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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...

Format: moving image

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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Carr, Jack

Summary: "A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller. On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece's entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria/Emily Bestler Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAR

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & grau trade paperbacks 2011

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

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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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 Chayes 2015

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...

Format: text

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

Smith, Lee

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Summary: "Investigative journalist Lee Smith's The Plot Against the President tells the story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the commander-in-chief. While popular opinion holds that Russia subverted democratic processes during the 2016 elections, the real damage was done not by Moscow or any other foreign actor. Rather, this was a slow-moving coup engineered by a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2019

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Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle, examining the untold story of Alexander Butterfield, the Nixon aide who disclosed the secret White House taping system that changed history and led to Nixon's resignation. In forty-six hours of interviews with Butterfield, supported by thousands of documents, many of them original and not in the presidential archives and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 WOO

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Summary: Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2009

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

Robb, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.8 ROB

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...

Format: text

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

Summary: Follows a politician's wife who pursues her own career as a defense attorney after her husband is sent to jail on charges of political corruption. Alicia Florrick not only deals with her career but also with keeping her family together as she provides a stable home for her two children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Paramount Network Television 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD GOO RATED R

Houellebecq, Michel.

Summary: "Dans une France assez proche de la nôtre, un homme s'engage dans la carrière universitaire. Peu motivé par l'enseignement, il s'attend à une vie ennuyeuse mais calme, protégée des grands drames historiques. Cependant les forces en jeu dans le pays ont fissuré le système politique jusqu'à provoquer son effondrement. Cette implosion sans soubresauts, sans vraie révolution, se développe comme un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 HOU FRENCH

Chayes, Sarah

Summary: A former advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the role played by acute government corruption in fostering violent extremism.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Harvey, Michael T.

Summary: Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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Baldacci, David.

Summary: Not far from Washington D.C., in a wooded area of Northern Virginia, a small house at the end of a gravel road serves a secret purpose. With its sophisticated security apparatus and hidden miniaturized cameras, it is being used by the FBI to interview one of the most important witnesses the agency has ever had, a young woman with an incredible story to tell. But others also know about the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2014

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Summary: Mayor Tom Kane is King of Chicago, and he rules his domain with an iron fist. Deception, scandal, and betrayal go hand in hand with Kane's form of politics. As long as he gets the job done, the people of Chicago look the other way. Despite being the most effective mayor in recent history, Kane is hiding a dark secret. A degenerative brain disorder is ripping everything away from him, and he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOS

Contents: First season: Chapters 1-13; Second season: Chapters 14-26.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series House 2014

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Immersed in her job as an assistant to a congressman, Carol Ann "CJ" Jansen uncovers possible evidence of her boss's corrupt activities before his apparent suicide, and moves to a small New England town for her own protection.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Stone, Peter

Summary: When Cameron Carter goes straight from high school in small-town California to a summer internship with a powerful U.S. Congressman he admires, he soon learns that not everything in Washington, D.C. is as it appears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster BFYR 2018

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Summary: Joining the Outlaw's fight against injustice is mysterious Brother Tuck and a feisty Locksley girl, Kate. Robin leads the battle for a free world, but it's tough when corruption and evil sweep the land. The King is absent fighting in the Holy Land and while his throne is empty, his treacherous brother Prince John plots to seize it. The prince has his eye on Nottingham for his new capital and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2009

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

Sen, Chaitali

Summary: In The Pathless Sky, Chaitali Sen conjures a world in which a nation’s political turmoil, its secret history and growing social unrest turn life into a fragile and capricious thing and love into a necessary refuge to be defended at all cost. A world not unlike the one we live in. John, a hapless young student with a potentially brilliant academic career ahead of him, and Mariam, a shy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEN