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    • A Bright Shining Lie

    • John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
    • By: Neil Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 35 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Sheehan's tragic biography of John Paul Vann is also a sweeping history of America's seduction, entrapment and disillusionment in Vietnam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting.

    • By Roger on 07-05-13

    Regular price: £49.29

    • The Pentagon Papers

    • The Secret History of the Vietnam War
    • By: Neil Sheehan, E. W. Kenworthy, Fox Butterfield, and others
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 37 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The basis for the film The Post, The Pentagon Papers are a series of articles, documents, and studies examining the Johnson Administration's lies to the public about the extent of US involvement in the Vietnam War, bringing to light shocking conclusions about America's true role in the conflict. With a brand-new foreword by James L. Greenfield, this edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story is sure to provoke discussion about free press and government deception.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

    • Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon
    • By: Neil Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Here is the never-before-told story of the nuclear arms race that changed history - and of the visionary American Air Force officer Bernard Schriever, who led the high-stakes effort. A Fiery Peace in a Cold War is a masterly work about Schriever's quests to prevent the Soviet Union from acquiring nuclear superiority, to penetrate and exploit space for America, and to build the first weapons meant to deter an atomic holocaust rather than to be fired in anger.

    Regular price: £36.19

    • The New Yorker

    • June 7, 2006
    • By: Philip Gourevitch, Robert Stone, Neil Sheehan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
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    Regular price: £2.17