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Summary: Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ROO RATED NR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1992

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.7 WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1996

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978 WAR

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 WAR

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 959.7 WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Traces the history of jazz music from its origins in New Orleans through the twentieth century, and looks at the lives and contributions of some of the genre's greatest composers and performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 781.65 WAR

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 781.6509 WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: A colorful portrait of the well known author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2001

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Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Meet important historical personalities, scientists, aviators, and athletes in this series that illustrate the impact dynamic leaders have on society. These books are sure to inspire young readers as they learn about the lives of famous people. Each book includes a timeline of important dates, a glossary, and an index. Included in the back of each book are additional resources such as At the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Prizewinning biographer Geoffrey C. Ward brings to life the real Jack Johnson, a figure far more complex and compelling than the newspaper headlines he inspired could ever convey. Johnson battled his way from obscurity to the top of the heavyweight ranks and in 1908 won the greatest prize in American sports-one that had always been the private preserve of white boxers. At a time when whites ran...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, JACK WAR

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

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This non-illustrated edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through that cataclysmic trail of our nationhood, from Abraham Lincoln to ordinary foot soldiers. Includes essays by distinguished historians of the era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Ward 1990

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.7 WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation--the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ROOSEVELT FAMILY WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: As companion to his PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5373 WAR

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.5373 WAR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Meet important historical personalities, scientists, aviators, and athletes in this series that illustrate the impact dynamic leaders have on society. These books are sure to inspire young readers as they learn about the lives of famous people. Each book includes a timeline of important dates, a glossary, and an index. Included in the back of each book are additional resources such as At the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1999

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

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: As companion to the PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 940.5373 WAR

Summary: This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 363.41 Prohibition 2011

Summary: This explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC P

Summary: Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: The life and work of artist Thomas Hart Benton as shown through his paintings, through old newsreels, and through interviews with people who knew him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Vi 1

Summary: In an immersive narrative, Burns and Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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4 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VIE

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD VIE NOT RATED

Summary: Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAR RATED NR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc W

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

Summary: Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD Video 2002

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