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Summary: This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Thompson, Laura

Summary: "The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Shetterly, Margot Lee

Summary: Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 920 She

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victoria Seas 1

Summary: The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victor #3

Taylor, Diane C. (Diane Carol)

Summary: Discusses what engineering is, highlighting female engineers who revolutionized the role of women in the field and providing activities, including building a suspension bridge, designing and building a kite, and investigating processed food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 620 Taylor

Summary: At the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency, SOE, to recruit and train women as spies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Hepburn, Katharine

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991

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1 available in Bay Theatre Collection, Call number: BAY THEATRE 921 Hepb

Summary: Between 1945 and 1955 jazz splinters into different camps: cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. One by one, the big bands leave the road, but Duke Ellington keeps his band together, while Louis Armstrong puts together a small group, the "All-Stars." Promoter Norman Granz insists on equal treatment for every member of his integrated troupes on his Jazz at the Philharmonic Tours....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS DVD 2000

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781 Burns

Summary: Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War.℗ŁThe war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Sunset

Summary: Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Crown 4

Mortensen, Viggo

Summary: During the nineteen sixties, a bouncer, whose nightclub closes for renovations, finds a temporary employment as a driver for black pianist Don Shirley going on a tour into the Deep South states.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Green

Summary: As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Folle

Summary: The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Ford

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Hack

Gibson, Karen Bush

Summary: "Real-world technology projects pair up with ... biographies of female computer scientists to make a ... book that will have kids ages 8 to 11 eager to develop their own apps"--Publisher marketing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 005 Gibson

Summary: Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Mandela

Bergen, Peter L.

Summary: "The world's leading expert on Osama bin Laden delivers for the first time the definitive biography of a man who set the course of American foreign policy for the 21st century, and whose ideological heirs we continue to battle today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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

Summary: It's 1919, WWI has just ended, and Harry Selfridge is struggling with loss. After the death of his beloved Rose, he is making costly business mistakes. His empire is weakened, and he is vulnerable to his old enemy Lord Loxley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Mr.S3

Summary: "Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Shawshank

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