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Evan Thomas

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The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 (2010)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: A fine history of how Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge and William Randolf Hearst goaded the United States into the Spanish/American war and how William James and House Speaker Thomas Reed opposed it. The central question of the book is "why do we love war so much?" The most...
Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World (2012)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I thought this was a very interesting read. Evan Thomas has a knack for finding interesting national security topics and breaking them down in an easily accessible fashion. I have read other books by him and think this is one of his best. It certainly offered a different perspect...
Ikes Bluff (2000)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This important book corrects a lot of the misunderstandings of General and President Dwight David Eisenhower. My perceptions of Ike were formed by the press of the 50's, the reactions to the former administration by the Kennedy administration and by the attitudes of my father. Ik...
Playbook 2012: The Right Fights Back (Politico Inside Election 2012) (2011)
3.66 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: A brief and highly informative overview of the 2012 political race up to this point. This is politics described in such a way that it can be shared at the holiday dinner table: issues are only mentioned insofar as they relate to voting blocks. This is about strategy and about pol...
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