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Andrew and Leslie Cockburn's study of the intelligence relationship between the United States and Israel.
Michael Beschloss characterizes the relationship between Kennedy and Khrushchev and its impact on the Cold War.
How four men--Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky, Martin Siegel, Dennis Levine--"nearly destroyed Wall Street ... how they made billions and how they got caught."
Provides identity to those who have been participants in Afro-American diaspora, and examines the issues of urban disintegration and rural poverty.
Tells the story of the Sullivan case against the New York Times and the history and evolution of the First Amendment.

The message of Bell's book is that "racism is an integral, permanent, and indestructible component of this society." He contends that blacks "are doomed to fail as long as the majority of whites do not see their own well-being threatened by the…
Traces the career of the congressman from Harlem who became an early spokesman for civil rights but ended his career in political disgrace.
Good fortune offered this nation an unusual chance at ideal nation-forming and... some honorable leaders seized that chance, writes William Lee Miller in The Business of May Next, and none among the founders made more of the opportunity than did…
Don Oberdorfer's account of U.S.- Soviet relations at the end of the Cold War.

Volume one of a two-volume biography follows Johnson's life from his childhood on the banks of the Pedernales to his election as vice president under Kennedy.
The story of Saddam Hussein and his fierce determination to turn Iraq into a regional superpower in the Middle East which lead to the Persian Gulf War.

The book that challenges forever your view of our national legacy and our destiny--Jacket subtitle.


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