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Stephen Edward Schmidt is an American communications and public affairs strategist who has worked on Republican political campaigns, including those of President George W. Bush, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Arizona Senator John McCain.
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Beyond the Trees
A Journey Alone Across Canada's Arctic
Adam Shoalts - May 05, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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National bestseller A thrilling odyssey through an unforgiving landscape, from "Canada's greatest living explorer."In the spring of 2017, Adam Shoalts, bestselling author and adventurer, set off on an unprecedented solo journey across North America's greatest wilderness. A place where, in our increasingly interconnected, digital world, it's still p...
Steve Schmidt
Dec 12, 2020
This book is amazing. I love it. It is a great gift for the book giving book set. Great Christmas present      source
It Was All a Lie
How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump
Stuart Stevens - Aug 04, 2020
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From the most successful Republican political operative of his generation, a searing, unflinching, and deeply personal expos� of how his party became what it is today...
Steve Schmidt
Jul 23, 2020
It’s a great book and an important one.      source
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Churchill and Orwell
The Fight for Freedom
Thomas E. Ricks - May 23, 2017
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike.Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930sOrwell shot in the neck i...
Steve Schmidt
Sep 24, 2018
Very much enjoying Churchill and Orwell: The fight for Freedom by @tomricks1. This is an excellent book and highly relevant to this moment. Understanding the threat to liberty with the benefit of hindsight is not enough. The threat must be seen gathering in the present      source
In the Garden of Beasts
Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson - Jan 01, 2011
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Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. A mild-mannered professor from Chicago,...
Steve Schmidt
Jun 17, 2018
@egayle333 Ellyn, with respect Hitler was always clear about his intent. A great book to read from a US perspective is In the Garden of Beasts. Trump is much more analogous to Mussolini.      source