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Franken, Al.

Summary: The story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. A book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FRA

Franken, Al

Summary: The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America's deeply polarized political culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANKEN, AL FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Franken 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FRANKIN FRA

Summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the former Saturday Night Live comedian turned author, radio host, and political satirist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 324 FRA

Franken, Al.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.931 FRA

Franken, Al.

Summary: In these pages Al reveals the alarming story of how Bush beat Kerry with his "fear, smear, and queers", and then claimed a nonexistent mandate. Tom DeLay is a horror show.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 FRA

Franken, Al.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.93 Franken

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 324 Frank

Franken, Al.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 FRA

Summary: Exposes how corporations spent millions on a propaganda campaign to distort Americans' view of lawsuits, forever changing the civil justice system. From the infamous case of the woman who sued McDonalds over spilled coffee to the saga of the Mississippi Supreme Court Justice deemed 'not corporate enough' by business interests, this program tears apart the conventional wisdom about 'frivolous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Summary: A 25th anniversary celebration of the television program Saturday night live featuring cast members from the past and present.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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