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Signet Classics (Tr)

A Documentary History of the United States

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Here, in a single volume, are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged American history, now updated with new content such as Trump's inaugural address.

Accompanied by interpretations of their significance by noted historian Richard D. Heffner and journalist Alexander Heffner, this book includes important documents such as:

- The complete text of the Declaration of Independence
- The complete Constitution of the United States
- The Monroe Doctrine
- The Emancipation Proclamation
- Woodrow Wilson's War Message to Congress
- Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms Speech
- John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
- Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have a Dream Speech
- Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Addresses
- Documents relating to September 11, 2001 and the Iraq War

This edition has been expanded and updated to include a chapter on the Presidency of Donald Trump.

Author: Richard D. Heffner, Alexander B. Heffner
Publisher: Signet Classics (Tr)
Published: 06/05/2018
Pages: 640
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.15lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.30w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9780451490018

About the Author
Richard D. Heffner taught history and political science at the University of California, Sarah Lawrence College, the New School for Social Research, and NYU. University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers, he also produced and moderated his prizewinning public television series, Richard Heffner's Open Mind, for fifty years. Alexander B. Heffner is a journalist whose writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, and Newsday among other leading publications. He has been interviewed about politics, education and stories in the news by PBS, C-SPAN, CNN and the BBC, among other national and local broadcast venues. He is the current host of Open Mind, the weekly PBS talk show.