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Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge, and America's race to the moon. On May 25, 1961, JFK made an astonishing announcement: his goal of putting a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 BRI
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 BRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.40973 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: The heavy U.S. and British warships poised in the English Channel had eighteen targets on their bombardment list for D-Day morning. The 100-foot promontory known as Pointe du Hoc--where six big German guns were ensconced--was number one. General Omar Bradley called knocking out the Nazi defenses at the Pointe the toughest of any task assigned on June 6, 1944. Under the bulldoggish command of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5421 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: An account of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it left in New Orleans and across the Gulf Coast documents the events and repercussions of the tragedy and its aftermath and the ongoing crisis confronting the region.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.335 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A tribute to Alaska's wilderness regions details key preservation activities, leading contributors, and historical events.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 333.72 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: "July 20, 1969. It's a day that has earned a spot in history. It's the day that America was the first nation to succeed in sending two astronauts--Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong--to the moon. But what led to this unforgettable event? What were the stakes riding on the Apollo 11's safe landing? In acclaimed author Douglas Brinkley's first young readers' edition, space fans will get the riveting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.922 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A biography of the first president to be sworn into office as a result of his predecessor's resignation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 959.7043 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 Brinkley

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as "the most trusted man in America." Yet this very public figure was a remarkably private man. Drawing on unprecedented access to Cronkite's private papers as well as interviews with his family and friends, Douglas Brinkley now brings this American icon into focus as never before. Brinkley traces Cronkite's story from his roots in Missouri and Texas...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2012

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Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRONKITE, WALTER BRI

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: Douglas Brinkley's Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision. Now Brinkley turns his attention to another indefatigable environmental leader--Theodore's distant cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt--chronicling his essential yet undersung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the premier protector of America's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: The heavy U.S. and British warships poised in the English Channel had eighteen targets on their bombardment list for D-Day morning. The 100-foot promontory known as Pointe du Hoc--where six big German guns were ensconced--was number one. General Omar Bradley called knocking out the Nazi defenses at the Pointe the toughest of any task assigned on June 6, 1944. Under the bulldoggish command of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: Rosa Parks, an African American seamstress in 1955 Alabama, had no idea she was changing history when, work-weary, she refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus. Today, she is immortalized for the defiance that sent her to jail and triggered a bus boycott that catapulted Martin Luther King, Jr., into the national spotlight. Who was she, before and after her historic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PARKS, ROSA BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.7 Brinkley 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORD, HENRY BRI

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite. An acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring detail and depth to this deeply personal portrait. He also interviewed nearly two hundred of Cronkite's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins US 2012

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Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: "After Katrina, newscasts projected images of heartbreaking grief and unparalleled destruction to a nation of horrified citizens. As the full extent of this tragedy became clear, Americans began to level fierce allegations of incompetence at FEMA, the mayor of New Orleans, and the governor of Louisiana. Brinkley, himself displaced by the storm, provides a meticulously detailed account of these...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 976.335 Bri

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A riveting history of America's most beautiful natural resources, The Quiet World documents the heroic fight waged by the U.S. federal government from 1879 to 1960 to save wild Alaska—Mount McKinley, the Tongass and Chugach national forests, Gates of the Arctic, Glacier Bay, Lake Clark, and the Coastal Plain of the Beaufort Sea, among other treasured landscapes—from the extraction industries....

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: An extraordinary and timeless biography that looks at the influence the natural world played on Theodore Roosevelt. Evaluates Theodore Roosevelt's role in launching modern conservationsim, identifying the contributions of such influences as James Audubon and John Muir while describing how Roosevelt's exposure to natural wonders in his early life shaped his environmental values.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Bri

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roosevelt 2009

Summary: "A classic collection of primary source accounts covering the history of the United States, now in a new format, abridged, and brought up to the present day"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 Wit

Summary: Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE FIV

Summary: "A selection of transcribed audio recordings from 1973 covers Nixon and Kissinger's private knowledge of flaws in the 1973 Vietnam peace agreement and the early warnings about the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East,"--Novelist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 BRI

Summary: Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceeded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans, a catastrophe during which the divide between race and class lines has never been more pronounced.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 WOR

Hellwig, Carol.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Cable Satellite Corporation 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.099 LAM