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White, Ellen Emerson.

Summary: In 1968 Massachusetts, after her brother Patrick goes to fight in Vietnam, fifteen-year-old Molly records in her diary how she misses her brother, volunteers at a Veterans' Administration Hospital, and tries to make sense of the war in Vietnam and the tumultuous events in the United States. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WHI

Brokaw, Tom.

Summary: Redefines the tumultuous 1960s, a decade that saw the rise of the rebellious children of the greatest generation, to reveal how American social, political, economic, and cultural institutions were transformed by an era of dramatic change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.922 Brokaw

Wiles, Deborah.

Summary: Franny Chapman just wants some peace. But that's hard to get when her best friend is feuding with her, her sister has disappeared, and her uncle is fighting an old war in his head. Her saintly younger brother is no help, and the cute boy across the street only complicates things. Worst of all, everyone is walking around just waiting for a bomb to fall. It's 1962, and it seems the whole country...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wiles 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WIL

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: When her friend Leah's grandfather has a rare and valuable orchid stolen and her own grandfather ends up as a suspect, Melody enlists the help of her cousin Val, and Leah herself, in finding the real thief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BER

Summary: The untold story of the rebellion of thousands of American soldiers against the war in Vietnam. This movie profiles an event that profoundly impacted American society, yet has been virtually obliterated from memory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SIR

Summary: Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. Go beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Documentary Ki

Summary: A year before his 1998 death, Eldridge Cleaver granted what would be his last in-depth interview to critic and scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Cleaver discussed his life as a civil rights activist, former Black Panther, and author. This program includes film from that interview, along with audio from a 1975 Gates/Cleaver interview conducted in Paris. Archival footage and commentary from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1999

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Summary: Did Henry Kissinger sabatoge the 1968 Vietnam peace talks for his own personal gain? Did he orchestrate the secret bombing of Cambodia? Did he authorize covert operations to overthrow a Chilean President? This explores how a young boy who fled Nazi Germany grew up to become one of the most powerful and controversial figures in United States history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bainbridge, Beryl

Summary: "In the tumultuous spring of 1968 a young English woman, Rose, travels from London to the United States to meet a man she knows as Washington Harold. In her suitcase are a polka dot dress and a one-way ticket. In an America recently convulsed by the April assassination of Martin Luther King and subsequent urban riots, they begin a search for the charismatic and elusive Dr. Wheeler - sage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This Bill Moyers program features news correspondent Richard Strout, who covered Washington and the White House from 1925 to his retirement in 1984. Strout's reports, filed for the Christian Science Monitor and The New Republic, are studied here not only as chronicles of American history but as milestones circumscribing our nation's capital-and its evolution from a "small town" to the nerve...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This classic episode of the U.S. Army’s The Big Picture television series transports viewers to the summer of 1961 as President John F. Kennedy addresses the United States in a televised address to explain the significance of the situation in the now-divided city of Berlin, Germany. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration is a graphic portrayal of the steps this nation...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: The year 1954 can now be seen as a clarifying point of convergence in American history. Among other things, it was the year that brought the Supreme Court's decision to outlaw racial segregation in the schools of the United States. In this program, Bill Moyers, Ossie Davis, and Ruby Dee tell the story of how the New Deal, World War II, and postwar social changes set the stage for a long-awaited...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In this program, Bill Moyers returns to his hometown of Marshall, Texas-discovering, in his words, "a new town perched on the memory of one that's gone." Today it is hoped and expected that all of Marshall's citizens, regardless of racial background, share the responsibilities of living and working in a small town. But there was a time in recent history when the opposite was assumed and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Branch, Taylor.

Summary: Branch condenses his three-volume chronicle on race and democracy to its pivotal scenes, taking listeners on a journey in to a political revolution that would change the face of America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323.0973 BRA

Lowe, Jacques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 LOW

Witcover, Jules.

Summary: Presents a recap of the year 1968 month by month to demonstrate that 1968 was a cataclysmic year of turmoil and violence, presidential surprises and escalating war, that set Americans on a course of disappointment, racial division, and distrust of its leaders that persists today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 WIT

Summary: John F. Kennedy speaks to announce his Tax Cut plan

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1962

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Summary: President John F. Kennedy speaking to UN after Dag Hammerskold's death (part 1)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1961

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Hayden, Tom.

Summary: Barack Obama would not be possible without the 1960s, Hayden writes in his compelling new book. The author reminds the president that the peace movement was critical to his 2008 victory and only a radical populism will make his economic recovery and health-care promises come to fruition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradigm Publishers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 HAY

Branch, Taylor.

Summary: "Selections from the America in the King years trilogy with new introductions by the author"--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Excerpt of JFK Inaugural Address

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1961

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Sherman, Casey

Summary: "From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America during the Cuban Missile Crisis. During the ominous two weeks of the Cold War's terrifying peak, two things saved humanity: the strategic wisdom of John F. Kennedy and the U-2 aerial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 SHE