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Bird, Kai

Summary: "Four decades after Ronald Reagan's landslide win in 1980, Jimmy Carter's one-term presidency is often labeled a failure; indeed, many Americans view Carter as the only ex-president to have used the White House as a stepping-stone to greater achievements. But in retrospect the Carter political odyssey is a rich and human story, marked by both formidable accomplishments and painful political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARTER, JIMMY CAR

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, delving deeply into the issues and enmities between the two nations, explaining the relevant background to the conflict and to all the major participants at the conference, from the three heads of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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

Farber, David.

Summary: A behind-the-scenes examination of the Iran Hostage Crisis paints a portrait of the events leading up to the ordeal as a means for understanding it, drawing parallels to the current war on terrorism. A timely and revealing history of America's first engagement with terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.054 FAR

Jordan, Hamilton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.926 JOR

Strong, Robert A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.926 STR

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Presents the story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7 SHE

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: Believing the lack of permanent Middle Eastern peace is a persistent threat to global peace, President Carter suggests two stumbling blocks to lasting harmony in this region. One is Israel refuses to honor previous peace commitments. Secondly, Arab countries refuse to acknowledge Israel's right to exist as a nation. Carter places the lion's share of the blame for this impasse on Israel and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.04 CAR

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