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Breach of Trust takes you directly into Coburn's closed-door coversations with policymakers and sheds new light on the rampant misuse of government funds, pork barrel shenanigans, shameless attempts to "buy" votes, and the unbelievable ways the…
Columnist Maureen Dowd discusses the political clout of the Bush family and the people surrounding the administration, including Cheney, Ashcroft, Rumsfeld, Rice, Rove, Wolfowitz, and Perle.
Presents a detailed account of sixteen crises in American history, the responses of the men who were President at the time, and the influence that their decisions and actions had on the subsequent course of American history.
Edward Lazarus details his experiences as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice, Hugo Black.


Colin Powell signing a book for a C-SPAN staff member on the "Booknotes" set.
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.
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.
Franklin Roosevelt is said to have explained Al Smith, and his own New Deal, with these words; Practically all the things we've done in the federal government are the things Al Smith did as governor of New York." Smith, who ran for president in 1928,…
Every four years the race for the presidency absorbs the nation's attention. But what does it take for a President to actually govern - especially to govern well? Terry Eastland, the noted political writer who studied the presidency up close during…

A biography by Roy Reed about former Governor of Alabama, Orval Faubus.
Between 1929 and 1945, two great travails were visited upon the American people: the Great Depression and World War II. Freedom from Fear tells the story of how Americans endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of those unprecedented…
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