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Gregorio, Katharine

Summary: "Illuminating a thrilling untold chapter of the Cold War, The Double Life of Katharine Clark shares the forgotten story of a remarkable woman who pioneered a career in a male-dominated profession. In 1955, Katharine Clark became the first female American wire reporter behind the Iron Curtain, forging a career as a journalist, befriending a leading Communist, and risking her life to smuggle away...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2022

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Blume, Lesley M. M.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Lesley M.M. Blume reveals how a courageous reporter uncovered one of greatest and deadliest cover-ups of the 20th century--the true effects of the atom bomb--potentially saving millions of lives"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

Summary: From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 REP

Summary: From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 REP

Ryan, April

Summary: In The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan gives readers a compelling and personal behind-the-scenes look at race relations in contemporary America from the epicenter of American power and policy making--the White House, her beat since 1997. On behalf of the American Urban Radio Networks, and through her "Fabric of America" news blog, she delivers her readership and listeners...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 RYA

Holzer, Harold.

Summary: Lincoln believed that ‘with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.’ Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln’s leadership by showing us how deftly he managed his relations with the press of his day to move public opinion forward to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM HOL

Holzer, Harold

Summary: "An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents' attacks on our freedom of the press. "The FAKE NEWS media," Donald Trump has tweeted, "is not my enemy. It is the enemy of the American people." Never has our free press faced so great a threat. Yet the tension between presidents and journalists is as old as the republic itself. From George...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 HOL

Polchin, James.

Summary: A skillful hybrid of true crime and social history that examines the relationship between the media and popular culture in the portrayal of crimes against gay men in the decades before Stonewall. Stories of murder have never been just about killers and victims. Instead, crime stories take the shape of their times and reflect cultural notions and prejudices. In Indecent Advances, James Polchin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 POL

Karl, Jonathan

Summary: "An account like no other from the White House reporter who has known President Trump for more than 25 years. We have never seen a president like this...norm-breaking, rule-busting, dangerously reckless to some and an overdue force for change to others. One thing is clear: We are witnessing the reshaping of the presidency. Jonathan Karl brings us into the White House in a powerful book unlike...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.933 KAR

Karl, Jonathan

Summary: As the reporter who has known Donald Trump longer than any other White House correspondent, Karl tells the story of Trump's downfall, complete with riveting behind-the-scenes accounts of some of the darkest days in the history of the American presidency. Packed with on-the-record interviews with central figures in this drama who are telling their stories for the first time, this is a definitive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 KAR
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 KAR

Sign, Christopher

Summary: The plan was perfect. No cameras, no microphones, no prying eyes and plenty of security. The setting for a clandestine meeting could not have been better. Former President Bill Clinton exited Attorney General Loretta Lynch's private plane 20-minutes after he boarded. Both thought they got away with it. Both were wrong. Amid a heated Presidential race, federal investigations involving emails and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crest Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 SIG

Summary: Collects the complete New York Times coverage of the events in the Civil War, including accounts of battles, personal stories, and political actions, and provides cultural and historical perspective on the published issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.7 NEW

Carpenter, Amanda B.

Summary: In Gaslighting America, Carpenter breaks down Trump's formula, showing why it's practically foolproof, playing his victims, the media, the Democrats, and the Republican fence-sitters perfectly. She traces how this tactic started with Nixon, gained traction with Bill Clinton, and exploded under Trump

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 CAR

Wick, Steve.

Summary: "When William L. Shirer agreed to start up the Berlin bureau of Edward R. Murrow's CBS News in the 1930s, he quickly became both the most trusted and most determined reporter in all of Europe. He did not fall for the Nazi propaganda, as some of his esteemed colleagues did, and fought against both Nazi censorship and American disdain for his relentless tactics. He warned of the consequences if...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 WIC

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Summary: Based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir "The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan", which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WHI

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Whiskey 2016

Roberts, Gene.

Summary: This is the story of how America awakened to its race problem, of how a nation that longed for unity after World War II came instead to see, hear, and learn about the shocking indignities and injustices of racial segregation in the South--and the brutality used to enforce it. It is the story of how the nation's press, after decades of ignoring the problem, came to recognize the importance of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4493 ROB

Kurtz, Howard

Summary: "According to the media, Donald Trump could never become president. Now many are on a mission to prove he shouldn't be president. The Trump administration and the press are at war -- and as in any war, the first casualty has been truth. Bestselling author Howard Kurtz, host of Fox News's Media Buzz and former Washington Post columnist, offers a stunning exposé of how supposedly objective...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 KUR

Makos, Adam

Summary: Adapted for young adults from the New York Times best-seller, this gripping true account of a WWII American tank gunner, who met his destiny in an armor duel and forged an enduring bond with his enemy, brings to life the perils of war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 SMO

Giles, Robert H.

Summary: When Truth Mattered is an account of a young editor and his staff painstakingly pursuing the truth of the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970, a tragedy that has haunted the nation for 50 years and significantly changed the debate about the Vietnam War. The heart-pounding story captures the flash of National Guard rifles, the bloody aftermath of four students killed and nine wounded, and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.771 GIL

Goldberg, Bernard

Summary: Goldberg contends that the mainstream media crossed an important line in the 2008 presidential race, moving from a liberal bias to crass partisianship as spin doctors for Barack Obama.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 328.73 Gol

Alexander, Kent

Summary: "The masterful true-crime account of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing that captured the world's attention, and the heroic security guard-turned-suspect at the heart of it all. On July 27, 1996, a hapless former cop turned hypervigilant security guard named Richard Jewell spotted a suspicious bag in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park, the town square of the 1996 Summer Games. Inside was a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press, an imprint of Abrams 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 ALE

Friedman, Thomas L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 FRI

Summary: Reveals politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation while leading secret lives, the double standards the media sets for these politicians, and the harm inflicted. Includes analysis from Congressman Barney Frank, former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, activist Larry Kramer, and others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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

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