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The front runner

In the spring of 1987, the smart money was on charismatic Colorado senator Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman) to head the Democratic presidential ticket the following year. However, his jousting with the political press over his r...

The bomber mafia a dream, a temptation, and the longest night of the second world war —Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963- author.
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"How a small team of Utopian Air Force strategists attempted to win World War II through precision bombing-only to witness Curtis LeMay defeat Japan from the air, by burning nearly 70 of its cities to the ground. A tale ...

Primetime propaganda : the true Hollywood story of the how the left took over your TV —Shapiro, Ben.

"The story of how the most powerful medium of mass communication in human history became a propaganda tool for one side of the political spectrum: the left side"-- Provided by publisher.

Driving while black race, space and mobility in America

Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of th...

A square meal : a culinary history of the Great Depression —Ziegelman, Jane, author.

Before 1929, America's relationship with food was defined by abundance. But the collapse of the economy left a quarter of all Americans out of work and undernourished. In 1933, for the first time in American history, the...

Oh, freedom! : kids talk about the Civil Rights Movement with the people who made it happen —King, Casey (William Casey)

Interviews between young people and people who took part in the civil rights movement accompany essays that describe the history of efforts to make equality a reality for African Americans.

The doomsday machine : confessions of a nuclear war planner —Ellsberg, Daniel, author.

The former defense analyst who revealed the Pentagon Papers offers an eyewitness account of America's nuclear program in the 1960s and reveals the dangers in the country's seventy-year-long nuclear policy.

Stonewall : breaking out in the fight for gay rights —Bausum, Ann.

"That's the Stonewall. The Stonewall Inn. Pay attention. History walks through that door. In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of soci...

Freedom riders

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chap...

One nation under God : how corporate America invented Christian America —Kruse, Kevin Michael, 1972-

"We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relative...

The free world : art and thought in the Cold War —Menand, Louis, author.

"A history of the thinkers, writers, and artists who shaped intellectual culture in Cold War Europe and America"-- Provided by publisher.

Hitler's American friends : the Third Reich's supporters in the United States —Hart, Bradley W., author.

"A book examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II. Americans who remember World W...

We believe the children : a moral panic in the 1980s —Beck, Richard, 1986- author.

"During the 1980s in California, New Jersey, and New York, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, and elsewhere, daycare workers were arrested, charged, tried, and convicted of committing horrible ...

The war beat, Pacific : the American media at war against Japan —Casey, Steven, author.

"From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a group of highly courageous correspondents covered America's war against Japan. Based on a wealth of previously untapped primary sources, War Beat, Pacific, provides the fir...

Poisoner in chief : Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA search for mind control —Kinzer, Stephen, author.

Stephen Kinzer, author of 'All the Shahs Men' and 'The Brothers', tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIAs secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and 60s.

18 tiny deaths : the untold story of Frances Glessner Lee and the invention of modern forensics —Goldfarb, Bruce, author.

"Frances Glessner Lee, born a socialite to a wealthy and influential Chicago family in the 1870s, was never meant to have a career, let alone one steeped in death and depravity. Yet she developed a fascination with the i...

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