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Summary: "'I see multiple colonial governors,' says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment in Africa. 'We are held captive by the donor community.' The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry - the business of doing good has never been better. Yet, the results...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: www.povertyinc.org 2015

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

Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A political documentary of the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary campaigns in which Senator John F. Kennedy upset Senator Hubert H. Humphrey.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: Between 1970 and 1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch movies: The allegorical freak-out "El topo," the graphic horror of "Night of the living dead," the outrageous filth fest "Pink flamingos," outlaw reggae's "The harder they come," the phenomenal "Rocky horror picture show," and the darkly disturbing "Eraserhead." Discover the stories behind the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: "Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR NIG

Summary: "In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Desert Mountain Media 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ANG

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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Summary: The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Rotbart, Harley A.

Summary: In quick hits, small bites, and short lists of essential, commonsense and occasionally creative advice, pediatrician Rotbart answers a parents three most commonly asked questions: what do my kids need from me? what must I do to be a good parent? how can I avoid feeling guilty for not doing everything? His aim is to help parents maximize and optimize time spent with their kids and realize that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 ROT

Summary: Romero is the true story of the Catholic priest Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against governments' actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Vision Video 2009

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

Summary: A handful of dedicated young soldiers must rise to the challenge of intergalactic warfare with a species of terrifying alien insects that threaten to eliminate the human race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Colbert, Nancy A.

Summary: A biography of the wife of President Herbert Hoover, following her life from birth to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB HOOVER COL

Roberto, Michael A.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Presents a survey course on the dynamics of decision making as applies to various fields, including politics, business, athletics, and personal life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.4 ROB PART 1
Call number: CD 658.4 ROB PART 2

Summary: A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Kaplan, Roberta A.

Summary: "Roberta Kaplan's gripping story of her defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the Supreme Court,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346 KAP

Farmer, Art.

Contents: Disc 1. Isis -- Ah-leu-cha -- Love walked in -- Blue 'n' boogie -- Soul dance -- Nancy -- Au privave -- Little moon.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: C.A.M. 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ FAR

Summary: Walter Cronkite gives his own fascinating perspective on the war using his experience as a war correspondent in Europe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS News 2005

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

Summary: Coppelia, a mechanical doll made by the toy-maker Dr. Coppelius, is so life-like that some believe she is his daughter. The mistake leads to intrigue and jealousy in love. This 19th century classic, in an enchanting production by Royal Ballet choreographer Dame Ninette de Valoise, with original designs by Sir Osbert Lancaster. Revival of a production first presented by the Royal Ballet (then...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2000

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA COP

Getz, Stan

Contents: Disc 1, 3/03/91, 1st set. Stan Getz announcement ; I'm okay ; Gone with the wind ; First song ; Allison's waltz ; Stablemates -- Disc 2, 3/03/91, 2nd set. Autumn leaves ; Yours and mine ; (There is no) Greater love ; People time ; The surrey with a fringe on top ; Soul eyes -- Disc 3, 3/04/91, 1st set. Tuning ; You don't know what love is ; You stepped out of a dream ; Soul eyes ; I wish you...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sunnyside 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ GET

Summary: In the mid-sixties, the maverick American director Monte Hellman conceived of two westerns at the same time. As shot back-to-back for famed producer Roger Corman, they feature overlapping casts and crews. The films - The Shooting, about a motley assortment of loners following a mysterious wanted man through a desolate frontier, and Ride in the Whirlwind, about a group of cowhands pursued by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN SHO

Contents: Guy walks into a psychiatrist's office -- Do not resuscitate -- Toodle-f**king-oo -- Commendatori -- Big girls don't cry -- The happy wanderer -- D-girl -- Full leather jacket -- From where to eternity -- Bust out -- House arrest -- Knight in white satin armor -- Funhouse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SOP

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Sopranos 2001

Summary: Courageous soldiers travel to the distant and desolate Klendathu system for the ultimate showdown between the species.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2002

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Kubert, Joe

Summary: "Keep your heads down and your eyes open-- In Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965, legendary author and artist Joe Kubert tells an incredible tale of bravery and camaraderie under fire-- a searing look at the true cost of freedom and the horrors of war. Based on actual events, this is the inside story of a team of Special Forces soldiers who were on what was to be a simple assistance and observation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KUB

Summary: "This two-disc set contains every item that Lester Young recorded for Aladdin including the rare 1942 trio session with Nat Cole and a 1946 Helen Humes date, from which comes a newly discovered instrumental"--Container.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ YOU