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epub |eng | 2019-11-26 | Author:Edward J. Larson

Book III Working Together and Apart Six Rendezvous in Philadelphia WITH CIVIC BOOSTERS INTENT on turning Philadelphia into the commercial, financial, and perhaps political capital of the newly independent states, ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-11 | Author:Kate Winkler Dawson

* * * — When police asked Schwartz’s wife to identify his body, she had recognized his watch, a sure sign that the man on the table was her husband. ...
( Category: Women in History February 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-15 | Author:Lachlan Markay & Asawin Suebsaeng

* * * — WHEN the Daily Mail contacted the White House to request comment on its initial Porter story, the West Wing quickly went into a defensive posture. The ...
( Category: Political February 13,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2004-12-12 | Author:Lesley Adkins [Adkins, Lesley]

Thirteen: An Irish Intruder A whole month of digging at Nineveh produced only a few fragments of sculpture and cuneiform inscriptions, and so Layard decided to return to Nimrud, employing ...
( Category: Assyria, Babylonia & Sumer February 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-04 | Author:Mo Rocca

They named their group the Washington Temperance Society after George Washington—apparently unaware that the first president lived out his retirement at Mount Vernon running a thriving rye distillery. The Washingtonians ...
( Category: United States February 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-10 | Author:Tevi Troy

CHAPTER 8 GEORGE H. W. BUSH Darman and Sununu versus All Few presidents can compare to George H. W. Bush when it comes to resume and experience in government. Bush ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 12,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-04 | Author:Joseph Plumb Martin [Martin, Joseph Plumb]

Chapter VI. Campaign of 1780 Table of Contents The soldier defending his country's rights, Is griev'd when that country his services slights; But when he remonstrates and finds no relief, ...
( Category: American Revolution February 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-15 | Author:Jonathan Eig

While Ness was beginning his work and Johnson continued pondering his strategy, the third important member of the team assigned to target Capone, Frank Wilson, was plowing ahead. He was ...
( Category: Crime & Criminals February 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-03 | Author:Jerry Mitchell

43 Special Assistant Attorney General Lee Martin stepped up to the jury box, sounding somber as he began his closing statement. He recounted the prosecution’s argument and pushed back against ...
( Category: Murder & Mayhem February 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-10 | Author:Waugh, Barry [Waugh, Barry]

August 1, 1918 My dearest Mother: When I give you a little outline of my daily life and at the same time tell you that I am now alone in ...
( Category: Letters February 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-04 | Author:Alexis Coe

* * * As an adult, Washington had often proved to be a negligent son, and the busy spring and summer of 1789 were no exception. By the time Betty ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents February 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-30 | Author:Richard O Jones

See “Note from the Author” at the end of this book. THE STATE’S CASE While biding her time in the Hamilton County Jail, Edythe Klumpp used an old sewing machine ...
( Category: Murder & Mayhem January 31,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-01-30 | Author:Fulsom, Don [Fulsom, Don]

TWELVE WATERGATE: WHAT SECRETS WAS NIXON SEEKING? Early in the 1968 campaign, power-hungry, episodically nutty billionaire Howard Hughes—in a lucid moment and non-nuanced memo—stated his determination to elect a president ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents January 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2008-01-28 | Author:Barton Gellman

Losses were not always permanent for the vice president. Nor were they obvious, because Cheney cloaked them in loyal public support. He stepped aside when Bush felt strongly, swallowing disagreements ...
( Category: United States January 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-10 | Author:David G. Marwell

Meeting in May Our May meeting in Frankfurt came three months after the attorney general had ordered the investigation. Much had happened in that time: two Senate hearings in the ...
( Category: World War II January 29,2020 )