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Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Talty, Stephan

Summary: The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and was sought by the entire North Vietnamese and Russian military machines. One Navy SEAL and his Vietnamese partner had to sneak past them all to save him. At the height of the Vietnam War, few...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.704 TAL

Summary: An authentic account of the Vietnam War from the actual letters of the men and women who served there. The harsh realities of life and death, friendships made and lost - these letters home tell it all, with newsreel and home-movie footage shot by the servicemen themselves. These are the authentic voices of war, some who survived, many who never made it home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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

Summary: "Combat at Close Quarters presents the work of five renowned historians who describe and interpret the U.S. Navy's major combat operations in Southeast Asia, including the Rolling Thunder and Linebacker strikes against North Vietnam, the river war in South Vietnam's Mekong Delta, and the intelligence campaign. Over 200 images drawn from Navy archives and private collections, detailed maps, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAR

Summary: In an experimental government center for troubled Vietnam veterans, the inmates run the asylum. One works on an adaptation of Shakespeare ... for dogs. Another fancies himself a caped superhero. Still others masquerade as frogmen, nurses, nuns, pirates, doctors. Yet Colonel Hudson Kane, the psychiatrist in charge, eyes all with a stoic reserve. Maybe too stoic: there's a mystery here. And its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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Hunter, Stephen

Summary: Special Agent Nick Memphis enlists the help of retired Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger to unravel a sophisticated conspiracy involving the deaths of four famed '60s radicals--a conspiracy that would require the highest level of warcraft by the most superb special operations professionals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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Summary: They were crack troops skilled in the techniques of unconditional warfare, the soldiers of the Special Forces-- and the focus of Hollywood's first feature film about the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIX

Brown, Sandra

Summary: It happened the way attraction happens best: suddenly, passionately, uncontrollably, and unforgettably. Thousands of feet above the ground on a crowded flight to Washington, D.C., radio personality Keely Williams felt the irresistible pull of handsome congressman Dax Devereaux. They were speaking at the same congressional hearing about Vietnam soldiers listed as MIA. Tragically, Keely's husband...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

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

Hannah, Kristin

Summary: When her father impulsively moves the family to mid-1970s Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of their lack of preparedness in the wake of a dangerous winter season.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAN

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Han

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: A comprehensive look at the Vietnam War"-- More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. We still argue over why we were there, whether we could have won, and who was right and wrong in their response to the conflict. This volume draws on hundreds of interviews in America and Vietnam to give us the perspectives of people involved at all levels of the war:...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7 WAR

Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NIN

Summary: Vietnam, 1968. A true story of a middle-aged air force officer, LTC Iceal Hambleton, who's never seen combat before. He is stranded behind enemy lines and all he can do is wait and hope. Then a voice crackles over his radio, and he has found a friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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

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Summary: Cimino's epic film about friendship chronicles the lives of three steelworkers and their friends, whose lives are irrevocably changed by a tour of duty in Vietnam. The film is renowned for the Russian roulette scenes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2012

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

Summary: Forrest Gump is a low-intelligence man who has good intentions. He struggles through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His mama teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army and heads off to Vietnam where he becomes friends with Dan and Bubba. He wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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

Schönberg, Claude-Michel

Contents: Overture -- Backstage Dreamland -- Heat is on -- Movie in my mind -- Transaction -- Dance -- Why God why? -- This money's yours -- Sun and moon -- Asking for leave -- Deal -- Wedding ceremony -- Thuy's intervention -- Last night of the world -- Morning of the dragon -- I still believe -- Coo-coo princess -- You will not touch him -- If you want to die in bed -- Kim & engineer -- I'd give my...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC MIS

Summary: In First blood, an ex-Green Beret haunted by memories of Vietnam is searching for peace, but finds instead an overzealous, small town sheriff who's spoiling for a fight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE RAM

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

Summary: In 1964, a hard-boiled major is ordered to defend Muc Wa, an unoccupied and seemingly unimportant Vietnamese military outpost left behind by the French. He, his idealistic young lieutenant, his mostly green soldiers, and their supporting force of Vietnamese volunteers are overwhelmed as they deal with ambushes, betrayals, and brutality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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

Hansen, Neil Graham

Summary: In 1964, I embarked on a journey that was to be my life's adventure. I hired on as a pilot for Air America and its clandestine operations in Southeast Asia. Flying for the CIA's secret airline was a dream come true. Air America's operations were unknown. Its schedules were irregular. Its pilots were shadow people. It was the world of spooks, covert air ops and adventure. I had already been a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: History Publishing Company 2018

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HANSEN, NEIL GRAHAM HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 Hansen 2018

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Child, Lee.

Summary: Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is enjoying a life of anonymity in Key West when a private detective named Costello comes around with prying questions. Reacher conceals his identity, but is no less annoyed by the situation. Even more troublesome, Costello turns up dead soon after with his fingertips sliced off. Left with several questions, Reacher hits the road to find some answers. Answers...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2013

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: It is April 1975 and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC NGU

Seahorn, Janet J.

Summary: The author writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. His spouse and co-author describes her perspective as a wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical, and more specifically, the mental scars of combat. You will become familiar with how PTSD...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Team Pursuits 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8521 SEA

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