Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & Heads Of State

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My Life

Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton's MY LIFE is, by a generous measure, the richest American presidential autobiography--no other book tells us as vividly or fully what it is like to be president of the United States for eight years. Clinton h...

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Published: Jun 2004

American Lion: A Biography of Preside...

Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Ja...

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Published: Nov 2008

Decision Points

George W. Bush

President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America's 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bu...

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Published: Nov 2010

Mornings On Horseback: The Story of a...

David McCullough

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 Roosevelt. Hailed as a masterpiece by Newsday, ...

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Published: Jan 2004

Andrew Jackson

Robert V. Remini

By 'the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time' (New York Times), the critically acclaimed and most concise biography of Andrew Jackson that takes a comprehensive look at the political, personal, and military life of our seventh pres...

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Published: Nov 2005

Colonel Roosevelt

Edmund Morris

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain "Colonel Roosevelt," he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned ...

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Published: Nov 2010

When Character Was King

Peggy Noonan

This appreciation of Ronald Reagan the man focuses on what the author sees as his exemplary qualities of character--steadfastness, honesty, courage, etc. Noonan sees these as the defining qualities that make a great leader. She shares...

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Published: Nov 2001

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts.At ninety, Jimmy Carter reflects on his public and...

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Published: Jul 2015

A. Lincoln: A Biography

Ronald C. White

In this important new biography, Ronald C. White, Jr. offers a fresh and fascinating definition of Lincoln as a man of integrity — what today's commentators are calling "authenticity" — whose internal moral compass is th...

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Published: Jan 2009

Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Pre...

Walter R. Borneman

Tennessee Democrat James K. Polk is generally ranked among the nation's most effective chief executives. In this straightforward, unnuanced biography, Borneman (1812: The War That Forged a Nation) relates why. Coming into office deter...

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Published: Apr 2008

Eisenhower (Great General Series)

John Wukovits

This one-volume life of the general who organized the D-day invasion, and the president whose two terms defined the 1950s in America, is a fair and balanced portrait of a man who excelled in war and peace. John Wukovits charts Ike's e...

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Published: Nov 2006

Theodore Rex

Edmund Morris

The most eagerly awaited presidential biography in years, Theodore Rex is a sequel to Edmund Morris's classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history)...

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Published: Nov 2001

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (American P...

Roy Jenkins

A profile by the author of Churchill and Gladstone discusses FDR's personality in light of his flexible political skills, management of the mobilization of the American industrial and military effort, and ability to foster loyalty in ...

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Published: Nov 2003

George Washington (The American Presi...

James MacGregor Burns

The acclaimed authors of The Three Roosevelts redefine the special qualifications and contributions of America's first president, tracing his accomplishments as a Revolutionary War hero and first citizen of a young republic and explai...

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Published: Jan 2004

Blood, Money & Power: How L.B.J. Kill...

Barr McClellan

Unabridged Audiobook - 2 MP3 CDs - Read by the Author The plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy has been shrouded in secrecy and deceit, leading most Americans to doubt the veracity of the Warren Commission's findings. Now...

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Published: Nov 2003

FDR

Jean Edward Smith

One of today’s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a br...

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Published: May 2007

A Country of Vast Designs

Robert W. Merry

When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a bitter diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands of the Oregon Territory, which included what is now Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Texas, ...

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Published: Mar 2010

The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myth...

David Barton

America, in so many ways, has forgotten. Its roots, its purpose, its identity—all have become shrouded behind a veil of political correctness bent on twisting the nation's founding, and its founders, to fit within a misshapen modern...

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Published: Apr 2012

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary...

Fred Kaplan

Fred Kaplan, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Lincoln, returns with John Quincy Adams, an illuminating biography of one of the most overlooked presidents in American history―a leader of sweeping perspective whose progressive v...

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Published: Jun 2015

Traitor to His Class: The Life and Ra...

H. W. Brands

A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkab...

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Published: Nov 2008

41: A Portrait of My Father

George W. Bush

George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President.   Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have b...

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Published: Nov 2014

Churchill and America

Martin Gilbert

An account of the former British prime minister's seventy-year relationship with the United States describes how he laid the foundation of a century-long alliance between the countries and established a policy of cooperation that cont...

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Published: Nov 2005

The Ascent of George Washington: The ...

John E. Ferling

Even compared to his fellow founders, George Washington stands tall. Our first president has long been considered a stoic hero, holding himself above the rough-and-tumble politics of his day. Now John Ferling peers behind that image, ...

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Published: May 2009

Five Days in November

Clint Hill

The New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFK's assassination, published in remembrance of the beloved president on the fiftieth anniversary of hi...

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Published: Nov 2013

Reagan In His Own Voice

Ronald Reagan

These recordings of Ronald Reagan's daily radio addresses from 1974 through 1979 show the man as a thoughtful and convivial writer and citizen. Here he speaks on issues of national and international concern, and he shares anecdotes of...

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Published: Nov 2001

Abraham Lincoln: The American Preside...

George S. McGovern

America's greatest president, who rose to power in the country's greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil WarAbraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president—the ico...

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Published: Dec 2008

John Adams Movie Tie-In

David McCullough

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 nothing in his zeal for the American ...

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Published: Jan 2008

Sharing Good Times

Jimmy Carter

In this collection of familiar essays, Jimmy Carter, the plain-speaking ex-President from Plains, Georgia, writes on the experiences that have stayed with him. Home truths are found in his pieces on baseball, the Navy, and fishing, al...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2004

Bill Clinton: Mastering the Presidenc...

Nigel Hamilton

A decade-and-a-half after President William Jefferson Clinton first took the oath of office, biographer Nigel Hamilton tells the riveting story of what was possibly the greatest self-reinvention of a president in office in modern time...

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Published: Nov 2007

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Edmund Morris

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks the 100t...

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Published: Oct 2002
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