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Summary: This is a collection of inspiring stories and practical advice from America's most respected journalists. The country's most prominent journalists and nonfiction authors gather each year at Harvard's Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. This work presents their best advice, covering everything from finding a good topic, to structuring narrative stories, to writing and selling your first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.43 TEL

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

John F Kennedy Library Foundation (COR)/ Widmer, Ted (CON)/ Kennedy, Caroline (FRW)

Summary: Offers annotated transcripts of recordings from the secretly-installed recording systems in the oval office and cabinet room of the White House during the John F. Kennedy presidency, covering several of the most important events of the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 LIS

Summary: Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. The group has toured Europe and sung for royalty. Now they are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Young 2008

Summary: At six, Vitus is both incredibly talented and wonderfully precocious. When it becomes evident that he has an exceptionally high IQ and can play piano like a young Mozart, expectations run high. His parents love him, his grandfather understands him, but no one knows the truth - that his real genius is in his heart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VIT

Summary: "Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHO

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Contents: Disc 1. The camp meeting jubilee (Unknown) -- My man rocks me (Trixie Smith) -- Kansas city blues (Jim Jackson) -- Going to move to Alabama (Charley Patton) -- Move it on over (Hank Williams) -- It's tight like that (Tampa Red) -- Pinetop's boogie woogie (Clarence "Pinetop" Smith) -- Jimmy's blues (Jimmy Blythe) -- Crazy about my baby (Blind Roosevelt Graves) -- Tiger rag (Washboard Rhythm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FIR

Summary: Amid high-profile controversies surrounding free speech and racial equality, former American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Ira Glasser reflects on his life at the forefront of defending the rights of all Americans, from civil rights leaders to neo-Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Make-a-wish Foundation (COR)/ Yaeger, Don (CON)/ Jordan, Michael (INT)

Summary: Presents the stories of more than twenty-five athletes who share the secrets of strength and resilience they have learned while granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.01 WIS

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Summary: Still scarred from the trauma of being terrorized by a stalker, Sawyer Valentini receives treatments at the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. However, shortly after she unwittingly commits herself to the mental institution and is unable to leave, she catches sight of a facility staffer who, she is convinced, is actually her stalker. But is he real or a product of her delusion?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD UNS

Summary: The worlds of classical and jazz come together like never before with a star studded concert that includes performances from Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin, Eric Owens, the Henry Mancini Orchestra, and more.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAZ

Summary: "Oscar- winning director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world's most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Other than Freud, no psychologist has been so discussed, critiqued, and, at times, maligned as B. F. Skinner. Using both archival and newer film, this program takes a penetrating look at who Skinner was and what he really said in his 20 books. Skinner’s specialized terminology is introduced in context so students will understand how it was intended to be used and the research that produced it....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1999

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Reid, Georgina

Summary: From street gardens in LA to grand country estates in Auckland; tiny rental gardens in Sydney to plant packed suburban Brisbane backyards, this book is a visceral and immersive exploration of the exceptional and ordinary ways people around the world find truth, beauty, purpose and connection through the act of gardening. The book is a culmination of the five years the author and photographer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.022 REI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hospice Foundation of America 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.0425 CAR

Contents: Fire / Crazy World of Arthur Brown. -- White room Cream. -- I've gotta get a message to you / Bee Gees. -- Sky pilot, pt. 1 / Eric Burdon & the Animals. -- Reflections of my life / Marmalade. -- Something in the air / Thunderclap Newman. -- Zabadak / Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich. -- I don't want our loving to die / Herd. -- Rainbow chaser / Nirvana. -- Atlantis / Donovan. -- Long cool...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 1991

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BRI
Call number: CD POP/ROCK Bri

Summary: Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war was a military success. But it also redrew the map of the Middle East and mired the region in a never-ending cycle of occupation, terrorism...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Meneses, Limara

Summary: A piano player and a singer chase their dreams, and each other, from Havana to New York and Las Vegas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2012

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CHI

Summary: A moving portrayal of an American family coping with one of the most intimate of transformations. When director Sharon Shattuck's father came out as transgender and changed her name to Trisha, Sharon was in the awkward throes of middle school. Her father's transition to female was difficult for her straight-identified mother, Marcia, to accept, but her parents stayed together. As the Shattucks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Fox, Norman A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP W FOX

Ford, Norman D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harian Publications ; dist. by Grosset & Dunlap 1979

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Summary: It is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably, no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in the face of destructive development projects. The film vividly brings to life Jacobs' 1960s showdown with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2017

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

Niemann, Jerrod

Contents: Space (3:44) -- Buzz back girl (3:10) -- Drink to that all night (3:46) -- I can't give in anymore (3:42) -- We know how to rock (3:26) -- Come on, come on (3:19) -- Lucky #7 (3:40) -- Donkey (3:17) -- Day drinkin' (3:08) -- The real thing (3:55) -- Beach baby (3:11) -- Refill (2:56) -- She's fine (featuring Colt Ford) (3:25).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD PM Niemann 2014

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