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Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHE

Summary: The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV OLI

Summary: "[This program] charts Catherine's tumultuous reign as the cunning and ambitious empress fights off threats to her crown, wages war with the Ottoman Empire and expands Russian's borders as far as the Black Sea and Crimea. Beyond its tale of a political success story against all odds, the series chronicles the passionate love affair between Catherine and Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin."--

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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