The PresidentsThe Presidents
by Brian Lamb, Susan Swain
The complete rankings of our best -- and worst -- presidents, based on C-SPAN's much-cited Historians Surveys of Presidential Leadership. Over a period of decades, C-SPAN has surveyed leading historians on the best and worst of America's presidents across a variety of categories -- their ability to persuade the public, their leadership skills, the ...
Number of pages: 560 | Publication Date: 2019-04-23 | ISBN-13: 9781541774339

First LadiesFirst Ladies
by Susan Swain, C-SPAN
A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historiansC-SPAN's yearlong history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image, featured interviews with more than fifty preeminent historians and biographers. In this informative book, these experts paint intimate portraits of all forty- ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2015-04-14 | ISBN-13: 9781610395663

Founding FatherFounding Father
Stephen E. Frantzich
"And just who was President Lincoln?" One can almost hear Brian Lamb's understated Midwestern intonation of an almost absurdly basic question. Without pretense or the need to sound important, Lamb seeks to open the door to an understanding of public affairs by asking the questions his intelligent, but unworldly, mother might have asked. His open-en ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2008-04-07 | ISBN-13: 9780742558502

Sundays at EightSundays at Eight
by Brian Lamb, C-SPAN
For the last 25 years, Sunday nights at 8pm on C-SPAN has been appointment television for many Americans. During that time, host Brian Lamb has invited people to his Capitol Hill studio for hour-long conversations about contemporary society and history. In today's soundbite culture that hour remains one of television's last vestiges of in-depth, ci ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2014-04-29 | ISBN-13: 9781610393485

Elegant Arches, Soaring SpansElegant Arches, Soaring Spans
Robert W. Hadlow
Conde Balcom McCullough ranks as a modern bridge builder of national and international acclaim. This study of McCullough traces the professional life of an engineer and builder renowned for his elegant, cost-efficient, custom-designed spans.McCullough's legacy lies in the nearly six hundred bridges he designed and built in Oregon during the years b ...
Number of pages: 211 | Publication Date: 2001-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9780870715341

Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb?Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb?
In this newly updated book, C-SPAN provides a comprehensive guide to the final resting places of our nation's presidents. As much about the presidents' lives as it is about their burial sites and how to visit them, this book belongs in the glove box of every traveler and the bedside table of every American history fan. Contributions from presidenti ...
Number of pages: 278 | Publication Date: 2010-02-09 | ISBN-13: 9781586488697

The C-SPAN ArchivesThe C-SPAN Archives
The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and preserves all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, and research uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, from all House and Senate sessions in the US Congress, to hearings, presidential speeches, conventions, and campaign events, totaling over 200,000 hours, is contained in the video library ...
Number of pages: 234 | Publication Date: 2014-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9781557536952

5 Steps to a 55 Steps to a 5
Hugh Henderson
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.500 Ways to achieve your highest scoreAP Physics C is one of the most demanding of the Advanced Placement tests.  There is a lot you need to know if you want to ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2017-04-03 | ISBN-13: 9781259860027

C-SPAN's Traveling Tocqueville's AmericaC-SPAN's Traveling Tocqueville's America
Anne Bentzel
Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont's travels in America in 1831-32 have recently become the subject of renewed interest, as a C-SPAN special program has retraced the Frenchmen's journey by broadcasting each week from a different city along the route. Now the Tocqueville rediscovery continues with the publication of this unique guidebook. ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 1998-06-16 | ISBN-13: 9780801859656

The C-SPAN RevolutionThe C-SPAN Revolution
by Stephen Frantzich, John Sullivan
Beginning in 1979, C-SPAN (the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) has offered gavel-to-gavel, unedited coverage of public events--especially sessions of Congress--in the United States. The C-SPAN Revolution, by Stephen Frantzich and John Sullivan, is the first history of this unique network, offering a behind-the-scenes look at C-SPAN’s evol ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 1996-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9780806128702

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