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    • Stephen Hawking

    • A Life from Beginning to End
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1963, Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neuron disease and given two years to live. More than half a century later, Hawking had made some of the most significant contributions to our understanding of the universe since Albert Einstein. The world’s most famous physics professor, a best-selling author, and a father of three, Stephen lived his life to its fullest. Bridging the world of theoretical physics with the reach of pop culture, Stephen Hawking became an emblem of human determination and intellectual curiosity.

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    • Jack the Ripper: The Story of the Whitechapel Murderer

    • True Crime, Book 5
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Marc Zeale
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    In 1888, between August and November, the women of London’s East End were terrorized by a deranged serial killer. A man was stalking the streets at night, seizing random women who worked those streets and killing them. This man mutilated his victim’s bodies after death, removing body parts and organs. 

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    • Sigmund Freud

    • A Life from Beginning to End
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sigmund Freud was a catalyst who signaled a seat change in how humanity came to understand the world and how it relates to the human mind. And if you have ever had a “Freudian slip”, you know full well that the concepts and theories of Mr. Freud are well ensconced in the modern lexicon. Many of us are familiar with his work, but his audiobook examines the man behind the work.   

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    • Charles Manson: A Life from Beginning to End

    • True Crime, Book 4
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Marc Zeale
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    Charles Manson is instantly recognizable as the deranged cult leader who was responsible for the deaths of nine people in the late 1960s. Manson was a career criminal who got his education in the US prison system and learned at an early age that only those who have power over others will survive. In less than three years, Manson transformed his followers from a group of freedom-loving, LSD-dropping hippies into a pack of blood-thirsty murderers who carried out acts of astounding brutality at his request.  

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    • Prohibition in the United States: A History from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Matthew J. Chandler-Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    This book tells the story of the temperance movement in America, of its rise over a period of 100 years to encompass the growing women’s movement, and how it eventually attained its goal in 1920. It tells the story of Prohibition itself, of how people exploited loopholes in the law to continue drinking legally, and of how they simply ignored the law and drank illegally. It tells the story of the bootleggers and corrupt officials who made fortunes during Prohibition and the politicians who supported and attacked it.  

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    • Ted Bundy: A Life from Beginning to End

    • True Crime, Book 1
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Matthew J. Chandler-Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    Ted Bundy is one of America’s most notorious serial killers. Between the mid- and late 1970s, Bundy admitted to the murders of more than 30 young women and girls across the American states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Colorado.  

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    • H. H. Holmes: The Life of the American Ripper

    • True Crime, Book 3
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Marc Zeale
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    H. H. Holmes’ story has become one of legend. Holmes committed his crimes during a time in history where the idea of murdering on a mass scale was being introduced to the world through the actions of Jack the Ripper. Unlike Jack the Ripper, Holmes’ motives were clear; he killed out of greed, convenience, and curiosity. 

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    • The Wright Brothers: A History from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Felix Grey
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    Wilbur and Orville Wright have gone down in history as pioneers of flight and the inventors of the first airplane. This is the story of how their mechanical interest in printing presses and bicycles led them towards finding solutions to the conundrum of flight. Find out how their methodological research and innovative ideas set them apart from other inventors, and learn about the newspaper editors and scientists’ reactions to the Wright brothers’ achievement - the slow transformation of skepticism and disbelief to amazement.   

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