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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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 RIC

Sebba, Anne

Summary: "Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, and secrets. During the occupation, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner. While Parisian men were either fighting at the front or captured and forced to work in German factories, the women of Paris were left behind where they would come face to face with the German conquerors...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4 SEB

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 SEB

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

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

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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Matthews, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firebird Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, 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

Green, Joshua

Summary: The shocking elevation of Steve Bannon to head Trump's flagging presidential campaign on August 17, 2016, hit political Washington like a thunderclap and seemed to signal the meltdown of the Republican Party. Bannon was a bomb-throwing pugilist who'd never run a campaign and was despised by Democrats and Republicans alike. Yet Bannon's hard-edged ethno-nationalism and his elaborate, years-long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 Green 2017

Summary: Comprising elements of travelogue, history lesson, biography, critical analysis, psychological study, and fan testimonial, this documentary explores the work and influence of German writer W.G. Sebald, via a long walk through coastal East Anglia, retracing the steps he took in his most famous book, The rings Of Saturn. Includes interviews with writers, artists, and filmmakers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild/Spark 2012

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

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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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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6 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Huey, Michael

Contents: volume 1. 1921-1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4635 HUE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4635 HUE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4635 HUE

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FORD FOR

Grandin, Greg

Summary: The stunning, never-before-told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small-town America in the heart of the Amazon, "Fordlandia" depicts a desperate quest to salvage the bygone America that the Ford factory system did much to dispatch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 GRA

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 307.76 GRA

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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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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STA

Kaplan, Alice Yaeger.

Summary: Examines how spending time abroad in Paris changed the lives and outlooks of three notable American women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.361 KAP

Boström, Mattias

Summary: "Everyone knows Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created a unique literary character who has remained popular for over a century and is appreciated more than ever today. But what made this fictional character, dreamed up by a small-town English doctor in the 1880s, into such a lasting success, despite the author's own attempt to escape his invention? In From Holmes to Sherlock, Swedish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 828 BOS

Moore, Michael

Contents: Part I: Fahrenheit 9/11-The screenplay -- Part II: Fahrenheit 9/11-The backup and evidence --Part III: What the public thought of Fahrenheit 9/11 -- Part IV: Essays and critiques of Fahrenheit 9/11 -- Part V: Beyond Fahrenheit 9/11-More writings on the issues from the film -- Part VI: Cartoons and photographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.43

Collins, Paul

Summary: A narrative history of the origins of Western civilization argues that Europe was transformed in the tenth century from a continent rife with violence and ignorance to a continent on the rise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.1 COL