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Steele, Shelby.

Summary: Award-winning author Steele attests that Senator Barack Obama's groundbreaking quest for the highest office in the land is fast becoming a galvanizing occasion beyond mere presidential politics, one that is forcing a national dialogue on the current state of race relations in America. Says Steele, poverty and inequality usually are the focus of such dialogues, but Obama's bid for so high an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 STE

Podhoretz, John.

Summary: It's the ultimate nightmare for conservatives: to awaken on November 5, 2008, to the news that Hillary Rodham Clinton is the President-elect of the United States. Could it really happen? As conservative commentator Podhoretz reveals, this is not just a "what if" scenario; it will happen--unless conservatives take action. This book shows that Hillary's plan to capture the White House is much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.93 Podho

Wilson, John K.

Summary: Explores the ideas that Illinois senator Barack Obama has about race, religion, and politics and discusses how he has been received as a presidential candidate by the far right, the far left, the media, and everyday Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradigm 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK WIL

Moore, Julianne

Summary: Behind-the-scenes dramatization of John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GAM

Abramson, Jill

Summary: The remarkable story of Barack Obama's journey to the White House with award winning author contributions. Includes coverage of the inauguration and color photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Times 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.932 ABR

Kennedy, Randall

Summary: "Timely--as the 2012 presidential election nears--and controversial for its bracing iconoclasm, The Persistence of the Color Line is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency. Renowned for his cool reason vis--̉vis the pitfalls and clichš of racial discourse, Randall Kennedy--former clerk to late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK KEN

Chozick, Amy

Summary: The real story of what happened in the 2016 election, told through the dishy, rollicking, deeply personal story of one New York Times journalist's career covering the First Woman President who wasn't.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHOZICK, AMY CHO

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

Heilemann, John

Summary: From two of the best political reporters in the country comes the gripping inside story of the historic 2008 presidential election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 HEI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 HEI

Balz, Daniel J.

Summary: The election of 2008 shattered political barriers, illuminated undercurrents of race, gender, and class, and ignited an extraordinary battle among some of the most formidable political rivals ever to seek the presidency in Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John McCain. The election played out against a backdrop of wars, a shattered economy and deep pessimism about the future. Journalists Dan...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 BAL

Begala, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 BEG

McGinniss, Joe.

Summary: Presents a study of the illusion and the reality of Sarah Palin.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 PALIN SARAH McG

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Triumph Books 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 324 ABC

Haygood, Wil

Summary: When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALLEN, EUGENE HAY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 HAY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 Haygood 2013

Paul, Ron

Summary: Congressman Ron Paul (TX-R)--presidential candidate, popular ideologue, debate favorite, and creator of one of the largest grassroots campaigns in history--sets forth his revolutionary manifesto and challenges America to make the tough changes needed to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931092 PAU

Goldberg, Bernard

Summary: Goldberg contends that the mainstream media crossed an important line in the 2008 presidential race, moving from a liberal bias to crass partisianship as spin doctors for Barack Obama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery 2009

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Ifill, Gwen.

Summary: Veteran journalist Ifill sheds new light on the impact of Barack Obama's presidential victory and introduces the emerging African American politicians forging a new path to political power. Ifill argues that the Black political structure formed during the Civil Rights movement is giving way to a generation who are the direct beneficiaries of the struggles of the 1960s. She offers detailed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.932092 Ifi

Haygood, Wil

Summary: When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.92 HAY

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: A short biography of Barack Obama, the first African-American president-elect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB Obama Edw

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

Summary: Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Company 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 816 Rad

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...

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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

Isikoff, Michael

Summary: Explains how Vladimir Putin and Russia hacked an American election as part of a covert operation to subvert the United States' democracy and help Donald Trump win the presidency.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2018

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