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"Those who are not stu-dants of history are vic-dams of history! ...for history is a cruel and unforgiving task mas-tor!"

Follow along with the intellectual history of the show! Here you will find books that have contributed to on-air themes...

The Time Machine, H.G. Wells

Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell

The Forsaken, Tim Tzouliadis

God's Battalions: Making the Case for the Crusades, Rodney Stark

Hungry Ghosts, Jasper Becker

The Harvest of Sorrow, Dr. Robert Conquest

Rising 44', The Battle for Warsaw, Norman Davies

Twilight Years, The Paradox of Britain Between the Wars, Richard Overy

Enemy at the Gate: Habsburgs, Ottomans, and the Battle for Europe, Andrew Wheatcroft

Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar, Rob Goodman

The First Scientist: Anaximander and His Legacy, Carlo Rovelli

Franco's Spain, Stanley G. Payne

Spain Betrayed, Ronald Radosh

The Spanish Civil War, Stanley G. Payne

Franco & Hitler, Stanley G. Payne

Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy, 1933-1941, Charles Callan Tansill

Reflections on a Ravaged Century, Dr. Robert Conquest

Gulag: A History, Anne Applebaum

Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962, Yang Jisheng

The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II,  Iris Chang

The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag, Chol-hwan Kang

The Time of Stalin: Portrait of a Tyranny, Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko

Munich: The Price of Peace, Telford Taylor

Special Tasks: The Memoirs of an Unwanted Witness - A Soviet Spymaster, Pavel Sudoplatov

Hitler: The Path to Power, Charles Bracelen Flood

Hitler's Mistakes, Ronald Lewin

Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937-1945, Rana Mitter

Hitler: 1889-1936 Hubris, 1936-1945 Nemesis, Ian Kershaw

Fascism, Allan Cassels

Operation Rollback: America's Secret War Behind the Iron Curtain, Peter Grose

The Progressive Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson, John Morton Blum

Hitler's Legions: The German Army Order of Battle, WII, Samuel W. Mitcham

Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France, Ernest R. May

JFK The Man and the Myth, Victor Lasky

JFK: Reckless Youth, Nigel Hamilton

Great Generals of the Ancient World, Richard A. Gabriel

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century, Barbara W. Tuchman

The Guns of August, Barbara W. Tuchman

A Proud Tower, Barbara W. Tuchman

REAGAN in his own hand, Ronald Reagan

Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, Charles A. Beard

Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation, Merrill D. Peterson

A History of Money and Banking in the United States, Murray Rothbard

The Elusive Republic, Drew R. McCoy

The Sacred Fire of Liberty, Lance Banning

A Disquisition on Government, John C. Calhoun

Fame & The Founding Fathers, Douglass Adair

Hamilton's Curse, Thomas J. DiLorenzo

How Alexander Hamilton Screwed Up America, Brion McClanahan

The Decline of American Liberalism, Arthur A. Ekirch Jr.

The Big Ripoff, Timothy P. Carney

The Triumph of Conservatism, Gabriel Kolko

Ratification, Pauline Maier

None Dare Call it TREASON....25 Years Later, John A. Stormer

The Road to Serfdom. F.A. Hayek

Socialism, Ludwig von Mises

The Conscience of a Conservative, Barry Goldwater

Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, Ayn Rand

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, Bernard Bailyn

The Making of the American Constitution, Merrill Jensen

The Jeffersonian Persuasion, Lance Banning

Conceived in Liberty, The Struggle to Define the New Republic, 1789-1793, Lance Banning

Liberty and Order, The First American Party Struggle, Lance Banning

New Views of the Constitution of the United States, John Taylor

The Creation of the American Republic, Gordon Wood

View of the Constitution of the United States, St George Tucker

What They Fought For, 1861-1865, James M. McPherson

Letters of the Centinel, Attacks on the US Constitution, Samuel Bryan

The Last of the Fathers, James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic, Drew R. McCoy

I Confess, Benjamin Gitlow

Capitalism the Creator, Carl Snyder

The Victory of Reason: How Christianity lead to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success, Rodney Stark

Liberalism & Republicanism in the Historical Imagination, Joyce Appleby

The Communist Trail in America, Jacob Spolansky

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

A Constitutional History of the United States, Andrew C. McLaughlin

The New Nation: A History of the United States during the Confederation, 1781-1789, Merrill Jensen

The Mystery of Banking, Murray Rothbard

History of the rise, progress and termination of the American Revolution, Mercy Otis Warren

Economic origins of Jeffersonian democracy, Charles A. Beard

The Unpopular Mr. Lincoln, Larry Tagg

The Black Book of Communism, Edited by Stéphane Courtois

The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition, J.G.A Pocock

Our Crowd, Stephen Birmingham

Designing the Industrial State, The intellectual pursuit of collectivism in America, 1880-1940, James Burkhart Gilbert

Disease of the Public Mind, Thomas Fleming

Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class, and Corporate Capitalism, 1890-1913, James Livingston

Inheriting the Revolution, The First Generation of Americans, Joyce Appleby

The Enduring Federalist, Charles A. Beard

The Theory of Money and Credit, Ludwig Von Mises

The Liberal Tradition in America: An Interpretation of American Political Thought since the Revolution, Louis Hartz

Jefferson and His Time (6 Individual Volumes), Dumas Malone

Antitrust, The Case for Repeal, Dominick T. Armentano

Forgotten Founder Drunken Prophet, The Life of Luther Martin, Bill Kauffman

The Anti-Federalist Writings of the Melancton Smith Circle, Zuckert & Webb

Luther Martin of Maryland, Clarkson & Jett

John Randolph of Roanoke, Russell Kirk

Lincoln Reconsidered, David Donald

The Relentless Revolution, A History of Capitalism, Joyce Appleby

Life and Letters of Thomas Jefferson, Francis W. Hirst

Workers' Paradise Lost, Eugene Lyons

Journal of William Maclay, William Maclay

A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, John Beauchamp Jones

The Constitution of the United States: an historical survey of its formation, Robert Livingston Schuyler

History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America, Volume 1 & 2, George Bancroft

The Greater Republic, Charles Morris

The Road to Disunion, Secessionists at Bay 1776-1854, William W. Freehling

Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis, Cynthia Nicoletti