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Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PHI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Philadelphia 2004

Summary: Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE PHI

Goffman, Alice.

Summary: Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black communities. It has also torn at the lives of those on the outside. As arrest quotas and high tech surveillance criminalize entire blocks, a climate of fear and suspicion pervades daily life, not only for young men entangled in the legal system,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307 GOF

Summary: Step up to the bar at Paddy's Pub and get into the crazy world of Dee, Charlie, Frank and Mac as they pursue even more outrageous subjects like cannibalism, glory-hole fixations, or Dennis's over-the-top sexual memoirs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ITS

Summary: Whether it's underage drinking, homophobia or smokers' rights, no subject is off limits for the hilariously warped gang at Paddy's Pub. The staff of this neighborhood bar takes dysfunction and political incorrectness to wickedly hilarious extremes. Knock one back with Mac, Charlie, Dennis, his sister Dee, and their nihilistic father Frank, as their twisted and self-obsessed worldviews lead to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD L

Summary: Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA INV

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Invincible 2006

Summary: Looks at the mystique surrounding chef and restaurateur Georges Perrier at the time leading up to the closing of his iconic Philadelphia restaurant Le Bec-Fin, which in Perrier's own estimation was the last true French restaurant in the U.S.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF KIN

Summary: John and Jen are journalists who are a newly married couple. Marley is the adopted puppy that no one wants, a high-strung lab who is virtually untrainable. Marley shreds cushions, destroys floors and walls and most everything in between. Instead of taking him to the pound, they love their dog and he faithfully loves them in return. John and Jen eventually have three children and Jen gives up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Marley 2008

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Contents: Essays. Collecting the image of America : Charles Willson Peale's The artist in his museum and Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre / Judith Russi Kirshner -- Painting the image of America : portraiture and genre in the 19th century / Elizabeth Milroy -- Americans in the landscape / D. Scott Atkinson -- American impressionism / Elizabeth Milroy -- America and the modernist spirit / D....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Museum of American Art 1987

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Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: When three men announce that they are suing the Rosato & DiNunzio law firm for reverse sex discrimination - claiming that they were not hired because they were men - Mary DiNunzio and Bennie Rosato are outraged. To make matters worse, their one male employee, John Foxman, intends to resign, claiming that there is some truth to this case. The plaintiffs' lawyer is Nick Machiavelli, who has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2018

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Summary: America's favorite back-stabbing bar owners are at it again in the outrageously over-the-top Season Eight of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia! Join the gang at Paddy's Pub for more disagreements, divisiveness, debauchery and depravity as Charlie and Dee find love among Philadelphia's high society, and Dennis crashes his ex-wife's wedding. Frank loses his memory - and his mind - in a hopeless...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ITS

Bakst, Dina

Summary: Provides practical tips for navigating the workplace while pregnant or being a new parent, covering such topics as morning sickness, maternity leave, and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BAK

Summary: Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. The story revolves around Ellis' fight to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s. Ultimately, Ellis leads the swimmers to the state championships.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2007

Summary: Step up to the bar with Mac, Dennis, Charlie, Dee and Frank, the outrageously inappropriate gang at Paddy's Pub, as they work together for a common cause, themselves! It's every man for himself as the gang tackles gay marriage, fights the class war, enjoys the high life on the high seas and does whatever it takes to figure out who knocked up Dee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IT'S

Summary: The gang returns for their most inappropriate adventures yet in season 9 of It's always sunny in Philadelphia. Once again, Paddy's Pub is the spot for clever cruelty and tasteless tomfoolery as Dee and Charlie get roped into a pyramid scheme and Dennis reveals he has super-powered erections. Season 9 also features "The Gang Saves The Day," the show's historic 100th episode. While trying to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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

Thomas, Gillian

Summary: "The 1964 Civil Rights Act is best known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, but it also revolutionized the lives of American women. Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate "because of sex." But Congress gave little guidance about how much it wanted to change in a "Mad Men" world where women played mainly supporting roles. It was up to the Supreme Court, then,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 THO

Summary: Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAB

Summary: An Amish boy witnesses a murder, and the cop on the case discovers it's part of a conspiracy in his department. Includes all-new special features including a five part documentary and much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER WIT

Summary: Join the dysfunctional gang at Paddy's Pub for another outrageous season. Whether they're giving a hooker an image makeover, hitting the beach at the Jersey Shore, preparing for the apocalypse, or simply engaging in a little good old-fashioned cyber-stalking, the gang delivers more trash-talking, half-baked insanity than ever before. Now, get ready to get fat with Mac and indulge in Season...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ITS

Biddle, Daniel R.

Summary: Octavius Valentine Catto was an orator who shared stages with Frederick Douglass, a second baseman on Philadelphia's best black baseball team, a teacher at the city's finest black school and an activist who fought in the state capital and on the streets for equal rights. With his racially-charged murder, the nation lost a civil rights pioneer-one who risked his life a century before Selma and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CATTO, OCTAVIUS BID

Summary: Warren Farrell protested alongside Gloria Steinem in support of women's rights and was even elected to the board of NOW-three times. But Farrell is also the author of Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap-and What Women Can Do About It. In this brief ABC News segment, John Stossel considers the opposing views of Farrell and Martha Burk, chair of the NCWO and author of Cult...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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England, Deborah C.

Summary: Discrimination and harassment can poison the work environment, undermine employee morale, and even lead to costly investigations and lawsuits. In the era of #MeToo, it's more important than ever to take steps to prevent harassment and discrimination, as well as appropriately respond when incidents do happen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.01 ENG

Summary: After finding a bagful of unmarked $100 bills, there were a million reasons for unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle to give the money back, but he couldn't think of one good enough.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Money 2003