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Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Summary: Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2009

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

Slater, Lee

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Summary: "In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the manufacturers of LEGO, the Kristiansen Family. Follow the family's story from Denmark where Ole Kirk Christiansen began making wooden toys in his Billund Carpentry Shop and Lumberyard to the company's evolution to the LEGO company. Christiansen and his sons Godtfred, Karl, and Gerhardt purchase a machine that makes plastic toys, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Publishing Company 2016

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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

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

Van Heusen, Jimmy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Maraville Music 1957

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Majd, Hooman.

Summary: Offers rare insight into a country and its people by following an Iranian-American writer and his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran during which U.S.-Iran relations were at a thirty-year low.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.06 MAJ

Summary: On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ARG RATED R

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

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ARG

Wright, Robin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.054 WRI

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: Believing the lack of permanent Middle Eastern peace is a persistent threat to global peace, President Carter suggests two stumbling blocks to lasting harmony in this region. One is Israel refuses to honor previous peace commitments. Secondly, Arab countries refuse to acknowledge Israel's right to exist as a nation. Carter places the lion's share of the blame for this impasse on Israel and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.04 CAR

Summary: "In his epic and engaging documentary of life in Baghdad before and after the 2003 US invasion, Iraqi filmmaker Abbas Fahdel acquaints us with a moving portrait of his own family and friends as they struggle in the advent and the uncertain aftermath of war. Displaying courage, grace and even humor after decades of deprivation through conflict, international sanctions, and totalitarian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BOS

Holub, Joan

Summary: This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD HOL

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Bahari, Maziar.

Summary: A former prisoner in one of Iran's most notorious prisons offers a moving memoir of how thoughts of his family got him through the days of torture, in a book that also sheds light on Iran's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAHARI, MAZIAR BAH

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter, who was able to negotiate peace between Israel and Egypt, has remained deeply involved in Middle East affairs since leaving the White House. He has stayed in touch with the major players from all sides in the conflict and has made numerous trips to the Holy Land, most recently as an observer in the Palestinian elections of 2005 and 2006. In this book President Carter shares...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 CAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.04 Carter

Summary: When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever. Bonus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2010

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER GHO

Cornum, Rhonda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CORNUM, RHONDA COR

Coburn, Broughton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.522 COB

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Cooper, Andrew Scott

Summary: " An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955 COO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 995.05 COO

Summary: Iran, one of the most volatile nations in the Middle East and long hostile to the United States, may be developing nuclear weapons. How should the United States deal with this possibility? Should the United States tolerate a nuclear Iran? Rethink your point of view with this Intelligence Squared U.S. Oxford-style debate.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Miller, Aaron David.

Summary: For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace. His position as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors has given him a unique perspective on a problem that American leaders have wrestled with for more than half a century. Why has the world's greatest superpower failed to broker, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.05 MIL