Leadership

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“Jefferson Morley’s new book Scorpions’ Dance uses the relationship between CIA Director Richard Helms and President Richard Nixon as a window through which to take another look at

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“In his 99th year, Henry Kissinger . . . continues to contribute to our understanding of the world.”

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“Alford tells the remarkable story of spiritualism as it affected the lives of the members of the respective families of Abraham Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth.”

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“James Horn has put together an incredible lost history of an important figure whose life decided the future of America and all that has entailed since.”

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“Advocacy for the Magnitsky Act, which would freeze Russian assets abroad, made the author a target for Putin.

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not only eminently readable, but highly relevant to tell this remarkable story of ordinary people standing up to real tyranny against a determined and ruthless occupation

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“Maybe this work is not a new way of seeing Benjamin Franklin but a way to consider many ideas about Benjamin Franklin in much the way that Franklin explored the world.”

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“Despite the many, many books on Abraham Lincoln, books such as this one bring us the closest to the real man.”

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Among the literally thousands of publications whose primary subject is Abraham Lincoln, there have been some previously that have dealt with his presidential relationship relative to the Constituti

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“threads of When Women Ruled the World make up a history of women not just as rulers but as women who were rulers. . . .”

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“In The Road Less Traveled, Zelikow brilliantly tells the diplomatic story of what he calls ‘the lost peace’ of August 1916–January 1917.”

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“a truly fresh look at one of the most chronicled figures in American history. Washington literally spent his entire life learning about politics and public service . . .”

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“Thomas Penn in A Royal Tragedy covers the three brothers of the House of York in ‘one of the most seductive and contested stories in English history . . .’”

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“This is not an easy journey, but neither has the evolution of humans from the savannahs of Africa to the surface of the moon been idyllic.”

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“Thompson shows that throughout his presidency, Roosevelt worked assiduously to overcome the restraints of domestic politics on his foreign policies by using his ‘bully pulpit’ and cultivat

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“Kotkin’s exhaustive research, careful historical judgments, shrewd insights, and splendid writing . . .”