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Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Summary: Photographs and accompanying text depict everyday events in the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Publishers in association with I. Shapiro 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 947.0854 DAY

Summary: It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth's relentless dedication as a KGB agent has dealt a potentially lethal blow to her marriage to Philip, who has left espionage behind. As Philip's friendship with FBI agent Stan Beeman grows, the danger of exposure of the family...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Philip and Elizabeth find themselves at odds over their daughter's future now that the KGB is determined to recruit her. FBI agent Stan Beeman rededicates himself to uncovering the identities of the Russian spies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Technological advances have escalated Cold War tensions to an all-time high, and undercover KGB operatives Elizabeth and Philip Jennings face the growing threat of discovery. As their assignments grow more deadly, their family is in more danger, and their loyalties are tested like never before.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Finn, Peter

Summary: The dramatic, until-now-untold story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Summary: Examines Trotsky, the revolutionary, venerated and reviled, loved, hated, feared. Archive material compiled from all over the world, citations and new shoots create an electrifying proximity to the historical person and to the man Leon Trotsky.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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

Summary: Secrets can be deadly in this suspenseful thriller about undercover Russian spies in 1980s Washington D.C. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings seem to be a typical suburban couple, but they're actually lethal KGB agents plotting to bring down America. As the Cold War escalates, Philip and Elizabeth must take extreme measures to continue their mission to keep their true identities hidden. But when an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history. As the shadows of the 30's deepen, Stalin's drive to militarize Soviet society takes on increasing urgency, and the ambition of Nazi Germany becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Barrow, Randi G.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ivan has escaped from the siege of Leningrad, but when the town he has taken refuge in is occupied by Hitler's troops, he sees his chance to help the partisans he has met--and to rescue two German shepherd puppies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: When we left Stalin at the end of Stalin: Paradoxes of Power: 1878-1928, it was 1928, and he had finally climbed the mountaintop and achieved dictatorial power of the Soviet empire. The vastest peasant economy in the world would be transformed into socialist modernity, whatever it took. What it took, or what Stalin believed it took, was the most relentless campaign of shock industrialization...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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Smith, Douglas

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Summary: "The harrowing, little-known story of the ARA, an American effort to save the newly-formed Soviet Union from a disastrous famine"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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Favreau, Marc

Summary: "An account of the Cold War spies whose survival depended on carefully orchestrated deceptions as they fought in the shadows to help avert global nuclear war and, in so doing, changed the global landscape in ways that are still felt today"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Beckerman, Gal.

Summary: Draws on newly released government documents to trace the three-decade effort to protect Jewish Soviet citizens after World War II, providing coverage of the movement's impact on Judaism, the Cold War, and immigration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.892 BEC

Finn, Peter

Summary: Drawing on newly declassified files, this is the story of how a book forbidden in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout paid a visit to Russia's greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left carrying the manuscript of Pasternak's first and only novel, entrusted to him with these words: "This is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.73 FIN

Yiddish Glory (Musical group)

Summary: These songs tell the story of resistance during the darkesh chapter of European Jewish history. Yiddish Glory marks the first time they have been performed in over 70 years.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Six Degrees 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN YID

Cherkashin, Victor

Contents: Inside the lion's den : Washington Station -- The training of a KGB handler -- Cold War front line : Beirut -- Treason -- Intrigue at Moscow centre -- Washington Station : the redefector -- Washington Station : the most dangerous spy -- Washington Station : how to catch a spy -- Washington Station : the biggest catch : Hanssen -- The final years of the KGB -- Wild capitalism in new Russia --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHERKASHIN, VICTOR CHE

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Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 UN

Summary: Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. In this program, Nova delves into the untold story of this top-secret space race, which might easily have turned into a shooting war...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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

Kotkin, Stephen

Summary: In his biography of Stalin, Kotkin rejects the inherited wisdom about Stalin's psychological makeup, showing us instead how Stalin's near paranoia was fundamentally political and closely tracks the Bolshevik revolution's structural paranoia, the predicament of a Communist regime in an overwhelmingly capitalist world, surrounded and penetrated by enemies. At the same time, Kotkin posits the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STALIN, JOSEPH KOT

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: "Oleg Gordievsky was a spy like no other. The product of a KGB family and the best Soviet institutions, the savvy Russian eventually saw the lies and terrors of the regime for what they were, a realization that turned him irretrievably toward the West. His career eventually brought him to the highest post in the KGB's London station-but throughout that time he was secretly working for MI6, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAC

Sebestyen, Victor

Summary: "Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin--the first major biography in English in nearly two decades--is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man. Brought up in comfort and with a passion for hunting and fishing, chess, and the English classics, Lenin was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LENIN, VLADIMIR ILYICH SEB