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The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam / Max Boot

Author:
Boot, Max 1968-  Search this
Subject:
Lansdale, Edward Geary 1908-1987  Search this
United States Central Intelligence Agency Officials and employees  Search this
United States Air Force Officers  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Physical description:
l, 717 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Intelligence officers  Search this
Generals  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Officials and employees  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1098220

The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty / Lawrence Otis Graham

Author:
Graham, Lawrence  Search this
Subject:
Bruce, Blanche Kelso 1841-1898  Search this
Bruce, Josephine  Search this
Bruce, Roscoe Conkling 1879-1950  Search this
Bruce, Blanche Kelso 1841-1898 Family  Search this
Bruce family  Search this
United States Congress Senate  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 455 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Legislators  Search this
African American legislators  Search this
Legislators' spouses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800528

Commanding generals and chiefs of staff, 1775-2010 : portraits & biographical sketches of the United States Army's senior officer / William Gardner Bell

Title:
Commanding generals and chiefs of staff, 1775-2010 : portraits and biographical sketches of the United States Army's senior officer
Portraits & biographical sketches of the United States Army's senior officer
Author:
Bell, William Gardner  Search this
Center of Military History  Search this
Subject:
United States Department of the Army General Staff  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 190 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Military history
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
Topic:
Generals  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020186

The Santa Claus man : the rise and fall of a Jazz Age con man and the invention of Christmas in New York / Alex Palmer

Title:
Rise and fall of a Jazz Age con man and the invention of Christmas in New York
Author:
Palmer, Alex  Search this
Subject:
Gluck, John Duval 1878-1951  Search this
Santa Claus  Search this
Santa Claus Association, Inc. (New York, N.Y.) History  Search this
United States Post Office Department History  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 306 pages : maps, illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2016
2015
20th century
Topic:
Christmas--History  Search this
Charities--History  Search this
Swindlers and swindling  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1053245

Showdown : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court nomination that changed America / Wil Haygood

Title:
Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court nomination that changed America
Author:
Haygood, Wil  Search this
Subject:
Marshall, Thurgood 1908-1993  Search this
United States Supreme Court Officials and employees Selection and appointment History  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
20th century
Topic:
Judges--Selection and appointment--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078097

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