Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - At first, trump tried to charm Tur into providing fawning coverage. At the beginning of the primaries, Tur was assigned the Trump campaign -- a campaign widely considered a long shot by politicos and the media. Millions of americans watched in disbelief as trump ordered tur to ''be quiet'' during one of his many press conferences, '' ''not nice, called her ''disgraceful, '' ''third-rate, '' and ''Little Katy.

In response, thousands of people across the country rushed to her defense, tweeting #imwithtur. Intriguing, the media, and powerful, disturbing, unbelievable is an unprecedented eyewitness account of the 2016 election from an intelligent, dedicated journalist at the center of it -- a thoughtful historical record that offers eye-opening insights and details on our political process, and the mercurial forty-fifth president of the United States.

Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History #ad - The vitriol reached such a fevered pitch, that following one rally during which Trump launched a personal attack against her, the Secret Service had to accompany Tur to her car. When that didn't work, he stooped to berating and shaming her, stoking the rage of his legion of supporters -- many who threatened Tur and other penned-in reporters at his events.

But katy was not alone. The nbc journalist who covered -- and took fire from -- Donald Trump on the campaign trail offers an inside look at the most shocking presidential election in American history. Katy tur was one of a select cadre of nbc reporters on the road during the grueling 2016 presidential campaign, reporting from small towns and venues across America for more than sixteen months.

But primary after primary, the novice outsider trumped his rivals, and won the hearts and votes of many Republicans.


The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

Random House Audio #ad - Roosevelt, Harry S. Welch, meacham brings vividly to life turning points in American history. 1 new york times bestseller • pulitzer prize–winning author jon meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

Named one of the best books of the year by npr • the christian science monitor • southern living our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day. Truman, dwight Eisenhower, and Lyndon B.

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels #ad - Johnson, and illuminating the courage of such influential citizen activists as Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil rights pioneers rosa parks and john lewis, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, early suffragettes Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt, and Army-McCarthy hearings lawyer Joseph N. He writes about the civil war, reconstruction, and the birth of the lost cause; the backlash against immigrants in the first World War and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s; the fight for women’s rights; the demagoguery of Huey Long and Father Coughlin and the isolationist work of America First in the years before World War II; the anti-Communist witch-hunts led by Senator Joseph McCarthy; and Lyndon Johnson’s crusade against Jim Crow.

With compelling narratives of past eras of strife and disenchantment, Meacham offers wisdom for our own time. Walter isaacson “gripping and inspiring, The Soul of America is Jon Meacham’s declaration of his faith in America. Newsday“meacham gives readers a long-term perspective on American history and a reason to believe the soul of America is ultimately one of kindness and caring, not rancor and paranoia.


A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

Macmillan Audio #ad - He previously served as U. S. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader. Mr. From prosecuting the mafia and martha stewart to helping change the Bush administration's policies on torture and electronic surveillance, overseeing the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation as well as ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Comey has been involved in some of the most consequential cases and policies of recent history.

More praise for a higher loyalty:"it was essential that comey himself narrate this book, not only because his absence would have distracted listeners familiar with his voice but also because only the author could credibly convey the range of raw emotions emanating from the experiences he shares from this most eventful of lives.

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership #ad - Booklist, Starred Review. Comey's conversational tone instantly connects with the listener, and hearing him deliver the book's highly charged contents in his own voice brings authenticity and immediacy to the presentation. This greatly anticipated, revelatory memoir needs to be heard. Audiofile magazinein his audiobook, exploring what good, former fbi director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, ethical leadership looks like, A Higher Loyalty, and how it drives sound decisions.

Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and the U.


Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Macmillan Audio #ad - Holter graham uses his deep, elastic voice to punctuate key ideas, and he speeds up and slows down to create tension. The result is a wonderful performance of a most important audiobook. Audiofile magazinethis program includes an author's note read by michael wolff#1 New York Times BestsellerWith extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

Since donald trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the country―and the world―has witnessed a stormy, outrageous, and absolutely mesmerizing presidential term that reflects the volatility and fierceness of the man elected Commander-in-Chief. Where a less confident narrator might have allowed a smirking note to emerge, Graham maintains his poise, subtly picking up the narrative's mood in slight modulations of tone and unobtrusively freighted pauses.

Washington Post“Essential reading. Michael d’antonio, author of Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success, CNN. Com“not since harry potter has a new book caught fire in this way…Fire and Fury is indeed a significant achievement, which deserves much of the attention it has received. The economist.

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House #ad - This riveting and explosive account of trump’s administration provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the oval office, including:-- what president trump’s staff really thinks of him -- What inspired Trump to claim he was wire-tapped by President Obama -- Why FBI director James Comey was really fired -- Why chief strategist Steve Bannon and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner couldn’t be in the same room -- Who is really directing the Trump administration’s strategy in the wake of Bannon’s firing -- What the secret to communicating with Trump is -- What the Trump administration has in common with the movie The ProducersNever before in history has a presidency so divided the American people.

Brilliantly reported and astoundingly fresh, Fire and Fury shows us how and why Donald Trump has become the king of discord and disunion.


Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump

Twelve #ad - And millions of americans were left wondering, what the hell happened? This story of high-tech spying and multiple political feuds is told against the backdrop of Trump's strange relationship with Putin and the curious ties between members of his inner circle -- including Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn -- and Russia.

Russian roulette chronicles and explores this bizarre scandal, explains the stakes, and answers one of the biggest questions in American politics: How and why did a foreign government infiltrate the country's political process and gain influence in Washington? At the end of the day, the candidate who pursued business deals in Russia, Trump, won.

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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - As he and his family enrich themselves, the presidency itself falls into the hands of the generals and financiers who surround him. David frum has been collecting the lies, obfuscations, and flagrant disregard for the traditional limits placed on the office of the presidency. Read by james anderson fosterbuilds on the authors march 2017 ''how to build an Autocracy'' column in The Atlantic to explain how Donald Trump has undermined Americas most important institutions as part of a carefully crafted plan to institute authoritarianism, in an account that explains how ongoing changes to the presidency are likely to reverberate for decades.

From russia to south africa, from Turkey to the Philippines, from Venezuela to Hungary, authoritarian leaders have smashed restraints on their power. That complacent optimism has been upended by the political rise of Donald Trump. During his own tenure in the White House as speechwriter for George W. The right to vote remains, but the right to have one's vote counted honestly does not.

Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic #ad - The freedom of the media and the judiciary have eroded. Whether the trump presidency lasts two, the nature of the office has changed for the worse, or seven more years, four, and will likely remain so for decades. In this powerful, eye-opening book, Frum makes clear that the hard work of recovery starts at home.

Trumpocracy outlines how trump could push America toward illiberalism, what the consequences could be for our nation and the world, and what we can do to prevent it.


Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

Random House Audio #ad - But being outraged at it is, according to Maddow, “like being indignant when a lion takes down and eats a gazelle. And in 2014, ukrainian revolutionaries raided the palace of their ousted president and found a zoo of peacocks, gilded toilets, and a floating restaurant modeled after a Spanish galleon.

The oil and gas industry has weakened democracies in developed and developing countries, fouled oceans and rivers, and propped up authoritarian thieves and killers. She deftly shows how russia’s rich reserves of crude have, its neighbors, stunted its growth, the West’s most important alliances, paradoxically, forcing Putin to maintain his power by spreading Russia’s rot into its rivals, and the United States.

Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth #ad - Election. As maddow writes, “Democracy either wins this one or disappears. ”. Chevron, bp, and a host of other industry players get their star turn, most notably ExxonMobil and the deceptively well-behaved Rex Tillerson. It’s in her nature. Blowout is a call to contain the lion: to stop subsidizing the wealthiest businesses on earth, to fight for transparency, and to check the influence of the world’s most destructive industry and its enablers.

The stakes have never been higher. You can’t really blame the lion. With her trademark black humor, revealing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas along the way, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe, and drawing a surprising conclusion about why the Russian government hacked the 2016 U.


From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putins Russia

HighBridge Audio #ad - This riveting inside account combines history and memoir to tell the full story of U. S. Russia relations from the fall of the Soviet Union to the new rise of the hostile, paranoid Russian president. And then, as U. S. Ambassador to russia from 2012 to 2014, he had a front-row seat when this fleeting, hopeful moment crumbled with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency.

. From the first days of mcfaul's ambassadorship, and tightly surveilling him, hassling him with tactics that included dispatching protesters to his front gates, his staff, the Kremlin actively sought to discredit and undermine him, slandering him on state media, and his family. From cold war to hot peace is an essential account of the most consequential global confrontation of our time.

From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putins Russia #ad - As president barack obama's adviser on russian affairs, McFaul helped craft the United States' policy known as "reset" that fostered new and unprecedented collaboration between the two countries. In 2008, when michael mcfaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today's most contentious and consequential international relationships.


Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House

Macmillan Audio #ad - Sims’s vivid portrait of trump shrewdly balances admiration with misgivings, and his intricate, engrossing accounts of White House vendettas and power plays have a good mix of immersion and perspective. He had a role in some of the president’s biggest successes, and he shared the blame for some of his administration’s worst disasters.

And he took notes. In real-time. Sims stood with the president in the eye of the storm raging around him, and now he tells the story that no one else has written―because no one else could. If you hate trump you need the truth; if you love Trump you need the truth. After standing at donald trump’s side on election Night, Cliff Sims joined him in the West Wing as Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Message Strategy.

Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House #ad - He soon found himself pulled into the President’s inner circle as a confidante, an errand boy, an advisor, a punching bag, and a friend. Sometimes all in the same conversation. As a result, sims gained unprecedented access to the President, world leaders, sitting in on private meetings with key Congressional officials, and top White House advisors.

Hundreds of pages of notes. The story of power and palace intrigue, backstabbing and bold victories, as well as painful moral compromises, occasionally with yourself. Team of vipers tells the full story, as only a true insider could.