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Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward examines the struggle between President Obama and the United States Congress to manage federal spending and tax policy for the three and one half years between 2009 and the summer of 2012. More than half the book focuses on the intense 44-day crisis in June and July 2011 when the United States came to the brink of a potentially catastrophic default on its debt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.973 WOO

Kramer, Mattea/ Comerford, Jo (CON)/ Dana, Samantha (CON)/ Heady, Sheila (CON)/ Hellman, Chris (CON)

Summary: From history of the budget process to detail about the ongoing conflict in Washington, from charts explaining where every federal dollar goes to simple explanations of budget terminology, this book about the federal budget also covers up-to-the-minute numbers and an explanation of President Obamas 2013 budget request.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlink Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 352.4 KRA

Wessel, David.

Summary: Presents a narrative analysis of the federal budget that reveals how funds were actually spent in 2011, evaluating the roles of such contributors as Jacob Lew, Douglas Elmendorf, and Pete Peterson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 336.73 WES

Osborne, David

Contents: Getting a grip on the problem -- Setting the price of government -- Setting the priorities of government : buying results that citizens value (at the price they are willing to pay) -- Strategic reviews : divesting to invest -- Consolidation : smart mergers -- Rightsizing : the right work, the right way, with the right staff -- Buying services competitively -- Rewarding performance, not good...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 352.4 OSB

Summary: Between 1970 and 1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch movies: The allegorical freak-out "El topo," the graphic horror of "Night of the living dead," the outrageous filth fest "Pink flamingos," outlaw reggae's "The harder they come," the phenomenal "Rocky horror picture show," and the darkly disturbing "Eraserhead." Discover the stories behind the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: "I.O.U.S.A. tells the story of America in debt. Faced with key deficits in budget, savings, trade and leadership, increased foreign competition and ballooning financial obligations, the federal government is critically overextended. With the economy already in shambles, 78 million baby boomers are now expecting retirement benefits from their indebted federal government. Weaving together...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I.O.U.

Beck, Glenn.

Summary: Beck briefly surveys more than two centures of American political history to describe how the country has been "broken"--Spiritually, politically, and financially--and advocates a return to core values to restore America's economic and spiritual health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 320.973 BEC

Bussing-Burks, Marie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apress 0000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 336.34 BUS

Levy, Emanuel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.433 LEV

Danger, Kimberly.

Contents: Get organized to save -- Shop smarter : grocery shopping strategies -- Where to shop for savings -- Eat healthy for less -- Stocking your kitchen -- Cooking frugally and efficiently -- But I don't cook! -- Family foods : feeding the little ones affordably -- Afterword -- Food assistance and charities -- Ingredient substitutions -- Measurement equivalencies -- About the author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.31 DAN

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: "The story of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave who risked everything to escape the nation's capital and reach freedom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JUDGE, ONA DUN