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Summary: "Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." --Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DEP

Summary: Documentary about Theodore Roosevelt. Explores the influence of Roosevelt's childhood, his rise to the U.S. Presidency, and the years after he left office.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TR

Summary: Professor Gates' journey continues as a weekly series that will look at an ever-widening spectrum of our nation's fascinating ethnic mixture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Summary: No soldier in modern history has been more admired or more reviled than Douglas MacArthur. A thorough portrait of a complex, imposing and fascinating general.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAC

Summary: The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mindbending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Summary: Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SLA

Summary: "Depression: out of the Shadows tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." From container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc De

Summary: "Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edison and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would become most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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

Summary: When a devastating famine descended on Soviet Russia in 1921, Americans responded with a massive two-year relief campaign, championed by a new Secretary of Commerce, 'The Great Humanitarian' Herbert Hoover, an operation hailed for its efficiency, grit, and generosity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Summary: Examines the efforts of the Children's Aid Society in New York, organized by minister Charles Loring Brace, which from 1853 to 1929 sent over 100,000 unwanted and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ORP RATED NR

Summary: "RFK, a new biography of Robert Kennedy ... takes as its theme lines from Aeschylus that Kennedy could recite from memory: "He who learns must suffer." RFK is a tragedy in two acts. In part one: The garish sun, Robert Kennedy devotes himself to his glamorous brother John, suppressing his own ambitions for the sake of the Kennedy name. In part two: The awful grace of God, after an assassin's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RFK

Summary: This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Summary: The draught of 1931 brought financial and emotional ruin to thousands of families in the Southern Plains. Dust Bowl was America's worst ecological disaster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUR

Summary: The all-American story of two Midwestern boys who truly believed they could fly, Orville and Wilbur Wright. Discover little-known facts about these visionary brothers and their flying machines that changed the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WRI

Summary: The thrilling, eye-opening chapter you've been waiting for. Witness the beginning of the X-Men universe. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD XME

Summary: Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Frost 2009

Summary: Tells how the Oakland Athletics general manager, Billy Beane, tried to use statistics to find better players without resorting to the larger budgets big-market teams were able to employ.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MON

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MON

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON RATED PG-13

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Moneyball 2012

Baron, Michael.

Summary: Reviewers have rejoiced in Michael Baron's "emotionally charged relationships" ( RT Book Reviews ), "deep sensitivity" (#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs), and "talent and depth" ( Romance Writers Reviews ), while calling his work "a masterpiece" ( Book Reviews R Us ), "unforgettable" ( Fresh Fiction ), and "beautiful" ( My Book Retreat ). Now Baron presents us with his first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Story Plant 2011

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