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The business of America.

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For more than ten years, John Steele Gordon has written the widely read The Business of America" column in American Heritage magazine. Marked by a…

Dark horse : the surprise election and political murder of President James A. Garfield.

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In this book Kenneth Ackerman re-creates an American political landscape where fierce battles for power unfolded against a chivalrous code of honor in…

Charles Fecher.

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Charles Fecher in the Mencken room at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. A portrait of journalist H.L. Mencken hangs on the wall behind him.

Brian Lamb at R.R. Donnelly plant.

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Brian Lamb visits the R.R. Donnelly plant in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where the first Booknotes book was printed.