By Glenn Beck
The recent nonfiction from number 1 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 really 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 might have by no means heard of Edwin Armstrong or Lee de woodland, you recognize purely part the story.
You've most likely been to a Disney topic park, yet were you aware that the park Walt believed may switch the area used to be really EPCOT? He died sooner than his imaginative and prescient for it may ever be discovered. historical past is set much more than dates and lifeless men; it is the maximum tale ever advised. Now, during this strong follow-up to his nationwide bestseller Miracles and Massacres, Glenn Beck brings ten truer and untold tales to life.
The those that made the United States weren't continuously 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 existence 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 United States, yet do you know that he was once additionally desirous about the most stunning nationwide deceptions of all time? you recognize I Love Lucy, however the actual tale of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball is far better than whatever they produced for tv. you will have heard of Upton Sinclair, the socialist writer who won famed with The Jungle, however it was once a booklet he wrote twenty years later that proved the depths he was once keen to visit keep his reputation.
From the secret agent Alger Hiss, to the visionary Steve Jobs, to the code-breaker Alan Turing--once you recognize the total 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 notable humans from our earlier as humans instead of simply names--your point of view on ultra-modern vital concerns may perhaps ceaselessly switch. discover why this sequence has turn into America's new go-to heritage ebook.