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Donohue, Caitlin

Summary: "Each of the forty women profiled in this illustrated YA book demonstrates how women are capable of political and community leadership and activism. Readers will be inspired to pursue their own goals of social change."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Spengler, Kremena.

Summary: This is an introduction to the life of Eva Peron, the first lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, who fought for workers' rights and political power for women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERON SPE

Summary: In this third and final season of Borgen, Birgitte Nyborg is a very different person than the confident prime minister who spoke at the lectern in Parliament. She is no longer prime minister. It has been two and a half years since she called an election in which she failed to win the required number of seats to maintain the existing government. She has since left politics and is now a high-paid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Shepherd, Jodie.

Summary: Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLI

Summary: Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for a second season in her Emmy winning role as Vice President Selina Meyer in VEEP. As midterm elections loom, Vice President Meyer is scoring higher ratings than the President in several popularity polls, which she hopes will boost her influence and help her curry favor with the chief executive. But despite her best intentions, even the most banal actions can set...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The show follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The showfollows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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Summary: When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LON

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LON

Woodward, Kay

Summary: Profiles twenty-five female trailblazers who overcame huge obstacles, including Catherine the Great, Zaha Hadid, and Valentina Tereshkova.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlton Books Limited 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WOO

Moscatello, Caitlin.

Summary: "From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms. Beyond the 2018 victories, Moscatello speaks with leaders of organizations training female candidates, researchers, and successful strategists who helped women triumph--emphasizing authenticity and passion. After November...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.082 MOS

Summary: Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and a rising star in her party with her eye on the White House, then she became Vice President. VEEP follows the whirlwind day-to day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the President's interests, even as she tries to improve her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VEE

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2018

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Summary: As Britain and the world are shaken by volatile political, economic, and technological developments, members of the Manchester Lyons family unite on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next fifteen years, the twists and turns of their lives are explored as viewers find out if this ordinary family could change the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the Kenyan activist and environmentalist Wangari Muta Maathai"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAA

Piazza, Jo

Summary: "From Jo Piazza, the bestselling author of The Knock Off, How to Be Married, and Fitness Junkies, comes an exciting, insightful novel about what happens when a woman wants it all--political power, marriage, and happiness--but isn't sure just how much she's willing to sacrifice to get it. Charlotte Walsh is running for Senate in the most important race in the country during a midterm election...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Summary: Borgen explores the insular world of high-stakes Danish politics and the press corps that covers it in instantaneous, relentless news cycles. Birgitte Nyborg, the idealistic head of the moderate party, becomes prime minister of Denmark through a political fluke and has to quickly learn the ways of power. She's an altruistic public servant in an old boys' club and must master the art of the deal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Johnston, E. K.

Summary: "When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she'll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her particular talents, but it will be up to Padmé to unite them as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Lucasfilm Press 2020

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Summary: The show follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: After the death of her husband, Claire Underwood becomes the first female President of the United States, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Summary: Season three begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, 'Some new beginnings.' Soon, Selina and her staff, are back in D.C. for Mike's wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning; setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2015

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Chavez, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHA

Howell, Janet

Summary: "In this engaging and highly accessible compendium for young readers and aspiring power brokers, Virginia Senator Janet Howell and her daughter-in-law Theresa Howell spotlight the careers of fifty American women in politics -- and inspire readers to make a difference. With foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 HOW

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: Offers a profile of the former first lady, who later was elected to the Senate and appointed secretary of state, from her childhood and earliest political activity to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 CLI

McCaskill, Claire.

Summary: Missouri's first woman senator recounts her coming-of-age in a political family at a time when women were held back from their ambitions, describing her failed first marriage, her unconventional choices in office and her relationships with fellow politicians. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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