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

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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: 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.

Format: moving image

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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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 891.73 FIN

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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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: 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: 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...

Format: moving image

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

Reed, W. Craig.

Summary: "The world came close to annihilation during the Cold War--a sobering fact known to few besides the warriors engaged in the forty-six-year conflict. In this riveting new history, former U.S. Navy diver and fast-attack submariner W. Craig Reed provides a thrilling narrative of the tense underwater dramas and covert espionage operations that brought the United States and the former U.S.S.R. to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.93 REE

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 327.1273 FAV
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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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

Smith, Douglas

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 SMI

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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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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiana University Press 2008

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

Billington, James H.

Summary: Interpretive history of Russian thought and culture designed to provide new information and interpretation and not merely to codify an already established consesus. The period under discussion is the last six hundred years, during which time Russia has emerged as a distinctive civilization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 BIL

Sasgen, Peter T.

Summary: The untold story of a covert submarine espionage operation against the Soviet Union during the Cold War, as experienced by the commanding officer of an active submarine. Few individuals outside the intelligence and submarine communities then knew anything about these top-secret missions, now known as the U.S. Navy's "silent service." Cloaking itself in virtual invisibility to avoid detection,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.93 SAS

Schlögel, Karl

Summary: "The Soviet Union is gone, but its ghostly traces remain, not least int he material vestiges left behind in its turbulent wake. What was it really like to live in the USSR? What did it look. fell smell, and sound like? In The Soviet Century, Karl Schlögel, one of the world's leading historians of the Soviet Union, presents a spellbinding epic that brings to life the everyday world of a unique...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 SCH

Sewell, Kenneth (Kenneth R.)

Summary: This book reads like a Tom Clancy novel, but it is all true. Today our greatest fear is that terrorists may someday acquire a nuclear weapon and use it against us. In fact, they have already tried. In 1968 a Soviet submarine sank off Hawaii, hundreds of miles closer to American shores than it should have been. Evidence strongly suggests that the sub sank while attempting to fire a nuclear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.93 SEW

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