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Summary: On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. In this documentary film, the director travels to small towns and major cities in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas to explore the fallout of the disaster on the people of the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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

Landau, Elaine.

Summary: Presents facts about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that began on April 20, 2010.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2011

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Farrell, Courtney.

Summary: Explains the causes behind the BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill; the effect on workers, animals, and the environment; and what is being done to help the Gulf Coast recover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7382 FAR

Jacobs, Daniel

Summary: Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the April 2010 blowout at a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico. The accident destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and killed eleven people. The resulting offshore oil discharge, the largest ever in the United States, polluted much of the Gulf for months, wreaking havoc on its inhabitants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.8 JAC

Konrad, John.

Summary: Draws on first-person accounts to examine the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig explosion and the offshore-drilling culture that laid the groundwork for the disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 KON

Cooper, Thomas.

Summary: When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. At the center of it all is Gus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Wahlberg, Mark

Summary: The story of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, which took place in 2010.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DEE

Ryan, April

Summary: In The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan gives readers a compelling and personal behind-the-scenes look at race relations in contemporary America from the epicenter of American power and policy making--the White House, her beat since 1997. On behalf of the American Urban Radio Networks, and through her "Fabric of America" news blog, she delivers her readership and listeners...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 RYA

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

Carpenter, Amanda B.

Summary: In Gaslighting America, Carpenter breaks down Trump's formula, showing why it's practically foolproof, playing his victims, the media, the Democrats, and the Republican fence-sitters perfectly. She traces how this tactic started with Nixon, gained traction with Bill Clinton, and exploded under Trump

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Friedman, Thomas L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 FRI

Mitchell, Greg

Contents: 2003, January. on the war path -- My 9/11 story and Iraq's -- February. Ellsberg : have the media learned lessons of Vietnam? -- Powell conquers the media -- Schanberg hits the ground rules running -- March. Eleven questions we wish they'd asked -- Rummy meets Mcnamara -- April. Moyers : beginning of the end or just the beginning? -- May. Back in the daze of 'mission accomplished' -- July....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 MIT

Summary: From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 REP

Summary: From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 REP

Goldberg, Bernard

Summary: Goldberg contends that the mainstream media crossed an important line in the 2008 presidential race, moving from a liberal bias to crass partisianship as spin doctors for Barack Obama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery 2009

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Holzer, Harold.

Summary: Lincoln believed that ‘with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.’ Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln’s leadership by showing us how deftly he managed his relations with the press of his day to move public opinion forward to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM HOL

Kurtz, Howard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.929 Kurtz

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Solomon, Steve.

Summary: Presents advice on how to improve growing soil, discussing some of the current misconceptions about soil and providing the best methods for adding enhancements that will produce nutrient-dense foods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 SOL

Isikoff, Michael.

Summary: Written by veteran journalists, this is the inside story of how President Bush took the nation to war using faulty and fraudulent intelligence. It takes us behind the scenes at the Bush White House, the CIA, the Pentagon, the State Department, and Congress to answer all the vital questions about how the Bush administration came to invade Iraq. Filled with new revelations, Hubris is a narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.70 ISI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 ISI

Castner, Brian.

Summary: "When Brian Castner, an Iraq War vet, learns that his friend and EOD brother Matt has been killed by an IED in Afghanistan, he goes to console Matt's widow, but he also begins a personal investigation. Is the bomb maker who killed Matt the same man American forces have been hunting since Iraq, known as the Engineer? In this nonfiction thriller Castner takes us inside the manhunt for this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 358 CAS

Myers, Dee Dee.

Summary: When President Bill Clinton was elected, Dee Dee Myers was told she would act as his Press Secretary--but only for the transition. There was no guarantee she would keep the position after his inauguration. But in January 1993, Myers did become Press Secretary--the youngest person ever and the only woman ever to hold the position. As she writes, "I wasn't the first woman to be the first woman,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.920 MYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.929 Myers
1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9290 MYE

Roberts, Gene.

Summary: This is the story of how America awakened to its race problem, of how a nation that longed for unity after World War II came instead to see, hear, and learn about the shocking indignities and injustices of racial segregation in the South--and the brutality used to enforce it. It is the story of how the nation's press, after decades of ignoring the problem, came to recognize the importance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 070.4493 ROB

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Summary: Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir "The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan", which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WHI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Whiskey 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WHI RATED R