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Brill, Steven

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 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

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 HUM

Zinn, Howard

Summary: Collects articles penned by the author for "Progressive" magazine from 1980 to 2009, offering critiques of the government, encouragement for citizens to organize, and a voice on behalf of the working class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Books 2012

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

Phillips, Kevin

Format: text

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

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

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

Will, George F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1990

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

Frank, Barney

Summary: Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, the fourteen-year-old Barney Frank made two vital discoveries about himself: he was attracted to government, and to men. He resolved to make a career out of the first attraction and to keep the second a secret. Now, fifty years later, his sexual orientation is widely accepted, while his belief in government is embattled. Frank: A Life in Politics from the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC FRA

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

Smith, Hedrick.

Summary: Recounts how the American dream has been dismantled over the past forty years by legislative, electoral, and corporate decisions that have compromised the middle class and minimized individual economic and political power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 SMI

Horowitz, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spence Pub. Co. 1999

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

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "If you were asked when America became polarized, your answer would likely depend on your age: you might say during Barack Obama's presidency, or with the post- 9/11 war on terror, or the culture wars of the 1980s and 1990s, or the 'Reagan Revolution' and the rise of the New Right. For leading historians Kevin M. Kruse and Julian E. Zelizer, it all starts in 1974. In that one year, the nation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 Krause 2019

Williams, Marjorie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 WIL

Baker, James Addison

Summary: A memoir by the former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff describes his experiences during his thirty-five-year career in politics, discussing the Iran-Contra scandal, the Reagan assassination attempt, and other important events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2006

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

Cheney, Richard B.

Summary: "In his unmistakable voice and with an insider's eye on history, former Vice President Dick Cheney tells the story of his life and the nearly four decades he has spent at the center of American politics and power"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHENEY, RICHARD B CHE

Freeman, Joshua Benjamin.

Summary: Examines the movements and developments that propelled the United States to world dominance, covering the transformations of World War II, the tragedies that shaped American civic life, and the loss of individual liberty to private corporations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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

Moyers, Bill D.

Summary: From Moyer's third PBS series, this text represents an unparalleled entree into the debates, the intellectual and cultural currents, and above all the fascinating people that have so powerfully shaped modern times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2011

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

Schroeder, Pat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Schro

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

Summary: Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discusses his career in Washington, D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF UNK

Summary: "In this volume, a distinguished group of experts - prize-winning presidential biographers, historians, and journalists examines how an array of twentieth-century presidents have commanded, wielded, and sometimes dissipated the enormous influence conferred upon the nation's highest office."--book jacket

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.09 POW

Moyers, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.92 MOY

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