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Labrecque, Ellen

Summary: Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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Purnell, Sonia

Summary: A portrait of Winston Churchill's extraordinary wife and her lesser-known role in World War II discusses her relationship with political mentor Eleanor Roosevelt, her role in safeguarding Churchill's health throughout key historical events and her controversial family priorities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHURCHILL, CLEMENTINE PUR

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: It is the summer of 1953 and Nurse Appleyard is rushed to a secret location where she discovers her patient is Winston Churchill, the elderly Prime Minister. Churchill has suffered a stroke and may not last the weekend. As Churchill's wife and family gather at his bedside, long-buried tensions rise to the surface.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Adler, David A.

Summary: A biography of the Israeli prime minister and world leader, emphasizing her early childhood and youth in Russia and America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 1984

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB MEIR ADL

Klagsbrun, Francine

Summary: "The definitive biography of Golda Meir: the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and tea-and-cake-serving grandmother who became the fourth prime minister of Israel and one of the most notable women of our time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MEIR, GOLDA MEI

Harris, Robin

Summary: "Margaret Thatcher is one of the most significant political figures of the twentieth century--a Prime Minister whose impact on modern British history is comparable only to Winston Churchill's. Like them or not, her radical policies made Britain the country it is today. And like her or not, Margaret Thatcher's legacy remains a massive political force, responsible for laying the groundwork for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THATCHER, MARGARET HAR

Lace, William W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 1995

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CHURCHILL LAC

Summary: "Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://www.yes-minister.com/introduc.htm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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Day, Michael

Summary: "People from all walks of life are appalled and fascinated in equal measure by the stratospheric political career of the tycoon and three-time Italian Prime Minister. Michael Day provides an in depth look at the life and crimes of the shameless media mogul until his nine lives ran out and he faced definitive conviction which signaled his irreversible decline. He tells the story of a bright and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan Trade 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BERLUSCONI, SILVIO DAY

Foster, Leila Merrell.

Summary: Follows the life and political career of Great Britain's first female prime minister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1990

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB THATCHER FOS

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CHU

Summary: Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2009

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DIV

Summary: "Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2009

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Churchill, Winston

Summary: Covers the problems confronted by Churchill as he becomes Prime Minister, the Battle of France, the story of Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the rebuilding of England's Army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Published in association with the Cooperation Pub. Co. [by] Houghton Mifflin 1949

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 CHU

Harris, Kenneth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1988

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Marr, Andrew

Summary: As the United Kingdom decides whether or not to remain a member of the European Union or go its own way in September of 2017, a group of ruthless killers will stop at nothing to keep a shocking secret at the very heart of the government that could change everything in an instant from being revealed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

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Meir, Golda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1975

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MEI

Peres, Shimon

Summary: A portrait of Israel's first prime minister covers his support of the United Nations 1947 Partition Plan for Palestine, his granting of first exemptions to Orthodox military servicepeople, and his peaceful overtures toward post-Holocaust Germany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nextbook/Schocken 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.9405 BEN-GURION, DAVID PER

Sharon, Gilad.

Summary: Written by his youngest son, a portrait of the former Israeli prime minister draws from diaries, day books, military directives, and correspondence to trace his evolution into one of the world's most powerful and influential figures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SHARON, ARIEL SHA

Zhao, Ziyang.

Summary: Gives readers a front row seat to the secret inner workings of China's government. It is the story of Premier Zhao Ziyang, who tried to stop the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989, and was dethroned for his efforts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.058 ZHAO, ZIYANG ZHA

Persson, Leif G. W.

Summary: "Its August 2007, and Lars Martin Johansson, chief of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Sweden, is determined once again to reopen the dusty files on the unsolved murder of Prime Minister Palme. With his retirement quickly approaching, Johansson forms a new group, comprised of a few trustworthy detectives who doggedly wade through mountains of paperwork and pursue new leads in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever. Bonus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GHO

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER GHO