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  • Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

    The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner. Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among these problem-solvers were a group of exceptionally talent...
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  • Dinner in Camelot: The Night America's Greatest Scientists, Writers, and Scholars Partied at the Kennedy White House

    In April 1962, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine Nobel Prize winners―along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers―at a famed White House dinner. Among the guests were J. Robert Oppenheimer, who was officially welcomed back to Washington after a stint in the political wilderness; Linus Pauling, who had picketed the White House that very afternoon; William and Rose Styron, who began a fifty-year friendship with the Kennedy family that night; James Baldwin, who would later discuss civil rights with Attorney General Robert Kennedy; Mary Welsh Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway’s widow, who sat next to the pre...
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  • February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four


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  • Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

    Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer PrizeFrom the award-winning and bestselling author of Directorate S, the explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in AfghanistanTo what extent did America’s best intelligence analysts grasp the rising thread of Islamist radicalism? Who tried to stop bin Laden and why did they fail? Comprehensively and for the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll recounts the history of the covert wars in Afghanistan that fueled Islamic militancy and sowed the seeds of the September 11 attacks. Based on scrupulous research and firsthand accounts by key government, intelligence, and military pers...
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    • ASIN: 0143034669
    • Brand: Penguin Books

  • Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon: Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops & the Dark Heart of the Hippie Dream

    Laurel Canyon in the 1960s and early 1970s was a magical place where a dizzying array of musical artists congregated to create much of the music that provided the soundtrack to those turbulent times. Members of bands like the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, the Monkees, the Beach Boys, the Mamas and the Papas, the Turtles, the Eagles, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, Steppenwolf, Captain Beefheart, CSN, Three Dog Night, Alice Cooper, the Doors, and Love with Arthur Lee, along with such singer/songwriters as Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, James Taylor, Carole King, Jackson Browne, Judi Sill and David Blue, lived...
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    • ASIN: 1909394122
    • Brand: Headpress
    • UPC: 884491973162

  • Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

    Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, America's modern hero and history's most famous space traveler. Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time is the definitive story of Neil's life of flight he shared for five decades with a trusted friend – Jay Barbree.Working from 50 years of conversations he had with Neil, from notes, interviews, NASA spaceflight transcripts, and remembrances of those Armstrong trusted, Barbree writes about Neil's three passions – flight, family, and friends. This is the inside story of Neil Armstrong from ...
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  • Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence

    From the bestselling author of Public Enemies and The Big Rich, an explosive account of the decade-long battle between the FBI and the homegrown revolutionary movements of the 1970s   The Weathermen. The Symbionese Liberation Army. The FALN. The Black Liberation Army. The names seem quaint now, when not forgotten altogether. But there was a time in America, during the 1970s, when bombings by domestic underground groups were a daily occurrence. The FBI combated these and other groups as nodes in a single revolutionary underground, dedicated to the violent overthrow of the American government.   In Days of Rage, Bryan Burrough re-c...
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    • ASIN: 0143107976
    • Brand: Penguin Group USA

  • A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

    Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner: “Of all the Kennedy books . . . this is the best.” —Time Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. served as special assistant to President John F. Kennedy throughout his presidency—from the long and grueling campaign to Kennedy’s tragic and unexpected assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald. In A Thousand Days, Schlesinger combines intimate knowledge as one of President Kennedy’s inner circle with sweeping research and historic context to provide a look at one of the most legendary presidential administrations in American history.   From JFK’s battle with Nixon during the 1960 election, to the see...
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  • Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)


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    • ASIN: B0079886DY
    • Brand: Henry Holt and Co.

  • Home of the Braves: The Battle for Baseball in Milwaukee

    When the struggling Boston Braves relocated to Milwaukee in March 1953, the city went wild for its new baseball team. Soon, the Braves were winning games, drawing bigger crowds than any team but the Brooklyn Dodgers, and turning Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews, and Warren Spahn into Hall of Famers. Within five years the team would win a World Series and two pennants.It seemed the dawn of a new dynasty. Impassioned fans wore their hearts on their sleeves. Yet in October 1964 team owners made a shocking announcement: the Braves were moving to Atlanta.In the decades since, many have tried to understand why the Braves left Milwaukee. Fans blamed greedy...
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    • ASIN: 0299318109

  • Incidents In American History: Being A Selection Of The Most Important And Interesting Events Which Have Transpired Since The Discovery Of America, To

    Incidents In American History: Being A Selection Of The Most Important And Interesting Events Which Have Transpired Since The Discovery Of America,
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  • Incidents in American History: Being a Selection of the Most Important and Interesting Events Which Have Transpired Since the Discovery of America, t

    Incidents in American History: Being a Selection of the Most Important and Interesting Events Which Have Transpired Since the Discovery of America,
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    Incidents in American History: Being a Selection of the Most Important and Interesting Events Which Have Transpired Since the Discovery of America,

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  • Chronological and Synoptical Tables of the Principal Events Recorded in This Compendium of the History of Canada : Together with the Most Important Synchronisms of the Histories of the Great European Powers, the United States of America, and the Church

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  • The 100 Most Important Sporting Events in American History - eBook

    In this homage to sports history, author Lew Freedman compiles athletic feats that caught fans off guard, inspired awe, and left viewers on the edge of their seats, all while making an impression on the world at large. Freedman ranks 100 of the greatest moments in sports, reflecting on the dramatic impact of the events as well as their greater influence on American society of the time. The work showcases the social, historical, and cultural background of memorable games, teams, and athletes, highlighting the enduring value and importance of each selection.An introduction discusses the history of sports and explains the
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  • Annals of North America V2 : Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in the United States, the British Provinces and Mexico (1877)

    Annals of North America V2: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in the United States, the British Provinces and Mexico
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    Annals of North America V2: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in the United States, the British Provinces and Mexico

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  • The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40

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    Top 10 Defining Moments of 1960s America

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    Sound Smart: The 1960s | History

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    Historian Yohuru Williams sums up the tumultuous political and cultural movements of the 1960s. Subscribe for more from HISTORY on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=hist...
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