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Summary: Exposes how corporations spent millions on a propaganda campaign to distort Americans' view of lawsuits, forever changing the civil justice system. From the infamous case of the woman who sued McDonalds over spilled coffee to the saga of the Mississippi Supreme Court Justice deemed 'not corporate enough' by business interests, this program tears apart the conventional wisdom about 'frivolous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2011

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

Summary: Includes episodes 1-13 from season 1, 14-26 from season 2, 27-39 from season 3, 40-45 from season 4 of the British television series broadcast from 1969-1974.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E 2000

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COM

Summary: A serious exploration of some of the questions surrounding religious vocation in an aggressively secular culture, the series chronicles several emotional weeks in the lives of four young men as they struggle with the decision to enter the seminary and become Roman Catholic priests. All grapple with the sacrifices they would have to make should they enter the priesthood, including the vow of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2006

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

Summary: A great deal of time passes between Seasons Three and Four which helps develop the show's characters even more fully. More recent additions to the crew, including Noranti and Sikozu, as well as a shocking former enemy, play major roles in a series of surreal and nearly lethal adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Part 6: Disgusted by Ralph's uncaring attitude, Nicholas renounces his uncle, leaving the family without support. But luck--and love-- are with him: Nicholas secures a position and meets the beautiful Madeleine Bray.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIF

Summary: Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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

Summary: The irrepressible Eric Idle (Monty Python's Flying Circus) teams up with the English National Opera in this hilarious performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's beloved comic opera, THE MIKADO. This rollicking version of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular tale relocates the action from ancient Japan to a 1920s English seaside resort. Here the rule of the Mikado is absolute--and often prone to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS MIK

Summary: Michael Palin, globe-trotting adventurer and comedian's comedian, has somehow managed to sit still just long enough to put together his compilation of the very best of Monty Python, including the fan-favorites Fish Slapping Dance and The Cheese Shop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MON

Summary: The Beatles were banned from Russia in 1964 - but their music offered hope and inspiration to the entire nation for decades. Finally, Paul McCartney satisfied years of anticipation with his first-ever concert in Russia - wowing a crowd of over 100,000 people in Moscow's legendary Red Square.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC PAU

Summary: Balancing suspense and satire as deftly as the scale of justice, Horace Rumpole tirelessly defends the downtrodden while undressing the upper classes. This 8-DVD pack contains all episodes of seasons 9-14.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RUM

Summary: The further adventures of the Tracy family of astronauts who are part of a secret organization called the International Rescue, originally produced in 1965.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2001

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV THU

Summary: The rollicking adventures of Tom Jones, as he romps across 18th century England. From bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TOM

Summary: An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished prespective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2004

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WOR

Summary: When Linas is kicked off of his friend's couch and is rejected by his lover, he embarks on a road trip across the United States in a VW van and meets a variety of characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video NYC 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAS

Summary: The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SOU
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SOU

Summary: Chronicles the rise and fall of the hit television show Gorgeous ladies of wrestling, through the stories of those who lived it. For some, the show was a brief foray into acting and a short-lived adventure. For others, their time in Glow would impact and influence their lives for years to follow. For all of the women, working on GLOW was a unique and exciting experience that will bond them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2013

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

Summary: A group of college students used its math skills to win millions and life in the fast lane seemed like a sure bet. Slip back to the '80s and '90s, when a group of overachieving M.I.T. students morphed into high-rolling, big-stakes gamblers. Backed by anonymous investors, they checked into hotels under assumed names and, pretending not to know each other, communicated with secret gestures and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 795.423 BRE

Summary: From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2007

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

Summary: A battle of naked ambition played out on the national and, ultimately, world stage, this film chronicles the birth of the US Air Guitar Championships as legions of aspiring rock stars compete to become the greatest air guitarist in the world. Samurai warrior C. Diddy emerges as an early favorite, but Björn Türoque is not far behind. Will Björn's technical prowess, attitude, and "airness" be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GUI
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF AIR

Summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the former Saturday Night Live comedian turned author, radio host, and political satirist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2007

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

Summary: Chronicles the emotional journey to understand and cope with the loss shared by the estimated 20,000 American children whose fathers were killed in Vietnam. Weaves interviews with home movies, stock footage, and family photos. Along her journey, Tragos uncovers a 30-year-old mystery, as she comes to know her father as a man. Some discoveries are almost too difficult to bear, it is ultimately...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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

Summary: Cleopatra Thea Philopator was a woman no man could resist: strong, beautiful, and intelligent, she knew how to manipulate the patriarchal political system of Ancient Egypt to work in her favor. In many ways she seemed to have it all, so what could have driven her to take her own life at such a young age? From her noble birth to her famous liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2007

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

Summary: On Christmas Eve, 1944, a German U-boat torpedoed the troopship SS Leopoldville, sending 800 U.S. soldiers to their death. For more than 50 years, the truth of this tragedy was hidden. Now the details of the disaster and the vast cover-up that followed are revealed. This authoritative expose draws on recently declassified documents from the British Admiralty, interviews with 15 survivors and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

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

Contents: Crazy hair day -- and more funny school adventures. Crazy hair day / written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg -- Petunia / written and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin -- How do dinosaurs go to school? / written by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mark Teague -- Monty / written and illustrated by James Stevenson -- Will I have a friend? / by Miriam Cohen ; illustrated by Lillian Hoban.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CRA

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