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Weiss, Mitch.

Summary: Based on government documents and eyewitness testimony, describes the U.S. Special Forces mission that led to the capture and execution of violent revolutionary leader Che Guevera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980.035 WEI

Summary: Examines the myth and reality of Che Guevara including his friendship with Castro, his world travels, his days as guerilla leader and his death at age 39.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHE

Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: "Viva la revolucion! Find out how Che Guevara--a doctor turned communist leader and much more than a face on a T-shirt--ended up paying the ultimate price for his cause. His very image has become associated with a spirit of rebellion, but Ernesto Guevara--known around the world simply as Che--didn't dream of becoming a revolutionary. Author Ellen Labrecque takes readers on a journey through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Goldsmith, Kenneth.

Summary: "What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? In Seven American Deaths and Disasters, Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the series of Andy Warhol paintings by the same name,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.54 GOL

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

Anderson, Jon Lee

Summary: "The graphic novel adaptation of the groundbreaking and definitive biography of Che Guevara. The Argentine revolutionary has become an internationally recognized icon, as revered as he is controversial. In Che: A Revolutionary Life, Jon Lee Anderson and José Hernández present the man behind the myth, creating a complex and human portrait of this passionate idealist. Adapted from Jon Lee...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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

Gillon, Steven M.

Summary: Riding in an open-topped convertible through Dallas on November 22, 1963, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson heard a sudden explosive sound at 12:30 P.M. The Secret Service sped him away to safety and at 1:20 P.M. he learned that JFK had been assassinated. Here historian Steven Gillon tells the story of how Johnson consolidated power in the twenty-four hours following the assassination - actions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.922 GIL

Rees-Jones, Trevor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 REES-JONES, TREVOR REE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 941.085` REE

Guevara, Ernesto

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 980.035 GUE

Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Hill, Clint.

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Summary: "The New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFK's assassination--alongside revealing and iconic photographs--published in remembrance of the beloved president on the fiftieth anniversary of his death. Clint Hill will forever be remembered as the lone secret service agent who jumped onto the car after...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 HIL

Hill, Clint.

Summary: Clint Hill will forever be remembered as the lone secret service agent who jumped onto the car after President Kennedy was shot. He recounts his memories of those five days leading up to, and after, that tragic day in November 1963. Told movingly by a man who still wishes he could undo it all, this is a rare and deeply personal look at the assassination that affected the entire world and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Summary: An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRI

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

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

Guevara, Ernesto

Summary: A chronicle of the author's seven-month motorcycle journey throughout South America reveals the beginning of his transformation into a dedicated revolutionary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ocean Press 2004

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Holler, Dick.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Roznique Music, Inc. 1968

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Hersh, Burton.

Summary: An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the FBI director traces their shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths and considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy and Martin Luther King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 HER

Grann, David.

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Summary: After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century": what happened to British explorer Percy Fawcett. In 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization. For centuries Europeans believed the world's largest jungle concealed the glittering El Dorado. Thousands had died...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 918.1 GRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.1 Gra

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 918.1 Gra

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 918.11 Grann 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FAWCETT, PERCY HARRISON GRA

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

Summary: Collects examples of the thousands of condolence letters written to Jacqueline Kennedy following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, in the first book to examine this extraordinary array of heartfelt correspondence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 FIT

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gre

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gregory 2009

Bunting, Eve

Summary: Looks at the cart that pulled Dr. King's body through Atlanta on the day of his funeral, showing the effect he had on people and the nation at large.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.092 Bunting 2013

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

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

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