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Barack Obama: The Story

From one of our preeminent journalists and modern historians comes the epic story of Barack Obama and the world that created him.

In Barack Obama: The Story, David Maraniss has written a deeply reported generational biography teeming with fresh insights and revealing information, a masterly narrative drawn from hundreds of interviews, including with President Obama in the Oval Office, and a trove of letters, journals, diaries, and other documents.

The book unfolds in the small towns of Kansas and the remote villages of western Kenya, following the personal struggles of Obama’s white and black ancestors through the swirl of the twentieth century…

Submitted:Jun 23, 2012
Author:David Maraniss
Brand:Simon & Schuster
Total comments:0
Category:Presidents & Heads of State
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Barack Obama: The Story David Maraniss: Books

"One of Obama's habits was, and remains, making up stuff to suit his needs. An example of this tendency was the "minor case of literary license involving Obama's memoir; the few paragraphs he devoted to his experiences at B.I. and his descriptions of the office atmosphere were seen as distortions and misrepresentations by many of the people who had worked with him." His job behind enemy lines working for the business community so annoyed him that he gave up his office, his private secretary, his suit and tie and returned to the public sector. He makes a big point of this in his memoirs, but ac

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Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

In 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy recorded seven historic interviews about her life with John F. Kennedy. Now, for the first time, they can be heard and read in this deluxe, illustrated book and 8-CD set.

Shortly after President John F. Kennedy's assassination, with a nation deep in mourning and the world looking on in stunned disbelief, Jacqueline Kennedy found the strength to set aside her own personal grief for the sake of posterity and begin the task of documenting and preserving her husband's legacy. In January of 1964, she and Robert F…

Submitted:Sep 13, 2011
Author:Caroline Kennedy
Brand:Hyperion
Total comments:0
Category:Presidents & Heads of State
1 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 22, 2011

DON'T MISS! | TOP 10 Best seller books in Amazon.com | Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

In 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy recorded seven historic interviews about her life with John F. Kennedy. Now, for the first time, they can be heard and read in this deluxe, illustrated book and 8-CD set.

1 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 13, 2011

Amazon.com: Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy (9781401324254): Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss: Books

Amazon.com: Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy (9781401324254): Caroline Kennedy, Michael Beschloss: Books

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Spoken from the Heart: A Memoir (Thorndike Press Large Print Nonfiction Series)

The intimate and startlingly candid memoir from one of America's most beloved and private first ladies.

In a captivating and compelling voice that ranks with many of our greatest memoirists, Laura Bush tells the story of her unique journey from dusty Midland, Texas, to the world stage and the White House. Her compassion, her sense of humor, her grace, and her uncommon willingness to bare her heart make Laura Bush's story deeply revelatory, beautifully rendered, and unlike any other First Lady's memoir ever written…

Submitted:Dec 9, 2010
Author:Laura Bush
Brand:Thorndike Press
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Category:Presidents & Heads of State
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The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists

The book uncovers a far-leftist, anti-American nexus that has been instrumental in not only helping build Obama's political career but in securing his presidency. Klein details with shocking precision how this nexus continues to influence Obama and the White House and is involved in drafting policy aimed at reshaping our country…

Submitted:Jul 8, 2010
Author:Aaron Klein
Brand:WND Books
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Category:Presidents & Heads of State
7 diggs • 1 comment • Jul 8, 2010

Amazon.com: The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to

Amazon.com: The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists (9781935071877): Aaron Klein, Brenda J. Elliott: Books

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The Great Teacher of Journalists

This book was originally published in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 1983. From the preface:

"New innovations and wonders which are being made every day in the press, the growing up of real men or genuine writers, and emotional legends of love for people are unthinkable from the wise guidance and utmost care of the dear Comrade Kim Jong Il, a great leader and a benevolent teacher.

"He is always among journalists and teaches them every detailed problem arising in their activities, and kindly leads them to write and compile excellent articles that arouse the sentiments of the masses in keeping with the Party’s intentions…

Submitted:Dec 1, 2006
Author:Anonymous
Brand:Fredonia Books (NL)
Total comments:0
Category:Presidents & Heads of State
3 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 1, 2006

The Great Teacher of Journalists - by Kim Jong-il

Did you know that Kim Jong-il wrote books? Me neither! But I'm sure this is a great one, here he shares his expertise on journalism: "New innovations and wonders which are being made every day in the press, the growing up of real men or genuine writers, and emotional legends of love for people are unthinkable from the wise guidance and utmost care"

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