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    From the White House, Senate chambers, campaign stops, and press conferences, The Kennedys features over seven hours of original speeches from members of the nation's most famous political family. Listen as President John F. Kennedy delivers his famous inauguration speech in 1961 as well as speeches on the Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin crisis, space exploration, civil rights, "Ich Bin Ein Berliner," and more. Also featured are twelve speeches from Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, including his address to the DNC following his brother's assassination, remarks on Vietnam, campaign speeches, the death of Martin Luther King Jr., and his "Victory Speech" in Los Angeles moments...read more

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    The Greatest Speeches of Sports Legends is a historical audio tribute to those facing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Speeches range from post-event interviews to Hall of Fame inductions. This collection features some of the greatest athletes of all time, including Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Dale Earnhardt, and many...read more

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    Philo Vance is a fictional character featured in numerous crime novels written by S. S. Van Dine published in the 1920s and 1930s, and who was later revived on radio and in film and television. During that time, Vance was immensely popular. He was portrayed as a stylish, even foppish, dandy, a New York bon vivant with a highly intellectual bent-America's Sherlock Holmes. He worked closely with his secretary and right-hand woman, Ellen Deering, and his pal John Markham, New York County district attorney-not that Vance needed any help solving a...read more

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    The Great Presidential Debates features four full-length, pivotal debates in the race for the White House: Jimmy Carter versus Ronald Reagan in 1980, Bill Clinton versus George H. W. Bush versus Ross Perot in 1992, George W. Bush versus Al Gore in 2000, and Barack Obama versus Mitt Romney in...read more

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    The Greatest Speeches of Great Politicians features historical speeches given by those aspiring to win over voters and gain positions of power. Well-known candidates for a variety of offices address campaign rallies, press conferences, and the general public. This collection includes speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Bill Clinton, Barry Goldwater, Barbara Jordan, Bob Dole, Carl Stokes, Bobby Kennedy, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, and...read more

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    This compilation of famous speeches given during the conflict in Vietnam features historical icons from both sides of America's involvement, from Lyndon B. Johnson to Jane Fonda, Richard Nixon to Abbey Hoffman, John Kerry to Martin Luther King Jr. Included are speeches given at protests, rallies, political events, congressional hearings, and within the Oval Office. An era that was marred by violence and unrest is encapsulated by the voices expressing support as well as those demonstrating militant...read more

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    The Greatest Speeches of All Time is a collection of the most important and well-known speeches of modern times by US presidents, politicians, and other historical icons. These dramatic speeches changed the course of history and inspired millions worldwide. Included are speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., George Patton, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Malcolm X, Douglas MacArthur, and...read more

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    SpeechWorks presents this collection of the greatest speeches of great women. Represented here are some of the most famous women of recent history, including athletes, politicians, businesswomen, diplomats, heads of state, activists, philanthropists, and more. You will hear the actual voices of these women, recorded at public functions at which they were the featured speaker. Included are the following: Amelia Earhart, American aviation pioneer Clare Boothe Luce, American author, politician and diplomat Eleanor Roosevelt, American polician, diplomat, and activist Gold Meir, a teacher, politician, stateswoman, and prime minister of Israel Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun and...read more

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    Edited by the bestselling author of The Ice Harvest, St. Louis Noir thickens the Midwest quotient for the Akashic Noir series. Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. In the wake of Chicago Noir, Twin Cities Noir, and Kansas City Noir-all popular volumes in the Akashic Noir Series-comes the latest Midwest installment, St. Louis Noir. Masterfully curated by Scott Phillips, author of The Ice Harvest (adapted for film, starring John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton), this volume will chill the listener with heartland menace. Featuring brand new stories by: Calvin...read more

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    In Mississippi Noir, literary crime fiction master Tom Franklin has assembled a phenomenal short-story collection that highlights a mesmerizing and diverse set of styles and subject matter. Urban, suburban, and rural settings alike unveil new shades of darkness that fall upon Mississippi's past and present. Mississippi Noir features brand-new stories by Ace Atkins, Tom Franklin, William Boyle, Megan Abbott, Jack Pendarvis, Dominiqua Dickey, Michael Kardos, Jamie Paige, Jimmy Cajoleas, Chris Offutt, Michael Farris Smith, Andrew Paul, Lee Durkee, Robert Busby, John M. Floyd, RaShell R. Smith-Spears, and Mary Miller. "Some of my favorite writers have woven their webs between these covers....read more

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    Since 1998, the Alfred A. Knopf Publishing Group has celebrated National Poetry Month™ by emailing a poem-a-day throughout the month of April to over 25,000 devoted poetry fans. In April 2006, Knopf introduced the Poem-a-Day podcast, which featured poets including Kevin Young and James Merrill reading their own poems, as well as Knopf authors such as Joan Didion and Toni Morrison reading work by their favorite poets. To celebrate National Poetry Month™ in 2007, Random House Audio has gathered a selection of the April 2006 Knopf Poem-a-Day podcasts into one oustanding audio collection. In addition to the all-star lineup of poets and celebrity readers included in...read more

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    In partnership with Texas Monthly, the following articles focusing on Texas society are now available in a bundle as an audio download: * 'Busting Out of Mexico' by Jan Reid, read by Bruce DuBose * 'Showdown at Waggoner Ranch' by Gary Cartwright, read by Bruce DuBose * 'Cops and Robbers' by Katy Vine, read by Lydia Mackay * 'Lost and Found' by Katy Vine, read by Lydia Mackay * 'The Trouble With Innocence' by Michael Hall, read by Christopher Ryan Grant 'Busting Out of Mexico' by Jan Reid details the unbelievable story of an eclectic group of Texans that broke Americans out of a Mexican jail. 'Showdown at Waggoner Ranch' by Gary Cartwright is the saga of the Waggoner family,...read more

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    In partnership with Texas Monthly, the following articles spotlighting true crime are now available in a bundle as an audio download: * 'The Cheerleader Murder Plot' by Mimi Swartz, read by Pam Dougherty * 'The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob' by Skip Hollandsworth, read by Bruce DuBose * 'A Kiss Before Dying' by Pamela Colloff, read by Staci Snell and Karissa Vacker * 'The Talented Mr. Khater' by Francesca Mari, read by Mallorie Rodak * 'Just Desserts' by Katy Vine, read by Lydia Mackay 'The Cheerleader Murder Plot' by Mimi Swartz features a woman who went to extreme, murderous lengths to ensure her daughter's spot on the cheerleading squad. 'The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob' by Skip...read more

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    In partnership with Texas Monthly, the following nationally recognized features are now available in a bundle as an audio download: * 'Still Life' by Skip Hollandsworth * 'Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives' by Mimi Swartz * 'The Innocent Man, Part One' by Pamela Colloff * 'The Innocent Man, Part Two' by Pamela Colloff * 'The Witness' by Pamela Colloff 'Still Life' by Skip Hollandsworth is the tragic story of John McClamrock, a high school football player paralyzed during a violent tackle, paralleled with an ongoing story of courage, perseverance, and a mother's fierce love. 'Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives' by Mimi Swartz is a poignant snapshot of the history of the...read more

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    In partnership with Texas Monthly, the following articles highlighting Texas business and culture are now available in a bundle as an audio download: * 'The Slow Life and Fast Death of DJ Screw' by Michael Hall, read by Matt Bull * 'Dreaming of Her' by Pamela Colloff, read by Staci Snell * 'He Ain't Going Nowhere' by John Spong, read by Bruce DuBose * 'A Home of Last Resort' by Sonia Smith, read by Mallorie Rodak * 'The Shelf Life of John Mackey' by Tom Foster, read by Matt Bull 'The Slow Life and Fast Death of DJ Screw' by Michael Hall is the layered story of one of the most influential cultural figures in Texas -- a generous godfather to a generation of rappers, an...read more

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    Here are more than sixty heartwarming stories of faith. These are stories about the true gifts of Christmas—answered prayers, real-life angels, and inexplicable miracles. They are the stories of people who gained a greater understanding of the true meaning of Christmas, some through a word or gesture from their fellow man, others through a miraculous event that could only have come from God. The writings are drawn from the archives of Guideposts magazine and complemented by selections from Pearl S. Buck, Billy Graham, Catherine Marshall, and...read more

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    '...a remarkable audio experience that emphasizes the revolutionary power of LGBTQ voices and provides an invaluable record of a community that refuses to be silenced.' -AudioFile magazine Earphones Award winner For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it, with a foreword by Edmund White. June 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which is considered the most significant event in the gay liberation movement, and the catalyst for the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States. Drawing from the New York Public...read more

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    Sid Perks came from Birmingham and ran the village shop with Polly. After that, he became the landlord of the Bull pub at the heart of the village, where he remained for the rest of his...read more

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    Walter was everyone’s 'Old pal' and loveable rogue. An unsuccessful farmer who turned to haulage. A carver of cribs and love spoons who took 17 years to propose - only to be turned down. And of course father to the world weary...read more

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    In this compilation, Phil Archer and Tom Forrest lie in wait for a poacher - and Bob Larkin accidentally gets shot. Plans to run electricity pylons through Ambridge cause uproar, and Dan Archer discovers a case of fowl pest. Also, Walter Gabriel’s sheep are attacked by stray...read more