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Brokaw, Tom

Summary: "The last year of the Nixon presidency was filled with power politics, legal jiu-jitsu and high-stakes showdowns, with head-shaking surprises every day. Tom Brokaw, the NBC News White House correspondent during the final year of Watergate, gives us a close-up, personal account of the players, the strategies, and the highs and lows of the scandal that brought down a president. Brokaw writes,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 BRO

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Fulsom, Don

Summary: Unbeknownst to most people even now, the election of 1968 placed the patron saint of the Mafia in the White House. In other words, Richard Nixon would go on to not only lead a criminal presidency; he would be totally indebted to our nation's top mobsters. By 1969, thanks in large part to his long-time campaign manager and political advisor Murray Chotiner, a lawyer who specialized in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 FUL

Smith, B. J. (Brad J.)

Summary: "After ten years' absence and a spell in prison, Carl Burns has returned to his hometown of Rose City to offer support to his estranged daughter Kate, currently one of four witnesses testifying against former Mayor Joseph Sanderson III, who stands accused of multiple counts of underage rape. Carl is determined to get justice for Kate, whatever it takes. But with his former sister-in-law Frances...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Dershowitz, Alan M.

Summary: The author seeks to reorient the debate over impeachment to the same standard that Dershowitz has continued to uphold for decades: the law of the United States of America, as established by the Constitution.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2018

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Taibbi, Matt.

Summary: An investigation of financial, political, and media power in the United States, looking at what the author sees as a complete transfer of control in the first decade of the twenty-first century from a democracy to the self-interested elite.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & grau trade paperbacks 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 TAI

Harding, Luke

Summary: "December 2016. [the author] and former Moscow bureau chief, quietly meets former MI6 officer Christopher Steele in a London pub to discuss President-elect Donald Trump's Russia connections. A month later, Steele's now-famous dossier sparks what may be the biggest scandal of the modern era. The names of the Americans involved are well-known--Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, George...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 HAR

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Summary: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Phillips, Kevin

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.928 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 Phillips

McIntosh, Will

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sam and his friends find themselves on the run after exposing their corrupt government using a highly-effective lie-detector they invented.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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Summary: Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture. However, in recent years, the country has developed more of a reputation for corrupt politicians, kidnapping, and plastic surgery. Artfully connects these seemingly disparate elements and conducts a dazzling, yet harrowing, examination of the tragic domino effect that has reshaped the face of the country and created an entire...

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Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Home Entertainment 2008

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

Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.168 HUFFI

Chayes, Sarah

Summary: A former advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the common role of corruption in today's international uprisings, tracing corruption since the 1990s while arguing that corrupt governments have been largely responsible for extreme acts of rebellion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 Chayes 2015

Summary: Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GRA
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Lindsey, Lawrence

Summary: "An audacious and desperately needed primer on how America's Ruling Class have upended the Constitution and taken over our country--and how we must unite to regain control of our liberty. A Ruling Class have emerged in America against the hopes and designs of our Founding Fathers. Over the last hundred years, they have rejected the Constitution and expanded their own power, slowly at first and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 LIN

Frank, Thomas

Summary: "It is a widespread belief among liberals that if only Democrats can continue to dominate national elections, if only those awful Republicans are beaten into submission, the country will be on the right course. But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party. Drawing on years of research and first-hand reporting, Frank points out that the Democrats have done little to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.26 FRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.26 Frank 2016

Slahi, Mohamedou Ould.

Summary: "This is the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 SLA

Fukuyama, Francis

Summary: "A provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for our democracy and international affairs of state"--Dust jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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Katz, Alyssa.

Summary: "The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy.In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 KAT

DeMint, Jim

Summary: " In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this book, DeMint introduces Americans all across the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 DEM

Carlson, Tucker

Summary: The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. "They view America the way a private equity firm sizes up an aging conglomerate," Tucker Carlson writes, "as something outdated they can profit from. When it fails, they're gone." And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 CAR

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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Greenberg, Karen J

Summary: "The definitive account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the Attorney General with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States. From that day forward, the Bush administration turned to the Department of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 GRE

Shaw, Catherine M. (Catherine Marie)

Summary: "Successful campaign manager and three-time mayor of Ashland, Oregon, Catherine Shaw presents a clear and concise, must-have handbook for navigating local campaigns. This handbook gives political novices and veterans alike a comprehensive and detailed plan for organizing, funding, publicizing, and winning local political campaigns. Finding the right message and targeting the right voters are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.7 SHA

Araton, Harvey.

Summary: "In times of change, American novelists return to old themes. In Cold Type--as in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman--a son and his father struggle to hold onto what they think is right. It's mid-1990s; and "cold type" technology, a.k.a. computerized typesetting, wreaks havoc among workers in the newspaper industry. A fabulously wealthy Briton buys the New York City Trib and immediately...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium Book Sales & Dist 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARA