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Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

United States Department of Labor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.702 OCC

Alexander, Heather

Summary: Introduces the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate forpresident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Andrews, Brian

Summary: Secretary of State Frank Malone has been kidnapped from his Cairo hotel, his security detail wiped out. President Natalie Cohen is left with several unacceptable options. It's time to think outside the box, and that can only mean one thing: the revival of the Presidential Agent program. Cohen calls for Charley Castillo to come out of retirement to direct a new Presidential Agent, one Captain...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AND

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TUS

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: State of Terror follows a novice Secretary of State who has joined the administration of her rival, a president inaugurated after four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage. A series of terrorist attacks throws the global order into disarray and the secretary is tasked with assembling a team to unravel the deadly conspiracy, a scheme carefully designed to take advantage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CLI

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CLI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CLI

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: This high-stakes thriller follows a novice Secretary of State who has joined the administration of her rival, a president inaugurated after four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage. A series of terrorist attacks throws the global order into disarray, and the secretary is tasked with assembling a team to unravel the deadly conspiracy, a scheme carefully designed to take...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC CLI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CLI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC PEN

Summary: Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Willink, Jocko

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Summary: With their first book, Extreme Ownership (2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin challenged readers to become better leaders, better followers, and better people in both their professional and personal lives. Now, Jocko and Leif dive deeper into finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. Mastering the Dichotomy of Leadership requires understanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Summary: Tells the story of former FBI Dir. James Comey and President Donald J. Trump, two powerful men whose strikingly different ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COM

United States Air Force Band

Contents: Limehouse blues / Philip Braham ; arr. Matt Harris -- Never make your move too soon / Stix Hooper and Will Jennings ; arr. Mike Crotty -- Amazing grace / traditional American melody, arr. Jari Villanueva -- Honor with dignity / Jari Villanueva -- Second suite in F for military band. March ; Fantasia on the "Dargason" / Gustav Holst ; revised and edited by Colin Matthews -- Go tell it on the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: United States Air Force Band 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CLASSICAL UNI

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: "Biography of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the presidential cabinet, and architect of much of the New Deal legislation as Secretary of Labor."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books Books for Young Readers 2020

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Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and effective service are essential; yet Americans know these institutions are often anything but, and many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 GAT

Willink, Jocko

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Willink, the task unit commander, planned and executed the strategy for Task Unit Bruiser, which had huge impact in the 'Battle of Ramadi'. Babin, as commander of Charlie Platoon (one of two SEAL platoons in Task Unit Bruiser) led countless combat...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.3 WIL

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 SMI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET TUSKEGEE

Unger, Debi

Summary: Presents a complete picture of the life of George C. Marshall, from his childhood and military training through his role as chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II and his leadership efforts as Secretary of State in rebuilding post-war Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, GEORGE UNG

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

Summary: Videodisc releases of eight comedies originally produced by Universal Pictures, 1940-1942.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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Summary: An Air Force pilot in charge of a group of young flyboys in 1952 Korea knows where and when to separate his private life from his responsibilities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HUN

United States

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1991

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.37334 CLA

Summary: The film takes a broad look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, examining the organization's history, leadership, structure, funding and relationship to veterans. The film chronicles, in depth and often in wrenching detail, the workings of this crucial but at times beleaguered American institution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

Owen, Mark

Summary: An account of the most personally meaningful missions from Owen's thirteen years as a SEAL, including the moments in which he learned the most about himself and his teammates, in both success and failure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 359.009 Owen 2014

Partridge, Elizabeth

Summary: "Legendary photographers Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams all photographed the Japanese American incarceration, but with different approaches-and different results. This nonfiction picture book for middle grade readers examines the Japanese-American incarceration-and the complexity of documenting it-through the work of these three photographers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 PAR

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem travels across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, and inspires an entire continent with their unique brand of jazz music.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 940.4 MYE

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