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Moyn, Samuel

Summary: "A history of how an international effort to outlaw war gave way to an effort to regulate it, with an emphasis on the role played by the United States"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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Didion, Joan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.53 DID

Summary: This edition of Frontline takes viewers inside the iconic Abu Ghraib prison and investigates the path that led to torture techniques being used against Iraqi detainees there as well as prisoners in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Through interviews with policy makers, government interrogators, and interrogation subjects, this video examines a policy born out of fear and anger and tracks...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Breyer, Stephen G.

Summary: "In this original, far-reaching and timely book, Justice Stephen Breyer examines the work of SCOTUS in an increasingly interconnected world, a world in which all sorts of public and private activity--from the conduct of national security policy to the conduct of international trade--obliges the Court to consider and understand circumstances beyond America's borders. At a time when ordinary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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Summary: Former Vice President Dick Cheney's insistence that "we've got to spend time in the shadows" epitomized, for many Americans, the second Bush administration's approach to the war on terror. But how significant was the so-called dark side? This episode of Frontline examines decisions and divisions within the Bush team over the use of intelligence and counterterrorism tactics following the 9/11...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Olson, Lynne.

Summary: Traces the crisis period leading up to America's entry into World War II, describing the nation's polarized interventionist and isolationist factions as represented by the government, in the press, and on the streets.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 OLS

Chertoff, Michael

Summary: "Chertoff [posits] that our laws and policies surrounding the protection of personal information, written for an earlier time, need to be ... overhauled in the Internet era. On the one hand, the collection of data--more widespread by business than by government, and impossible to stop--should be facilitated as an ultimate protection for society. On the other, standards under which information...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 343 CHE

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

Bakst, Dina

Summary: Provides practical tips for navigating the workplace while pregnant or being a new parent, covering such topics as morning sickness, maternity leave, and discrimination.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BAK

Moore, Kate

Summary: "1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and outspokenness, her husband of twenty-one years is plotting against her and makes a plan to put her back in her place. One summer morning, he has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PACKARD, E.P.W. MOO
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PACKARD, E.P.W. MOO

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Summary: Viewers will see the nail-biting behind-the-scenes story that traces the marriage equality movement's historic progress and reveals the masterminds who fought.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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