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Summary: Investigates the 2011 Penn State child molestation scandal, in which Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of several accounts of child sexual abuse and head coach Joe Paterno and university administration were implicated in a coverup. Looks at the effects of the scandal on the Penn State student body, Penn State alumni, and residents of State College, Pennsylvania. Covers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Kryk, John

Summary: In Stagg vs. Yost: The Birth of Cutthroat Football, John Kryk brings to life a story that is both timeless and familiar to all football fans, indeed to all sports fans: one man’s obsession to end the pain of a long losing streak to a hated rival. This is the story of how Amos Stagg covertly punted many of the principles he espoused in order to dismantle one of the most powerful machines the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 KRY

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

Rampton, Sheldon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 659.2 RAM

Sokolove, Michael Y

Summary: In the last temptation of Rick Pitino , Michael Sokolove lifts the rug on the Louisville scandal and places it in the context of the much wider problem, the farce of amateurism in bigtime college sports. In a world in which even assistant coaches can make high-six and seven-figure salaries, as long as they keep the "elite" athletes coming in, shoe deals can reach into the nine figures, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Summary: "In the wake of the shootings at Columbine High School, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic judge who was hell-bent on keeping kids in line. Under his reign, more than 3,000 children were ripped from their families and imprisoned for years over petty crimes. When one parent dared to question his harsh brand of justice, it was revealed the judge had received...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Sharkey, Joe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.21 SHA

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Summary: The film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

DeKok, David.

Summary: " On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEK

Moushey, Bill.

Summary: Covers the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State that rocked the world of collegiate sports, surveying all the key participants, as well as the climate that allowed the alleged crimes to occur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.153 MOU

Ecenbarger, William.

Summary: Investigates the "kids for cash" scandal that saw Judge Mark A. Ciavarella hand down unusually harsh sentences to delinquent teenagers, ordering that they be sent to a detention facility in which he had a financial stake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 365.42 ECE

Neff, James

Summary: In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 NEF

Reingold, Dan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.6 REI

Grisham, John.

Summary: When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 FIC GRI

Bensinger, Ken

Summary: "This is the definitive, shocking account of the highest-profile corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by U.S. investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World Cup. The case began small, boosted by an IRS agent's review of an American soccer official's tax returns. But that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.334 BEN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.334 BEN

Sears, Michael

Summary: Jason Stafford used to be a hot Wall Street trader, went too far, and paid for it in prison. Now a financial investigator, he's been asked to look into rumors of a hostile takeover of his firm, but he has no idea it will turn his whole life upside down. Suddenly embroiled in a grand jury investigation of Mob-related activities on Wall Street, and threatened by some very serious men, he is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SEA

Poyer, David.

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Publisher / Publication Date: TOR 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POY

Summary: In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film Gasland, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Hatcher, Daniel L.

Contents: How the poverty industry is siphoning aid from the vulnerable -- Agency purpose versus agency self-interest: conflict in serving the vulnerable -- Poverty's iron triangle -- Mining foster children for revenue -- Medicaid money laundering -- Cost recovery: poverty industry taking child support from children and families -- The expanding web of the poverty industry -- Reeling in the poverty...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2016

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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

Summary: These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 324 VOT

Summary: In the midst of the presidential election, tensions mount in the White House as Frank and Claire continue to navigate their political careers and redefine their relationships, particularly with each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD HOU RATED R

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Summary: A collection of essays focuses on the political, sexual, and administrative scandals that have recently rocked college and prep school campuses, from the Duke lacrosse team's rape case to the allegations against the now-closed Trump University.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 VAN