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Summary: Examines the 1975 incident where armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, resulting in the deaths of a Native American and two FBI agents. Explores the controversy and potential abuse of justice surrounding the case of Leonard Peltier, who was the sole person in the incident convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2004

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

Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: World War II is over, but tensions between the communist Soviet Union and the US are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of 19 men--all from the film industry--who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323 BRI

Dreisinger, Baz

Summary: "Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger looks into the human stories of incarcerated men and women and those who imprison them, creating a jarring, poignant view of a world to which most are denied access, and a rethinking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2016

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Summary: Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA VAL

Summary: Though almost forgotten today, Veit Harlan was one of Nazi Germany's most notorious filmmakers. Millions across occupied Europe saw his films, the most infamous of which was the horrific anti-Semitic propaganda film Jew Suss, which was required viewing for all SS members. Harlan was also the only artist from the Nazi era to be charged with war crimes. Included are never-before-seen archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Bergstrom, Signe

Summary: "Newt, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob, the beloved heroes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, are back! In The Archive of Magic, an exciting full-color companion volume to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, readers are transported behind the scenes of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World for an enchanting, close-up look at Newt Scamander and his colorful trove of cohorts--beasts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 BER

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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Hayes, Christopher

Summary: "An Emmy Award-winning news anchor and New York Times best-selling author argues that there are really two Americas--a Colony and a Nation,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 HAY

Hayes, Christopher

Summary: "America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure-- wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation-- reveals that racial inequality has barely improved since 1968, when Richard Nixon became our first 'law and order' president." Hayes examines the surge in crime that began in the 1960s and peaked in the 1990s, and the unprecedented...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364 HAY

Forman, James

Summary: "An original and consequential argument about race, crime, and the law. Today, Americans are debating our criminal justice system with new urgency. Mass incarceration and aggressive police tactics -- and their impact on people of color -- are feeding outrage and a consensus that something must be done. But what if we only know half the story? In Locking Up Our Own, the Yale legal scholar and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 FOR

Goffman, Alice.

Summary: Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black communities. It has also torn at the lives of those on the outside. As arrest quotas and high tech surveillance criminalize entire blocks, a climate of fear and suspicion pervades daily life, not only for young men entangled in the legal system,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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Summary: Documents the rise of Dalton Trumbo's career in Hollywood and his subsequent public humiliation for being among the 'Hollywood Ten' blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s for communist associations. Exiled and penniless, he wrote under various pseudonyms, and even won an Academy Award. Dalton stood for the American value and right of free expression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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

Burling, Alexis

Summary: "Lights! Camera! Woof! Human actors are some of the most admired people in show biz. But animal actors? They're definitely the cat's meow. In this star-studded book, readers will learn about some of the most famous animals to walk the red carpet. They'll get a peek at the training process and what a typical day is like on the set. They'll also learn about where animal actors go when they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 BUR

Summary: Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the "Central Park 5" -- a group of minority teenagers wrongfully convicted and jailed for brutally raping a white woman in New York.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CEN
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Summary: In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FOR

Summary: The number of Americans who live behind bars has increased by 550 percent over the last 40 years. This has been the result of aggressive tough-on-crime legislation that had more harmful effects than lawmakers could have foreseen. Experts now see the problem but disagree on the solutions. Does incarceration limit crime, or does it simply feed into a cycle of problems that harm society and create...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Publishing, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 365 MAS

Allen, Danielle S.

Summary: The author relates how her cousin was imprisoned at the age of fifteen for attempted carjacking and how she took him in upon his release, only to lose him to the deadly streets of South Central L.A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALLEN, MICHAEL ALEXANDER ALL

Benforado, Adam.

Summary: "A crusading legal scholar exposes the powerful psychological forces that undermine our criminal justice system--and affect us all Our nation is founded on the notion that the law is impartial, that legal cases are won or lost on the basis of evidence, careful reasoning and nuanced argument. But they may, in fact, turn on the temperature of the courtroom, the camera angle of a defendant's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 BEN

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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

Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Se

Orlean, Susan.

Contents: Forever -- Foundlings -- The silver screen -- Heroes -- The phenomenon -- The leap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.73 Orlean 2012

Greenberg, Karen J

Summary: "The definitive account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the Attorney General with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States. From that day forward, the Bush administration turned to the Department of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 GRE