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Kennan, George F. (George Frost)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73047 KEN

Fitts, Robert K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 FIT

Keys, Barbara J.

Summary: The American commitment to international human rights emerged in the 1970s not as a logical outgrowth of American idealism but as a surprising response to national trauma, as Barbara Keys shows in this provocative history. Reclaiming American Virtue situates this novel enthusiasm as a reaction to the profound challenge of the Vietnam War and its tumultuous aftermath. Instead of looking inward...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.0973 KEY

Marrs, Jim.

Contents: The escape of Adolf Hitler -- A definition of terms -- Communism vs. National Socialism -- 1. THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE THIRD REICH. A New Reich begins -- The strange case of Rudolf Hess -- Nazi wonder weapons -- A treasure trove -- The writing on the wall -- II. THE REICH CONSOLIDATES. The Ratlines -- Project paperclip and the space race -- Nazi mind control -- Business as usual -- Kennedy and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 320.53 MAR

Summary: Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

Milne, David

Summary: "A new intellectual history of U.S. foreign policy from the late nineteenth century to the present. Worldmaking is a fresh and compelling new take on the history of American diplomacy. Rather than retracing a familiar story of realism versus idealism, David Milne suggests that U.S. foreign policy has also been crucially divided between those who view statecraft as an art and those who believe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 MIL

Beinart, Peter.

Summary: Journalist Beinart offers a new liberal vision, based on principles liberals too often forget: that America's greatness cannot simply be asserted; it must be proved. That to be good, America does not have to be pure. That American leadership is not American empire. And that liberalism cannot merely define itself against the right, but must fervently oppose the totalitarianism that blighted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 BEI

Kerry, John

Summary: "John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life--from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and secretary of state for four years--in this revealing memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history. [This book] is John Kerry's candid personal story. A Yale graduate, Kerry...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KERRY, JOHN KER

Chomsky, Noam.

Summary: Chomsky analyzes the United States' foreign policy during the latter half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st. He predicts that America's pursuit of world domination will have catastrophic consequences.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.73 Cho

Summary: Declares "the American century", the name Henry Luce gave to an era of American prosperity beginning in 1941, dead, and collects essays explaining what the American century was and meant, and why many believe it has met a premature demise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 SHO

Kinzer, Stephen.

Summary: "Regime change" did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush, but has been part of U.S. foreign policy for more than one hundred years. Starting with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 and continuing into our own time, the United States has not hesitated to overthrow governments that stood in the way of its political and economic goals. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 is the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 Kinzer 2006

Niebuhr, Reinhold

Contents: The ironic element in the American situation -- The innocent nation in an innocent world -- Happiness, prosperity and virtue -- The master of destiny -- The triumph of experience over dogma -- The international class struggle -- The American future -- The significance of irony.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 NIE

Niebuhr, Reinhold

Summary: This volume includes four books written by the author: Leaves from the notebook of a tamed cynic, Moral man and immoral society, The children of light and the children of darkness, and The irony of American history. There is also a selection of lectures, sermons, essays, and prayers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 NIE

Conant, Jennet

Summary: "The remarkable life of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant--a savvy architect of the nuclear age and the Cold War--told by his granddaughter, New York Times bestselling author Jennet Conant. James Bryant Conant was a towering figure. He was at the center of the mammoth threats and challenges of the twentieth century. As a young eminent chemist, he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONANT, JAMES B. CON

Ferguson, Niall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 FER

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

Yaqub, Salim.

Contents: Part 1: Lecture l. A meeting of two worlds -- Lecture 2. Wilson & the breakup of the Ottoman Empire -- Lecture 3. The interwar period -- Lecture 4. U.S. & the Middle East during World War II -- Lecture 5. Origins of the Cold War in the Middle East -- Lecture 6. Truman & the creation of Israel -- Lecture 7. Eisenhower, the Cold War & the Middle East -- Lecture 8. The Suez crisis & Arab...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.73 YAQ
Call number: CD 327.73 YAQ PART 1
Call number: CD 327.73 YAQ PART 2

Power, Samantha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

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Roll, David L.

Summary: "The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall--America's most distinguished soldier-statesman since George Washington--whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define the American century. Winston Churchill called him World War II's "organizer of victory." Harry Truman said he was "the greatest military man that this country ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, GEORGE ROL

Rosenberg, Jonathan

Summary: "A Juilliard-trained musician and professor of history explores the fascinating entanglement of classical music with American foreign relations. Dangerous Melodies vividly evokes a time when classical music stood at the center of American life, occupying a prominent place in the nation's culture and politics. The work of renowned conductors, instrumentalists, and singers-and the activities of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2020

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Summary: Marred by an over-reliance on stock footage, this documentary attempts to link the United States insatiable appetite for oil as the chief trigger of the war in Iraq. After making some frightening if familiar points about increasing oil consumption and diminishing reserves is unfortunately veers off into discussions of radioactive depleted uranium rounds in Afghanistan, the privatization of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Free-Will Productions 2004

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

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