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Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation (Unabridged) – Apple Audio Book

The riveting story of the two crusading lawyers who led the legal battle to end segregation, one case and one courtroom at a time.   The Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered a seminal point in the battle to end segregation, but it was in fact the culmination of a decades-long legal campaign. Root and Branch is the epic story of the two fiercely dedicated lawyers who led the fight from county […]

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Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace – Apple Audio Book

A unique look at the complex relationship between two of America’s foremost World War II leaders The first book ever to explore the relationship between George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower, Partners in Command eloquently tackles a subject that has eluded historians for years. As Mark Perry charts the crucial impact of this duo on victory in World War II and later as they lay the foundation for triumph in the Cold War, he shows us an unlikely, […]

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Murder at the Paisley Parrot: A Marshall James Novel (Unabridged) – Apple Audio Book

Time waits for no one, including Marshall James. Now 58 and living in New York City, Marshall has outlived the expiration date he was given with a cancer diagnosis three years ago. He beat the odds, but he knows he may not beat the clock. So he’s decided to tell a story or three about some murders he was involved in back in the day. The year was 1983. The bar was the Paisley Parrot in Hollywood, […]

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What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States – Apple Audio Book

The bitter and protracted struggle between President Thomas Jefferson and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall defined the basic constitutional relationship between the executive and judicial branches of government. More than 150 years later, their clashes still reverberate in constitutional debates and political battles. In this dramatic and fully accessible account of these titans of the early republic and their fiercely held ideas, James F. Simon brings to life the early history of the nation and sheds […]

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers Became the Commanders Who Won World War II (Unabridged) – Apple Audio Book

Shakespeare famously wrote that some men are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Part military history and part group biography, Generals in the Making tells the true story of how George Marshall, Dwight Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George Patton, and their peers became the greatest generation of senior commanders in military history.   As the US Army’s triumphant homecoming from World War I was quickly forgotten amidst two decades filled with economic depression […]

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Marshall and His Generals: U.S. Army Commanders in World War II – Apple Audio Book

General George C. Marshall, chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II, faced the daunting task not only of overseeing two theaters of a global conflict but also of selecting the best generals to carry out American grand strategy. Marshall and His Generals is the first and only book to focus entirely on that selection process and the performances, both stellar and disappointing, that followed from it. Stephen Taaffe explores how and why Marshall […]

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