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Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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

Hunt, Santana

Summary: When the Constitution was written, some of the Founding Fathers wanted to include a provision that only those in Congress vote for president. Others felt it was important that the former colonists got to vote directly for their president. The Electoral College was the compromise reached and it s still how the president and vice president are elected today. This often-confusing topic is broken...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 HUN

Feiffer, Kate.

Summary: Tired of the unfairness of life, young Luke Pennybaker decides to run for president, with his dog Lily as his running mate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Feiffer

Coonts, Stephen

Summary: Jake Grafton and Tommy Carmellini race to solve the mystery of a potentially stolen election before Americans' faith in our democracy, sovereignty, and federal government become completely undone.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Coonts 2017

Hewson, Martha S.

Contents: The 2000 election: Bush vs. Gore -- Creating the electoral college -- 1800: an election goes to the House -- 1824: the House decides another election -- The elections of 1876 and 1888 -- How the electoral college works today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.63 HEW

Horowitz, David

Summary: Horowitz presents a White House battle plan to halt the Democrats' march to extinguish the values America holds dear. He details President Trump's like moves, and explores the opportunities he will have to reshape the American political landscape while securing the nation's vital security interests abroad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.330 HOR

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 HOR

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM CLI

Reston, Dominick

Summary: Explores the forty-fifth American president's formative years, his early career, and the 2016 election campaign that put him in office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 TRU

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

Summary: Depicts people's opinions and thoughts worldwide on Election Day, 2008, when Barack Obama was elected president. All segments were filmed between 8:00 a.m. EST on November 4, 2008 and 4:00 a.m. EST on November 5, 2008, and were filmed by friends of the producer and submitted to him for editing / compilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bev Pictures 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ELE

Gingrich, Newt

Summary: "Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich has teamed with novelist Pete Earley to create a gripping thriller to which Gingrich brings his unparalleled understanding of Washington's corridors of power. The greatest nightmare for the free world today would be a Master Terrorist hiding somewhere, coordinating radical Islamic groups at the highest level around the globe. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GIN

Bongino, Dan

Summary: An explosive, whistle-blowing expose, Exonerated: The Failed Takedown of Donald Trump by the Swamp reveals how Deep State actors relied on a cynical plug-and-play template to manufacture the now-discredited Russiagate scandal. With the cutting analysis and insight he exhibited in his blockbuster bestseller Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump, Fox News contributor Bongino exposes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Post Hill Press 2019

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Kranish, Michael

Summary: Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who--despite broad skepticism--could be the next president of the United States. Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of Trump's life are not well known. Few individuals have ever roamed so widely through such diverse realms as real estate, sports, entertainment,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 TRU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRUMP, DONALD KRA

Summary: "The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda. Horrifying and hilarious, this satirical portrait of Russian meddling in the 2016 election reveals a fake news empire and the tactics of information warfare"--container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF OUR

Summary: In 2006, Mitt Romney decides to run for president of the United States. In the days before the 2008 presidential election, he seeks to win debates against John McCain and the other Republican Party presidential candidates. After he loses the Republican nomination, he returns in 2012 to challenge incumbent Barack Obama for the White House. Meanwhile, his wife is diagnosed with multiple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MIT

Summary: A collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists.

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: 816 RAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 816 Rad

Dowd, Maureen

Summary: A noted political columnist traces the psychologies and pathologies in one of the nastiest and most significant battles of the sexes ever, the presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 DOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 Dowd 2016

O'Donnell, Lawrence

Summary: "The 1968 U.S. Presidential election was the young Lawrence O'Donnell's political awakening, and in the decades since it has remained one of his abiding fascinations. For years he has deployed one of America's shrewdest political minds to understanding its dynamics, not just because it is fascinating in itself, but because in it is contained the essence of what makes America different, and how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 ODO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 ODO

Oliphant, Thomas

Summary: "A behind-the-scenes, revelatory account of John F. Kennedy's wily campaign to the White House, beginning with his bold, failed attempt to win the vice presidential nomination in 1956. A young and undistinguished junior plots his way to the presidency and changes the way we nominate and elect presidents. John F. Kennedy and his young warriors invented modern presidential politics. They turned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 OLI

Ross, Tara.

Summary: "America's unique presidential election system is often misunderstood--and perhaps especially hard to explain to children. We Elect a President: The Story of Our Electoral College will help you and your family discover more about the Electoral College and its remarkable history. Why was it created in the fiorst place? Does it still work today? Written in straightforward language and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Colonial Press, L.P. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 324 ROS

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 ROS

Sullivan, George

Summary: Presents information on each of the forty presidents of the United States and describes the process of electing a president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dodd, Mead 1984

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

Olbermann, Keith

Summary: "Since Donald Trump was nominated for president, Keith Olbermann has emerged as one of America's most acerbic, insightful, and inspirational anti-Trump commentators. In his hit GQ Web series T/Je Resistance, Olbermann consistently takes our commander in chief and his indecipherable politics apart with journalistic acuity and rhetorical Hair. Tough, cutting, Witty; and relentlessly hard-hitting,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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

Jones, Van

Summary: "A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart--by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as "a star of the 2016 campaign" (The New York Times) who coined the term"whitelash" Van Jones burst into the American consciousness during the 2016 presidential campaign with an unscripted,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 JON

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