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Rice, Condoleezza

Summary: A former national security advisor and Secretary of State offers the compelling story of her eight years serving at the highest levels of government, including the difficult job she faced in the wake of 9/11.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICE, CONDOLEEZZA RIC

Rice, Condoleezza

Summary: This is the story of Condoleezza Rice-- her early years growing up in the hostile environment of Birmingham, Alabama; her rise in the ranks at Stanford University to become the university's second-in-command and an expert in Soviet and Eastern European Affairs; and finally, in 2000, her appointment as the first Black woman to serve as Secretary of State.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICE, CONDOLEEZZA RIC

Williams, Juan

Summary: "What would the Founding Fathers think about America today? Over 200 years ago the Founders broke away from the tyranny of the British Empire to build a nation based on the principles of freedom, equal rights, and opportunity for all men. But life in the United States today is vastly different from anything the original Founders could have imagined in the late 1700s. The notion of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WIL

Montgomery, Leslie

Summary: This is not a book about politics. It is a book about a little black girl who was born into a Christian home in the racially explosive town of Birmingham, Alabama, during the throes of the Civil Rights Movement. It's about two parents who quietly defied discrimination, stood against injustice, clung to their faith, and raised their child to follow the Lord they themselves served. They believed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Crossway Audio 2007

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Clinton, Hillary Rodham.

Summary: Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT 327.73 CLI

Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

Stahr, Walter

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta