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Summary: Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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

Summary: This season chronicles the transition between the administration of President Bartlet and the race for the new presidency between Congressman Santos and Senator Vinick.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WES

Summary: A working-class Irish family is torn between right and wrong when two brothers live out their destinies on opposite sides of the law.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2006

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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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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: Brothers Michael and Tommy are at odds with their family, their friends, and their careers. As Tommy pursues his chance to be a rising star in politics, Michael seeks his power in the gritty underworld of crime and violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2008

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

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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

Summary: Follow the drama when the government is temporarily passed from a Democratic administration to the Republican Speaker of the House, as President Bartlet copes with the kidnapping of his youngest daughter Zoey.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WES

Summary: The presidential race is on, with Senator Arnold Vinick as the Republican frontrunner and Matthew Santos vying for the hotly contested Democratic presidential nomination.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WES

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

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "Tom Peters has just moved to the small town of Jefferton, best known for its strip malls, buffet restaurants and run-down parks. Seeking to make a name for himself, Tom begins setting up meetings with the eccentric mayor of the town. Together they develop a number of pointless ideas that never seem to go anywhere. Sometimes they seem to make things worse."--Www.adultswim.com (as viewed on Apr....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartoon Network 2007

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

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: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2012

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

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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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV SCA

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Summary: The show follows 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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2015

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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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A congressman works with his wife to seek revenge on those who have wronged him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 3

Summary: Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties, all with a sense of humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arc Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: The life of a consummate politician's wife is turned upside down when she discovers that her husband, the British Conservative government's Minister for the Family, has been having an affair with a former call girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn, Media 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA POL

Summary: The biggest cases demand the best cops, so when a little girl goes missing or a Homeland Security official takes a long drive off a short cliff or a '90s serial killer revives his career in the 21st century, the LAPD knows to call Brenda Johnson and her crack team from the Priority Homicide Division.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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

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