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Wilson, John K.

Summary: Explores the ideas that Illinois senator Barack Obama has about race, religion, and politics and discusses how he has been received as a presidential candidate by the far right, the far left, the media, and everyday Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradigm 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK WIL

Fritz, Ben.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 FRI

Garretson, Jeremiah J.

Summary: "An innovative, data-driven explanation of how public opinion shifted on LGBTQ rights The Path to Gay Rights is the first social science analysis of how and why the LGBTQ movement achieved its most unexpected victory--transforming gay people from a despised group of social deviants into a minority worthy of rights and protections in the eyes of most Americans. The book weaves together a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 GAR

Summary: Depicts people's opinions and thoughts worldwide on Election Day, 2008, when Barack Obama was elected president. All segments were filmed between 8:00 a.m. EST on November 4, 2008 and 4:00 a.m. EST on November 5, 2008, and were filmed by friends of the producer and submitted to him for editing / compilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bev Pictures 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ELE

Goldfield, David R.

Summary: A history of the post-World War II decades traces the efforts of an activist federal government to guide the U.S. toward a realization of the American Dream, exploring the era's unprecedented economic, social, and environmental growth. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.9 GOL

Sherman, Scott (Scott G.)

Summary: "A riveting investigation of a beloved library caught in the crosshairs of real estate, power, and the people's interests--by the reporter who broke the story. In a series of cover stories for The Nation magazine, journalist Scott Sherman uncovered the ways in which Wall Street logic almost took down one of New York City's most beloved and iconic institutions: the New York Public Library. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 SHE

Fallows, James M.

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A unique, revelatory portrait of small-town America: the activities, changes, and events that shape this mostly unseen part of our national landscape, and the issues and concerns that matter to the ordinary Americans who make these towns their home. For the last five years, James and Deborah Fallows have been traveling across America in a single-prop airplane, visiting small cities and meeting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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Warren, Donald I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Johnson, Johnson & Roy?] 1974

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 307 Warren

Bawer, Bruce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.6 BAW

Steele, Shelby.

Summary: Award-winning author Steele attests that Senator Barack Obama's groundbreaking quest for the highest office in the land is fast becoming a galvanizing occasion beyond mere presidential politics, one that is forcing a national dialogue on the current state of race relations in America. Says Steele, poverty and inequality usually are the focus of such dialogues, but Obama's bid for so high an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 STE

Valenti, Jessica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42097 VAL

Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 FRA

Zaitchik, Alexander

Summary: "A grippingly intimate and heart-breaking portrait of the walking wounded who make up the base of the Trump movement. Desperate and angry, these are the men and women of the vanishing industrial heartland and the depressed Appalachian coal country and the drug-running, no-man's land along the Southwestern borderlands. They have no illusions about the grandstanding billionaire and his glaring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 ZAI

Summary: Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements. --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Briarcliff Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Chomsky, Aviva

Summary: "Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations. In "They Take Our Jobs!" Aviva Chomsky challenges the underlying assumptions that fuel misinformed claims about immigrants, radically altering our notions of citizenship, discrimination, and U.S. history. Since it was first published,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 CHO

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Publisher / Publication Date: Triumph Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 324 ABC

Berridge, Virginia

Summary: Binge drinking, particularly in young women, has become big news. Debates about the regulation and classification of cannabis are frequently voiced. Cigarette smoking is banned in public places, and emotive public health campaigns seek to reduce its use still further. Yet there are many sides to each of these arguments, and if we look back over the last 150 years, we see massive variety in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.29 BER

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "The 2016 US presidential election introduced a new term to the media lexicon. The Fake News Phenomenon examines the spread of bogus news sources, the reasons they exist, and the difference between media bias and "fake news." Readers are also provided with tips for how to discern the credibility of a news source. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 070 HAR

Steel, Ronald.

Summary: "More than three decades have passed since Robert Kennedy was assassinated seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency. During that time a powerful legend has grown around him. It decrees that he would have quickly ended the Vietnam War, violence in the cities, and racial and social injustice across the land. Millions of Americans continue to believe that legend... But would he have...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROBERT STE

Ashwood, Loka

Summary: A fascinating sociological assessment of the damaging effects of the for-profit partnership between government and corporation on rural Americans. Why is government distrust rampant, especially in the rural United States? This book offers a simple explanation: corporations and the government together dispossess rural people of their prosperity, and even their property. Based on four years of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 ASH

Bordo, Susan

Summary: "A play-by-play of the political forces (both right and left) and media culture that vilified Hillary Clinton during her 2016 Presidential campaign, from cultural critic and feminist scholar Susan Bordo. The Destruction of Hillary Clintonis an answer to the question we've all been asking: How did an extraordinarily well-qualified, experienced, and admired candidate--whose victory would have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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

Fein, Judith (Judith Lynn)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.3 FEI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 FEI

Frank, Justin A.

Summary: No president in the history of the United States has inspired more alarm and confusion than Donald Trump. As questions and concerns about his decisions, behavior, and qualifications for office have multiplied, they point to one primary question: Does he pose a genuine threat to our country? The American Psychiatric Association's Goldwater Rule constrains psychiatrists from offering diagnoses on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Jimenez, Stephen.

Summary: "Late on the night of October 6, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a twenty-one-year-old gay college student, left a bar in Laramie, Wyoming with two alleged 'strangers,' Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. Eighteen hours later, Matthew was found tied to a log fence on the outskirts of town, unconscious and barely alive. He had been pistol-whipped so severely that the mountain biker who discovered his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2013

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