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Virus 1918 Spanish Influenza - the words of people who lived it., Robert John Hadfield

Virus 1918

by Robert John Hadfield

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"...with the dead body of his son for company on the last half of the trip and himself delirious with Spanish influenza..."“...take the...

Unabridged: 5 hr 19 min
Narrator: Robert John Hadfie...
Published: 04/09/2020
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Reconstructing the Gospel Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Reconstructing the Gospel

by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgro...

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"I am a man torn in two. And the gospel I inherited is divided." Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove grew up in the Bible Belt in the American South as...

Unabridged: 5 hr 12 min
Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 03/13/2018
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Letter from Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King

Letter from Birmingham Jail

by Martin Luther King

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April 16th. The year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama has had a spring of non-violent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw ...

Unabridged: 51 min
Narrator: Dion Graham
Published: 04/15/2013
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The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, Various

The Declaration of Independence a...

by Various

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The two most treasured documents of American freedom together on one audiobook.We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are crea...

Unabridged: 48 min
Narrator: Frank Langella
Published: 07/17/2007
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When Affirmative Action Was White An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America, Ira Katznelson

When Affirmative Action Was White...

by Ira Katznelson

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In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century A...

Unabridged: 8 hr 20 min
Narrator: Jonathan Yen
Published: 08/16/2016
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History of the Donner Party A Tragedy of the Sierra, C. F. McGlashan

History of the Donner Party

by C. F. McGlashan

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C. F. McGlashan was the newspaper editor and publisher of the local daily in Truckee, California, the closest town to the Donner Pass. Over t...

Unabridged: 8 hr 52 min
Narrator: Bobbie Frohman
Published: 02/20/2014
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Mad Anthony Wayne: The Life and Legacy of the Famous Revolutionary War General, Charles River Editors

Mad Anthony Wayne: The Life and L...

by Charles River Editors

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 “Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell.” – Mad Anthony Wayne The American Revolution is replete with seminal ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 55 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 03/29/2020
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The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment, Thom Hartmann

The Hidden History of Guns and th...

by Thom Hartmann

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Thom Hartmann, the most popular progressive radio host in America and a New York Times bestselling author, looks at the real history of guns ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 4 min
Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 06/04/2019
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Rise to Greatness Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year, David Von Drehle

Rise to Greatness

by David Von Drehle

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As 1862 dawned, the American republic was at death’s door. The federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, an...

Unabridged: 16 hr 59 min
Narrator: Robertson Dean
Published: 12/11/2012
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Horatio's Drive America's First Road Trip, Dayton Duncan

Horatio's Drive

by Dayton Duncan

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The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United S...

Unabridged: 3 hr 9 min
Narrator: Dayton Duncan
Published: 07/01/2003
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Riders Of The Pony Express, Ralph Moody

Riders Of The Pony Express

by Ralph Moody

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Prior to the Civil War, the fastest mail between the West Coast and the East took almost thirty days by stagecoach along a southern route thr...

Unabridged: 2 hr 56 min
Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Published: 12/15/2011
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Voices From the Front: The Battle of Bull Run & Blockade Runners, The Civil War: Volume 1

Voices From the Front: The Battle...

by The Civil War: Volume 1...

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The Battle of Bull Run describes the Civil War's first important battle, moment by moment, just as the action unfolded on July 21, 1861. Hear...

Unabridged: 2 hr 3 min
Narrator: Various Readers
Published: 09/17/2019
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Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart

Letters of a Woman Homesteader

by Elinore Pruitt Stewart

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After losing her husband, Elinore Pruitt washed clothes in Denver to support herself and her daughter. In 1909 she took a job working for a r...

Unabridged: 4 hr 19 min
Narrator: Kate Fleming
Published: 10/01/2003
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Creoles, The: The History and Legacy of Some of the Americas Most Unique Ethnic Groups, Charles River Editors

Creoles, The: The History and Leg...

by Charles River Editors

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“Little by little, the bird makes its nest.” – Old Haitian Creole ProverbVibrant, up-tempo vocals and exquisitely soulful h...

Unabridged: 1 hr 46 min
Narrator: David Pickering
Published: 03/17/2020
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Captured by Indians A True Account, Mary Rowlandson

Captured by Indians

by Mary Rowlandson

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In February of 1675 Narragansett Indians lay siege to Mary Rowlandson's village. Most were killed. "The bullets flying thick, one went throug...

Unabridged: 1 hr 53 min
Narrator: Carrington MacDuff...
Published: 01/01/2003
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Titanic A Captivating Guide to the History of the Unsinkable Ship RMS Titanic, Including Survivor Stories and a Real Romance Story, Captivating History

Titanic

by Captivating History

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Explore the captivating history of the Titanic.When thinking about the worst known maritime disaster in history, it is impossible not to thin...

Unabridged: 3 hr 13 min
Narrator: Alexander G.
Published: 03/11/2019
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Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln

Speeches and Writings of Abraham ...

by Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was undeniably one of the most influential politicians in American history. In this collection of letters, speeches, and othe...

Unabridged: 6 hr 53 min
Narrator: Alan Sklar
Published: 04/26/2011
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Drinking in America Our Secret History, Susan Cheever

Drinking in America

by Susan Cheever

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In DRINKING IN AMERICA, bestselling author Susan Cheever chronicles our national love affair with liquor, taking a long, thoughtful look at ...

Unabridged: 9 hr 1 min
Narrator: Barbara Benjamin C...
Published: 10/13/2015
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Hallowed Ground A Walk at Gettysburg, James M. McPherson

Hallowed Ground

by James M. McPherson

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James M. McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, and arguably the finest Civil War historian in the wo...

Unabridged: 1 hr 58 min
Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 03/05/2003
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Palmer Raids, The: The History of the Arrests and Deportations of Anarchists and Communists in America during the First Red Scare, Charles River Editors

Palmer Raids, The: The History of...

by Charles River Editors

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While the period from 1945-1955 was the longest and most extensive period of time in American history when a fear of communism gripped the co...

Unabridged: 1 hr 50 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 12/27/2019
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The Death of Outrage Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals, William J. Bennett

The Death of Outrage

by William J. Bennett

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Today we see little public outrage about Bill Clinton's misconduct. With enormous skill, the president and his advisors have constructed a de...

Abridged: 3 hr 3 min
Narrator: Charlton Heston
Published: 12/01/1998
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Mosby's Men, John Alexander

Mosby's Men

by John Alexander

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In this rare, exciting eyewitness account, a Confederate soldier reveals what life was really like on the battlefields of the Civil War. Lieu...

Unabridged: 4 hr 37 min
Narrator: Norman Dietz
Published: 01/01/1988
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This America The Case for the Nation, Jill Lepore

This America

by Jill Lepore

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From the best-selling author of These Truths, a work that examines the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-fir...

Unabridged: 2 hr 36 min
Narrator: Jill Lepore
Published: 05/28/2019
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The Stock Market Crash of 1929, Aron Abrams

The Stock Market Crash of 1929

by Aron Abrams

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Taken from the actual newspaper reports, written in 1929 and the 1930s, this captures the sense of immediacy missing from present-day histori...

Unabridged: 1 hr
Narrator: Huey James
Published: 09/17/2019
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Modern CIA, The: The History of America’s Central Intelligence Agency from the Cold War to Today, Charles River Editors

Modern CIA, The: The History of A...

by Charles River Editors

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The 28-year period from 1933-1961, bracketed on one end by Hitler’s rise to power in Germany and on the other by the very height of the...

Unabridged: 2 hr 39 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 07/31/2019
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Santa Fe Trail, The: The History and Legacy of 19th Century America's Most Popular Overland Route to the Southwest, Charles River Editors

Santa Fe Trail, The: The History ...

by Charles River Editors

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The westward movement of Americans in the 19th century was one of the largest and most consequential migrations in history, and as it so hap...

Unabridged: 1 hr 59 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 11/05/2019
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FBI and J. Edgar Hoover, The: The History and Legacy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Under Its First Director, Charles River Editors

FBI and J. Edgar Hoover, The: The...

by Charles River Editors

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No single figure in 20th century American history inspires such opposing opinions as J. Edgar Hoover, the iconic first Director of the Federa...

Unabridged: 2 hr 42 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 12/10/2019
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Tulsa Massacre of 1921, The: The Controversial History and Legacy of America’s Worst Race Riot, Charles River Editors

Tulsa Massacre of 1921, The: The ...

by Charles River Editors

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t all began on Memorial Day, May 31, 1921. Around or after 4:00 p.m. that day, a clerk at Renberg’s clothing store on the first floor o...

Unabridged: 1 hr 15 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 02/29/2020
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Saratoga Campaign, The: The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Turning Point, Charles River Editors

Saratoga Campaign, The: The Histo...

by Charles River Editors

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The American Revolution is replete with seminal moments that every American learns in school, from the “shot heard ‘round the wo...

Unabridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/17/2020
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America's Forgotten Wars: The History and Legacy of the Nation's Forgotten Conflicts on the Way to Becoming a Global Power, Charles River Editors

America's Forgotten Wars: The His...

by Charles River Editors

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The history of the United States is to a large extent a history of armed conflict. The nation was first forged in war, a tough fight for ind...

Unabridged: 6 hr 9 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 02/09/2020
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Fred Rogers A Captivating Guide to the Man Behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Captivating History

Fred Rogers

by Captivating History

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If you want to discover the captivating life of Fred Rogers, then pay attention... Mister Rogers was more than just a puppeteer, a teach...

Unabridged: 3 hr 4 min
Narrator: Desmond Manny
Published: 03/26/2019
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Black Wall Street: The History of the Greenwood District Before the Tulsa Race Riot, Charles River Editors

Black Wall Street: The History of...

by Charles River Editors

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Overall, Tulsa in 1921 was considered a modern, vibrant city. What had fueled this remarkable growth was oil, specifically the discovery of t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 25 min
Narrator: Stephen Platt
Published: 07/25/2020
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Typhoid Mary: The Notorious Life and Legacy of the Cook Who Caused a Typhoid Outbreak in New York, Charles River Editors

Typhoid Mary: The Notorious Life ...

by Charles River Editors

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Outbreaks of disease, much like wars, inevitably produce a series of public figures who serve as emblematic heroes or villains of the era an...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Ray Howard
Published: 05/23/2020
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The Third Terrorist, Jayna Davis

The Third Terrorist

by Jayna Davis

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Within hours of the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995, the FBI had evidence pointing to Iraqi and Isl...

Unabridged: 13 hr 38 min
Narrator: Jerry Sciarrio
Published: 09/15/2008
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Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural...

by Abraham Lincoln

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This was the first speech given by the newly-elected President of the United States. In an already tense state, Lincoln made the address with...

Unabridged: 25 min
Narrator: Phillip Withers
Published: 10/02/2018
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Chicago Outfit and the North Side Gang, The: The History and Legacy of Chicago’s Most Notorious Rival Mobs, Charles River Editors

Chicago Outfit and the North Side...

by Charles River Editors

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20th century Chicago was an ideal breeding ground for organized crime. A buzzing circuit board dotted with towering skyscrapers, brick build...

Unabridged: 3 hr 8 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 03/23/2019
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Rocky Mountain Harry Yount: The Life and Legacy of the Famous American Explorer and Mountain Man, Charles River Editors

Rocky Mountain Harry Yount: The L...

by Charles River Editors

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By the golden age of the mountain man in the mid-19th-century, there were perhaps only 3,000 living in the West. Their origins were disparat...

Unabridged: 1 hr 45 min
Narrator: Scott Clem
Published: 04/18/2019
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Heroines of Mercy Street, Toler PhD

Heroines of Mercy Street

by Toler PhD

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A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy StreetHEROINES OF MERCY STREET tells the true stories of the nurses at...

Unabridged: 8 hr 24 min
Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Published: 02/16/2016
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark Excerpts from The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Nicholas Biddle

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

by Nicholas Biddle

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In 1804, President Jefferson asked two Virginians-Meriwether Lewis and William Clark-to lead an expedition into the unexplored wilderness of ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 48 min
Narrator: Norman Dietz
Published: 03/04/2008
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New World, Inc. The Making of America by England's Merchant Adventurers, John Butman

New World, Inc.

by John Butman

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*Named a Best History Book of the Month by Barnes and Noble* Three generations of English merchant adventurers-not the Pilgrims, as we have...

Unabridged: 12 hr 32 min
Narrator: Chris Kipiniak
Published: 03/20/2018
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On This Date From the Pilgrims to Today, Discovering America One Day at a Time, Carl M. Cannon

On This Date

by Carl M. Cannon

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Forget what you were taught in seventh grade-this riveting book takes readers down American history's back alleys and side streets.From the ...

Unabridged: 20 hr 44 min
Narrator: Dan Woren
Published: 07/18/2017
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The Library of Congress Timeline of the Civil War, Margaret E. Wagner

The Library of Congress Timeline ...

by Margaret E. Wagner

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With striking visuals from the Library of Congress' unparalleled archive, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ILLUSTRATED TIMELINE OF THE CIVIL WAR is a...

Unabridged: 10 hr 42 min
Narrator: Peter Coleman
Published: 02/10/2015
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The Civil War Part I, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

The Civil War Part I

by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

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From 1861 to 1865 America was caught in the convulsions of warThe Civil War. No historical event, short of the American Revolution itself, ha...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
The United States at War
Narrator: George C. Scott
Published: 01/01/2007
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The Civil War Part II, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

The Civil War Part II

by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel

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On April 9, 1865, General Lee surrendered what remained of his Confederate Army. But what had the North won? The United States of America was...

Unabridged: 2 hr 41 min
The United States at War
Narrator: George C. Scott
Published: 01/01/2007
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While the Music Plays, Diane Austell

While the Music Plays

by Diane Austell

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Once, Laura Chandler had dazzled all of Washington with her beauty and poise. But with the sudden death of her husband, the great senator Rob...

Unabridged: 17 hr 51 min
Narrator: Anna Fields
Published: 09/29/2009
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A Call to Heroism Renewing America's Vision of Greatness, Peter H. Gibbon

A Call to Heroism

by Peter H. Gibbon

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What are we to look for in heroes who walk among us today? Or in heroes of our uncertain future? In A Call to Heroism, Gibbon traces the evol...

Unabridged: 8 hr 12 min
Narrator: Brian Emerson
Published: 06/26/2005
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American Patriots Answering the Call to Freedom, Rick Santorum

American Patriots

by Rick Santorum

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It's time to answer the call.  The United States of America was founded by ordinary citizens who willingly sacrificed their lives an...

Unabridged: 3 hr 25 min
Narrator: Daniel Butler
Published: 10/02/2012
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The Story of the Pony Express An Account of the Most Remarkable Mail Service Ever in Existence, and Its Place in History, Glenn D. Bradley

The Story of the Pony Express

by Glenn D. Bradley

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The Pony Express was a swift mail service that was only active from April 1860 to October 1861. It was a crucial communication link between t...

Unabridged: 2 hr 47 min
Narrator: Bobbie Frohman
Published: 02/20/2014
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Stories of California, Ella M. Sexton

Stories of California

by Ella M. Sexton

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A collection of stories about the history, people, and culture of CaliforniaElla M. Sexton's stated purposed was "to recount in simple accura...

Unabridged: 3 hr 56 min
Narrator: Bobbie Frohman
Published: 02/20/2014
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War in a Time of Peace Bush, Clinton, and the Generals, David Halberstam

War in a Time of Peace

by David Halberstam

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In this long awaited successor to his #1 national bestseller The Best and the Brightest, David Halberstam describes in fascinating human deta...

Abridged: 5 hr 47 min
Narrator: David Halberstam
Published: 09/01/2001