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Act of Treason: The Role of J. Edgar Hoover in the Assassination of President Kennedy

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Act of Treason: The Role of J. Edgar Hoover in the Assassination of President Kennedy

Act of Treason: The Role of J. Edgar Hoover in the Assassination of President Kennedy by Mark North
English | July 1st, 2011 | ISBN: 1616082135 | 672 Pages | EPUB | 9.59 MB

In this meticulously researched classic of the JFK conspiracy genre that Library Journal calls "sensational," Mark North argues convincingly that President John F. Kennedy died as the result of a plot masterminded by Louisiana Mafia chieftain Carlos Marcello—and, more importantly, that FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover learned early on about the plan but did nothing to stop it. Hoover warned no one—not the Dallas police, not the Secret Service.

If a Pirate I Must Be...: The True Story of Black Bart, King of the Caribbean Pirates

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If a Pirate I Must Be...: The True Story of Black Bart, King of the Caribbean Pirates

If a Pirate I Must Be…: The True Story of Black Bart, King of the Caribbean Pirates by Richard Sanders
English | April 17th, 2007 | ISBN: 1602396248, 1602390193 | 256 Pages | EPUB | 2.69 MB

In a page-turning tale brimming with adventure, author Richard Sanders tells of the remarkable exploits of Bartholomew Roberts (better known as Black Bart), the greatest of the Caribbean pirates.

1969: The Year Everything Changed

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1969: The Year Everything Changed

1969: The Year Everything Changed by Rob Kirkpatrick
English | May 3rd, 2011 | ISBN: 1616080558 | 320 Pages | EPUB | 4.70 MB

In 1969, man landed on the moon; the “Miracle Mets” captivated sports fans; students took over college campuses and demonstrators battled police; America witnessed the Woodstock music festival; Hollywood produced Easy Rider; Kurt Vonnegut published Slaughterhouse-Five; punk music was born; and there was murder at Altamont Speedway. Compelling, timely, and a blast to read, 1969 chronicles the year in culture and society, sports, music, film, politics, and technology. This rich, comprehensive history is perfect for those who survived 1969 or for those who simply want to feel as though they did.

Brigades of Gettysburg: The Union and Confederate Brigades at the Battle of Gettysburg

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Brigades of Gettysburg: The Union and Confederate Brigades at the Battle of Gettysburg

Brigades of Gettysburg: The Union and Confederate Brigades at the Battle of Gettysburg by Bradley M. Gottfried
English | February 12th, 2012 | ISBN: 1616084014 | 704 Pages | EPUB | 7.56 MB

Using a wealth of first-hand accounts, author Bradley M. Gottfried pieces together each brigade’s experience at Gettysburg. Whether stories of forced marches, weary troops, or the bitter and tragic end of the battle, you’ll experience every angle of this epic battle. Learn what happened when the guns stopped firing and the men were left with only boredom and dread of what was to come.

From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

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From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet
English | January 2nd, 2013 | ISBN: 1620874709 | 752 Pages | EPUB | 22.63 MB

The reputation of Confederate General James Longstreet—second-in-command to and intimate friend of Robert E. Lee—has undergone dramatic swings over the course of history.

Terror of the Autumn Skies: The True Story of Frank Luke, America's Rogue Ace of World War I

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Terror of the Autumn Skies: The True Story of Frank Luke, America's Rogue Ace of World War I

Terror of the Autumn Skies: The True Story of Frank Luke, America's Rogue Ace of World War I by Blaine Pardoe
English | July 1st, 2008 | ISBN: 1616082941 | 321 Pages | EPUB | 0.76 MB

Frank Luke, Jr. was an unlikely pilot. In the Great War, when fliers were still “knights of the air,” Luke was an ungallant loner—a kid from Arizona who collected tarantulas, shot buzzards, and boxed miners. But during two torrid weeks in September 1918, he was the deadliest man on the Western Front. In only ten missions, he destroyed fourteen heavily-defended German balloons and four airplanes, the second highest American tally in the entire war.

Oswald, Mexico, and Deep Politics: Revelations from CIA Records on the Assassination

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Oswald, Mexico, and Deep Politics: Revelations from CIA Records on the Assassination

Oswald, Mexico, and Deep Politics: Revelations from CIA Records on the Assassination by Peter Dale Scott
English | September 1st, 2013 | ISBN: 162636009X | 173 Pages | EPUB | 0.57 MB

Peter Dale Scott has written extensively on the Kennedy assassination and other dark corners of the American political scene. His encyclopedic knowledge enables him to connect the dots among the players, the organizations, and the unacknowledged collusions—the deep politics— of our often troubled political system.

Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, 1834-1843

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Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, 1834-1843

Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, 1834-1843 by Osborne Russell
English | March 6th, 2013 | ISBN: 1544071876 | 257 Pages | EPUB | 0.92 MB

Ever wonder how everyone made it west? They used trails beaten by such men as Osborne Russell. In 1830, sixteen-year-old Russell left his farm in Maine and ran away to the sea. He didn’t like it. He ended up joining an expedition headed to Oregon by way of the Rocky Mountains.

Blood, Money, & Power: How LBJ Killed JFK

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Blood, Money, & Power: How LBJ Killed JFK

Blood, Money, & Power: How LBJ Killed JFK by Barr McClellan
English | May 13th, 2014 | ISBN: 161608197X | 464 Pages | EPUB | 6.52 MB

Blood, Money, & Power exposes the secret, high-level conspiracy in Texas that led to President John F. Kennedy’s death and the succession of Lyndon B. Johnson as president in 1963. Attorney Barr McClellan, a former member of L.B.J.’s legal team, uses hundreds of newly released documents, including insider interviews, court papers, and the Warren Commission, to illuminate the maneuvers, payoffs, and power plays that revolved around the assassination of Kennedy and to expose L.B.J.’s involvement in the murder plot.

Hard Times: Economic Depressions in America (American Ways)

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Hard Times: Economic Depressions in America (American Ways)

Hard Times: Economic Depressions in America (American Ways) by Richard Striner
English | July 15th, 2018 | ISBN: 1442253231 | 234 Pages | EPUB | 6.95 MB

Hard Times presents a comprehensive account of economic depressions in America, from colonial times to the “great recession” that began in 2008.

Frame-Up: The Assassination of Martin Luther King

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Frame-Up: The Assassination of Martin Luther King

Frame-Up: The Assassination of Martin Luther King by Harold Weisberg
English | September 1st, 2013 | ISBN: 1626360219 | 545 Pages | EPUB | 2.10 MB

Back in print with its original title, Harold Weisberg’s detailed and devastating analysis of the Martin Luther King assassination is as timely as ever. Originally published in 1970, this book examines the circumstances of the murder, accused assassin James Earl Ray’s flight and capture, and the failures of the justice system in this case.

How George Washington Fleeced the Nation: And Other Little Secrets Airbrushed From History

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How George Washington Fleeced the Nation: And Other Little Secrets Airbrushed From History

How George Washington Fleeced the Nation: And Other Little Secrets Airbrushed From History by Phil Mason
English | September 1st, 2010 | ISBN: 1616080752 | 272 Pages | EPUB | 1.13 MB

Our view of the famous is one-dimensional—leading figures from history are summarized in history textbooks with one or two lines: Churchill the war-time genius, Gandhi the poor ascetic—but nobody is perfect and even the famous have their quirks and hidden secrets. How George Washington Fleeced the Nation reveals the often hilarious, sometimes shocking, and always highly informative foibles of the great and the good.

Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It

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Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It

Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It by Giles Bolton
English | February 1st, 2012 | ISBN: 1611453062 | 360 Pages | EPUB | 1.00 MB

What happens to the billions of aid dollars given yearly? Why do trade rules that fail African countries also cost us at the checkout line? Why don’t the African people matter? In this engaging, jargon-free, reader-friendly guide, longtime aid worker and diplomat Giles Bolton offers his radical analysis of the problems Africa faces, drawing on years of first-hand experience on the ground. Bolton illustrates how the needs of African states exceed their budgets, leaving a gap for aid to fill; how the way Western aid is delivered renders it largely ineffective; and how trade rules and globalization have worked against African development.

100 Headlines That Changed the World

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100 Headlines That Changed the World

100 Headlines That Changed the World by James Maloney
English | October 24th, 2012 | ISBN: 1616083719 | 320 Pages | EPUB | 0.37 MB

Here are the incredible newspaper headlines that document history’s most important moments—headlines so momentous that anyone reading them knew that the world as they knew it had been changed irrevocably. Headlines That Changed the World looks at stories from the Great Western Crosses the Atlantic in 1838 and Abraham Lincoln Assassinated in 1865, through Wall Street Crashes in 1929 and Hitler Sweeps to Power in 1933, to King Elvis Dead in 1977, Obama Wins Presidency in 2008, and Bin Laden Shot Dead in 2011.

Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England's Most Notorious Royal Family [Audiobook]

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Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England's Most Notorious Royal Family [Audiobook]

Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England's Most Notorious Royal Family [Audiobook] by Leanda de Lisle
English | March 30th, 2016 | ASIN: B01DL338UG, ISBN: 1469065843 | MP3@64 kbps | 16 hrs 20 mins | 449.47 MB
Narrator: Hillary Huber

The Tudors are England's most notorious royal family. But, as Leanda de Lisle's gripping new history reveals, they are a family still more extraordinary than the one we thought we knew.