Summary: "The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall--America's most distinguished soldier-statesman since George Washington--whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define the American century. Winston Churchill called him World War II's "organizer of victory." Harry Truman said he was "the greatest military man that this country ever...
Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, GEORGE ROL
Summary: The story of the greatest "team of rivals" since the days of Lincoln. In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proved himself a master manipulator. But when war in Europe and Asia threatened America's shores, FDR found himself in a world turned upside down, where his friends became his foes, his enemies his allies. To help wage democracy's first "total war," he turned...
Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber, Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 JOR
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.917 Jordan 2015
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