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Summary: Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees, and a chance at new beginnings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Investigates the torture and killing of an innocent Afghani taxi driver in a gripping probe into reckless abuses of government power. This stunningly crafted narrative demonstrates how one man's life and death symbolizes the erosion of our civil rights.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Looks like there's a new threat rising in the land of Arcadia: Minibosses! Boss Monster: Rise of the Minibosses is an all new standalone set that can integrate with the previous two Boss Monster Base sets and all previous expansions. As before, players will build up their dungeon (with graphics inspired by classic video games) in order to lure in heroes and defeat them before they reach your...

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Brotherwise Games, LLC 2017

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1 available in Games, Call number: GAME BOS

Summary: From out of the shadows comes this final collection of hard-to-find noir classics: The Crimson Kimono (1959); The Lineup (1958); The Shadow in the Window (1956); The Long Haul (1957); Pickup Alley (1957); The Tijuana Story (1957); She Played with Fire (1957); The Case Against Brooklyn (1958); and Man on a String (1960).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

Herrington, Lisa M.

Summary: Young learners will love reading about the amazing animal diversity that can be found across America. They'll learn about bears, wolves, raptors, and more all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599 HER

Freeman, Sally Mott

Summary: Documents the extraordinary story of three brothers in World War II, describing the rescue mission launched by the elder two when their youngest brother was declared missing in action in the Philippines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FRE

Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOC

Summary: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld in an increasingly desperate, and dangerous attempt to get his brother out of jail. Over the course of one adrenalized night Constantine finds himself on a mad descent into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY GOO

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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Summary: This program explains how the transcontinental railroad was built, and then how it opened up the West to European settlers and brought on the extermination of the buffalo and the defeat of Southern Plains Indian tribes. Viewers will witness the transformation through first-person accounts from Native Americans, European immigrants, Chinese laborers, buffalo hunters, homesteaders from the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1996

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Bard, Elizabeth.

Summary: This a memoir about a young American woman caught up in two passionate love affairs--one with her new beau, Gwendal, the other with French cuisine. Bard packs her bags to begin a new life in the most romantic of cities. She finds that the deeper she immerses herself in French cuisine, the more Paris itself begins to translate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BARD, ELIZABETH BAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 944.361 BARD

Punke, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books/Collins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.64 PUN

Fieseler, Robert W.

Summary: A reconstruction of the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans' subterranean gay community describes how the Up Stairs Lounge and dozens of innocent patrons were targeted in what became a catalyzing event in the gay liberation movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 FIE

Summary: Harold and Kumar take an ill-fated flight to Amsterdam, but Kumar's suspicious-looking bong is mistaken for a bomb. Their arrest prompts a racist Homeland Security official to send the boys to indefinite lockup at Guantanamo Bay. Once there, they watch as beefy guards sexually subjugate 'enemy combatants.' The guys manage to get away and make it back to the U.S., hoping the well-connected...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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

Groot, Tracy

Summary: Three young Confederates and an entire town come face-to-face with Andersonville Prison's atrocities and learn the cost of compassion, when withheld and when given.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Summary: Welcome to Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison or OZ. As run by Tim McManus and overseen by Warden Leo Glenn, Em City is about prisoner rehabilitation over public retribution. No matter how hardened a criminal or killer, whether you're in for a few years or in for life, you have a role to play. Once inside, choose your friends carefully.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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Summary: The program traces how decisions made in Washington, D.C. in the immediate aftermath of September 11th led to a robust interrogation policy that laid the groundwork for prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, and Iraq. The program provides the context for understanding how the rules were confused, how lines of authority were blurred, and what happens when the authorization of "coercive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Video 2005

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

Summary: Seventeen teenage lawbreakers spend a day inside Rahway State Prison (later East Jersey State Prison) with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. A selected group of convicts ("The Lifers") give the youth an in-your-face, no-holds-barred account about life in prison, in hopes of "scaring them straight". Twenty years later, filmmaker Arnold Shapiro catches up with both the kids and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: It started as photographs taken by soldiers of the abuse and torture prisoners were suffering in Abu Ghraib prison, and turned into a media frenzy full of scandal and cover-ups. One of the most notorious moments in recent U.S. military history is examined, through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments of events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Johnston, Terry C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1996

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Summary: Step up to the bar at Paddy's Pub and get into the crazy world of Dee, Charlie, Frank and Mac as they pursue even more outrageous subjects like cannibalism, glory-hole fixations, or Dennis's over-the-top sexual memoirs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: A former boxer turned drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The daily activities of the prisoners and employees of Emerald City, an experimental unit of Oswald Maximum Security Prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV OZ

Summary: An in-depth look at the notorious 2015 escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, New York State's largest maximum security prison. The film gives a voice to current corrections officers whose lives have been impacted by the fallout and cannot speak to media, per state law. Including interviews with retired officers, state officials, and local law enforcement, the film explores circumstances...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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