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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Burrell, Paul

Summary: A former butler for Princess Diana who became her trusted confidant recalls his ten years of service to the princess, separating the truth from the myths of her life to offer his insights into her years as a member of the royal family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIA

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

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

Rubin, Robert

Summary: A biography of the Detroit Tiger star who is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players in history and who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1978

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 RUB

Stanton, Tom

Summary: Chronicles the relationship between American baseball legends and archrivals Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth against the backdrop of a little-known series of charity golf matches called "The Has-Beens Golf Championship" in 1941.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.35 Stanton 2007

Stump, Al.

Summary: Biography of American baseball player Ty Cobb discussing his life, baseball career, and personality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 COBB, TY STU

Hilliam, David.

Summary: Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. Group 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.18 HIL

Summary: After serving as a combat infantryman with the 4th Division in Vietnam, forty-seven years later, Keenan returns to Vietnam on a mission. First to meet, speak and make peace with his former enemy, members of the North Vietnamese Army. Second, to return to the scene of a horrific battle, Hill 1338, near Dakto in the Central Highlands and climb it once again. Keenan will share his personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TADL 2015

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

Purnell, Karl H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 PUR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kasischke, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAS

DeKok, David.

Summary: " On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot 2014

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

Jones, Howard

Summary: "In this raw, searing new narrative account, Howard Jones reopens the case of My Lai by examining individual accounts of both victims and soldiers through extensive archival and original research. Jones evokes the horror of the event itself, the attempt to suppress it, as well as the response to Calley's sentence and the seemingly unanswerable question of whether he had merely been following...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 JON

Soos, Troy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SOO

Hornbaker, Tim.

Summary: During his twenty-four-year career, Ty Cobb was an MVP, Triple Crown-winner, twelve-time batting champion, and was elected in the inaugural ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame (along with Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson). As someone who retired from the game over eighty-five years ago, he is still the leader for career batting average, second in runs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sports Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COBB, TY HOR

Leerhsen, Charles.

Summary: "Finally--a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb. Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player who ever lived. His lifetime batting average is still the highest of all time, and when he retired in 1928, after twenty-one years with the Detroit Tigers and two with the Philadelphia Athletics, he held more than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COBB, TY LEE

Stanton, Tom

Summary: The story of the decades-long relationship between two legends of American baseball--arch-rivals Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth--is set against the backdrop of a little-known series of 1941 charity golf matches, known as the Has-Beens Golf Championship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 STA

Talbot, David

Summary: Journalist Talbot sheds a dramatic new light on the tumultuous inner life of the Kennedy presidency and its stunning aftermath. The book begins on the shattering afternoon of November 22, 1963, as a grief-stricken Robert Kennedy urgently demands answers about the assassination of his brother, then shifts back in time, revealing the shadowy conflicts that tore apart the Kennedy administration,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 TAL

Bannister, Nonna

Contents: Boarding the train -- Baby Sarah -- Before the Holocaust -- Move to Taganrog -- Move to Rostov-on-Don -- A day in the park -- The depression in Russia: Stalin's power -- Winter vacation with babushka at the dacha -- Our journey by train -- Homecoming welcome -- Our fun time begins -- Christmas church service -- Christmas Day 1932 -- Reflections on childhood -- Back to reality: 1933 -- Troubled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 BANNISTER, NONNA BAN

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: "With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny. God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office in more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 TEX

Summary: The words 'My Lai' are seared into our memories of the Vietnam War, but few know what really happened in the small Vietnamese village on March 16, 1968. Now, drawing on 400 hours of recently discovered audio recordings and new interviews with participants, eye witnesses, and investigators, the complete story can finally be told about one of the most shocking atrocities in modern times, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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