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Summary: Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2008

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

Summary: A realistic drama depicting students at a Portland, Oregon high school before and during a tragic school shooting. Follows a young boy who takes over the wheel from his drunken dad while returning from lunch. Then follows another student who crosses paths with the first, then the other of the two boys in camouflage gear, carrying heavy bags, who arrive inside the school and begin shooting. No...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich. It was a polite conference, but under this thin veneer of manners lay an evil intent. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Summary: Begins powerfully with the Sioux triumph over General Custer at Little Big Horn and goes on to center around three powerful men. Charles Eastman is a young, Dartmouth-educated Sioux doctor. Sitting Bull is the proud Lakota chief who refuses to submit to U.S. government policies designed to strip his people of their identity, dignity and sacred land. Senator Henry Dawes is one of the men...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Summary: Through the powerful recollections of atomic bomb survivors, a deeply moving look at the painful legacy of the first and hopefully last uses of thermonuclear weapons in war. Featuring interviews with fourteen atomic bomb survivors and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WHI

Summary: In the mid-1930's the great politican and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Brian is a working class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University with a ragtag group of new friends. Brian's life-long dream is to join the team for the British quiz show University Challenge, and pull Alice, the cutest girl on the team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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

Summary: Academy Award winners Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in this production written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet. An exploration of the client-attorney relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden, who represented Spector during his first trial for murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Inspired by the true story of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her gay butler, Bernard Lafferty, the film follows the development of their unorthodox friendship and love, until Duke ultimately wills her fortune to him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2008

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

Summary: Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Summary: The true story of how Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa allowed a Hollywood crew to film him in battle, altering the course of film and military history in the process. Early movie giants D.W. Griffin and Harry Aiken send Frank Thayer to Mexico to persuade the cash-strapped, publicity-hungry Villa to let them film his revolution. Stepping into the literal cross fire, Thayer's crew risk their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Based on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, where over the course of 100 days an estimated 800,000 people were killed in a terrifying purge by Hutu nationalists against their Tutsi countrymen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2005

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

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

Summary: An exploration of an unlikely friendship that develops over a wild night in LA between a struggling journalist Danny Tate and actor Hervé Villechaize, resulting in drastic consequences for both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Maria, a poor Columbian teenager, is desperate to leave a soul-crushing job. She accepts an offer to transport packets of heroin - which she swallows - to the United States. The ruthless world of drug trafficking proves to be more than she bargained for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAR

Summary: Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE American

Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JOH NOT RATED

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

Summary: This HBO Films drama tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. This film boasts an all-star cast,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

Summary: Alice Paul and Lucy Burns were two defiant suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. The two activists broke from the mainstream women's rights movement and created a more radical wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920. In a country dominated by chauvinism, this is no easy fight. Along the way, sacrifices are made: Alice gives up a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD IRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE IRO

Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: The once-lawless frontier settlement has grown into a town on the threshold of South Dakota's statehood and modernization. Still, the past isn't easily dismissed as old feuds are revived, sins recalled, and allegiances tested.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TOO

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