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Summary: Recounting the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor - one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds. Includes never before seen interviews, archival footage, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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

Reel, Monte

Summary: In A Brotherhood of Spies, award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.127 REE

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Matthews, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firebird Books 1988

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.14 Matth

DeKok, David.

Summary: " On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEK

10 holds on 10 copies

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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Huey, Michael

Contents: volume 1. 1921-1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4635 HUE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4635 HUE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4635 HUE

Ford, Richard

Summary: A stirring narrative of memory and parental love, Richard Ford tells of his mother, Edna, a feisty Catholic girl with a difficult past, and his father, Parker, a sweet-natured soft-spoken traveling salesman, both born at the turn of the twentieth century in rural Arkansas. For Ford, the questions of what his parents dreamed of and how they loved each other and him became a striking portrait of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 FOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FORD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORD FOR

Waller, Douglas C.

Summary: "The author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story of four OSS warriors of World War II. All four later led the CIA. They are the most famous and controversial directors the CIA has ever had-- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey. Disciples is the story of these dynamic agents and their daring espionage and sabotage in wartime Europe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: Collects the original broadcast episodes from the fourth season of Star trek, the next generation. Picking up decades after Gene Roddenberry's original, it follows the intergalactic adventures of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his crew aboard an all-new USS Enterprise.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STA

Boston Pops Orchestra

Contents: Disc 1. Fiedler & the Pops in movieland: Somewhere, my love. Raindrops keep fallin' on my head. The shadow of your smile. Theme from Love story. Love theme from Romeo and Juliet. Never on Sunday. The way we were. Gigi. Days of wine and roses. Fiedler & the Pops on Broadway: A pretty girl is like a melody. September song. Seventy-six trombones. The impossible dream. Wunderbar. Tonight. Smoke...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Music 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING BOS

Fain, Sammy

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1945

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2 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 STA

Dean, John W. (John Wesley)

Summary: "Former White House counsel & bestselling author John Dean reveals how the Bush White House has set America back decades; employing a worldview & tactics of deception that he claims will do more damage to the nation than Nixon at his worst. No author or commentator possesses such unique knowledge of Bush's presidential ploys & their striking comparisons to Nixon's, an irresitible hook for an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 DEA

Weir, Alison.

Summary: Recounts one of the love stories of medieval England. This is a tale of an exceptional woman, Katherine Swynford, who became first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: W.F. Howes 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SWYNFORD, KATHERINE WEI

Baker, Peter

Summary: "From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House--a tour de force narrative of those dramatic and controversial eight years. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 BAK

Baker, Peter

Summary: "From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House--a tour de force narrative of those dramatic and controversial eight years. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.931 BAK

Rich, Frank.

Summary: Reveals the spin campaign of the Bush administration that the author contends enabled the support of a war against a non-September 11 enemy, furthered conservative agendas, and consolidated presidential power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 RIC

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO

Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS