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Summary: "'Is addiction really a disease?' In this high-definition video essay, Kevin McCauley explores the arguments for and against this vital debate, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, Dr. McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute for Addiction Study 2009

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

Summary: "'I see multiple colonial governors,' says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment in Africa. 'We are held captive by the donor community.' The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry - the business of doing good has never been better. Yet, the results...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: www.povertyinc.org 2015

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

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1987

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INFORMATION AUD

Good Housekeeping Institute (COR)

Summary: Features over three hundred Christmas recipes, including Christmas cranberry juleps, sage-orange turkey with white wine gravy, and double-crust apple pie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub Co Inc 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5686 GOO

Summary: Life on Mars (or anywhere else in the universe)? This book is not a pop-pulp answer to that perennial question. A highly regarded British theoretical physicist with 90,000 Twitter followers and a broadcasting career proving that he can talk to lay readers, Al-Khalili here asks 19 of the world’s leading scientists (from NASA, MIT, and more) to consider what would happen if we did discover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576 ALK

Summary: "CONSEQUENCES examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese. CHOICES offers viewers the skinny on fat, revealing what science has shown about how to lose weight, maintain weight loss and prevent weight gain. CHILDREN IN CRISIS documents the damage obesity is doing to our nation's children. Through individual stories, this...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Box Office 2012

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

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TWE RATED PG-13

Summary: As animators, puppeteers, designers, writers, or directors, Philadelphia natives and identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay are renowned for artisanal methods and unusual sources of inspiration. Described as 'Kafkaesque' or 'post-apocalyptically Bruegelian' their films are inspired by twentieth-century European visual and literary culture, especially the surrealist and expressionist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2000

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Knowles, Don.

Summary: Synopsis: Filled with updated task list theory, practice tests, and abundant, demonstrative graphics, this revised edition provides all the latest information required to sufficiently prepare technicians to pass each of the A1-A8 and L1 ASE certification exams. Each chapter begins with a pretest that indicates the depth of preparation required to become familiar with the information in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delmar Cengage Learning 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.2 KNO
1 available in Reference, Call number: R 629.2 KNO

1 hold on 1 copy

Contents: Disc one. Pyjamarama (Roxy Music) -- Ma-Ma-Ma Belle (Electric Light Orchestra) -- Barbecutie (Sparks) -- Joey (single version) (Pretty Things) -- Tumble with me (The Hollywood Brats) -- Rolling with my baby (single version) Silverhead -- Teenage archangel (Be-Bop Deluxe) -- On the ball (Streak) -- Once bitten twice shy (album version) (Ian Hunter) -- Kerb crawler (Hawkwind) -- Payroll (Brutus)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK OH!

Summary: The worlds of classical and jazz come together like never before with a star studded concert that includes performances from Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Eric Owens, the Henry Mancini Orchestra, and more.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAZ

Summary: Calvary's Father James is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral, and often comic, problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A compelling drama about the difficulty of reconciling political ideals with personal happiness. This unforgettable film follows Witek, a medical student with an uncertain future in Communist Poland; the movie dramatizes Witek's journey as a series of different possibilities, suggesting that chance rules our lives as much as choice. First suppressed and then censored by the Polish government.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN BLI

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRO RATED PG-13

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Brooklyn 2016

Summary: Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Contents: Too young / Nat King Cole -- Wild, wild young men / Ruth Brown -- Seventeen / Boyd Bennett and his Rockets -- Teenage prayer / Gale Storm -- Boogie woogie teenage / Don Julian and the Meadowlarks -- Teenage mambo / The Gaylarks -- Teenage partner / Gene Vincent -- Teenage crush / Tommy Sands -- I'm not a juvenile delinquent / Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers -- Teenage party / Tommy Steele --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK TEE

Summary: "Never-before-seen evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the U.S. population, especially among children...Monsanto's strong arm tactics, the FDA's fraudulent policies, and how the USDA ignores a growing health emergency are also laid bare. This sometimes shocking film may change your diet, help you protect your family, and accelerate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute for Responsible Technology 2012

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

Summary: A perfect storm is brewing over agricultural fields as crop failures and climate change are affecting farmers globally.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "A housebound trophy housewife steps in to manage the umbrella factory run by her tyrannical husband after the workers go on strike. To everyone's surprise, Suzanne proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2011

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

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

Tucker, Jeffrey A. (Jeffrey Albert)

Summary: "Jeffrey Tucker is well known as the author of many informative and beloved articles and books on the subject of human freedom. Now he turned his attention to the most shocking and widespread violation of human freedom in our times: the authoritarian lockdown of society on the pretense that it is necessary in the face of a novel virus. Learning from the experts, Jeffrey Tucker has researched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Institute for Economic Research 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.44 TUC

Summary: After inheriting her spying business from her late father, private eye Honey West outwits criminals and solves crimes using her unique arsenal of martial arts and scientific gadgets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by VCI Entertainment 1965

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

Summary: "Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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