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Bestsellers

On this page you can find a list of national bestselling documents and reports produced by the government.

 

The 9/11 Commission Report

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The 9/11 Commission Report - National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Staff
ISBN: 9780393326710
Publication Date: 2004-07-17
In November 2002 the United States Congress and President George W. Bush established by law the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission. This independent, bipartisan panel was directed to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11 attacks, identify lessons learned, and provide recommendations to safeguard against future acts of terrorism.This volume is the authorized edition of the Commission's final report.

 

The Warren Commission

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The Warren Commission Report - Warren Commission Staff; President's Commission on the Assissination Staff
ISBN: 9780312082574
Publication Date: 1992-02-15
President Lyndon B. Johnson, by Executive Order No. 11130 dated November 29, 1963, created this Commission to investigate the assassination on November 22,1963, of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. The President directed the Commission to evaluate all the facts and circumstances surrounding the assassination and the subsequent killing of the alleged assassin and to report its findings and conclusions to him. The subject of the Commission's inquiry was a chain of events which saddened and shocked the people of the United States and of the world. The assassination of President Kennedy and the simultaneous wounding of John B. Connally, Jr., Governor of Texas, has been followed within an hour by the slaying of Patrolman J.D. Tippit of the Dallas Police Department. In the United States and abroad, these events evoked universal demands for and explanation. --from the Foreward Since its release in 1964, the Warren Commission Report has been at the heart of an ever-growing debate on the events surrounding the assassination of JFK. Long unavailable, this is perhaps one of the most important and controversial documents of the twentieth century. Now available again-complete and unabridged-this is the essential document of the Kennedy assassination.

 

Clinton Impeachment

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The Impeachment and Trial of President Clinton - Michael R. Beschloss
ISBN: 9780812932645
Publication Date: 1999-03-01
The Congressional transcript of the hearing on the impeachment of President Clinton

 

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report

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The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report, Authorized Edition - Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
ISBN: 9781610390415
Publication Date: 2011-01-27
Official Government Edition The definitive report on what caused America's economic meltdown-- and who was responsible The financial and economic crisis has touched the lives of millions of Americans who have lost their jobs and their homes, but many have little understanding of how it happened. Now, in this very accessible report, readers can get the facts. Formed in May 2009, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) is a panel of 10 commissioners with experience in business, regulations, economics, and housing, chosen by Congress to explain what happened and why it happened. This panel has had subpoena power that enabled them to interview people and examine documents that no reporter had access to. The FCIC has reviewed millions of pages of documents, and interviewed more than 600 leaders, experts, and participants in the financial markets and government regulatory agencies, as well as individuals and businesses affected by the crisis. In the tradition of The 9/11 Commission Report, The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report will be a comprehensive book for the lay reader, complete with a glossary, charts, and easy-to-read diagrams, and a timeline that includes important events. It will be read by policy makers, corporate executives, regulators, government agencies, and the American people.

The Kerner Report

The National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, known as the Kerner Commission, was an 11-member commission established by President Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate the causes of the 1967 race riots in the United States and to provide recommendations for the future.

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