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DeFrank, Thomas M.

Summary: In an series of private interviews, conducted over sixteen years with the stipulation that they not be released until after his death, the 38th President of the United States reveals a profoundly different side of himself: funny, reflective, gossipy, strikingly candid. In 1974, journalist DeFrank, then a young correspondent for Newsweek, was interviewing Vice President Gerald R. Ford when Ford...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD DEF

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.9250 DEF

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A biography of the first president to be sworn into office as a result of his predecessor's resignation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 FORD, GERALD BRI

Sandbrook, Dominic.

Contents: Washington, D.C., August 1974 -- Conspiracy theory -- If he's so dumb, how come he's president? -- Archie's guys -- The porno plague -- Interlude: Born to run -- Let's look ferocious -- Southie won't go -- Redneck chic -- The man of a thousand faces -- Interlude: TV's super women -- The weirdo factor -- Reagan country -- The Jimmy and Jerry show -- Washington, D.C, January 1977 -- Mr. Carter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 SAN

Karp, Walter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt 1988

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.926 KAR

Perlstein, Rick

Summary: Presents a portrait of the United States during the turbulent political and economic upheavals of the 1970s, covering the transition from Richard Nixon's downfall to the rise of Ronald Reagan during the 1976 presidential campaign.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 PER

Woodward, Bob.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.132 WOO

Berkowitz, Edward D.

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : In both the literal and metaphorical senses, it seemed as if 1970s America was running out of gas. The decade not only saw long lines at gas stations but a citizenry that had grown weary and disillusioned. High unemployment, runaway inflation, and the energy crisis, caused in part by U.S. dependence on Arab oil, characterized an increasingly bleak economic situation. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 BER

Werth, Barry.

Summary: Author Werth takes readers inside the White House during the tumultuous days following Nixon's resignation and the swearing-in of Gerald Ford. Watergate had torn the country apart. Within the White House and the Republican Party, Nixon's resignation produced new fissures and battle lines--and new opportunities for political advancement. Ford had to reassure the nation and the world that he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.925 WER

Mara, Wil.

Summary: "Provides comprehensive information on President Gerald Ford and places him within his historical and cultural context. Also explored are the formative events of his times and how he responded"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2010

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

Greene, John Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.925 GRE

Woodward, Bob

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Cassette Books, Call number: CB 364.32 Woodward

Mann, Robert

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle, examining the untold story of Alexander Butterfield, the Nixon aide who disclosed the secret White House taping system that changed history and led to Nixon's resignation. In forty-six hours of interviews with Butterfield, supported by thousands of documents, many of them original and not in the presidential archives and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 WOO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 WOO

Sheinkin, Steve

Summary: Presents the story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7 SHE

McCarter, Jeremy

Summary: "What does it mean to live for your ideals ... and to risk dying for them? This book tells the story of young American radicals who sensed a moment of unprecedented promise for American life--politically, socially, culturally--and struggled to bring it about, only to see a cataclysmic war sweep it away. Based on six years of extensive archival research, Jeremy McCarter's dramatic narrative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: Believing the lack of permanent Middle Eastern peace is a persistent threat to global peace, President Carter suggests two stumbling blocks to lasting harmony in this region. One is Israel refuses to honor previous peace commitments. Secondly, Arab countries refuse to acknowledge Israel's right to exist as a nation. Carter places the lion's share of the blame for this impasse on Israel and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.04 CAR

Elish, Dan.

Summary: Detail the events of the scandal called Watergate, including the major players, how the facts were uncovered, and the way in which the events ultimately reaffirmed basic principles of the Constitution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.924 ELI

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Summary: Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal. Features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing the impact this interview had on history, his reactions, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberation Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 FRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 973.924 Frost 2008

Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALL

Summary: "A selection of transcribed audio recordings from 1973 covers Nixon and Kissinger's private knowledge of flaws in the 1973 Vietnam peace agreement and the early warnings about the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East,"--Novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 BRI

Summary: "The famous--and infamous--Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David--3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.924 NIX

Jordan, Hamilton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1982

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.926 JOR

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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