Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

Glenn Beck

the hot nonfiction from number 1 bestselling writer and renowned radio and tv host Glenn Beck.


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 frequently is going to Marconi or David Sarnoff and RCA--but if you have by no means heard of Edwin Armstrong or Lee de woodland, you recognize in simple terms part the story.

You've most likely been to a Disney topic park, yet were you aware that the park Walt believed could swap the realm used to be really EPCOT? He died prior to his imaginative and prescient for it might ever be learned. background is set much more than dates and lifeless 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 USA weren't consistently 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 midst of the motion. you recognize that Woodrow Wilson used to be a revolutionary who dramatically replaced the USA, yet were you aware that he used to be additionally thinking about probably the most stunning nationwide deceptions of all time? you recognize I Love Lucy, however the precise tale of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball is far better than something they produced for tv. you have heard of Upton Sinclair, the socialist writer who received famed with The Jungle, however it used to be a booklet he wrote twenty years later that proved the depths he used to be prepared to visit retain his reputation.

From the undercover agent Alger Hiss, to the visionary Steve Jobs, to the code-breaker Alan Turing--once you recognize the total tales in 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 striking humans from our prior as humans instead of simply names--your viewpoint on modern-day very important matters might ceaselessly swap. discover why this sequence has develop into America's new go-to heritage publication.

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