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Bilott, Robert

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: An unforgettable David and Goliath-style legal drama about malice and manipulation, the failings of environmental regulation, and one lawyer's quest to expose the truth about this previously unknown--and still unregulated--chemical that presents one of the greatest human health crises of the 21st century. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rudenstine, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.0231 RUD

Summary: "These three 20-minute videos examine key constitutional concepts. The first explains why the nation's framers created the Constitution. The second describes the protection of individual rights by highlighting the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, affirming the right to an attorney. The last explores the separation of powers by examining the Supreme Court case of Youngstown v. Sawyer,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 342.730 DVD Key 2006

Summary: "What happens to a documentary filmmaker when he goes up against a large corporation like Dole Foods? How far will Dole go to shift the focus off of them and onto the filmmaker even after their own CEO has admitted wrong doing in a court of law? Media spin, PR scare tactics, dirty tricks, lawsuits, and corporate bullying come into play, but it is the people who ultimately prevail, thus creating...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Hale, Nathan

Summary: Tells the story of the Marquis de Lafayette, both what happened before and during the American Revolution, including all the Frenchman's escapades across France and the colonies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Vowell, Sarah

Summary: On August 16, 1824, an elderly French gentlemen sailed into New York Harbor and giddy Americans were there to welcome him. Or, rather, to welcome him back. It had been 30 years since the Revolutionary War hero the Marquis de Lafayette had last set foot in the United States, and he was so beloved that 80,000 people showed up to cheer for him. The entire population of New York at the time was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 VOW

Lewis, Anthony

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.0256 Lewis

Beckman, Jonathan

Summary: Describes the Affair of the Diamond Necklace and how it further tarnished the already poor reputation of Marie Antoinette among the French people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, a member of teh Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.04 BEC

Porter, Michael E.

Summary: "Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. Rising costs, mounting quality problems, and increasing numbers of citizens without health insurance are unacceptable--and unsustainable. In Redefining Health Care, Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmstead Teisberg set forth a new vision of the health care system in which every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Geary, Rick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM/ComicsLit 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GEA

Summary: A suspense-filled glimpse into the dark corridors of political power, a riveting action-thriller based on the autobiography of real-life undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame, whose career was destroyed and marriage strained to its limits when her covert identity was exposed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVE FAI

Baugh, Joyce A.

Summary: Overview: In the wake of Brown v. Board of Education, racial equality in American public education appeared to have a bright future. But for many that brightness dimmed considerably following the Supreme Court's decision in Milliken v. Bradley (1974), which emerged from Detroit's efforts to use cross-district busing to desegregate its schools and was the first such case to originate outside the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.73 BAU

Flint, Eric

Summary: In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

Lueders, Bill.

Contents: The rape -- Emergency response -- Under examination -- Detective Woodmansee -- One on one -- Misty and Dominic -- Another suspect -- The confession -- Fighting back -- A story to tell -- Checking it out -- Up against the system -- The people's lawyer -- Discovery -- 'The enemy' -- In search of the truth -- Honest mistakes -- A question of standing -- Losing battles -- Healthy outrage -- Filing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Terrace Books, University of Wisconsin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.153 LUE

Robinson, Patrick

Summary: On a daring nighttime raid in September 2009, a team of Navy SEALs grabbed the notorious terrorist Ahmed Hashim Abed, the villainous "Butcher of Fallujah," the mastermind behind the 2004 murder and mutilation of four American contractors. In this no-holds-barred account, Robinson reveals for the first time the entire story, from the night the SEALs stormed the al-Qaeda desert stronghold to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 956.7044 ROB

Horne, Jed

Summary: The true story of a car-jacking in New Orleans chronicles the death of a white housewife at the hands of a young black man and the subsequent trials, which gradually reveal a story of passion and revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 HOR

Guttenplan, D. D.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 GUT

Swenson, Kyle

Summary: Documents the true story of one of the longest wrongful imprisonment cases in U.S. history, detailing how three African-American men were incarcerated for nearly four decades before a questionable witness recanted his testimony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.771 SWE

Evans, Richard J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 EVA

Tackach, James.

Summary: Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7116 Tacka