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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

Paul, Ron

Summary: Congressman Ron Paul (TX-R)--presidential candidate, popular ideologue, debate favorite, and creator of one of the largest grassroots campaigns in history--sets forth his revolutionary manifesto and challenges America to make the tough changes needed to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931092 PAU

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

Summary: "'I often wonder what Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, James Madison ..., and the other Founders would think about today's America .... Of course, they would be mesmerized by all the modern inventions and conveniences of everyday life; but what of the ubiquitous nature of the federal government? Surely they would object.' So begins Rediscovering Americanism, a searing plea by ......

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.520973 LEV

Foner, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.01 FON

Magnet, Myron.

Summary: Discusses the history of America's Founding Fathers through their words and actions but also through the architectural treasures of the homes they built while they conspired to change the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 MAG

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 OBA

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Obama

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.04 OBA

Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "John and John Quincy Adams: rogue intellectuals, unsparing truth tellers, too uncensored for their own political good. They held that political participation demanded moral courage. They did not seek popularity (and it showed). They lamented the fact that hero worship in America substituted idolatry for results, and they made it clear that they were talking about Benjamin Franklin, George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Lepore, Jill

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Summary: "From the best-selling author of These Truths, a work that examines the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-first century. At a time of much despair over the future of liberal democracy, Harvard historian Jill Lepore makes a stirring case for the nation in This America. Since the end of the Cold War, Lepore writes, American historians have largely retreated from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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Harris, Kamala D.

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Summary: Harris communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values while offering a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. In examining the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, she shows how our shared efforts will continue to sustain us and this great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B HARRIS HAR

Harris, Kamala

Summary: Now adapted for young readers, Senator Kamala Harris's empowering memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life. As the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris has blazed trails on her path to the national stage. But how did she achieve her goals?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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

Blumenthal, Sidney

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2006

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

Obama, Barack.

Summary: The junior senator from Illinois discusses how to transform U.S. politics, calling for a return to America's original ideals and revealing how they can address such issues as globalization and the function of religion in public life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

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Summary: The nationally syndicated radio host explores the philosophical basis of America's foundations as well as the crises facing government today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.97 LEV

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

Schlesinger, Arthur M Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1986

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

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

Summary: The nationally syndicated conservative talk radio host discusses how we can fix our "broken" government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.973 LEV

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7308 LEV

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

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Summary: A nationally syndicated talk radio host and author of Rescuing Sprite presents a volume of essays for today's conservative leaders that recommends specific approaches to such issues as immigration, health care, and foreign policy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 320.5209 Lev

Didion, Joan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.53 DID

Pierce, Charles P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Group 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 PIE

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "What would the founders think? We live in a divided America that is currently incapable of sustained argument and is feeling unsure of its destiny. Joseph J. Ellis, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers and the recent best-selling The Quartet, explores anew four of our most prominent founders, in each instance searching for patterns and principles that bring the lamp of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 ELL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 Ellis 2018

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAN