story that the Kremlin does not want you to hear. The assassination of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander "Sasha" Litvinenko in November 2006 -- poisoned by the...
  • The great man we meet here displays his mother's steely resolve and vindictive temper, his father's keen mastery of language, and his own unique gift of deciding.
  • Mona Charen has a loyal following from her syndicated newspaper column (which runs in more than two hundred newspapers) and her many television and radio appearances. Her first book, Useful...
  • Scott Ritter spent seven years in Iraq as an arms inspector for the United Nations. His 1998 resignation as the U.N.'s chief weapons inspector there made front-page headlines around the world....
  • In this outstanding examination of the country’s most troubling problem, a conservative Republican shows how and why America is losing the war on drugs. Author Dirk Eldredge demonstates how the drug war has led only to new crises. He makes the case for an alternative strategy: tightly controlled...
  • This rich culture of East Africa—known in the Bible as Abyssinia—claims descent from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Under a Marxist regime, however, this ancient people has suffered from fami...
  • In a career spanning more than 35 years, John Simpson, the BBC's World Affairs Editor, has reported from more than 100 different countries and 30 war zones.
  • Authentic voices from the past illustrate this unique history of the Twentieth Century, written by Joanna Bourke and presented by Tim Pigott-Smith
  • The first audiobook to explore the religious ideals that drive the policies and politics of Bush as president and that have privately shaped Bush as a man. His life demonstrates the power of faith...
  • Laurence Leamer, author of three Kennedy bestsellers, presents the definitive biography of Arnold Schwarzenegger, his rise to fame and power, and his marriage to Maria Shriver. The life of...
  • The U.S. Constitution was approved by the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. It was to become law only if it was ratified by 9 of the 13 states. New York was a key state, but it conta...
  • Tony Benn's diaries began in 1940, and have been compared to those of Pepys in their scope and accuracy. This volume brings them right up to date covering everything upto the Rise of New Labour.
  • More democracy means more freedom. Or does it? American democracy is, in many people's minds, the model for the rest of the world. Fareed Zakaria points out that the American form of democracy is o...
  • Hundreds of biographies have been written about America's first president, but this stands out as one of the best. It chronicles the ideas, events, and personalities that surrounded Washington, fro...
  • John Strossel says, "Give me a break "...
  • Thailand, Laos and Burma have been known as the "Golden Triangle" because of their historically prominent role in the drug trade. For centuries, these countries have produced the opium that has att...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr. bring us the first comprehensive and balanced portrait of the most important woman in American...
  • An account of one man's profound respect and affection for a president who changed his life.
  • As one of the world's most ancient civilizations, India presents a rich mosaic of political, religious, and cultural influences. In 1947 this vast nation was split; Pakistan was created to separate...
  • This engaging and sympathetic biography provides a revealing portrait of a prolific human being whom Jefferson called "the greatest man in the world." Madison is shown throughout to be adept as a l...
  • In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared...
  • The #1 New York Times Bestseller Now Available in a Deluxe Unabridged Audiobook In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the...
  • Winner of the 2004 Lincoln Prize! This extraordinary biography examines Lincoln both as a rising politician and as president. As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator o...
  • A moving and exhilarating autobiography of one of the great moral and political leaders of our time.
  • The lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea contain some of the oldest cultures on Earth. Italy and the other countries of Europe and North Africa have played a central role in various expanding em...
  • In 1540, Mexico was declared to be New Spain. With a diverse culture and great natural resources, it should have prospered like its northern neighbor. But Mexico's history includes political corrup...
  • Mitt Romney is a successful businessman and a fiscal and social conservative who won the governorship in one of the staunchest Republic states in America. He is also a devout Mormon. So what does that mean for the election of 2008? Hewitt sets out to explain Romney, his faith, and the importance...
  • From the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of John Adams. Winner of the 1982 National Book Award for Biography, Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore...
  • This unique biography is a moving and intimate look into the mind and heart of our 41st president by his youngest child, Doro Bush Koch.
  • The most controversial attorney general in U.S. history tells untold story behind the war on terror in post-9/11 America.
  • With a culture dating back to at least 700 B.C., West Africa has a long and rich history. British influence after the 16th century, and especially in the 18th century, changed the region's course. ...
  • In her frank, funny, and down-to-earth memoir, Mary Cheney describes life inside the bubble of a national campaign...
  • On Liberty - John Stuart Mill advocated individual liberty based on a philosophical concept called utilitarianism, or "the greatest happiness for the greater number." This intellectual tradition re...
  • In this rare, sweeping history, Michael Barone draws from deep within the political and social record of modern America to tell the story of how the country of our parents and of our grandparents b...
  • More than half of the world's oil comes from Persian Gulf states. Political instability and religious strife here threaten to interrupt the world's economic routines. This presentation examines the...
  • The breakdown of Europe's Eastern Bloc proves that the map of Europe cannot be redrawn merely to serve political ends. Perhaps no country illustrates this more clearly than Poland, whose borders of...
  • Although over two millennia old, Aristotle's Politics remains central to the perplexing questions posed in the study of political science. His carefully argued analysis is based on a study of more ...
  • As Margaret Truman knows from firsthand experience, living in the White House can be exhilarating and maddening, alarming and exhausting, but it is certainly never dull. Part private residence,...
  • The Prince - Machiavelli wrote The Prince for his ruler as a guide for gaining and keeping power. Central themes of his essay are the relation between politics and ethics; what the best form of gov...
  • In the fall of 1787, the call went out: Each of the 13 states assembled special conventions to consider ratification of a proposed Constitution of the United States. Without ratification by nine co...
  • Reflections on the Revolution in France is a slashing attack on the French Revolution by one of Britain's most famous statesmen. Liberty and social order, Burke argues, are maintained by the tradit...
  • Reporting Live is a lively, witty, and wise memoir about the world -- and how to cover it -- from 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl. For 25 years and counting, Stahl has covered every major...
  • In Washington, D. C., where little stays secret for long, the identity of Deep Throat—the mysterious source who helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein break open the Watergate scandal in...
  • One man, more than any other, has helped define the most important issues of our time. His name is Ronald Reagan—one of our nation's most powerful and popular Presidents. This extraordinary...
  • If questioning certainties is an art, John Kasich has mastered it in his stand for something with eloquence, passion, and sincerity
  • Bob Woodward examines how the Bush administration avoided telling the truth about Iraq to the public, to the Congress, and often to themselves.
  • Stolen Lives is a heart-rending account of resilience in the face of extreme deprivation, of the courage and even humor with which one family faced their tormented fate.
  • Fleischer goes behind-the-scenes in the West Wing.
  • CARDINAL WOLSEY... The Last Great Medieval Minister...‘Built Hampton Court, didn`t he?’...
  • Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of Wellington, is the only professional soldier in English history to have served also as Prime Minister...
  • This presentation explores the social and political turmoil during which Leviathan was written, including an examination of the radical political philosophies spawned by opposition to the Stuart mo...
  • FBI Special Agent Gary Aldrich had a plum assignment after years of chasing mobsters, drug dealers, and white-collar criminals—performing background checks on White House appointees. What he discovered in the first months of the Clinton administration left him troubled, alarmed, and finally...
  • "Sweets, I'm okay. I'm okay. Don't worry... It's not my building. " Kristen didn't know what he was saying. He told her to turn on the television...