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Will, George F

Summary: "A reflection on American conservatism, examining how the Founders' belief in natural rights created a great American political tradition--one that now finds itself under threat, both from progressives and elements inside the Republican Party"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 Will 2019

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: In The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history, told through characters he brought to indelible life. Now he performs the same alchemy with the Big Burn, the largest-ever forest fire in America, a tragedy that cemented Teddy Roosevelt's legacy.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.9 Egan

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

Summary: Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within: "not government oppression or suppression," he writes, but self-censorship, group-think, bias by omission, and passing off opinion, propaganda, pseudo-events, and outright lies as news. With the depth of historical background...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.449 Levin 2019

Summary: Started in 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt as part of the New Deal, the CCC was used as a way to not only help unemployed Americans, but to help conserve some of the country's forests and parks. Over the next ten years it would employ over 3 million men who planted trees, fought fires, and helped their families financially. Features interviews and archived footage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2010

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 333.7 Civil

Summary: Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 National

Duncan, Dayton.

Contents: Preface: A treasure house of nature's superlatives -- The scripture of nature -- Homeland : an interview with Gerard Baker -- For the benefit of the people -- Transcendence : an interview with Shelton Johnson -- Empire of grandeur -- Stories of discovery: an interview with Nevada Barr -- Going home -- Redefining beauty : an interview with Paul Schullery -- Great nature -- Democracy at its best...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.783 Dunc

Summary: Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 National

Summary: Traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years. Using archival photographs, first-person accounts of historical characters, personal memories and analysis from more than 40 interviews, and what Burns believes is the most stunning cinematography in Florentine Films' history, the series chronicles the steady addition of new parks through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The National Parks Film Project 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 National

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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

Ratner, Michael

Summary: "Includes chapters on what today's activists must know about the threats posed by federal law enforcement agents and their tactics, as well as the actual text of the recently released FBI Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide in which the FBI spells out its approach to policing dissent. Hell No also includes information on several key security practices that offer the best protection...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7208 Ratner

Kaufman, Dan

Summary: "The untold story behind the most shocking political upheaval in the country. For more than a century, Wisconsin has been known nationwide for its progressive ideas and government. It famously served as a "laboratory of democracy," a cradle of the labor and environmental movements, and birthplace of the Wisconsin Idea, which championed expertise in the service of the common good. But following...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.9775 Kauf 2018

Davis, Kenneth C.

Summary: "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.0092 Davis

Olsen, Brad

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium of Collective Consciousness 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.301 Olsen

Cottrell, Robert C.

Summary: "The year 1968 is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned or threatened. On the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year, cultural historians Robert Cottrell and Blaine T. Browne provide a well-informed, up-to-date synthesis of the eventsthat rocked the world, emphasizing the revolutionary possibilities."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 Cottrell 2018

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 741.5 Hale

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.609 Gates

Seebohm, Caroline

Summary: The rich tradition of landscape design in the United States encompasses both simple eighteenth and early nineteenth century gardens and the lavish estates of the Gilded Age. Over time, and especially in the mid-twentieth-century, much of America's garden heritage was destroyed by creeping development and suburbanization. Thanks to the Garden Conservancy and other garden trusts and associations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Monacelli Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 712.609 Seebohm

Summary: Remembering Ellis Island: A documentary on Ellis Island, it's history, decline and renovation, stories, photos, and footage of some of the immigrants who entered the United States through it's doors, and the ceremony marking it's reopening as a historical site. Hearst Castle: Tours of Hearst Castle and its grounds built by publisher William Randolph Hearst, including close-up details of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Panorama International Productions 2001

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 973 Hearst

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 Brands

Ellsberg, Daniel

Summary: The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Senior Fellow and iconic whistleblower who revealed the Pentagon Papers presents an eyewitness expos©♭ of the dangers of America's secret, long-standing nuclear policy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.021 ELLS 2017

Mayer, Jane

Summary: Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional answer is that a popular uprising against "big...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.520 Mayer

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.730 Ellis

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973.4 Meltzer

Klara, Robert

Summary: "In 1938, Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world. A machine of frightening power and sinister beauty, the Grosser 770K Model 150 Offener Tourenwagen was 20 feet long, seven feet wide, and tipped the scales at 5 tons. Its supercharged, 230-horsepower engine propelled the beast to speeds over 100 m.p.h. while its occupants reclined on glove-leather...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.222 Klara