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Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Corey, Shana

Summary: "Acclaimed author Shana Corey and New York Times Best Illustrated artist R. Gregory Christie deliver a fresh look at Kennedy, underscoring the greatness and fallibility of our leaders and how each one of us, no matter who we are, have the power to make adifference. With quotes from JFK's speeches, detailed back matter, and a thought- provoking author's note, this biography offers a sensitive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSouth 2017

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Brill, Steven

Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 BRI

Chavez, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHA

Corson, William R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1973

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

Sabato, Larry.

Summary: "John F. Kennedy died almost half a century ago--yet because of his extraordinary promise and untimely death, his star still resonates strongly. On the anniversary of his assassination, celebrated political scientist and analyst Larry J. Sabato--himself a teenager in the early 1960s and inspired by JFK and his presidency--explores the fascinating and powerful influence he has had over five...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, JOHN F SAB

Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: Reexamining the sixty-year history of the Cold War and beyond ... [the author of this book] reveals how liberals have been horribly wrong in all their political analyses and policy prescriptions.-Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.513 COU

Stevens, Stuart

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "An indictment of the Republican Party from one of the most successful Republican political operative of his generation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.2734 STE

Wilser, Jeff

Summary: Structured around key moments in Biden's life and career--and filled with Biden-isms like "That's a bunch of malarkey" and "I may be Irish, but I'm not stupid"--this blend of biography, advice, and humor will reveal the experiences that forged Joe Biden, and the lessons we can use in our own lives. Along the way, readers will also encounter fun sidebars on his love of muscle cars, his most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIDEN, JOE WIL

Baker, Russ

Summary: The long-hidden story of a family we thought we knew--and of a power-making apparatus that we have barely begun to comprehend. George W. Bush left office as one of the most unpopular presidents in American history. Russ Baker asks the question that lingers even as this benighted administration winds down: Who really wanted this man at the helm, and why did his backers promote him despite his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BAK

Horowitz, David

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spence Pub. Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 HOR

Stossel, Scott.

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of R. Sargent Shriver, including such accomplishements as creating the Peace Corps, heading the War on Poverty, becoming ambassador to France, and founding such organizations at Head Start, Job Corps, and the Special Olympics.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHR

Tydings, Joseph D. (Joseph Davies)

Summary: "Gun control, voting rights, family planning, and environmental protection--these are all hot-button issues today, but they were also the same difficult and intractable issues that Senator Joseph D. Tydings of Maryland faced during his tenure in the Senate in the 1960s. In this timely memoir, Tydings looks back on a life of public service, from the Maryland General Assembly to chief federal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A & M University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TYDINGS, JOSEPH D TYD

Meacham, Jon.

Summary: "Advance praise for Destiny and Power: 'Altogether fair, insightful. A portrait made especially compelling by the author's remarkable access to Bush's private White House diaries. This is a timely, first-rate book!'--David McCullough; 'What a spectacular and moving portrait this is--not only of a remarkably classy man but of the era that shaped him! It is hard to imagine a biographer more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUSH, GEORGE H.W. MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Bush 2015

Clifford, Clark M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLI

Matthews, Christopher

Summary: "A revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC's Hardball. With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews shared a new look of one of America's most beloved Presidents and the patriotic spirit that defined him. Now, with Bobby, Matthews returns...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROBERT MAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KENNEDY MAT

Summary: For the last half of the 20th century, America was consumed by two struggles: the civil rights movement and the cold war. For 30 years, Hubert Humphrey stood at the center of both. And while he never reached his dream of being president, and in fact is most remembered for his 1968 loss to Richard Nixon, Humphrey left behind a legacy few presidents can match. In November of 1977, for the first...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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

Baier, Bret

Summary: January 1961: President Eisenhower has three days to secure the nation's future before his young successor, John F. Kennedy, takes power — a final mission by the legendary leader who planned D-Day and guided America through the darkening Cold War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EISENHOWER, DWIGHT BAI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B EISENHOWER

Reagan, Ronald.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.927 REA

Humes, James C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 1997

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

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 ROO

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Hummer, Jill Abraham

Summary: "This book is a history of first ladies beginning with Lou Henry Hoover and ending with Michelle Obama, discussing how they defined their role with a focus on how they related to women's issues and how they participated in politics. Hummer explores the intersection of personality and the first ladies' personal ambition and relationship with their presidential spouse, with the social and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2017

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Phillips, Kevin

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.928 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 Phillips

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