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Chasing the Dragon: How to Win the War on Drugs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,330. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The death of his son to an opiate overdose fuels a celebrated DEA agent’s quest to win the War on Drugs.
Midnight and Sometimes Later
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Midnight and Sometimes Later" is a railroad novel: a tale of blue-collar workers who moved freight from town to Midwestern town radiating out from Minneapolis. It stews in the Minneapolis West Bank community, a post-hippie culture of bars, cafes, and ramshackle apartments backing up to the Mississippi. A tale of American mendacity and excess in the waning days of the lie-filled Nixon presidency.
Richard Nixon: A Short Biography - 37th President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Richard Nixon rose through the political ranks to become the 37th U.S. president of the United States and has the dubious distinction of being the only president to be forced from the White House after the 1970s Watergate scandal.
The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Donald J. Trump
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
18 & 1/2 Minutes: Nixon's Darkest Secrets Revealed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"18 & 1/2 Minutes" is a contemporary political mystery/thriller set in Denver, Colorado and Washington, D.C. This book has an epic revelation at its heart – it answers one of America's greatest unsolved political mysteries – what’s on Richard Nixon’s missing eighteen and a half minutes.
Beating Plowshares into Swords: An Alternate History of the Vietnam War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,100. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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What if the Tet Offensive had been launched three years early? What if the United States had then sent a million men into Southeast Asia? What if they'd cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail? What if they'd bombed the North Vietnamese back into the Stone Age? And what if none of that had worked? Would that be the time to start thinking the unthinkable?
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
PIVOT a 90-minute play for radio
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » White house
It didn’t just happen that soundbite television came to trivialize the great issues of the day. Someone willed it. A very surprising someone. With the best possible intentions. For the best possible reasons. In all sincerity. To save the Republic.
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