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Amazon Great Leaders: WHEN LIONS ROAR: The Churchills and the Kennedys, Buy the First-Edition Hardcover Before the TV Show Appears

CBS SUNDAY MORNING: "Masters of Sex" author Thomas Maier discusses Masters and Johnson and his biography of them turned into the acclaimed SHOWTIME series.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING is one of my favorite television shows and it was great to talk about "Masters of Sex," my biography about Masters and Johnson.

CLICK on image or this link to see CBS SUNDAY MORNING segment on "Masters of Sex"
The popular Showtime series "Masters of Sex" chronicles the lives and work of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Back in the 1960s, Masters and Johnson (their names are forever bound together) helped fuel the sexual revolution with their groundbreaking research into human sexuality. But their personal life was as eye-opening as any of their research.
Martha Teichner looks behind the scenes at their story. For more info: "Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love" by Thomas Maier (Basic Books) "Masters of Sex" (Showtime)Washington University School of Medicine, St. LouisThe Masters and Johnson Collection - The Kin…

Is 'When Lions Roar' like 'Downtown Abbey'? The Buffalo News Thinks So and Calls the Book "A Terrific Read". Are Churchills & Kennedys Headed for BBC/PBS TV Berth? Calling Julian Fellowes!

What I have always maintained -- that When Lions Roar is comparable to TV's Downton Abbey -- has now been affirmed by the Buffalo News, the Warren Buffett-owned, take-it-to-the-bank newspaper in New York State!  After all, virtually everyone in my book about the Churchills and the Kennedy has either a British accent or a Boston/New England accent. Only the author has a New York accent. And both families in my book deal a lot with Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook and the Duke of Devonshire! 
Could we go from "Masters of Sex" on Showtime to "When Lions Roar" with another hit on TV? Mmmmm.....

So let's hear an excerpt from Edward Cuddihy in The Buffalo News about this book
"Thomas Maier tapped into the mother lode when he chose to wrap Winston Churchill and Joseph P. Kennedy, along with their families and extended circle of famous friends, into the same volume. Between those two giants – one, a national leader and world inspiration, the other, a perfidious sel…