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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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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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Corso, Phil

Summary: "The Electoral College is the body of people who elect the president and vice president of the United States. Many U.S. citizens are confused by this system, which dates back to the creation of the U.S. Constitution. When citizens vote for a presidential candidate, they're actually voting for an elector -- someone who will cast a vote for their state for that candidate in the Electoral College....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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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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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.330 HOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 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 Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TRU

Harts, Shannon H.

Summary: Why is voting to choose the president of the United States important? What is the process and how has it changed? These essential questions and more are answered in this book, which will educate students about an important facet of citizenship. Complete with detailed descriptions, enlightening fact boxes, and engaging imagery, this book will guide readers through the steps and history of voting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 HAR

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

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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

Corso, Phil

Summary: Every four years in the United States of America, candidates from different political parties stand in front of the nation to showcase their ideas and sell their visions of the future before Election Day. Presidential debates are a way for candidates to share their ideas, show how they are different from other candidates, and garner support from voters. This book outlines the history and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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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

McPartland, Lisa A.

Summary: "The position of president of the United States is an important one! But how does a person get elected president? First, people have to know who they are. To do that, candidates must announce their plan to run for a nomination and the presidency, and then they campaign. A perfect introduction for young readers, this book covers the details of the campaign trail, from grassroots organization to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.973 MCP

Stein, Mark

Summary: "In examining over thirty unlikely presidential candidates from the past two centuries, Mark Stein reveals how fringe candidates have impacted the nation's political landscape"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 STE

Haynes, Danielle

Summary: "Primaries and caucuses are some of the first steps to becoming the president of the United States. Candidates who've announced their intention to run for this important office first have to convince members of their political party (and sometimes others) that they deserve a nomination. Primaries and caucuses help political parties choose their official party candidate. In this volume, readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.273 HAY

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 TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF OUR

Biden, Jill.

Summary: The wife of former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden recounts his childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, his perseverance and leadership from his earliest years, his struggles to overcome stuttering, his relationships with his family, andhis political career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

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Haynes, Danielle

Summary: By the time the U.S. presidential election rolls around every four years, everyone knows who's in the running for office. But how are presidential candidates in the United States chosen? How do candidates get nominated, and what does a nomination mean? Can you become president without a nomination, and why or why not? Readers will learn about political parties, national conventions, special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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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

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

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