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THE TEAPOT DOME SCANDAL How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country

by | Read by William Hughes

History • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

In the greatest story of government scandal ever told, Warren Harding's Secretary of the Interior was "giving away oil leases like kisses at a wedding." Oil magnates of the 1920s then tapped into the public's petroleum reserves, realizing hundreds of millions of dollars in profits, all quid pro quo. Narrator William Hughes races through the details of the devilish deals like he's just finished 20 grande lattes. His caffeinated style mixed with a conspiracy as complicated as an Agatha Christie novel will leave many listeners' heads spinning—and grateful there won't be a test at the end. Hughes has a laudable knack with the numerous quotes, using subtle changes in his word stress to set them apart without employing annoying pauses or hundreds of characterizations. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 08]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2008

CS ISBN 978-1433209307 $29.95 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1433209314 $32.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1433209321 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $24.47


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2008

CS ISBN 978-1433209284 $72.95 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4332-0929-1 $81.00 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 978-1433285875 $49.95

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