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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levine, Adele.

Summary: "M*A*S*H meets Scrubs in a sharply observant, absurdly funny, inspiring, and totally unique debut memoir from a physical therapist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the birthplace of physical therapy and the world leader in prosthetic rehabilitation for injured war veterans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINE, ADELE LEV

Summary: A feature-length documentary about veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, who are paired with a service dog to help them regain their lives. Returning home for these vets is often plagued by depression and a painful disconnect from the world they once knew. The film follow these warriors after they get their dog as this deeply bonded friendship restores independence and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD To

Collier, Victoria L.

Contents: Basic training : preliminary information you should know -- Secret money for seniors -- Application process for improved pension benefits -- Health care benefits -- Burial benefits -- Getting help -- Attorney's fees -- Resources.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collier Communications 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.8682 COL

Summary: A film that investigates new and controversial techniques and methods for treating PTSD but more than that, it is a look into the lives of veterans in America today. It is an authentic portrayal of veterans today in America and their bitter combat to overcome drug addiction, criminal issues, and their individual struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Through investigation and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kovic, Ron.

Summary: "The author of Born on the Fourth of July (1976) recounts the brief 1974 movement he initiated to change how Veterans Affairs hospitals cared for wounded soldiers...The great strength of this book is that the author never minces words. With devastating candor, he memorializes a short-lived but important movement and the men who made it happen. Sobering reflections on past treatment of America's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KOV

Shulkin, David J.

Summary: The former VA secretary describes his fight to save health care from politics and money-and how it was ultimately derailed by a small group of unelected officials with influence in the Trump White House. Known in health care circles for his ability to fix ailing hospitals, Dr. David Shulkin was originally brought into government by President Obama, in an attempt to save the broken Department of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHULKIN, DAVID SHU

Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FAU

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