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Summary: A gambler on the run meets and marries a librarian after she wins a coin toss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NO

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Holub, Joan

Summary: Learn all about artists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for creators-in-training!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Staiti, Paul J

Summary: "The images accompanying the founding of the United States--of honored Founders, dramatic battle scenes, and seminal moments--gave visual shape to Revolutionary events and symbolized an entirely new concept of leadership and government. Since then they have endured as indispensable icons, serving as historical documents and timeless reminders of the nation's unprecedented beginnings. As Paul...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 STA

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME

Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.7 Hill 2012

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Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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McCarter, Jeremy

Summary: "What does it mean to live for your ideals ... and to risk dying for them? This book tells the story of young American radicals who sensed a moment of unprecedented promise for American life--politically, socially, culturally--and struggled to bring it about, only to see a cataclysmic war sweep it away. Based on six years of extensive archival research, Jeremy McCarter's dramatic narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Dr. Greenberg examines eighteenth and nineteenth century music through the examples of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Antonin Dvorak, Richard Strauss, Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, and Franz Liszt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1995

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 CON
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 1
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Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 4

Kerley, Barbara.

Summary: The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 567.9 KER

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HAW

Hopkinson, Deborah

10 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Bertie Bradshaw never set out to become a spy. He never imagined traipsing around war-torn London, solving ciphers, practicing surveillance, and searching for a traitor to the Allied forces. He certainly never expected that a strong-willed American girl named Eleanor would play Watson to his Holmes (or Holmes to his Watson, depending on who you ask). But when a young woman goes missing,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Posthumous portrait of Benjamin Britten, a British musician and composer, using historic film footage, and interviews with people who knew and worked with him, particularly Peter Pears, his lifelong companion and inspiration.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Voiceprint 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC TIM

Perry, James M. (James Moorhead)

Summary: Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.73 PER

Weintraub, Stanley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Truman Talley Books/Dutton 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIS

Weir, Alison

Summary: "Spanning the years from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the dawn of a new era in 1154, when Henry II succeeded to the throne and Eleanor of Aquitaine, the first Plantagenet queen, was crowned, this ... book brings to ... life five women: Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king; Matilda of Scotland, revered as 'the common mother of all England'; Adeliza of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballentine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WEI

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Farrow, Ronan

Summary: In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 FAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 FAR

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Tierney, Harry

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo Feist 1919

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Part, Arvo

Contents: Fratres : [violin and piano] (11:24) -- Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten (5:00) -- Fratres : [12 cellos] (11:49) -- Tabula rasa (26:26).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: ECM 1984

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL PAR

Summary: Murder!: Based on the novel and play called Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson. It was Hitchcock's third all-talkie film. When a woman (Norah Baring) is convicted of murder, one of the men selected to serve on the murder trial jury (Herbert Marshall) believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Alfred 2010

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