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Miracles and massacres : true and untold stories of the making of America

Author: Glenn Beck; Kevin Balfe; Hannah Beck
Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History is about so much more than memorizing facts. It is, as more than half of the word suggests, about the story. And, told in the right way, it is the greatest one ever written: Good and evil, triumph and tragedy, despicable acts of barbarism and courageous acts of heroism.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Beck; Kevin Balfe; Hannah Beck
ISBN: 9781476764740 1476764743 9781476771205 1476771200
OCLC Number: 857141314
Description: xiii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Jack Jouette : the ride that saved America --
Shay's Rebellion : a loud and solemn lesson --
The Virginia Convention : compromising for the Constitution --
The Barbary War : a steep price for peace --
Edison vs. Westinghouse : an epic struggle for power --
The Battle of Wounded Knee : medals of dishonor --
Easy Eddie & the hard road to redemption --
The saboteurs : in a time of war, the laws are silent --
Who is Tokyo Rose? --
The Battle of Athens : repeated petitions, repeated injuries --
The My Lai Massacre : a light in the darkness --
The missing 9/11 terrorist : the power of everyday heroes --
About the writing of this book --
Our fading history.
Responsibility: written & edited by Glenn Beck ; with Kevin Balfe and Hannah Beck.

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History is about so much more than memorizing facts. It is, as more than half of the word suggests, about the story. And, told in the right way, it is the greatest one ever written: Good and evil, triumph and tragedy, despicable acts of barbarism and courageous acts of heroism.

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