Author Rick Atkinson discusses the sacrifices, shortcomings, and eventual triumph of the American-led coalition of Western allies that fought to defeat Hitler, Mussolini, and the Axis powers.
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Bestselling author James L. Swanson hones in on John F. Kennedy’s doomed trip to Texas, revealing lesser-known details about the final 48 hours of the late President’s life.
Drawing on the lives of Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson and others, author Myron Magnet questions what kind of America the Founding Fathers sought to create and how they united as one to achieve a historical feat.
Jeff Greenfield journeys through a history that might have been, predicting what it would have meant for the United States and the world if President John F. Kennedy had not been assassinated.
As the first writer given access to recently-discovered papers belonging to President Woodrow Wilson’s daughter and personal physician, biographer A. Scott Berg shares his unique insight into the 28th U.S. President.