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Kavanagh, Julie

Summary: "One sunlit evening, May 6, 1882, Lord Frederick Cavendish and Thomas Burke, Chief Secretary and Undersecretary for Ireland, were ambushed and stabbed to death while strolling through Phoenix Park in Dublin. The murders were funded by American supporters of Irish independence and carried out by the Invincibles, a militant faction of republicans armed with specially-made surgeon's blades. They...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5 KAV

Miller, Sarah

Summary: "The thrilling story of Mary Surratt, the first woman to be executed by the US government for her alleged involvement in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7092 MIL

Summary: Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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O'Keefe, Emily

Contents: Fast facts -- A visit to Bosnia -- The Archduke and the Emporer -- The Black Hand -- The assassination -- The First World War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 OKE

Jarrow, Gail

Summary: "James Abram Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, was assassinated when he was shot by Charles Guiteau in July 1881, less than four months after he was elected president. But Garfield didn't actually die until 80 days later. In this page-turner, award-winning author Gail Jarrow delves into the fascinating story of the relationship between Garfield and Guiteau, and relates the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.84 JAR

Summary: At Kunugigaoka Junior High School, Assassination Classroom class 3-E is the lowest of the low. With abysmal test scores and no future prospects, they've been given up on and hidden away from the main campus at the top of a deserted mountain. But when a super-powered tentacled creature with a thirst for destruction becomes their new teacher, they've got a brand new assignment to get them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Follows the students of the assassination classroom in their second term.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Productions, Ltd. 2017

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Summary: After the battle with Itona, the students of Class 3-E settle back into a normal routine. Well, normal for a class filled with would-be assassins! As the weather turns warm, the class can₂t afford to laze about, and up their training under the guidance of Karasuma. But with the semester already half over, the government decides to send a new teacher to take over their training. Are his methods...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Follows the students of the assassination classroom as they finish their second term.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Productions, Ltd. 2017

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Summary: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER MAN

Rosenberg, Joel C.

Summary: "Marcus Ryker has spent his entire career studying killers. One thing he knows for sure: a peace summit is the ultimate stage for an assassination. President Andrew Clarke is determined to announce his historic peace plan from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. But when senior American officials who support the plan begin violently dying, Clarke orders Ryker and his team of CIA operatives to hunt...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ROS

Summary: Follows the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a lawyer in South Africa to his role as India's spiritual leader by using his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest that helped end British rule. Centers on the extraordinary man who fought for a nonviolent, peaceful existence and set an entire nation free.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GAN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy to kill him four years earlier, in 1861, literally on his way to Washington, D.C., for his first inauguration. The conspirators were part of a pro-Southern secret society that didn't want an antislavery president in the White House. They planned an elaborate scheme to assassinate...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 973.7092 MEL

Stocklassa, Jan

Summary: When Stieg Larsson died, the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo had been working on a true mystery that out-twisted his Millennium novels: the assassination on February 28, 1986, of Olof Palme, the Swedish prime minister. It was the first time in history that a head of state had been murdered without a clue who had done it, and on a Stockholm street at point-blank range. Internationally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Crossing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 STO

Matsui, Yūsei

Summary: "Koro Sensei's lessons in verbal defense are put to the test when Karma must use his brains instead of his brawn to rescue a classmate. Then things finally begin to go smoothly for the students of 3-E. Everyone receives some good news about their futures, and Nagisa settles on a career goal. But the peace is broken when the world's nations miraculously manage to coordinate their efforts long...

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Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2017

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Summary: Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated from his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SHO

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD SHO

Goldsmith, Kenneth.

Summary: "What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? In Seven American Deaths and Disasters, Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the series of Andy Warhol paintings by the same name,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.54 GOL

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: In 1582 thirteen-year-old Emilia Bassano is a lute player and aspiring playwright who stumbles on a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth, and is recruited by Sir Francis Walsingham to go to the castle where Mary Queen of Scots is being held and discover who is responsible for the plot.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HOP

Summary: In 1961, Secretary General of the UN Dag Hammarskjold died in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia while en route to ceasefire negotiations between non-combatant UN forces and troops from the breakaway state of Katanga. What started as conspiracy theories have evolved into a growing consensus that Hammarskjold and fifteen other people were shot down, inciting the UN to reopen the case on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF COL

Summary: Litvinenko, a former Russian spy dies in a London hospital, but not before naming his murderer. Poisoned with the deadliest substance known to man detectives dive into a high-stakes murder investigation. Can they find justice for Litvinenko's family?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2023

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIT

Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA JUL

Carroll, Rory

Summary: "A bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at 2:54 a.m. on October 12, 1984. It was the last day of the Conservative Party Conference at the Grand Hotel in the coastal town of Brighton, England. Rooms were obliterated, dozens of people wounded, five killed. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was in her suite when the explosion occurred; had she been just a few feet in another...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.325 CAR

Summary: The audacious murder of Kim Jong-un's brother in a crowded Malaysian airport sparked a worldwide media frenzy. At the center of the investigation are two young women who are either cold-blooded killers or unwitting pawns in a political assassination. Assassins goes beyond the headlines to question every angle of this case, from human trafficking to geopolitical espionage to the secretive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ASS

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ASS

Summary: One year after the violent attack on the Pickett family, Joe and Marybeth try to pick up the pieces and move forward together. Joe journeys deep into the forest on the mysterious Bermuda Mountain in search of a lost hunter and makes a grim discovery. Meanwhile, Marybeth throws herself into her legal work in an effort to forget the loss her family suffered. This three-disc DVD collection...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV JOE

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