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Jerks in Washington, D.C. History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Emilee Hines.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760336.  Daedalus Item Code: 62347
 
Here are 17 badly behaved characters who shaped history from within the nation's capital, as well as the dark side of some famous and even revered figures from America's past. Meet Aaron Burr, the ... (Read More)
 
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JFK Remembered
Jacques Lowe. Arthur Schlesinger Jr, foreword.
Publisher: Gramercy.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364164.  Daedalus Item Code: 71758
 
While still in his twenties, Jacques Lowe was assigned to photograph up-and-coming Washington attorney Robert Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, and his low-key demeanor and ... (Read More)
 
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Kissinger: 1923–1968: The Idealist
Niall Ferguson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143109754.  Daedalus Item Code: 71639
 
Alternately admired as a wise yet pragmatic statesman and derided as a Machiavellian warmonger, Henry Kissinger remains one of America's most influential political figures. While much of Kissinger's ... (Read More)
 
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Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America
Kevin Cook.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393239287.  Daedalus Item Code: 71724
 
In 1964, Catherine "Kitty" Genovese was stabbed to death in front of her apartment building in Queens. Following an article in the New York Times noting that 38 people heard her screams and ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage that Made a President
Betty Boyd Caroli.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191224.  Daedalus Item Code: 64137
 
The conventional story goes that Lyndon Johnson married Lady Bird for her money and demeaned her by his many affairs, and that her only legacy was protecting the nation's wildflowers. But here the ... (Read More)
 
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Land of the Free: Wargames Rules for North America 1754–1815
Joe Krone.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781472801128.  Daedalus Item Code: 70231
 
Though we tend to focus on the Revolutionary War as the founding crucible of the United States, the first stirrings of a nationalist movement began with the international contest of the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Last of the President's Men
Bob Woodward.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501116445.  Daedalus Item Code: 64138
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who, with Carl Bernstein, exposed the Watergate scandal in the Washington Post, Bob Woodward here follows up their 1974 book All the President's ... (Read More)
 
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Lee: A Biography
Clifford Dowdey.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781632207180.  Daedalus Item Code: 63997
 
Too often defined solely by his contributions to the Confederate cause, Robert E. Lee needs to be seen in the context of his entire, altogether remarkable life, avers the author of Lee and His Men ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud
Andrew Burstein.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781137279163.  Daedalus Item Code: 62901
 
Long before Sigmund Freud posited that dreams are a cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln for President: An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, and the Victory No One Saw Coming
Bruce Chadwick.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402244834.  Daedalus Item Code: 61247
 
In May of 1860, Republican delegates gathered in Chicago for their second-ever convention with the expectation of electing William Seward as their presidential candidate. But waiting in the wings, ... (Read More)
 
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