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Old 02-13-2007, 11:30 PM
Siam Sam is offline
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Anything by David McCullough. And "The Penguin History of the United States of America," by Hugh Brogan (a Brit).

I used to like Zinn's "People's History" back in my younger days, but as I grew older, it started coming across more as a too-far leftie with a chip on his shoulder.