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Caldwell, Christopher

Summary: "A sweeping 50-year history of how the Baby Boomers took the reforms of the 1960s too far, leading to a multitude of contradictions in American society and values that caused our current political polarization"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.24 CAL

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

Murray, Charles A.

Summary: A critique of the white American class structure argues that the paths of social mobility that once advanced the nation are now serving to further isolate an elite upper class while enforcing a growing and resentful white underclass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2012

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Hayden, Tom.

Summary: Barack Obama would not be possible without the 1960s, Hayden writes in his compelling new book. The author reminds the president that the peace movement was critical to his 2008 victory and only a radical populism will make his economic recovery and health-care promises come to fruition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradigm Publishers 2009

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

Summary: Interview with Texas Methodist minister (part 2)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1981

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Summary: Filmmaker Ralph Arlyck tracks down Sean, the boy who had been the subject of his controversy-sparking documentary in 1969, to see what he is like 30 years later.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2007

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

Summary: Interview with Texas Methodist minister (part 1)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1981

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Summary: 1980s Medical Procedures

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1981

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Wright, Lawrence

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1987

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

Summary: Surgery performed in Operating Room

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1981

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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

De Graaf, John.

Summary: Explores the origins, causes, and symptoms of Affluenza, society's compulsive desire to acquire, and discusses such treatment as strengthening immunity against advertising and minimizing the side-effects of over-consumption.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 DE G

Conaway, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shoemaker & Hoard 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.30492 CON

Kim, Anne

Summary: "For the majority of young adults today, the transition to independence is a time of excitement and possibility. But 4.5 million young people or a stunning 11.5 percent of youth aged sixteen to twenty-four experience entry into adulthood as abrupt abandonment, a time of disconnection from school, work, and family. For this growing population of Americans, which includes kids aging out of foster...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 KIM

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.5 WAR

Kaplan, Robert D.

Summary: "As a boy, Robert Kaplan recalls his father driving trucks across the country to earn a living for his family, a man who witnessed and understood America from a ground-level perspective. In Earning the Rockies, Kaplan undertakes his own cross-country journey to recapture an appreciation and understanding of American geography that is often lost in the jet age. Along the way, he witnesses both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Ingraham, Laura.

Summary: Radio personality Laura Ingraham is fed up with cultural elites on both coasts telling us how to run our lives. The American people are fed up with moral relativism, politicized education, open borders, fiscal excess, and a feckless foreign policy--to name a few. Ingraham calls on her millions of fans from red-state America to send a loud and clear message to the liberal elites: You're fired!...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.0973 ING

Pollitt, Katha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Knopf 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 POL

Geoghegan, Thomas

Summary: "Is labor's day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? In this new book, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived--but different--labormovement is now more relevant than ever in our increasingly unequal society. The inequality reshaping the country goes beyond money and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press, The 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 GEO

Leo, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1994

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

Giridharadas, Anand

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: An insider's groundbreaking investigation of the ways the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Friedman, Thomas L.

Summary: Friedman's bestseller "The World Is Flat" has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79073 FRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.79073 Fri

Bageant, Joe.

Contents: Introduction -- American serfs : inside the white ghetto of the working poor -- Republicans by default : redneck pride and fear in an age of outsourcing -- The deep-fried, double-wide lifestyle : whatever it takes, the mortgage racket will put you under your own roof -- Valley of the gun : black powder and buckskin in heartland America -- The covert kingdom : they plead upon the blood of Jesus...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.50973 BAG

Bacevich, Andrew J

Summary: "A thought provoking and penetrating account of the post-Cold war follies and delusions that culminated in the age of Donald Trump, from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power. When the Cold War ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Washington establishment felt it had prevailed in a world-historical struggle. Our side had won, a verdict that was both decisive and irreversible. For...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2020

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