By Glenn Beck
The recent nonfiction from number one bestselling writer and renowned radio and tv host Glenn Beck.
THEIR NAMES ARE FAMILIAR.
THEIR tales ARE NOT.
Everyone has heard of a "Ponzi scheme," yet are you aware what Charles Ponzi truly did to make his identify synonymous with fraud? credits for inventing radio often is going to Marconi or David Sarnoff and RCA--but if you've gotten by no means heard of Edwin Armstrong or Lee de wooded area, you recognize in simple terms part the story.
You've most likely been to a Disney topic park, yet do you know that the park Walt believed could switch the realm was once really EPCOT? He died sooner than his imaginative and prescient for it might ever be discovered. heritage is ready a lot more than dates and useless men; it is the maximum tale ever advised. Now, during this robust follow-up to his nationwide bestseller Miracles and Massacres, Glenn Beck brings ten truer and untold tales to life.
The those who made the United States weren't constantly what they appeared. there have been marketers and visionaries whose selflessness propelled us ahead, yet there have been additionally charlatans and fraudsters whose selfishness approximately derailed us. Dreamers and Deceivers brings either one of those teams to lifestyles with tales written to place you correct in the course of the motion. you recognize that Woodrow Wilson used to be a revolutionary who dramatically replaced the USA, yet do you know that he was once additionally excited by essentially the most surprising nationwide deceptions of all time? you recognize I Love Lucy, however the precise tale of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball is far better than whatever they produced for tv. you may have heard of Upton Sinclair, the socialist writer who won famed with The Jungle, however it used to be a e-book he wrote twenty years later that proved the depths he used to be prepared to visit preserve his reputation.
From the undercover agent Alger Hiss, to the visionary Steve Jobs, to the code-breaker Alan Turing--once you recognize the complete tales at the back of the half-truths you have been strength fed...once you meet the unsung heroes and obscured villains edited from our schoolbooks...once you start to determine those impressive humans from our previous as humans instead of simply names--your point of view on cutting-edge vital concerns might without end switch. discover why this sequence has turn into America's new go-to historical past e-book.