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    Trained to Kill
    The Inside Story of CIA Plots against Castro, Kennedy, and Che
    By Antonio Veciana, By Carlos Harrison, Foreword by David Talbot
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA’s decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America’s Cold War dreams. It was a time of swirling intrigue, involving US spies with license to kill, Mafia hit men, ruthless Cuban exiles—and the leaders in the... [READ MORE]
    Aim High in Creation!
    A One-of-a-Kind Journey inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine
    By Anna Broinowski
    (Arcade Publishing)
    An Authentic Glimpse of a North Korea We’ve Never Seen Before, by a Prize-Winning Filmmaker Anna Broinowski is the only Westerner ever granted full access to North Korea’s propaganda machine, its film industry. Aim High in Creation! is her funny, surreal, insightful account of her twenty-one-day apprenticeship... [READ MORE]
    Alger Hiss: Framed
    A New Look at the Case That Made Nixon Famous
    By Joan Brady
    (Arcade Publishing)
    As a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Richard Nixon led the investigations that first drew attention to Alger Hiss and his purported ties to the Soviet regime. These investigations eventually led to the discovery of "proof" that Hiss was a mole in the State Department and precipitated... [READ MORE]
    The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence
    By Delegates of The Constitutional Convention
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    The Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence are two of the most important documents in American history. Conveying the principles on which the country was founded and providing the ideals that still guide American politics today, these are the essential works from our history.... [READ MORE]
    The Communist Manifesto
    By Karl Marx, By Frederich Engels, Foreword by Andrew Austin
    (Clydesdale Press)
    Packaged in handsome, affordable trade editions, Clydesdale Classics is a new series of essential works. From the musings of intellectuals such as Thomas Paine in Common Sense to the striking personal narrative of Harriet Jacobs in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, this new series is a comprehensive... [READ MORE]
    Alexander Hamilton: Adultery and Apology
    Observations on Certain Documents in the History of the United States for the Year 1796
    By Alexander Hamilton, Foreword by Robert P. Watson
    (Racehorse for Young Readers)
    Written by Hamilton himself to confess to the affair he conducted with Maria Reynolds, Alexander Hamilton: Adultery and Apology is Hamilton’s attempt to defend and rationalize his misdoings, and ultimately salvage what was left of his reputation.The pamphlet was originally published in 1796 after accusations... [READ MORE]
    Churchill The Young Warrior
    How He Helped Win the First World War
    By John Harte
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This is the intriguing chronicle of Winston Churchill’s early years as a young soldier fighting in several different types of wars—on horseback in the cavalry at Khartoum, with saber and lance against the Dervishes at age twenty-two, in the South African war against the Boers, and finally in the First... [READ MORE]
    The Disappearance of Percy Fawcett and Other Famous Vanishings
    By Jane Clapp, By Evan Andrews
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    There is nothing more disconcerting than someone vanishing into thin air. Unanswered questions abound and the mysteries only tend to grow. The Disappearance of Percy Fawcett and Other Famous Vanishings attempts to provide clarity and background on several individuals’ unexplained departures. While looking... [READ MORE]
    Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover-up
    Shocking and Unusual Tales of Presidential Doctors
    By Robert W. Winters
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    One would presume that America’s presidents have always received the finest medical care available, but that is simply not the case. Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover up reveals gross incompetence, botched care, and cover-ups surrounding the diagnoses and medical care administered to a dozen of our... [READ MORE]
    Fidel Castro
    In His Own Words
    By Alex Moore
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    FIDEL CASTROAugust 13, 1926 – November 26, 2016.“A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.”--Fidel CastroFrom revolutionary and symbol of strength to Cold War adversary, Fidel Castro was one of the world’s most controversial leaders, and perhaps its most enduring. As Cuba’s towering... [READ MORE]
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