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Bradley Whitford is an American actor and political activist, noted for his portrayal of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the NBC television political drama The West Wing, for which he was nominated for three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards from 2001 to 2003, winning in 2001.
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Invisible Storm
A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD
Jason Kander - 2022-07-05
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From political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander comes a haunting, powerful memoir about impossible choices—and how sometimes walking away from the chance of a lifetime can be the greatest decision of all.In 2017, President Obama, in his final Oval Office interview, was asked who gave him hope for the future of the countr...
Bradley Whitford
2022-07-22T16:47:22.000Z
Incredible. I never served in the military or ran for office, but I think we’ve all gone through dark times where we’ve lost ourselves and our connection to the people we love. Jason shows us, under extraordinary circumstances, a way back to the light. This book is for everyone.      source
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Blacktop Wasteland
A Novel
S. A. Cosby - 2020-07-14
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IT'S A CRIME THAT HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF.Beauregard "Bug" Montage: husband, father, honest car mechanic. But he was once known - from North Carolina to the beaches of Florida - as the best getaway driver on the East Coast. Just like his father, who disappeared many years ago.After a series of financial calamities (worsened by the racial prejudices ...
Bradley Whitford
2022-07-12T17:19:15.000Z
Incredible read!!! Don’t miss this book!!!      source
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Every Day Is a Gift
A Memoir
Tammy Duckworth - 2021-03-30
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Learn the incredible story of Illinois senator and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth and see what inspired her to follow the path that made her who she is today.In Every Day Is a Gift, Tammy Duckworth takes readers through the amazing—and amazingly true—stories from her incomparable life. In November of 2004, an Iraqi RPG blew through the cockpit of...
Bradley Whitford
2021-04-07T00:03:38.000Z
I inhaled this book by one of my favorite public servants on the planet, ⁦@SenDuckworth⁩. What. A. Life. Beautifully written, hilarious and beyond inspiring. Don’t miss #everydayisagift      source
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Caste
The Origins of Our Discontents
Isabel Wilkerson - 2020-08-04
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.“As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to ...
Bradley Whitford
2020-10-05T05:38:57.000Z
Tap and read this from @Isabelwilkerson’s brilliant “Caste”. Buy the book. Also, tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in many states. Go to if you haven’t already. Make a plan to vote as early as you can.      source
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Our Time Is Now
Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America
Stacey Abrams - 2020-06-09
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Beloved national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams offers an empowering blueprint to ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping progressive politics. Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity -- who is really American and what that means. When tied together, as they are i...
Bradley Whitford
2020-07-31T20:40:22.000Z
To understand the full scope of the @GOP’s ongoing, un American strategy of voter suppression and what we need to do about it, you need to buy this book today. ⁦@staceyabrams⁩ ⁦@fairfightaction⁩      source
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Winners Take All
The Elite Charade of Changing the World
Anand Giridharadas - 2019-10-01 (first published in 2018)
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The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today's news.Anand Giridharadas takes us into th...
Bradley Whitford
2019-10-03T06:00:27.000Z
@AnandWrites is hypnotically articulate and undeniably correct. Listen to this. @winnerstakeall is a book you need to read. It changed the way I think about economic inequality and what we need to do about it. Must read.      source