PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES History FREE Online Access FREE Defining Documents in American History: The Legacy of 9/11 The tension between personal liberties and national security, always ready to erupt in the political fights played out in Washington, D.C., became a daily concern for all U.S. citizens in the wake of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Names and groups connected to terror–Osama bin Laden, Ayman al Zawahiri, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, al Queda, ISIS, Army of Islam, Hezbollah, and the Muslim Brotherhood—became a regular feature of the nightly news. Each chapter provides a thorough commentary and a deep analysis of each primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety. Chapters provide a Summary Overview, outline the Defining Moment, and include an Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. Documents analyzed in this set include: Ladenese epistle (fatwa by Osama bin Laden against the United States); George W. Bush’s Bullhorn Speech; President Bush Outlines Iraqi Threat; My Guantánamo Diary, Uncensored by Mohamedou Ould Slahi; The Patriot Act; Senate Resolution 118; Detainee Treatment Act (banning enhanced interrogation practices); Obama Announces the Death of Osama bin Laden; the Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement; and Trump’s Travel Ban (including challenges and court rulings). November 2018 | One Volume, 350 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-921-5 | Library Price: $175 Defining Documents in American History: Secrets, Leaks, and Scandals The tension between openness and transparency with the need to keep information secure and out of the hands of an enemy has been at the heart of some of the most riveting episodes in American history. Political scandals such as the Red Scare and the Pumpkin Papers; Nixon and Watergate; Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton; and Russian interference in U.S. elections, have captured the attention of both the American public and the global audience, as secrets and leaks fuel speculation and often result in dramatic actions from impeachment to convictions. Over 80 documents are organized into the following major categories: Political Scandals; Spies and Espionage; Social Scandals; Financial Schemes; Whistleblowers; Wikileaks; and Institutional Dirty Linen Laundering. Each document chapter includes the primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety, Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. Documents analyzed in this 2-volume set include: Russian Hacking Scandal Testimony (2017); Richard Nixon: Smoking Gun Tape (1972); Bill Clinton: Remarks at Annual Prayer Breakfast (1998); and Report on the Crisis in the Catholic Church in the U.S. (2004). October 2018 | Two Volumes, 550 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-698-6 | Library Price: $295 Defining Documents in American History: Political Campaigns, Candidates, and Debates This 2-volume set offers documents and commentary that showcase the American political process. Candidates, issues, and campaign styles have changed dramatically over time, from the “front porch” approach of the presidential campaigns the 1800s to the social media campaigns of today. Political debates aren’t limited simply to presidential campaigns, and this work examines how this American institution has shaped the government and its policies on personal, local, state, and national levels. Nearly 80 documents are organized into major categories like Politics and War; Politics and Social Issues; Politics and the Economy; Politics and Education; and Political Debate. The document chapters include the primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety, and Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. These documents include: Abraham Lincoln’s “House Divided” Speech (1858); William Jennings Bryan’s “Cross of Gold” Speech (1896); FDR Campaign Address at Madison Square Garden (1936); Robert F. Kennedy’s Remarks on the Death of Martin Luther King Jr. (1968); Al Gore’s Concession Speech (2000); Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech at the Democratic National Convention (2016); and Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (2016). May 2018 | Two Volumes, 542 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-700-6 | Library Price: $295 NEW! Fall 2018 NEW! Fall 2018 NEW! FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES HISTORY 58