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THE FOUNDING FATHERS COLLECTION

by | Read by Richard Rohan, Ira Claffey

Biography & Memoir • 20 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

The lives of the first four presidents and their significance from a modern perspective are presented in this volume of the American Presidents Series. The discussion of George Washington checks his well-honed reputation against reality. John Adams’s belief in government is shown to guide him through early party conflict. Thomas Jefferson is depicted as a flawed man who pursued his ideals. And James Madison shows his courage in war with the British. Richard Rohan treats the narration dramatically, with voices for George Washington and John Adams, while Ira Claffey takes a more professorial tone for Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Both read with clarity and make the material compelling. Listeners interested in history will find this worthwhile. J.A.S. 2009 Audies Winner © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2009]

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Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-0550-6 $59.95 • Twenty CDs

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