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Hedrick Smith

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Hedrick Smith is a bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, and Emmy Award–winning producer. His books The Russians and The Power Game were critically acclaimed bestsellers and are widely used in college courses today. As a reporter at The New York Times, Smith shared a Pulitzer for the Pentagon Papers series and won a Pulitzer for his international reporting from Russia in 1971–1974. Smith’s prime-time specials for PBS have won several awards for examining systemic problems in modern America and offering insightful, prescriptive solutions.

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The New Russians

Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 734 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

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Power Game
How Washington Works
Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 29, 1996
Price: $20.00

WASHINGTON, D.C.--the one city that affects all of our lives. Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-Washington bureau chief of The New York Times, takes us inside the beltway to show who wields the most power--and for what ends.

The Power Game explains how some members of Congress have built personal fortunes on PAC... Read more >
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Power Game
How Washington Works
Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 816 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Rethinking America
A New Game Plan from the American Innovators: Schools, Business, People, Work
Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 480 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Who Stole the American Dream?

Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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Who Stole the American Dream?

Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $18.00

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith’s new book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas.

In his bestselling The Russians, Smith took millions of readers inside the Soviet Union. In The Power Game, he... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
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