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Simpson, Glenn R.

Summary: Fusion GPS was founded in 2010 by Simpson and Fritsch, two former reporters at The Wall Street Journal, decided to use their reporting skills to conduct open-source investigations for businesses and law firms-- and opposition research for political candidates. In the fall of 2015 they were hired to look into the finances of Donald Trump. The deeper Fusion dug, the clearer it became that the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SIM

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

Rhodes, Benjamin

Summary: "In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping former president Barack Obama begin his next chapter, the legacy they worked to build for eight years was being taken apart. To understand what was happening in his own country, Rhodes decided to look outward, at the wider world. Over the next three years, he traveled to dozens of countries, meeting with politicians, dissidents, and activists confronting the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Carr, Jack

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria/Emily Bestler Books 2018

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Bryant, Howard

Summary: "Full Dissidence is a collection of essays focusing on the corporate assault on civil liberties, collisions of race and identity, and the kleptocracy of the Trump White House has forced America to ask itself if its beliefs of freedom and democracy are more than just words"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 BRY

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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Newman, Dan (Dan G.)

Summary: Takes readers behind the scenes--from the sweaty cubicles where senators dial corporate CEOs for dollars, to lavish retreats where billionaires boost their favored candidates, to the map rooms where lawmakers scheme to handpick their voters. It highlights the heroic efforts of those unrigging the system to return power to We the People. -- adapted from back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 NEW

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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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

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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...

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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

Rohde, David W.

Summary: A two- time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's eye-opening investigation of the so-called deep state. A recent poll found that 74 percent of Americans believe that a group of unelected government and military officials is secretly manipulating or directing national policy. But does an American deep state really exist? This sweeping exploration of the intelligence community and FBI scandals of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1 ROH

Schweizer, Peter

Summary: "Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact. For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe."--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 SCH

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Gehl, Katherine M.

Summary: "Our political system has become big business--and business is booming--yet solutions to big problems seem impossible. Behold, the political-industrial complex. Rampant lobbying and gerrymandering. Election spending rising exponentially with each cycle. The Democratic and Republican parties competing furiously against each other for advantage, while together--as a duopoly--having a lock on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business Review Press 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.0973 GEH

Smith, Lee

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SMI

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Paramount Network Television 2010

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

Grippando, James

Summary: As the Electoral College battle for the White House lands in a Florida courtroom, Miami attorney Jack Swyteck has never felt farther from the truth, fighting for a faithless elector, caught between a corrupt president and his manipulative opponent--with each revelation more explosive than the next. The country is reeling. For the sixth time in American history, the winner of the popular vote...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2009

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

Summary: "With contributions from seven of Mexico's finest journalists, this is reportage at its bravest and most necessary - it has the power to change the world's view of their country, and by the force of its truth, to start to heal the country's many sorrows. Supported the Arts Council Grant's for the Arts Programme and by PEN Promotes. Veering between carnival and apocalypse, Mexico has in the last...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MacLehose Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.0.84 SOR

Robb, Peter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 1998

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Summary: A few years from now, Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertô, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead. There are forces that want to expel them from their homes, and soon, in a genre-bending twist, a band of armed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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...

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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.

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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

Summary: After jobless Ibrahima Dieng receives a money order for 25,000 francs from a nephew who works in Paris, news of his windfall quickly spreads among his neighbors, who flock to him for loans even as he finds his attempts to cash the order stymied in a maze of bureaucracy, and new troubles rain down on his head. An adaptation of a novella by the director himself is a bitterly ironic depiction of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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