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Aldrich, Gary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. K. Hall & Co. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 352.65 ALD

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward shows Obama making the critical decisions on the Afghanistan War, the secret war in Pakistan and the worldwide fight against terrorism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 WOO

Yancey, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 353.0072 YAN

Thompson, Nicholas

Summary: Only two Americans held positions of great influence throughout the Cold War; ironically, they were the chief advocates for the opposing strategies in that harrowing conflict. Both came to power during World War II, reached their professional peaks during the Cold War's most frightening moments, and fought epic political battles that spanned decades. Yet despite their very different views, Paul...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 THO

Ellsberg, Daniel

Summary: The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Senior Fellow and iconic whistleblower who revealed the Pentagon Papers presents an eyewitness expos©♭ of the dangers of America's secret, long-standing nuclear policy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ELL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ELL

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Examines the present state of national security decision-making, discussing how Bush's team at the White House, the Pentagon, CIA, and State Department have attempted to transform warfare; overcome security, intelligence and policy failures; and change the strategy of Iraq's occupation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 973.931 Woodward

Masterman, Becky.

Summary: "Keeping secrets, telling lies, they require the same skill. Both become a habit, almost an addiction, that's hard to break even with the people closest to you, out of the business. For example, they say never trust a woman who tells you her age; if she can't keep that secret, she can't keep yours. I'm fifty-nine." Brigid Quinn's experiences in hunting sexual predators for the FBI have left her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAS

Woodward, Bob.

Summary: A secret Pentagon assessment sent to the White House in May 2006 forecasted a more violent 2007 in Iraq, contradicting the repeated optimistic statements of President Bush. This book examines how the Bush administration avoided telling the truth about Iraq to the public, to Congress, and often to themselves. In this detailed inside story of a war-torn White House, Woodward answers the core...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 WOO

Barnes, John

Summary: Seemingly random events simultaneously occurring around the world are in fact connected as part of a radical group's plan to destroy modern civilization--a plan that will eliminate America's top government personnel, leaving the nation no choice but to implement its emergency contingency program ... Directive 51.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Woodward, Bob

Summary: The definitive account of how and why President George W. Bush, his war council, and allies launched a preemptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein and occupy Iraq. Based on interviews with 75 key participants and more than 3 1/2 hours of exclusive interviews with President Bush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 956.7044 WOO

Witherspoon, Jimmy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jimmy Witherspoon Stories, LLC 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.232 WIT

Woodward, Bob

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 WOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Woodward

Neff, James

Summary: In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 NEF

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Account of how and why President George W. Bush, his war council, and allies launched a preemptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein and occupy Iraq. Based on interviews with 75 key participants and more than three and a half hours of exclusive interviews with President Bush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Woodward

Shaber, Sarah R.

Summary: Government Girl Louise Pearlie is asked to review the file usage of a missing analyst from the Office of Strategic services - the US's wartime intelligence agency - only to learn he'd drowned in the Tidal Basin days before. OSS insists it was an accident, but a DC homicide detective named Royal believes the analyst was murdered and blackmails Louise into helping him investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Scalia, Antonin

Summary: "By any measure, Antonin Scalia lived an extraordinary life. A Supreme Court justice for three decades, he transformed the way that judges and lawyers think about the law. Married to his beloved Wife, Maureen, for more than fifty years, a father to nine children, and a grandfather to dozens, he was devoted to his family and his faith. He was gregarious, energetic, and a friend to people of all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2017

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Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Acevedo, Sylvia

Summary: "The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 369.463 ACE

De Hart, Jane Sherron

Summary: "The first full life--private; public; legal; philosophical--of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the Justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and associates. In this large,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B GINSBURG DEH

Kalman, Laura

Summary: "The Warren Court of the 1950s and 1960s was the most liberal in American history. Yet within a few short years, new appointments redirected the Court in a more conservative direction, a trend that continued for decades. However, even after Warren retired and the makeup of the court changed, his Court cast a shadow that extends to our own era. In The Long Reach of the Sixties, Laura Kalman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347 KAL

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347.73 SOT

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and effective service are essential; yet Americans know these institutions are often anything but, and many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 GAT

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Americans know these institutions fall short. Many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at three monumental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352 GAT