New PDF release: America: The Last Best Hope: Volume I and Volume II

By William J. Bennett

ISBN-10: 1595551255

ISBN-13: 9781595551252

William J. Bennett reacquaints the US with its background in volumes of America: The final top Hope.

While nationwide try out ratings demonstrate that American scholars understand startlingly little approximately their heritage, former U.S. schooling Secretary William J. Bennett bargains essentially the most gripping and remarkable models of the yank tale in print. the 2 volumes of Bennett's New York Times bestselling epic, America: The final top Hope, conceal Columbus's discovery of the recent international within the 15th century to the autumn of worldwide communism within the 20th. Now either volumes come in a handy and engaging slip case-complete with an advantage audio CD, "Remembering Ronald Reagan," that includes reminiscences and statement by way of Jeane Kirkpatrick, Edwin Meese, and others.

Bill Bennett brings American background to lifestyles with tales such as:

  • the coup d'etat quelled by means of a couple of examining glasses
  • the U.S. senator approximately caned to dying at the Senate floor
  • the presidential pardon for hundreds of thousands of Sioux warriors
  • one ex-president's race to complete his memoirs and the well-known slapstick comedian who helped him
  • when Time journal named Hitler guy of the year
  • Eisenhower's daring activities documenting the horrors of the Holocaust
  • Nixon's comedian opera uniforms for White condo guards
  • Reagan's most famed instance of simply asserting "No"

From heroism of the Revolution to the dire hours of the Civil struggle, from the revolutionary reforms of the early 1900s to the civil rights reforms of the Nineteen Sixties, from the excessive drama of the gap Race to the gut-wrenching pressure of the chilly battle, Bennett slices in the course of the cobwebs of time, reminiscence, and winning cynicism to reinvigorate the United States with an educated patriotism.

Praise for America: The final top Hope

"This is the yank background that Abraham Lincoln has lengthy awaited."
-Harry V. Jaffa, Crisis of the home Divided

"Bennett has a present for selecting the pithy, revealing anecdote and for delivering clean personality sketches and demanding analyses of the prime figures. this can be an American heritage that adults will locate clean and enlightening and that more youthful readers will discover a darn strong read."
-Michael Barone, US information & global record

"A useful and precious booklet for our time."
-Michael J. Lewis, Commentary

"Bennett ... has a powerful experience of narrative, an inherent ability for anecdote and a full of life kind. And the yank tale rather is a striking one, jam-packed with its proportion of very good leaders and tragic errors. Bennett brings that tale to life."
-Alan Wolfe, The Washington Post

"The position of heritage is to notify, encourage, and occasionally impress us, that is why invoice Bennett's splendidly readable booklet is so very important. He places our nation's triumphs, besides its lapses, into the context of a story in regards to the growth of freedom. from time to time it is invaluable to be reminded that we're a lucky humans, blessed with generations of leaders who many times renewed the that means of America."
-Walter Isaacson, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

"The value of America: The final most sensible Hope most likely exceeds something Dr. Bennett has ever written, and it really is extra elegantly crafted and eminently readable than any entire paintings of historical past i have learn in a long time. it is foolish to check nice works of background to nice novels, yet this e-book really is a page-turner."
-Brad Miner, American Compass

"This energetic booklet recognizes error and shortcomings, but patriotically asserts that the yank scan in democracy remains to be successful story."
-School Library Journal

"Bill Bennett's e-book will stand as possibly an important addition to American scholarship at this, the beginning of the hot century.... With this...

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