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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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chavez, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHA

Sandford, John

Summary: The daughter of a US Senator is monitoring her social media presence when she finds a picture of herself on a strange blog. And there are other pictures of the children of other influential Washington politicians, walking or standing outside their schools, each identified by name. Surrounding the photos are texts of vicious political rants from a motley variety of extremist groups. The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Sandford 2020

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

Currie, Stephen

Summary: "Joe Biden was elected president in 2020. His supporters saw their candidate's ultimate victory as a triumph for their vision of America. Few political leaders in American history have had as long a career in politics and government as Biden"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 BID

Klein, Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 KENNEDY FAMILY Klein

Moscatello, Caitlin.

Summary: "From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms. Beyond the 2018 victories, Moscatello speaks with leaders of organizations training female candidates, researchers, and successful strategists who helped women triumph--emphasizing authenticity and passion. After November...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.082 MOS

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

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...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greenfield, Meg.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Editor and columnist Meg Greenfield shares her insights on the behavior of Washington politicians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2001

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Summary: They've always been a great team. But now, Frank and Claire become even greater adversaries as their marriage stumbles and their ambitions are at odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ho 4

Summary: 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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shogan, Colleen J.

Summary: Life is good for Kit Marshall. She's a staffer in D.C. for a popular senator, and she lives with an adoring beagle and a brainy boyfriend with a trust fund. Then, one morning, Kit arrives at the office early and finds her boss, Senator Langsford, impaled by a stainless steel replica of an Army attack helicopter. Panicked, she pulls the weapon out of his chest and instantly becomes the prime...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SHO

Summary: A satirical comedy in which a British documentary crew follows a radical folksinger (and self-made millionaire) turned senatorial candidate as he blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOB

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: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VEE

Inskeep, Steve

Summary: "Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John Frémont grew up amid family tragedy and shame. Born out of wedlock in 1813, he went to work at age thirteen to help support his family in Charleston, South...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.92 INS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 INS

Summary: Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Adero, Malaika

Summary: "When Kamala Harris became vice president of the United States, she made history as the first woman, first Black person, first South Asian American, and first Caribbean American to hold the office. This stunning book covers Harris's life from her childhood in Berkeley to her Howard College years, charting the many firsts she has carried with her throughout her legal and senatorial careers. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2021

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Summary: “The American public, from time to time, wishes to see the trustee who looks neither right nor left, but only up to the heavens and down to the work before him,” says presidential scholar Richard Neustadt. But is an independent cast of mind the best approach to the U.S. presidency? In this program, we explore the presidencies of four men who pursued a course that took little account of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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Summary: The president has no greater responsibility than representing the nation on the world stage. Securing a stable world in which American interests can be asserted and defended has been a basic part of the president's job description from the very beginning of our constitutional history. This program profiles the lives of four men as they engage in this task at some of the most critical times in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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Summary: From the beginning, the presidential office has beckoned to national heroes renowned for their selfless service to their country. This affinity is especially strong for men of military fame, for the president is formally commander-in-chief as well as symbolically the steward of the national interest. The U.S. president-as-national hero exemplifies the value we all place on authenticity in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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