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Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

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

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: There's a fine art to selling earlobe lifts, inflatable massage boots, and mini-staircases for arthritic dogs. This ABC News program enters the strange world of A. J. Kubani and his New Jersey-based company, Telebrands-a purveyor of quirky household products showcased in late-night TV infomercials. In a one-on-one interview, Kubani discusses his main strategy: identifying a mundane, irksome...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Lassieur, Allison

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Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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Mohamed, Premee

Summary: "Alefret, the founder of Varkal's pacifist resistance, was bombed and maimed by his own government, locked up in a secret prison and tortured by a 'visionary' scientist. But now they're offering him a chance of freedom. Ordered to infiltrate one of Med'ariz's flying cities, obeying the bloodthirsty zealot Qhudur, he must find fellow anti-war activists in the enemy's population and provoke them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Butler, Katy

Summary: "An exquisitely written, expertly reported memoir and expose; of modern medicine that leads the way to more humane, less invasive end-of-life care based on the author's acclaimed New York Times Magazine piece. This is the story of one daughter's struggleto allow her parents the peaceful, natural deaths they wanted and to investigate the larger forces in medicine that stood in the way. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 BUT

Weintraub, Robert

Summary: Describes the bond that developed between an RAF technician and a fiercely loyal purebred pointer named Judy, a pair who met in an internment camp during World War II where they became a symbol of hope to the other prisoners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Herndon, Booton.

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Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

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Adayfi, Mansoor

Summary: "The moving, eye-opening memoir of an innocent man detained at Gauntánamo Bay for 15 years: a story of humanity in the unlikeliest of places and an unprecedented look at life at Gauntánamo on the eve of its 20th anniversary"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADAYFI, MANSOOR ADA

Coram, Robert.

Summary: During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere--a man who fought without pause, not a prisoner of war, but a prisoner at war. Upon his return,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 COR

Glusman, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5472 GLU

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

Phillips, Whitney

Summary: "Drawing on ecological, social justice and storytelling frameworks, this . . . book discusses how information pollution spreads and why, tackling the topic of internet ethics while empowering readers to create a safe, secure and inclusive digital world"--OCLC.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MiTeen Press 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 302.3 PHI

Romeo, Nick

Summary: "Confronted by the terrifying trends of the early twenty-first century -- widening inequality, environmental destruction, and the immiseration of millions of workers around the world -- many economists and business leaders still preach dogmas that lack evidence and create political catastrophe: Private markets are always more efficient than public ones; investment capital flows efficiently to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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Grayling, A. C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 GRA

Steinhauer, Jason

Summary: The Internet has changed the past. Social media, Wikipedia, mobile networks, and the viral and visual nature of the Web have inundated the public sphere with historical information and misinformation, changing what we know about our history and History as a discipline. This is the first book to chronicle how and why it matters. Why does History matter at all? What role do history and the past...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 901 STE

Biskup, Agnieszka

Summary: "Soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, they also attacked U.S. military installations in the Philippines. For the army and navy nurses stationed there, what had been a peaceful outpost quickly turned into a raging war zone. When the U.S. and Philippine forces retreated to the Bataan Peninsula and the fortress island of Corregidor, the nurses followed them to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 BIS

Cornum, Rhonda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CORNUM, RHONDA COR

Colby, William H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM/American Management Association 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 COL

Morris, Heather

Summary: "In the midst of World War II, an English musician, Norah Chambers, places her eight-year-old daughter, Sally, on a ship leaving Singapore, desperate to keep her safe from the Japanese army as they move down through the Pacific. Norah remains to care for her husband and elderly parents, knowing she may never see her child again. Sister Nesta James, a Welsh-Australian nurse, has enlisted to tend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOR

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Morris

Brownell, Kathryn Cramer

Summary: "As television began to overtake the political landscape in the 1960s, network broadcast companies, bolstered by powerful lobbying interests, dominated screens across the nation. Yet over the next three decades, the expansion of a different technology, cable, changed all of this. 24/7 Politics tells the story of how the cable industry worked with political leaders to create an entirely new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2345 BRO

Kershaw, Alex

Summary: Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members, and their capture by the Japanese followed by months of brutal captivity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.545 Kershaw 2008

Hillenbrand, Laura

Summary: In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian s courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of Unbroken introduces a new generation to one of history s most thrilling survival epics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

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2 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ZAM

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