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Bird, Larry

Summary: Two NBA legends offer a definitive account of their decades-long rivalry and friendship, exploring Bird's struggles with chronic pain and Johnson's discovery that he had contracted HIV.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 796.32 BIR

Summary: For years, the passion they shared for winning made Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Larry Bird the most bitter of rivals. It also made theirs the most compelling rivalry in sports, driving the NBA to new heights of popularity in the 1980s. This all-new documentary tells the riveting story of two superstars who couldn't have been more different, until they forged an unlikely friendship from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAG

Bird, Larry

Summary: With intimate, fly-on-the-wall detail, "When the Game Was Ours" transports readers to an electric era of basketball and reveals for the first time the inner workings of two players--Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson--dead set on besting one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 BIR

Reel, Monte

Summary: In A Brotherhood of Spies, award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.127 REE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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