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Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Leebaert, Derek.

Summary: This first cohesively integrated history of the Cold War is replete with important lessons for today. Drawing upon literature, strategy, biography, and economics--plus an inside perspective from the intelligence community--Derek Leebaert explores what Americans sacrificed at the same time that they achieved the longest great-power peace since Rome fell. Why did they commit so much in wealth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 LEE

Summary: "Immediately following World War II, former allies the United States and the Soviet Union began an open yet restricted rivalry that became known as the Cold War and played out around the world until the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991. Many conflicts, such as the Chinese Civil War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Arab-Israeli wars, acted as proxy wars for the U.S.-Soviet competition....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 909 COL

Firme, Tom

Summary: "Learn about the history of the Cold War (1945-1991) in this volume of History Summarized. Each volume in this series concisely surveys a major historical event or interrelated series of events or a major cultural, economic, political, or social movement." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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Summary: A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Medina, Nico

Summary: Describes the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to divide the city of Berlin to its destruction in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Ariosto, David

Summary: "An exploration of Cuba's Cold War mindset and a people in the throes of transition, with tales of run-ins with spies, secret backrooms, and empty grocery shelves. Fidel Castro is dead. Donald Trump is in the White House. And to most outsiders, the fate of Cuba has never been more uncertain. But those who look close enough realize the blueprints for the island's next revolution may be etched in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ARIOSTO ARI

Brown, Brian

Summary: "From UFOs to Dr. Strangelove, LSD experiments to Richard Nixon, author Brian T. Brown investigates the paranoid, panicked history of the Cold War" -- From book jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 BRO

Hoffman, David E. (David Emanuel)

Summary: During the Cold War, superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals containing the explosive power of one million Hiroshimas. The Soviet Union secretly plotted to create the "Dead Hand," a system designed to launch an automatic retaliatory nuclear strike on the United States, and developed a fearsome biological warfare machine. President Ronald Reagan, hoping to awe the Soviets into submission, pushed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.82 HOF

Rice, Earle.

Summary: Presents a history of the tense, often combative, relations between Soviet Russia and the United States from the end of World War II to the fall of communism in 1989.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 327.73047 RIC

Westad, Odd Arne

Summary: "We tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of the ashes of World War II and coming to a dramatic end with the collapse of the Soviet Union. But in this major new work, Bancroft Prize-winning scholar Odd Arne Westad argues that the Cold War must be understood as a global ideological confrontation, with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WES

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: In 1946, special agent James Cronley Jr. uncovers evidence of a stolen fortune in the hands of Odessa while tracking down two escaped Nazi war criminals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Engel, Jeffrey A.

Summary: "The untold story of how George H. W. Bush faced a critical turning point of history--the end of the Cold War--based on unprecedented access to heretofore classified documents and dozens of interviews with key policymakers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.928 ENG

Summary: The Cold War heats up when a KGB defector exposes Operation Glass, a potentially devastating Soviet plot to activate sleeper agents across the UK. The charismatic but paranoid head of MI-5, known simply as 'Daddy', assembles a secret committee of spies and intelligence officers to investigate. They're the only colleagues he trusts in a world of double agents and lies, but has he chosen well?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GAM

Emrys, Ruthanna

Summary: "Two decades ago the U.S. Government rounded up the people of Innsmouth and took them to a desert prison, far from their ocean, their Deep One ancestors, and their sleeping god, Cthulhu. Only Aphra and Caleb Marsh survived the camps, emerging without a past or a future. Now it's 1949, and the government that stole Aphra's life needs her help. FBI Agent Ron Spector believes that Communist spies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EMR

Fesperman, Dan

Summary: "A new novel from Dan Fesperman is always a twisty, well-plotted, intelligent delight. And Safe Houses is no exception. The germ of the story begins in West Berlin in 1979. Helen Abell oversees the CIA's network of safe houses, rare havens for field agents and case officers amidst the dangerous milieu of a city in the grips of the Cold War. But during her routine inspection of an agency...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FES

Graff, Garrett M.

Summary: "The eye-opening truth about the government's secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil--even if the rest of us die--a roadmap that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 GRA

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: "Oleg Gordievsky was a spy like no other. The product of a KGB family and the best Soviet institutions, the savvy Russian eventually saw the lies and terrors of the regime for what they were, a realization that turned him irretrievably toward the West. His career eventually brought him to the highest post in the KGB's London station-but throughout that time he was secretly working for MI6, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAC

Piper, Karen Lynnea

Summary: "A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PIPER, KAREN PIP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Piper 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B PIPER PIP

Gobbell, John J.

Summary: It is 1968, a time when global upheaval seemed the norm. The war in Southeast Asia rages along with prolonged civil unrest at home. Amongst all this, turncoat Navy Warrant Officer Johnie Walker begins an extended relationship with the Soviet Union by selling top-secret crypto key lists. This prompts the Soviets to order their friends, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), to seize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: StarboardSide Productions 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOB

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: January 1946: Two WACs leave an officers' club in Munich, and four Soviet NKGB agents kidnap them at knifepoint in the parking lot and shove them in the back of an ambulance. That is the agents' first mistake, and their last. One of the WACs, a blond woman improbably named Claudette Colbert, works for the new Directorate of Central Intelligence, and three of the men end up dead and the fourth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRI

Griffin, W. E. B.

Summary: When Jim Cronley hears he's just won the Legion of Merit, he figures there's another shoe to drop, and it's a big one: he's out as Chief, DCI-Europe. His new assignments couldn't be bigger: protect the US chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg trials, and dismantle Odessa, an organization dedicated to helping Nazi war criminals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FICTION GRI

Krasikov, Sana

Summary: When the Great Depression hits, Florence Fein leaves Brooklyn College for what appears to be a plum job in Moscow--and the promise of love and independence. But once in Russia, she quickly becomes entangled in a country she can't escape. Many years later, Florence's son, Julian, will make the opposite journey, immigrating back to the United States. His work in the oil industry takes him on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KRA

Lichtblau, Eric.

Summary: "The shocking story of how America became one of the world's safest postwar havens for Nazis. Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed to sneak in and who eventually were exposed by Nazi hunters. But the truth is much worse, and has been covered up for decades: the CIA and FBI...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.1 LIC

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