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Weiner, Tim.

Summary: Based largely on documents declassified only in the last few years, One Man Against the World paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant man who led the country largely according to a deep-seated insecurity and distrust of not only his cabinet and congress, but the American population at large. In riveting, tick-tock prose, Weiner illuminates how the Vietnam War and the Watergate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NIXON, RICHARD WEI

Weiner, Tim.

Summary: Presents the history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, detailing how the bureau has been used to conduct political warfare, and how it became the most powerful intelligence service in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.25 WEI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 WEI

Weiner, Tim.

Summary: Here is the hidden history of the CIA: why eleven presidents and three generations of CIA officers have been unable to understand the world; why nearly every CIA director has left the agency in worse shape than he found it; and how these failures have profoundly jeopardized our national security. For sixty years, the CIA has managed to maintain a formidable reputation in spite of its terrible...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.127 WEI

Summary: Hans, a fruit peddler, watches his unexceptional life disintegrate. Seduced and rejected to the point of a nervous breakdown, Hans drinks himself to death as he toasts his loved ones at the dinner table.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Meijer, Fik.

Summary: Overview: Meijer traces the origins of the gladiators over 2,500 years, from the initial belief that their blood spilled on a grave would sustain the dead on its journey to the underworld. Yet, as centuries passed and the Roman Empire grew, gladiators became part of vaster, more brutal entertainments staged by successive emperors eager to manipulate the public with "bread and circuses" and to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 MEI