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Consists largely of radio addresses written from 1975-1979.
After President William McKinley was fatally shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, 1901, Americans were bereaved and frightened. Eric Rauchway's brilliant Murdering McKinley re-creates Leon Czolgosz's hastily…
A Problem from Hell is a path-breaking interrogation of the last century of American history. Samantha Power poses a question that haunts our nation's past: Why do American leaders who vow "never again" repeatedly fail to marshal the will and the…
Sixteen-year-old Richard Pipes escaped from Nazi-occupied Warsaw with his family in October 1939. Their flight took them to the United States by way of Italy, and Pipes went on to earn a college degree, join the U.S. Air Corps, serve as professor of…
Drawing on twelve years of experience in Congress to explain what is wrong and how to fix it, a former congressman from Minnesota reveals the hypocrisy, double-dealing, and power plays that have rendered Congress impotent.
The first female justic e of the U.S. Supreme Court describes her childhood on a ranch on the Arizona-New Mexico border.
Michael Novak's work on the religious conviction of Washington, Jefferson, and Madison and its relation to the founding if the United States.
John Marshall (1755-1835) was arguably the most important judicial figure in American history. As the fourth chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving during the formative years of the Republic from 1801 to 1835, he helped move the…
A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the presidential campaign of one of America's most effective social critics details what it takes to fight the two-party juggernaut.
Notes George W. Bush's affiliations with Enron and big oil, presenting a tongue-in-cheek plan for ending his political career while charging political leaders with enabling a growing divide between American classes.
Economist Dr. Judith Shelton is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 11 June 2014. Dr. Shelton discusses her appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 9 April 1989, where she discussed her book "The Coming Soviet Crash."
Traces the roots of modern liberal ideas to the moral and spiritual foundations of America and suggests that liberalism is the right approach to guide America in the future.
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