Summary: Structured around key moments in Biden's life and career--and filled with Biden-isms like "That's a bunch of malarkey" and "I may be Irish, but I'm not stupid"--this blend of biography, advice, and humor will reveal the experiences that forged Joe Biden, and the lessons we can use in our own lives. Along the way, readers will also encounter fun sidebars on his love of muscle cars, his most...
Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2017
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Summary: For the last half of the 20th century, America was consumed by two struggles: the civil rights movement and the cold war. For 30 years, Hubert Humphrey stood at the center of both. And while he never reached his dream of being president, and in fact is most remembered for his 1968 loss to Richard Nixon, Humphrey left behind a legacy few presidents can match. In November of 1977, for the first...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010
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Summary: The former vice-president of the United States chronicles the difficult final year of his son's battle with cancer, his efforts to balance his responsibilities to the country and his family, and the lessons he learned.
Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017
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Summary: "In his unmistakable voice and with an insider's eye on history, former Vice President Dick Cheney tells the story of his life and the nearly four decades he has spent at the center of American politics and power"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2011
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Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.
Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016
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Summary: Generations have been told that Aaron Burr was a betrayer--of Alexander Hamilton, of his country, and of those who had nobler ideas. But that version has been shaped by historians and writers from the eighteenth century who were blinded by tabloid reporters and propaganda created by Burr's political enemies during his lifetime. It is time to discover the real Aaron Burr.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007
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Summary: When Mike Pence set out on the vice presidential campaign trail, his daughter Charlotte knew the next 100 days would be exciting and challenging. But she also knew that her father-a dedicated public servant-would succeed because he'd cling to his faith, his love for America, and his family every step of the way. New York Times bestselling author Charlotte Pence pays tribute to her father,...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 Pence 2018
Summary: During a forty-year career in politics, Vice President Dick Cheney has been involved in some of the most consequential decisions in recent American history. Yet for all of his influence, the world knows very little about the most powerful vice president in U.S. history, among the most secretive and guarded of all public officials. Journalist Hayes draws upon hundreds of interviews with the vice...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007
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Summary: "Little-known outside his home state until Donald Trump made him his running mate, Mike Pence--who proclaims himself a Christian first, a conservative second, and a Republican third--has long worn a carefully-constructed mask of Midwestern nice. Behind his self-proclaimed humility and self-abasing deference, however, hides a man whose own presidential ambitions have blazed since high school....
Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PENCE, MIKE DAN
Summary: "For as long as he has served at the highest levels of business and government, Vice President Dick Cheney has also been one of the world's most prominent heart patients. Now, for the first time ever, Cheney, together with his longtime cardiologist Jonathan Reiner, MD, shares the very personal story of his courageous thirty-five-year battle with heart disease, from his first heart attack in...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013