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Summary: Follow a 10-year-old urban revolutionary, Huey, and his hip-hop obsessed little brother, Riley, as they move to the suburbs with their unwise old granddad, Robert Freeman. In this quiet neighborhood, the laughs, pop culture and pretensions, from Martin Luther King to Chicken flu, from Santa Claus to bullying, no taboo is left untouched. Includes a compilation CD "The Boondocks: Music from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

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Harris, Duchess

Summary: Eleanor Roosevelt is well known for her time as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of Roosevelt herself, her husband, Franklin, and later feminist activists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.917 HAR

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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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD AME

Kleinknecht, William

Summary: "In the wake of Trump's presidency, Republican-led states have joined in an alarming assault on our democratic system. But the drift toward authoritarianism in red states has far deeper roots. We now have a country where tens of millions of people live under regimes that have spent years starving education and health care, empowering polluters, engaging in voter suppression, and neglecting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352.23 KLE

Dyson, Michael Eric.

Summary: Dyson offers a provocative exploration into the meaning of America's first black presidency, and an analysis of how race and blackness shape our understanding of Barack Obama's achievements and failures, and America's racial future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.8 DYS

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Brands, H. W.

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Summary: "From bestselling historian and Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands, a revelatory history of the shocking emergence of vicious political division at the birth of the United States Founding Partisans is a lively narrative of the early years of the republic as the Founding Fathers fought one another with competing visions of what our nation would be. To the framers of the Constitution, political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3092 BRA

Uygur, Cenk K. (Cenk Kadir)

Summary: "A manifesto that outlines the progressive vision, recent history and worldview-by the founder of The Young Turks and co-founder of Justice Democrats. The media can't stop talking about the gridlock in Washington, as if a handful of stubborn Republicans are the only thing standing between us and a fully-functional democracy. The reality is that our government was taken over by big business and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 UYG

Litt, David

Summary: "A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump. Like many twentysomethings, David Litt frequently embarrassed himself in front of his boss's boss. Unlike many twentysomethings, Litt's boss's boss was President Obama. At age twenty-four, Litt became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LITT, DAVID LIT

Trudeau, G. B.

Summary: This Doonesbury collection about Donald Trump offers strips from the 1980s to 2016.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel Universal 2016

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 TRU

McGraw, Phillip C.

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Summary: From a #1 New York Times best-selling author and beloved television host comes a new book on how to come home to our core values, fortify our families and re-embrace self-determination and self-governance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2024

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Purdy, Jedediah

Summary: "American democracy is in crisis. In 2020, more than half of Americans claimed they were dissatisfied with their political system, and an increasing number are willing to consider alternatives to popular rule-including authoritarianism. We view our political opponents with disdain, if not terror. These fears aren't entirely misguided: democratic debate often puts America's ugliest impulses on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 PUR

Simpson, Glenn R.

Summary: Fusion GPS was founded in 2010 by Simpson and Fritsch, two former reporters at The Wall Street Journal, decided to use their reporting skills to conduct open-source investigations for businesses and law firms-- and opposition research for political candidates. In the fall of 2015 they were hired to look into the finances of Donald Trump. The deeper Fusion dug, the clearer it became that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SIM

Dillon, Molly

Summary: "An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.931 DIL

Obama, Barack.

Summary: Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of our democracy. He explores those forces--from the fear of losing, to the perpetual need to raise money, to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.04 OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Politic Obama

Summary: A satirical comedy in which a British documentary crew follows a radical folksinger (and self-made millionaire) turned senatorial candidate as he blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOB

Yoo, John

Summary: "[This guide] offers a penetrating and irreverent account of the justices--ideologues and cowards, geniuses and mediocrities, all of them thoroughly human--and a fascinating analysis of a Court that has swung like a pendulum from preserving the Republic to undermining government by the people and back to defending the Constitution. Sprightly, informative, and powerfully argued, this book is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2023

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Riggleman, Denver

Summary: "As the US capitol was attacked on January 6, 2021, the White House went dark for seven hours and thirty-seven minutes. It was my job to turn the lights on. The void happened to overlap with the hours when supporters of former President Trump brawled with police, smashed windows, and rampaged through the halls of Congress as his loss to Joe Biden was being certified. Why the White House went...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 RIG

Meacham, Jon

Summary: Jon Meacham chronicles the life and moral evolution of Abraham Lincoln and explores why and how Lincoln confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery in order to expand the possibilities of America. This book tells the story of Lincoln from his birth on the Kentucky frontier in 1809 to his leadership during the Civil War to his tragic assassination at Ford's Theater on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LIN

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Summary: "In the voice of one of the most iconic and beloved political figures of the twentieth century comes a book on citizenship for the future voters of the twenty-first century. Eleanor Roosevelt published the original edition of When You Grow Up to Vote in 1932, the same year her husband was elected president. The new edition has updated information and back matter as well as fresh, bold art from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73 ROO

Baldwin, Alec

Summary: A satirical memoir written in the style of Donald Trump shares lampooning insights into the forty-fifth president's election, disdain for the press, backroom strategy sessions with White House advisers, and world-changing decisions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 817 BAL

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...

Format: text

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

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley here uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons--a much-needed antidote in these distressing times.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 817 HUG

Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

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