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Dick Gregory's Political Primer

James Shippy

Gain a deeper understanding of American government with 'Dick Gregory's Political Primer'. Written by the iconic Dick Gregory, this timeless guide explores the electoral process, political parties, branches of government, campaign processes, and more. With creative comparisons and witty insights, this audiobook is an essential guide to American history. Accompanied by a PDF, 'Dick Gregory's Political Primer' empowers every citizen to be informed and engaged in shaping democracy. Whether you're a history buff or just curious about American politics, this audiobook is a must-listen for all.

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The Timeless Guide to American Government

Do you want to gain a deeper understanding of American government and its electoral process? Look no further than Dick Gregory's Political Primer. This audiobook, written by the iconic Dick Gregory, provides an insightful and engaging exploration of American politics that is as relevant today as it was when it was first published in 1972.

A Voice of Black Consciousness

Dick Gregory, a cultural icon and voice of Black consciousness, was more than just a comedian and satirist. He was a human rights and environmental activist, health advocate, and social justice champion. With his NAACP Image Award-winning book, 'Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies', and the classic bestseller 'Nigger: An Autobiography', Gregory has left an indelible mark on society.

Educating and Empowering Citizens

Throughout his life, Gregory sought to educate Americans about the issues that shape their lives and the forces of power at play. In 'Dick Gregory's Political Primer', he provides a series of lessons accompanied by review questions to empower every citizen. Through amusing, concise, and clear information and commentary, he covers topics such as the nature of political parties, the functioning of the three branches of government, the campaign process, and the costs involved.

Innovative Comparisons and Insights

Gregory's Primer goes beyond conventional explanations. He offers imaginative comparisons, such as drawing parallels between the populist Louisiana governor Huey Long and Black Panther cofounder Newton. He also explores numerological connections between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. Additionally, the audiobook includes a trenchant glossary that sheds light on the major players, terms, and institutions integral to American democracy and government.

An Essential Guide to American History

'Dick Gregory's Political Primer' is an essential guide to American history like no other. Just like Howard Zinn's 'A People's History of the United States', it provides a fresh perspective on the political landscape that is often overlooked. In a time when American democracy faces threats, this primer becomes even more necessary.

Available in Audio and PDF Formats

When you purchase 'Dick Gregory's Political Primer' on Audible, you not only get the audiobook but also an accompanying PDF in your Audible Library. This PDF complements the audio, providing additional visuals and resources to enrich your learning experience.

With Gregory's unique insights, humorous anecdotes, and thought-provoking commentary, 'Dick Gregory's Political Primer' is a must-listen for every American. It is a call to action to be informed and engaged citizens in the pursuit of a better democracy.

©1972 Richard Claxton Gregory (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Additional Info

Book Name: Dick Gregory's Political Primer
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Dick Gregory
Narrators: James Shippy
Genres: History
Audiobook Length: 9H19M
Publisher: Audible Studios
Language: English
Publish Date: 2021-01-05
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the title of the book?

Dick Gregory's Political Primer

Who is the author of the book?

Dick Gregory

Who is the publisher of the book?

Audible Studios

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What is the purpose of the book?

To educate and empower every citizen about the American political system

What does the book cover?

Lessons and review questions on political parties, the three branches of government, the campaign process, major players and institutions in American democracy and government

Is the book entertaining?

Yes, it is both educational and entertaining

How does the author educate his readers?

By providing amusing, concise, and clear information and commentary

What is unique about the book?

It includes imaginative comparisons and numerological parallels to make the content interesting

What are some similar books?

A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

Is there an accompanying PDF with the audio?

Yes, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library

Who is the target audience for the book?

Every American who wants to learn about the American political system

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9 reviews for this audiobook
  • Sa
    Sarah 06-Oct-2023

    I just finished listening to Dick Gregory's Political Primer and it was absolutely eye-opening. Gregory's insights and experiences in the political realm are truly invaluable. Highly recommend!

  • Jo
    John 13-Oct-2023

    Dick Gregory's Political Primer is a must-listen for anyone interested in politics. His engaging storytelling and unique perspective make this audiobook both informative and entertaining. Loved it!

  • Em
    Emily 23-Oct-2023

    I can't praise Dick Gregory's Political Primer enough. His ability to simplify complex political concepts and present them in a relatable way is truly impressive. A true gem!

  • Da
    David 04-Nov-2023

    Dick Gregory's Political Primer is like having a personal mentor guiding you through the intricacies of politics. His wisdom and wit shine through every chapter. A fantastic listen!

  • Em
    Emma 24-Nov-2023

    If you're looking for a practical and accessible introduction to politics, look no further than Dick Gregory's Political Primer. It covers everything you need to know in a concise and engaging manner.

  • Mi
    Michael 29-Dec-2023

    Dick Gregory's Political Primer is a breath of fresh air in the world of political literature. His ability to cut through the noise and deliver insightful commentary is truly commendable. Highly recommended!

  • Ol
    Olivia 04-Jan-2024

    I stumbled upon Dick Gregory's Political Primer and I'm so glad I did. It's like having a private conversation with a political expert. Gregory's passion and knowledge are palpable.

  • Da
    Daniel 15-Feb-2024

    Dick Gregory's Political Primer should be required listening for every citizen. It serves as a great reminder of the importance of staying informed and engaged in our political system. Informative and empowering!

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    Grace 11-Apr-2024

    I've listened to many audiobooks on politics, but Dick Gregory's Political Primer stands out. His unique perspective and fearless approach make this a captivating listen from start to finish.

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