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Hinojosa, Maria

Summary: Hinojosa relates the history of US immigration policy that has brought us to where we are today, as she shares her experience growing up Mexican American on the south side of Chicago. For thirty years she has reported on stories and communities in America that often go ignored by the mainstream media, documenting the existential wasteland of immigration detention camps for news outlets that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HINOJOSA, MARIA HIN

Sorel, Nancy Caldwell.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53082 SOR

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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

Cardwell, Diane, 1964- author.

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Cardwell 2020

Moaveni, Azadeh

Summary: The Iranian-American author describes her return to Iran as a reporter for "Time" magazine, her marriage to an Iranian man, the repressive Iranian society and its impact, and her family's decision to leave Iran.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 MOA

Brokaw, Tom.

Summary: After a career in journalism culminating in his twenty-two years as anchor of the NBC Nightly News and as bestselling author of The Greatest Generation, comes a powerful memoir of a year of dramatic change--a year spent battling cancer and reflecting on a long, happy, and lucky life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROKAW, TOM BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Brokaw 2015

Summary: "On May 8, 1945, Adolf Hitler and his Thousand Year Reich were crushed to extinction between Russia and the Allied forces. Join The History Channel in a look back at the individuals and events surrounding this watershed day. It captures both the celebrations and the heartbreak of the end of the European war; chronicling our reentry into a post-Hitler world that could never be the same...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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Farivar, Masood.

Summary: Massood Farivar draws on his unique experience as a native Afghan, a former mujahideen fighter, and a longtime U.S. resident to provide unprecedented insight into the recent collision between Islam and the West.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 FARIVAR, MASOOD FAR

Gilliam, Dorothy Butler

Summary: Dorothy Butler Gilliam, whose fifty-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the US, covering a wide swath of media history--from the era of game-changing Negro newspapers like the Chicago Defender to the civil rights movement, feminism, and our current imperfect diversity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street, Hachette Book Group 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILLIAM, DOROTHY BUTLER GIL

Calderaon, Ilia

Summary: "An inspiring, timely, and conversation-starting memoir from the barrier-breaking and Emmy Award-winning journalist Ilia Calderaon-the first Afro-Latina to anchor a high-profile newscast for a major Hispanic broadcast network in the United States-about following your dreams, overcoming prejudice, and embracing your identity"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALDERAON, ILIA CAL

Blow, Charles M.

Summary: A respected journalist describes the abuse he suffered at the hands of a close relative, the effect this had on his formative years, and how he overcame the anger and self-doubt it left behind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLOW, CHARLES M BLO

Eisendrath, Charles R.

Summary: In 1973, after covering the assassination of Chilean President Salvador Allende for Time magazine, Eisendrath decided to not let a career stand in the way of growing roots and building a life. He moved with his wife and two young sons to Michigan, a part of the world imagined and carved into 160-acre homesteads by Thomas Jefferson. At Overlook Farm, the Eisendraths would be his heirs. These...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EISENDRATH, CHARLES R. EIS

Welteroth, Elaine

Summary: "In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own--on your own terms Throughout her life, Elaine Welteroth has climbed the ranks of media and fashion, shattering ceilings along the way. In this riveting and timely memoir, the groundbreaking journalist unpacks lessons on race,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WELTEROTH, ELAINE WEL

Wick, Steve.

Summary: "When William L. Shirer agreed to start up the Berlin bureau of Edward R. Murrow's CBS News in the 1930s, he quickly became both the most trusted and most determined reporter in all of Europe. He did not fall for the Nazi propaganda, as some of his esteemed colleagues did, and fought against both Nazi censorship and American disdain for his relentless tactics. He warned of the consequences if...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 WIC

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: Ethel L. Payne always had an ear for stories. Seeking truth, justice, and equality, Ethel followed stories from her school newspaper in Chicago to Japan during World War II. It even led her to the White House briefing room, where she broke barriers as one of the first black journalists. Ethel wasn't afraid to ask the tough questions of presidents, elected officials, or any one else in charge,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 Cline-Ransome 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 PAY

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAY

Woodruff, Lee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Noyes, Deborah.

Summary: "A biography of Nellie Bly, the pioneering journalist whose showy but substantive stunts skyrocketed her to fame"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BLY

Hertog, Susan.

Summary: A dual portrait of the influential British and American journalists draws on previously sealed archival sources to examine their personal and creative lives as well as the close, four-decade friendship they shared.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HER

Arlen, Alice

Summary: "The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman, equestrian, aviatrix and intrepid adventurer Alicia Patterson, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the 20th century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer Prize winning Newsday"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PATTERSON, ALICIA ARL

Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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Rezaian, Jason

Summary: In July 2014, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian was arrested by Iranian police, accused of spying for America. The charges were absurd. Rezaian's reporting was a mix of human interest stories and political analysis. He had even served as a guide for Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown. Initially, Rezaian thought the whole thing was a terrible misunderstanding, but soon realized...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B REZAIAN REZ

Greenidge, Kerri

Summary: "This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter's essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civil rights heroes. William Monroe Trotter (1872- 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Co. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TROTTER, WILLIAM MONROE GRE

Dray, Philip.

Summary: Presents a life of the African American journalist who was born a slave and went on to become a respected teacher and journalist, and who is best remembered for her campaign through her writings to eliminate lynching in the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WEL

Godwin, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.9105 GOD

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