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Title:
A treasury of great American scandals [tantalizing true tales of historic misbehavior by the founding fathers and others who let freedom swing]
Author:
Farquhar, Michael.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2004]

â„—2004
Physical Description:
7 compact discs (8.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Subtitle from container.

Unabridged.

Compact disc.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. Family ties that bind ... and gag -- 1. Prepare for a shock -- 2. Mother Mary, quite contrary -- 3. Foundering father -- 4. I now pronounce you miserable -- 5. Dishonor thy mother -- 6. A short, ugly story -- 7. With this ring, I thee dread -- 8. Smother-in-law -- 9. One bad apple tree -- 10. Oh, brother! -- pt. 2. Cold wars -- 1. Feuding founding fathers -- 2. Showdown at Weehawken -- 3. Giving the Devil his duel -- 4. Overreaction Jackson -- 5. "The Eaton malaria" -- 6. A not so civil war -- 7. When "Mush" came to shove -- 8. "I'd rather vote for Hitler" -- 9. General dissatisfaction -- 10. LBJ vs. RFK -- pt. 3. Hail to the chaff -- 1. Zachary Taylor -- 2. Franklin Pierce -- 3. James Buchanan -- 4. Andrew Johnson -- 5. Ulysses S. Grant -- 6. Grover Cleveland -- 7. William McKinley -- 8. William Howard Taft -- 9. Woodrow Wilson - 10. John Tyler -- pt. 4. Congressional follies -- 1. Floor fights -- 2. Sexcapades -- pt. 5. Cruel campaigns -- 1. "One continued tempest of malignant passions" -- 2. "May God Almighty forgive her murderers" -- 3. "A horrid looking wretch he is" -- 4. "Ma! Ma! Where's my Pa?" -- pt. 6. The American Hall of Shame -- 1. Benedict Arnold : hero, traiter, whiner -- 2. Aaron Burr : "Embryo-Caeser" -- 3. Roger Taney : one mean supreme -- 4. Henry Wirz : manufactured monster -- 5. A. Mitchell Palmer : seeing red -- 6. Warren G. Harding : nice guy finishes last -- 7. Joe McCarthy : Wisconsin sleaze -- 8. J. Edgar Hoover : what a drag -- 9. Richard Nixon : say what? -- pt. 7. Murder, madness, and just plain strange episodes -- 1. Bewitched -- 2. The man who would be queen -- 3. Cellar dweller -- 4. Explorer off course -- 5. The case of the cuckholded congressman -- 6. The other assassinations -- pt. 8. Remains to be seen -- 1. Boiling "Mad" 00 2. Tom Paine's farewell tour -- 3. Abe Lincoln's indecent exposure -- 4. The "resurrection" of John Scott Harrison -- 5. John Paul Jones : pickled in Paris.
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ISBN:
9781402571886
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Audiobook on CD

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