Summary: It examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana, a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide, to follow a local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court's Citizens United decision.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DAR
Summary: Inspired by the true story of the biggest bank heist of all time, Harry Barber recounts how in 1972 a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempted to steal $30 million in illegal campaign contributions from President Richard Nixon's secret fund. But the plan quickly goes sideways, prompting the biggest manhunt in FBI history with more than 125 agents assigned to the case.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2019
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Summary: "Have you ever wondered why presidential candidates need money for their campaigns? How do they get the funds they need to succeed in politics? This book focuses on how and where presidential candidates obtain the money to help them run for the country's highest office. Readers will learn about the history of campaign fund-raising and discover how candidates in different time periods approached...
Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.7 LIN
Summary: "A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy. Control of the country is up for grabs--and Republicans have been rigging the game in their favor. Twenty-two states have passed restrictions on voting. Ruthless gerrymandering has given the GOP a long-term grip on Congress. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has eviscerated campaign finance laws,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 ROT
Summary: A former governor who ran on an independent ticket argues that the two-party system is fundamentally corrupt and asserts that a no-party system could save American democracy.
Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2012