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Hemmer, Nicole

Summary: "For decades, Ronald Reagan's name has served as shorthand for the entirety of the modern conservative movement. Contrary to conventional wisdom, however, Reaganism was, from today's vantage point, a brief digression in conservatism's history. In the 1980s, an unusual set of economic and political conditions and an unusually charismatic leader combined to win huge majorities for Reagan's vision...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 HEM

Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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Ronald, Susan

Summary: "Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald reveals the truth about Joseph P. Kennedy's shockingly controversial tenure as Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of World War II. On February 18, 1938, Joseph P. Kennedy was sworn in as US Ambassador to the Court ofSt. James. To say his appointment to the most prestigious and strategic diplomatic post in the world shocked the Establishment was an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOSEPH P. RON

Hersh, Burton.

Summary: An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the FBI director traces their shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths and considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy and Martin Luther King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 HER

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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

Swift, Will

Summary: Fresh interpretation of the ambassadorship of Joseph Kennedy and explores the intricate, often shifting relationships among Kennedy, Chamberlain, Churchill, and Roosevelt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KENNEDY FAMILY Swift

Summary: A doctor named Kevin Vigilante takes on the Kennedys in his first race for public office. He challenges Ted Kennedy's youngest son, Patrick, and gets the political education of a lifetime. Dedicated to running a clean fight, Vigilante soon finds himself in the midst of a mud slinging contest. With negative ads about Vigilante filling the airwaves, and John F. Kennedy, Jr. signing autographs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DocuRama 2005

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

Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles. On May 5, 2006, the New York Times ran two stories, 'Patrick Kennedy Crashes Car into Capitol Barrier' and then, several hours...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, PATRICK J. KEN

Kennedy, Caroline

Summary: A selection of more than 300 images collected by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (many never seen before) that capture the formative years of a uniquely American dynasty and detail the family's progress as it grows from a pair of turn-of-the-century newlyweds into a populous, vibrant clan of hopeful young men and women on the brink of their brilliant destinies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KENNEDY FAMILY KEN

Summary: Television miniseries chronicling the lives of the Kennedys during the 1960s. Dramatizes the scandal, tragedy, public greatness and private frailty of America's first "royal" family during one of the most momentous decades in history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kennedys Production (Ontario), inc. 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD KEN

Koehler-Pentacoff, Elizabeth.

Summary: Throughout her childhood, Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff frequently visited Rosemary Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy’s sister. Why? Koehler-Pentacoff’s aunt, Sister Paulus Koehler, a Franciscan nun, was Rosemary’s devoted caregiver at St. Coletta in Jefferson, Wisconsin for fifteen years and her driver and travel companion for over thirty. The resulting book, which will be will be the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bancroft Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROSEMARY KOE

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Summary: Introduces 6 main characters of the American Revolution. Promotes interest in reading of biography with comedy, tragedy, error, foolishness, courage and persistence that is relevant to life today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JEA

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG STA

Conroy, Pat

Summary: A powerful and intimate memoir by the beloved best-selling author of The Prince of Tides about his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, and a re-affirmation that love can conquer even the meanest of men.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CONROY, PAT CON

Leahy, Patrick J.

Summary: "In his landmark memoir The Road Taken, Patrick Leahy looks back on a life lived on the front lines of American politics. As the senior-most member and de facto dean of the chamber, Senator Leahy has been a key author of the American story. Leahy established himself as a moral leader and liberal pioneer over four decades spanning nine presidential administrations. [...] The Road Taken is also a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LEAHY LEA

Summary: Dramatizes the life of Congolese revolutionary, Patrice Lumumba, who lead his country to independence from Belgium in 1960. He served, for less than a year, as the first elected prime minister until he was brutally assassinated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LUM

Burton, Jeffrey

Summary: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with five little leprechauns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2022

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Modiano, Patrick

Summary: Born at the close of World War II, 2014 Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano was a young man in his twenties when he burst onto the Parisian literary scene with these three brilliant, angry novels about the wartime Occupation of Paris. The epigraph to his first novel, among the first to seriously question Nazi collaboration in France, reads: "In June 1942 a German officer goes up to a young man...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Leamer, Laurence.

Summary: Focuses on Joseph P. Kennedy's sons and grandsons in the years following the assassination of JFK and features an account of John F. Kennedy, Jr.'s life as remembered by ten of his closest friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KENNEDY FAMILY LEA

Smith, Jean Kennedy

Summary: The last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy presents an intimate portrait of her family's shared life that describes how her parents would encourage their children to discuss current events, forge a strong work ethic, and appreciate the sacrifices of their ancestors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KENNEDY SMI

McNamara, Eileen

Summary: Examines the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, covering her Stanford education, her inspirational relationship with her sister Rosemary, her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens, and her role as founder of the Special Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRIVER, EUNICE KENNEDY MCN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B SHRIVER MCN

Nasaw, David.

Summary: Draws on exclusive access to the subject's records to offer insight into his shrewd financial talents and considerable ambition for his family, discussing the controversies surrounding his character and his role in several mainstream political events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOSEPH P. NAS

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