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Summary: The Oval Office is up for grabs, and none of the players are playing nice, including Olivia Pope, who now realizes she can never be content as a wifely First Lady. Domestic bliss pales in comparison with holding the reins of the highest office in the land, so when faced with a chance to wield unrivaled influence at any cost, will she continue to wear the white hat, or prove that she is, indeed,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: The Russians are furious with the English establishment's indifference to the anarchist threat gripping the rest of Europe. So Verloc, a Russian spy, is assigned a mission: blow up the Greenwich Observatory and make it look like a terrorist attack to provoke a crackdown. Should he fail, Verloc's real identity as a spy could be exposed to his vicious comrades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://www.yes-minister.com/introduc.htm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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Summary: Now, seemingly invincible "fixer" Olivia Pope must confront the ultimate challenge: fixing herself. After sifting through her mysterious father's labyrinth of lies, Olivia's search for answers about her mother threatens not just national security, but the entire world. Meanwhile, the lives of her "gladiators", as well as those of the president, his wife and key White House staffers, take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: When trouble rears its ugly head, headline-making, life-ruining trouble, there's only one person to call: the legendary Olivia Pope. With her steadfast rule of always trusting her gut, Olivia leads an expert team of crisis management consultants skilled at making even the most sordid, salacious scandals disappear. But as these self-proclaimed 'gladiators in suits' begin to reveal the cracks in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: After the shocking events surrounding President Grant's re-election, a newly fragile Olivia has gone off the grid. But her plan to "stand in the sun" with Jake is derailed when Quinn tracks her down with news of Harrison's death. Once back in D.C., Olivia struggles to reconnect with her embittered "gladiators". There, she's finally forced to confront the unspeakable evil her father has wrought....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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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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Summary: Several interweaving storylines that start with a mysterious accident and the death of an Aboriginal girl in the outback. Her former teacher, Alex, becomes involved with journalist Ned Banks and his brother, Jesse, a genius computer hacker, to try to unravel the mystery. When the brothers uncover video footage of the crime, they are targeted by powerful and dangerous figures that may be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: After the death of her husband, Claire Underwood becomes the first female President of the United States, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: This three-part political thriller follows the catastrophic chain of events leading up to World War I from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914 to Britain's declaration of war on Germany 37 days later. This tense and gripping mini-series set amongst the corridors of power in Whitehall and Berlin tracks the unfolding crisis through the eyes of leading politicians and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: President Richard Graves, a former two-term POTUS, embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration and reclaim his legacy 25 years after leaving the White House. With topics ranging from immigration to gay rights, foreign policy to public funding for arts and sciences, Graves holds nothing sacred as he unspools some of his administration's proudest victories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2017

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Summary: "Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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

Summary: The showfollows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: When trouble rears its ugly head, headline-making, life-ruining trouble, there's only one person to call: the legendary Olivia Pope. With her steadfast rule of always trusting her gut, Olivia leads an expert team of crisis management consultants skilled at making even the most sordid, salacious scandals disappear. But as these self-proclaimed 'gladiators in suits' begin to reveal the cracks in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC Studios 2012

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Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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Summary: As Alicia struggles to get her career back on track, she stumbles on a case that puts her up against Diane Lockhart and David Lee. Peter fires Eli Gold, who vows revenge. Cary discovers that his firm is getting out of touch. Peter has little time left to make a plea deal before the jury comes back with a verdict. Meanwhile, Alicia must decide whether her future is with Peter or with Jason, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Filmed over two years in 22 countries, interviewing 21 of the world's leading economists, historians, sociologists and political scientist, it is an ambitious and accessible six-part documentary series that looks at the ideas and social forces that have shaped the capitalist world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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Summary: Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and a rising star in her party with her eye on the White House, then she became Vice President. VEEP follows the whirlwind day-to day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the President's interests, even as she tries to improve her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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Summary: Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for a second season in her Emmy winning role as Vice President Selina Meyer in VEEP. As midterm elections loom, Vice President Meyer is scoring higher ratings than the President in several popularity polls, which she hopes will boost her influence and help her curry favor with the chief executive. But despite her best intentions, even the most banal actions can set...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Season three begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, 'Some new beginnings.' Soon, Selina and her staff, are back in D.C. for Mike's wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning; setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2015

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Summary: From executive producer Stephen Colbert comes this hilarious look into the Trump presidency, animation style. Starring two-dimensional avatars of Donald Trump and his merry band of insiders and family members, this cutting-edge comedy presents the truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and bon vivants. It's a workplace comedy where the office is oval, a character study in search of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Season one of the Netflix original series House of Cards. Frank Underwood is a cunning career politician. Zoe Barnes is an ambitious young journalist. Together they forge a partnership that trades powerful secrets for political access, and so much more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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Cohen, Sacha Baron

Summary: Sacha Baron Cohen gives his take on patriotism in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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