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COURAGE IN THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE Nine Trailblazing Representatives Who Shaped America

by | Read by Leon Nixon, Joe Neguse

History • 9.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Presenting the prologue of this inspiring audiobook, the author, Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse, sounds utterly appealing and authentically grateful for the people he profiles. His performance is a hard act to follow for narrator Leon Nixon, whose pacing and vocal enthusiasm fall somewhat short of the standard set by the author. But listeners' focus will easily shift to the author's impressive research and rich perspectives. The trailblazing lawmakers whom Neguse chronicles served from the 1870s to the 1990s. Their achievements were broad but frequently aimed at addressing injustices to Blacks that had persisted after the Civil War. Challenging racist attitudes, their segregationist colleagues, and entrenched business interests, these lawmakers demonstrated remarkable character that offers timely lessons about the responsibilities of public life. T.W. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2023]

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2023

DD ISBN 9781797159614 $19.99

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