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Holzer, Harold

Summary: "An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents' attacks on our freedom of the press. "The FAKE NEWS media," Donald Trump has tweeted, "is not my enemy. It is the enemy of the American people." Never has our free press faced so great a threat. Yet the tension between presidents and journalists is as old as the republic itself. From George...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 HOL

Kurtz, Howard

Summary: "According to the media, Donald Trump could never become president. Now many are on a mission to prove he shouldn't be president. The Trump administration and the press are at war -- and as in any war, the first casualty has been truth. Bestselling author Howard Kurtz, host of Fox News's Media Buzz and former Washington Post columnist, offers a stunning exposé of how supposedly objective...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2018

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

Holzer, Harold.

Summary: Lincoln believed that ‘with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.’ Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln’s leadership by showing us how deftly he managed his relations with the press of his day to move public opinion forward to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM HOL

Algeo, Matthew.

Summary: Recounts the summer of 1893 when President Grover Cleveland disappeared for five days, covering up a surgery to remove cancer from his palate and jaw.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEVELAND, GROVER ALG

Omarosa

Summary: Former Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump administration, Omarosa Manigault Newman discusses how her personal and professional relationships with Donald Trump have changed from the time she was a contestant on "The Apprentice" to her public ousting from White House.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.9330 OMA

Sanders, Sarah Huckabee

Summary: "A candid, riveting account of the Trump White House, on the front lines and behind the scenes. Sarah Huckabee Sanders served as White House Press Secretary for President Donald J. Trump from 2017 to 2019. A trusted confidante of the President, Sanders advised him on everything from press and communications strategy to personnel and policy. She was at the President's side for two and a half...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SANDERS, SARAH HUCKABEE SAN

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: A dynamic history of the muckracking press and the first decade of the Progressive era as told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft--a close relationship that strengthens both men before it ruptures in 1912 when they engage in a brutal fight for the presidential nomination that cripples the progressive wing of the Republican Party, causing Democrat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.91 GOO

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft. With the help of the 'muckraking' press Roosevelt had wielded the Bully Pulpit to challenge and triumph over abusive monopolies, political bosses, and corrupting money brokers. Roosevelt led a revolution that he bequeathed to Taft only to see it compromised as Taft surrendered to money...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.91 GOO

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

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Summary: Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within: "not government oppression or suppression," he writes, but self-censorship, group-think, bias by omission, and passing off opinion, propaganda, pseudo-events, and outright lies as news. With the depth of historical background...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 LEV

Attkisson, Sharyl

Summary: "The five-time Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled and The Smear uncovers how partisan bias and gullibility are destroying American journalism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 071 ATT

Campbell, W. Joseph.

Summary: Did the Washington Post bring down Richard Nixon by reporting on the Watergate scandal? Did a cryptic remark by Walter Cronkite effectively end the Vietnam War? Did William Randolph Hearst vow to "finish the war" in the 1898 conflict with Spain? In Getting It Wrong, W. Joseph Campbell addresses and dismantles such prominent media-driven myths--stories about or by the news media that are widely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 071.3 CAM

Grisham, Stephanie

Summary: "Stephanie Grisham rose from being a junior press wrangler on the Trump campaign in 2016 to assuming top positions in the administration as White House press secretary and communications director, while at the same time acting as First Lady Melania Trump's communications director and eventually chief of staff. Few members of the Trump inner circle served longer or were as close to the first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 328.73 Gol

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.891 THO

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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Rabb, Steven

Summary: "If the Founding Fathers surveyed our nation today and together composed a single speech to America, what would they say? The prologue begins to answer that question as it chronicles a current-day reunion of America's Founding Fathers at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Through a stroke of Providence, the Founders have assembled once again to take up their pen and save the country they love....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty For All Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 Rabb

Carpenter, Amanda B.

Summary: In Gaslighting America, Carpenter breaks down Trump's formula, showing why it's practically foolproof, playing his victims, the media, the Democrats, and the Republican fence-sitters perfectly. She traces how this tactic started with Nixon, gained traction with Bill Clinton, and exploded under Trump

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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

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