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Jacoby, Susan

Summary: Traces the current of anti-intellectualism from post-WWII to the present and argues that the nation's cult of unreason is both deadly and destructive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 JAC

O'Reilly, Bill.

Summary: Makes charges about how politicians, the clergy, and families are failing to protect those in their care, presenting strong statements about personal responsibility and self-reliance in today's uncertain world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.931 O'RE

Summary: The network evening news audience is steadily declining; the big three magazine publishers-Time Inc., Condé Nast, and Hearst-have closed or consolidated titles; and the newspaper industry has seen circulation plummet, with dailies folding across the country. People increasingly get their news from new types of media, such as cable channels and the Internet. Advertisers are moving to Google and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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O'Reilly, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 O'Reilly

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 ORE

Summary: Emerging from the First World War as a leading economic and geopolitical power, America entered a phase of unprecedented prosperity and cultural change-an era often described as the Jazz Age. In this program, teacher and historian Ben Walsh uses archival and newsreel footage to outline and comment on the period, from the Treaty of Versailles to the Wall Street crash of 1929. The video...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Patterson, James

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "As seen on ID, these two true-crime thrillers follow a neighbors' quarrel that turns violent and cyber-bullying that explodes in a double murder"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PAT

O'Reilly, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306 O'Reilly

Summary: Compiled by author, teacher, and curriculum advisor Ben Walsh, this program features 11 extracts on the Cuban missile crisis from various film archive sources. Clip selections and Walsh's commentary are organized around the following three topics: the build-up to the crisis, the actions and decisions of President John F. Kennedy in confronting the threat, and the outcome of the conflict in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The 2000 presidential election, pitting George Bush against Al Gore, made clear that America was in need of reform. This unique documentary includes Dan Keating, of the Washington Post, discusses his reporting and the media ballot count. Katherine Harris’ strategist, Mac Stipanovich, gives an insider’s view of the recount. Saturday Night Live clips and Darrell Hammond appearing as Bill Clinton,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2002

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Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY

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