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    Over P. J. Clarke's Bar
    Tales from New York City's Famous Saloon
    By Helen Marie Clarke
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    How did a bar like P. J. Clarke’s saloon become the beloved watering hole for Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy, Rocky Marciano, and Buddy Holly (not to mention the fictional Don Draper)? And what was it about their bacon cheeseburger that caused Nat King Cole to pronounce it “the Cadillac... [READ MORE]
    Jesse James
    The Life, Times, and Treacherous Death of the Most Infamous Outlaw of All Time
    By Frank Triplett
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    There is no western outlaw more infamous and notorious than Jesse James. A Confederate guerilla during the Civil War, he and his brother, as the leaders of numerous gangs of the Wild West, turned to a life of crime and robbery that lasted more than a decade. James’s life has been the subject of hundreds... [READ MORE]
    Encyclopedia of Assassinations
    More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History
    By Carl Sifakis
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the most comprehensive handbook on over 400 assassinations, attempts, and plots against political figures. The narrative entries detail history’s most turbulent moments, including the date, location, and full description of each incident, as well as biographical information... [READ MORE]
    Guns Across the Border
    How and Why the U.S. Government Smuggled Guns into Mexico: The Inside Story
    By Mike Detty
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner, intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) ran a series of “gun walking” sting operations, including Operations Wide Receiver and Operation Fast & Furious. The government allowed licensed... [READ MORE]
    LBJ
    The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination
    By Phillip F. Nelson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    LBJ aims to prove that Vice President Johnson played an active role in the assassination of President Kennedy and that he began planning his takeover of the U.S. presidency even before being named the vice presidential nominee in 1960. Lyndon B. Johnson's flawed personality and character traits, formed... [READ MORE]
    The SS Dirlewanger Brigade
    The History of the Black Hunters
    By Christian Ingrao, Translated by Phoebe Green
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Dirlewanger Brigade was an anti-partisan unit of the Nazi army, reporting directly to Heinrich Himmler. The first members of the brigade were mostly poachers who were released from prisons and concentration camps and who were believed to have the skills necessary for hunting down and capturing partisan... [READ MORE]
    Hear No Evil
    Politics, Science, and the Forensic Evidence in th
    By Donald Byron Thomas, Foreword by Jim Lesar
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Did a shot from the “grassy knoll” kill President Kennedy? If so, was Oswald part of a conspiracy or an innocent patsy? Why have scientific experts who examined the evidence failed to put such questions to rest? In 2001, scientist Dr. Donald Byron Thomas published a peer-reviewed article that revived... [READ MORE]
    Donovan
    America’s Master Spy
    Introduction by William Stephenson, By Richard Dunlop
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The fascinating biography of the man who laid the foundation for the CIA.One of the most celebrated and highly decorated heroes of World War I, a noted trial lawyer, presidential adviser and emissary, and chief of America’s Office of Strategic Services during World War II, William J. Donovan was a legendary... [READ MORE]
    The Stars and Stripes
    By Charles W. Sewart
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The American flag is one of the most recognizable symbols in the world. But do you know the exact date that the Stars and Stripes was officially adopted as the flag of the United States? Or where exactly Betsy Ross sewed it? Or during what battle it was first displayed? Or on what day of the year a star... [READ MORE]
    Hidden History
    An Exposé of Modern Crimes, Conspiracies, and Cover-Ups in American Politics
    By Donald Jeffries
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Learn about all the secrets our government has kept for the past fifty years. The US government has spent half the time covering up conspiracies as it has spent helping the American people. In Hidden History, you will see the amount of effort over the past fifty years that our government has dedicated... [READ MORE]
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