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Bill & Al's Excellent Adventure: a Paper Doll Book

By: Becker, Jim; Mayer, Andy; Mayer, Doug

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U. S. A., St Martins Press: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002696

ISBN: 0312104278

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Party with the people of power! Cut 'em out, dress 'em up, and let 'em preside! This paper doll book features Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton, along with Al and Tipper Gore. Oh, and Socks is included with a few cool outfits! Even if you don't want to cut them out, it's a great book to page through - full of humor and costumes for all parties involved. Outfits and punch-out dolls are in full color. The head of the spine is a bit torn. Dolls have not been punched out, clothing not cut out - all intact. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

I Protest: My Experience with the House Committee on Un-American Activities

By: Oxnam, G. Bromley

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002818

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

The informer is infiltrating American life at the national, state, and local level. He invades the privacy of the home, reports on classroom discussions and library accessions, and summons his colleagues to challenge the sanctity of the church. He is a man of the shadows, born of fear and contributing to it. He speaks in whispers. Justice William O. Douglas describes him as "nameless" and "faceless. " He is not subpaeonaed, answers no roll call, dares not face the man he accuses. He is as un-American as the Nazi Gauleiter or the Russian commisar. But he is here. He strikes at t... View more info

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Iraq: in the Eye of the Storm

By: Hiro, Dilip

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Thunder's Mouth Pr/Nations Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001692

ISBN: 1560254777

Condition: New with no dust jacket

George W. Bush could succeed where Osama bin Laden failed in provoking a clash of civilizations between Islam and the West by launching a "pre-emptive" attack on Iraq. This is one of the disturbing concludions to Iraq: IN the Eye of the Storm, a wide-ranging and thought provoking book by Middle East expert Dilip Hiro. He looks beyond the spin of the Bush administration and Saddam's Baathist regime to explore Iraq in all it's complexity - from the daily life of its people to its turbulent history and complex regional relations. While laying bare Saddam's cult of personality and his exte... View more info

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Like No Other Time: the 107th Congress and the Two Years That Changed America Forever

By: Daschle, Tom; D'Orso, Michael

Price: $8.74

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Crown Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002551

ISBN: 1400049555

Condition: New in New dust jacket

The 107th Congress faced a time like no other in the life of the nation. This was the era of the first presidential election to be decided by the U. S. Supreme Court, the fifty-fifty senate, the horror of September 11, the anthrax attacks on media and the government (including Daschle's own office) the war on terrorism, corporate scandals that shook the economy, and other dramatic events, all leading up to the historic midterm election of 2002. Daschle offers a riveting account of his singular perspective on a time when the nation faced deadly and elusive external enemies and a level of domest... View more info

To Set the Record Straight: the Break-In, the Tapes, the Conspirators, the Pardon

By: Sirica, John J.

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1979

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000295

ISBN: 0393012344

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

It was the most important trial ever to be tried in the courts of the United States. Conspiracy, burglary, the recordings of illegal activity, and finally a presidential pardon. John Sirica presided over the trials involving the Watergate conspiracy for five years. This book reveals the behind the scenes details that led to Richard Nixon's resignation. A fascinating look at how the court system works and what happens when the defendant happens to be the President! The blue cloth binding is fine, the page edges on top are foxed. 391 pages, all clean with no tears. The jacket has shelf wear on t... View more info