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Kushner, Tony.

Contents: pt. 1. Millennium approaches -- pt. 2. Perestroika.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Theatre Communications Group 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 KUS

Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: This is a deeply moving portrait of Maurice Sendak, a seminal talent who is conflicted with his success, and whose lifelong obsession with death has subtly and ironically influenced his work. Now 81, Sendak is best known for his first book, Where the wild things are, which he wrote after spending ten years as an illustrator. Through his own words, firsthand photos, and illustrations, Sendak...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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

Miller, Arthur

Summary: For Arthur Miller's centennial year, The Library of America and editor Tony Kushner present the final volume in the definitive collected edition of the essential American dramatist. Here are eleven masterful, haunting, funny, and provocative later plays, from the double-bill Danger: Memory (1987) to Finishing the Picture (2004), Miller’s final stage work, based loosely on events around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 MIL

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN

Summary: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Pictures 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LIN RATED PG-13

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIN

Summary: An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind 2009

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

Miller, Arthur

Summary: This volume---the second on The Library of America's definitive edition of the works of Arthur Miller---offers an unprecedented look at the extraordinary middle phase of an essential American dramatist. Here are fourteen plays, from Broadway hits to previously unpublished rarities, that trace Miller's evolving genius as he experimented with new forms and themes. Included are After the Fall, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812 MIL

Summary: It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MUN

Copies Available at Peninsula

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