History - United States - 20th Century

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Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

Bill O'Reilly

A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln.More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2012

Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault t...

Bill O'Reilly

From the team of Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, bestselling authors of the blockbuster Killing series, now comes Killing Reagan. This captivating epic account of the career of President Ronald Reagan tells the vivid story of his ri...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2015

Boom!: Voices of the Sixties Personal...

Tom Brokaw

In The Greatest Generation, his landmark bestseller, Tom Brokaw eloquently evoked for America what it meant to come of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War. Now, in Boom!, one of America’s premier journalists...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of ...

Bill O'Reilly

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus—riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, anchor of The O'Re...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2014

Killing the Rising Sun: How America V...

Bill O'Reilly

The powerful and riveting new audiobook in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin DugardAutumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2016

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans ...

Daniel James Brown

For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin OlympicsDaniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Wa...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2013

Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story...

Timothy B. Tyson

"Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger."Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2004

Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero

Chris Matthews

"What was he like?"Jack Kennedy said the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. With the verve of a novelist, Chris Matthews gives us just that. We see this most beloved president in the company of fr...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2011

The Devil in the White City: Murder, ...

Erik Larson

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America’s rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair’s br...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 2003

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of th...

Jeffrey Toobin

From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history On February 4, 1...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2016

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevel...

Candice Millard

Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for having been one of the more active and robust of the presidents; the former Rough Rider boxed, hiked, and went on safari. He was also interested in nature, science, and exploration. Following his i...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Powe...

Robert Dallek

More than thirty years after working side by side in the White House, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger still stand as two of the most compelling, contradictory, and powerful leaders in America in the second half of the twentieth cen...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2007

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story o...

Jon Krakauer

Traces the events that surrounded the 1984 murder of a woman and her child by fundamentalist Mormons Ron and Dan Lafferty, exploring the belief systems and traditions, including polygamy, that mark the faith’s most extreme facti...

Abridged CD
Published: Jul 2003

31 Days: The Crisis That Gave Us the ...

Barry Werth

In this study of the first month of the Gerald Ford administration, journalist Barry Werth relates how, following the ignominious departure of President Nixon, the new president was undermined by the jockeying for power of the Oval O...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2006

Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Por...

Jon Meacham

This is an exploration of the personal relationship that existed between United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and how that friendship affected U.S. and British involvement in W...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2003

Untitled O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly

This program features an introduction read by Bill O'Reilly.The Revolutionary War as never told before.The breathtaking latest installment in Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s mega-bestselling Killing series transports listeners t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2017

Horatio's Drive: America's First Road...

Dayton Duncan

From the PBS program, this book is the story of the first coast-to-coast automobile trip, in 1903, when Dr. Horatio Jackson of New York City bet a friend that he could get to San Francisco in 90 days. Along with his mechanic, Sewall C...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2003

Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the...

Erik Larson

Full of dramatic survivor stories and vivid storm descriptions, this fast-paced historical analysis chronicles the events surrounding the devastating 1900 Galveston hurricane, and asserts that the city’s Weather Bureau--and its ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2006

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story...

Timothy Egan

Many Americans know about 'the Dust Bowl' from the songs of Woody Guthrie (who experienced it) or from the famous book and film of Steinbeck's THE GRAPES OF WRATH. In THE WORST HARD TIME, Timothy Egan reminds us that, while many left ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2006

All the President's Men

Carl Bernstein

- The landmark book that changed the face of American politics forever--the definitive, best-selling expose of the notorious Watergate scandal- Both authors won the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting- Made into an Academy Award-winnin...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2004

A Crack in the Edge of the World: Ame...

Simon Winchester

An informative exploration of earthquakes places a particular focus on the San Francisco disaster of 1906, describing how it affected more than two hundred miles of California, triggered a vast firestorm, and destroyed the gold-rush c...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005

The Emerging Framework of World Power...

Noam Chomsky

In a sweeping state-of-the-world address, America's leading foreign policy critic surveys the role of the U.S. in a post-9-11 world -- and finds nothing has changed. Ranging over American intervention in the Middle East, Asia, and Lat...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2003

FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His Ne...

Jim Powell

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is widely respected for having supposedly saved America from the Great Depression. But actually, his New Deal policies prolonged and exacerbated the economic disaster.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2008

San Francisco Is Burning: The Untold ...

Dennis Smith

At 5:12 a.m. on the morning of April 18, 1906, San Francisco was struck by one of the worst earthquakes in history, instantly killing hundreds. The ensuing fires that ravaged the city for days were responsible for the deaths of as man...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2005

Come September

Arundhati Roy

In this acclaimed Lannan foundation lecture from September 2002, Roy speaks poetically to power on the US’ War on Terror, globalization, the misuses of nationalism, and the growing chasm between the rich and poor. With lyricism and ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2004

San Francisco Is Burning: The Untold ...

Dennis Smith

At 5:12 a.m. on the morning of April 18, 1906, San Francisco was struck by one of the worst earthquakes in history, instantly killing hundreds. The ensuing fires that ravaged the city for days were responsible for the deaths of as man...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005

To Conquer the Air : The Wright Broth...

James Tobin

A history of the first-flight race documents the efforts of not only the then-unknown Wright Brothers, but their more prominent competitors, including the Smithsonian's Samuel Pierpont Langley, motorcyclist Glenn Curtiss, and Alexande...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2003

The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nix...

Rick Perlstein

From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2014

The General vs. the President: MacArt...

H. W. Brands

From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II.At the height of the Korea...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2016

The Time of Our Lives: A conversation...

Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for his landmark work in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The Greatest Generation and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2011
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