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Ringstad, Arnold

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Hoover Dam. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 609 RIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

Mann, Robert

Summary: America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Algeo, Matthew.

Summary: Recounts the summer of 1893 when President Grover Cleveland disappeared for five days, covering up a surgery to remove cancer from his palate and jaw.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEVELAND, GROVER ALG

Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam

Summary: "When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate seminar on the Odyssey that his son Daniel teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves on an adventure as profoundly emotional as it is intellectual. For Jay, a retired research scientist who sees the world through a mathematician's unforgiving eyes, this return to the classroom is his 'one last chance' to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MEN

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DAM

Summary: Richard Alpert, after being expelled from Harvard in 1963 for experimenting with LSD, morphed into Ram Dass, a serious and much loved spiritual leader, author and lecturer. This film visits Ram Dass in 2001 as he remakes his life since suffering a stroke five years ago. Balances fascinating, often hilarious footage from the hippie era with contemporary material and interviews with Ram Dass and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sornson, Robert.

Summary: "When Pete starts at a new school, he soon finds out that being a bystander to bad behavior is not tolerated."--Unedited summary from book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ferne Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB SOR BASKET

Buckley, James

Summary: African American educator, author, speaker, and advisor to presidents of the United States, Booker Taliaferro Washington was the leading voice of former slaves and their descendants during the late 1800s. As part of the last generation of leaders born into slavery, Booker believed that blacks could better progress in society through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to directly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WAS

Colbert, Nancy A.

Summary: A biography of the wife of President Herbert Hoover, following her life from birth to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Reynolds 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB HOOVER COL

Hoffman, Tod.

Contents: Dark days in Africa -- Osama's war -- The East Africa cell -- Fatwa -- The deployment -- Mohamed Saddiq Odeh -- The retaliation -- Khalfan Khamis Mohamed -- The defectors -- Wadih el Hage -- The day in court -- Life and death -- Salim -- Supermax -- Harun -- The myth of hindsight -- Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani -- Anwar al-Awlaki -- The death of Osama bin Laden -- Africa -- Appendix. The twenty-two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 HOF

Summary: J. Edgar Hoover was head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA J

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE J. ED

Hersh, Burton.

Summary: An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the FBI director traces their shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths and considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy and Martin Luther King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 HER

Summary: After serving as a combat infantryman with the 4th Division in Vietnam, forty-seven years later, Keenan returns to Vietnam on a mission. First to meet, speak and make peace with his former enemy, members of the North Vietnamese Army. Second, to return to the scene of a horrific battle, Hill 1338, near Dakto in the Central Highlands and climb it once again. Keenan will share his personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TADL 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RET

Aldridge, Rebecca.

Summary: Describes the history of the Hoover Dam and how it was built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 627.82 ALD

Murkoff, Bruce

Summary: Their lives and dreams dramatically compromised by the Great Depression, three individuals journey to the vast construction site of the Hoover Dam in Nevada in the hopes of starting their lives over or exacting revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MUR

Hiltzik, Michael A.

Summary: The definitive account of the epic construction of the Hoover Dam, one of the the twentieth century's most consequential public works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 627.82 HIL

Cooper, Anderson.

Summary: Anderson Cooper's intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS' 60 Minutes affords him little time to spend with his ninety-one year old mother. After she briefly fell ill, he and Gloria began a conversation through e-mail unlike any they had ever had before, a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discussed their lives, the things that matter to them, and what...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Rippon, Adam

Summary: Former Olympic figure skater Rippon showcases his funny and inspiring personality in this entertaining memoir. From traveling to practices on the Greyhound bus next to ex convicts to being so poor he could only afford to eat the free apples at his gym, Rippon got through the toughest times with a smile on his face, a glint in his eye, and quip ready for anyone listening.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIPPON, ADAM RIP

Medsger, Betty.

Summary: An account of the 1971 break-in of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists cites their roles in triggering major changes in the FBI and confirming that J. Edgar Hoover had run a personal shadow-FBI.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 MED

Pietrusza, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 PIE

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Booker, Cory.

Summary: U.S. Senator Cory Booker draws on personal experience to issue a stirring call to reorient our nation and our politics around the principles of compassion and solidarity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 328 BOO

Daum, Meghan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A book blending memoir, reporting, and argument, which drills past the obvious political opinions of our moment in an attempt to make sense of our social and political landscape, particularly with regards to feminism and the various layers of the Trump Resistance movement"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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