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Summary: As NASA prepared for the launch of Apollo 11 in July 1969, many African American leaders protested the billions of dollars used to fund "space joyrides" rather than help tackle poverty, inequality, and discrimination at home. This volume examines such tensions as well as the ways in which NASA's goal of space exploration aligned with the cause of racial equality. Essays provide new insights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Florida 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 NAS

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAC

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAC

Summary: "An age-old family curse hits sisters Kitty and Franziska following the death of their grandfather Tobias. Every hundred years, so the legend goes, the bloodthirsty Red Queen returns and claims seven fresh victims. Was Tobias just the first ... and are Kitty and Franziska next?"--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RED

Summary: A couple living in London on the brink of a COVID-accelerated breakup bypass therapy to attempt a high-risk, high-stakes jewelry heist at a department store.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Twelve years afte the events in Frank Herbert's Dune, Maud'Dib--Arrakis emperor Paul Atreides--has become the unintended figurehead of a violent dictatorship, and his enemies are multiplying. Vanishing into the desert, he waits as destiny shapes his twin heirs Leto II and Ghanima, who must contend with their scheming aunt Alia while Princess Wensicia, of the enemy House Corrino, plots her own...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHI

F Waring P Ballard

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Words and Music 1939

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

F Waring P Ballard

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Words and Music 1939

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: One man's ruthless pursuit of justice plays out against the darkest chapter of Irish history in this riveting revenge thriller. In 1847, battle-hardened soldier Feeney deserts the British army to return home to Ireland, where he finds his country ravaged beyond recognition by the Great Famine. When he discovers that his mother has died of starvation and his brother has been hanged by the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: A tale of two turbulent love affairs plays out amidst a tangled web of wealth, corruption, passion and betrayal in 1860s London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Our 2005

Harding, Stephen

Summary: The story of Lieutenant Hugh Barr Miller, marooned on a South Pacific island, and his one-man war against Japanese forces.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Harding, Stephen

Summary: "On December 7, 1941, even as Japanese carrier-launched aircraft flew toward Pearl Harbor, a small American cargo ship chartered by the Army reported that it was under attack from a submarine halfway between Seattle and Honolulu. After that one cryptic message, the humble lumber carrier Cynthia Olson and her crew vanished without a trace, sparking one of the most enduring nautical mysteries of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 HAR

Harding, Stephen

Summary: Harding explores the little-known episode of a U.S. cargo ship that mysteriously vanished, along with her crew, hours before the attack on Pearl Harbor, marking the start of a global conflict and sparking one of the most enduring nautical mysteries of the war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Harding, Stephen

Summary: Documents the 1945 efforts of U.S. and German soldiers to rescue fourteen prominent French prisoners from an SS-guarded castle in the Austrian Alps, sharing insights into the motives behind the unlikely alliance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, A Member of the Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 HAR

Harding, Stephen

Summary: This book is The Nightingale meets All the Light We Cannot See, only it's all true--a thrilling wartime adventure story of downed American aviators rescued by French resistance fighters, taken to Nazi-occupied Paris, and hidden under the very noses of the Gestapo. Escape from Paris is the true story of a small group of U.S. aviators whose four B-17 Flying Fortresses were shot down over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2019

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P Ballard,C Henderson T Waring

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: DeSylva Brown Henderson 1930

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Summary: Based on P.D. James's global bestsellers, this riveting mystery series stars Bertie Carvel as enigmatic Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. A recent widower and acclaimed poet, Dalgliesh is a cerebral, reserved man but possessed of exceptional empathy and insight. As he investigates complex crimes in 1970s England, he plumbs the darker depths of the human psyche in his pursuit of justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAL

Summary: "Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge's Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka's armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MAT

Summary: "Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has the support of the plant's operators and the NRC--Nuclear Regulatory Commission--yet has stoked a great deal of controversy in the surrounding community, including a vocal anti-nuclear contingent concerned that what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla," the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ADV

Johnson, Stephen P. (Stephen Paul)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.93834 JOH

P Van Steeden J &J Clarkson

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlo Music 1931

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Kiernan, Stephen P.

Summary: Dr. Kate Philo and her scientific exploration team make a breathtaking discovery in the Arctic: the body of a man buried deep in the ice. Remarkably, the frozen man is brought back to the lab and successfully reanimated man begins to regain his memories, the team learns that he was--is--a judge, Jeremiah Rice, and the last thing he remembers is falling overboard into the Arctic Ocean in 1906....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

Kiernan, Stephen P.

Summary: "Up to the 1970s, most Americans died swiftly: of heart attacks, strokes, cancer, or in accidents. But in the past three decades, medical advances have extended our lives and changed the way we die. Journalist Kiernan reveals the disconnect between how patients want to live the end of life--pain-free, functioning mentally and physically, surrounded by family and friends--and how the medical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 KIE

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