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Levin, Carl

Summary: "Representing Michigan for thirty-six years in the U.S. Senate, Carl Levin, the longest-serving senator in Michigan history, was known for his dogged pursuit of the truth, his commitment to holding government accountable, and his basic decency. Getting to the Heart of the Matter: My 36 Years in the Senate is his story - from his early days in Detroit as the son of a respected lawyer to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2021

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 921 Levin

Kushner, Jared

Summary: "Few White House advisors have had such an expansive portfolio or constant access to the president. From his office next to Trump, senior adviser Jared Kushner operated quietly behind the scenes, preferring to leave the turf wars and television sparring to others. Now, Kushner finally tells his story--a fast-paced and surprisingly candid account of how an earnest businessman with no political...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2022

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

Brill, Steven

Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 Brill 2018

Woodward, Bob

Summary: The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. Woodward and Costa take readers deep inside the Trump White House, the Biden White House, the 2020 campaign, and the Pentagon and Congress, with vivid, eyewitness accounts of what really happened. They also provide a look at Biden's presidency as he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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

Meacham, Jon

Summary: "A president who governed a divided country has much to teach us in a twenty-first-century moment of polarization and political crisis. Abraham Lincoln was president when implacable secessionists gave no quarter in a clash of visions inextricably bound up with money, power, race, identity, and faith. He was hated and hailed, excoriated and revered. In Lincoln we can see the possibilities of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 Meacham

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

Lewis, Aura

Summary: See the U.S. Constitution in a new light with this bold, modern and accessible illustrated guide to the document that helped define democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 342 Lewis

Barr, William Pelham

Summary: "William Barr's first tenure as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush was largely the result of chance, while his second tenure under President Donald Trump a deliberate and difficult choice. In this candid memoir, Barr takes readers behind the scenes during seminal moments of the 1990s, from the LA riots to Pan Am 103 and Iran Contra. Thirty years later, Barr faced an unrelenting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "Dick and Doris Goodwin were married for forty-two years and married to American history even longer. In his twenties, Dick was one of the brilliant young men of John F. Kennedy's New Frontier. In his thirties he both named and helped design Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and was a speechwriter and close advisor to Robert Kennedy. Doris Kearns was a twenty-four-year-old graduate student when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated 2024

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Woodward, Bob

Summary: "With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.933 Woodward

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 306.362 Alexander

Hamilton, Nigel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.009 Hamil

Khalidi, Rashid

Summary: A history of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict told from the Palestinian perspective, arguing the period since the Balfour Declaration of 1917 has amounted to a hundred years of colonial war against the Palestinians.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 Khalidi

Comey, James B.

Summary: Former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 921 Comey 2018

Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Vision International 2008

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 954 Story

Buttigieg, Pete

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Buttigieg 2019

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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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Cruz, Ted

Summary: "The Democratic Party is now controlled by Cultural Marxists. So are our universities and public schools, the media, Big Tech, and Big Business. Corporations push transgenderism down their customers' throats. Banks punish gun shops. Hollywood insults our religious beliefs and grooms our children. The big investment companies use our retirement savings to promote leftist causes. And the Biden...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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

Madrick, Jeffrey G.

Contents: Revolution -- Prologue Lewis Uhler believer -- Walter Wriston regulatory revoltGa -- Milton Friedman proselytizer -- Richard Nixon and Arthur Burns political expediencyGa -- Joe Flom the hostile takeover -- Ivan Boesky wanting it all -- Walter Wriston II bailing out citibank -- Ronald Reagan the making of an ideology -- Ted Turner, Sam Walton, and SteveGaross size becomes strategy -- Jimmy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 Madrick

Blumenthal, Max

Summary: THE MANAGEMENT OF SAVAGERY excavates the real story behind America's dealings with the world and shows how the extremist forces that now threaten peace across the globe are the inevitable flowering of America's imperial designs of a national security state. Washington's secret funding of the Mujahedin provoked the Russian invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. With guns and money, the United States...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 Blume

Eizenstat, Stuart

Summary: "The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments--drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes. Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter's side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White House, where he served as Chief Domestic Policy Adviser. He was directly involved in all domestic and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.926 Eizen 2018

Johnston, David Cay

Summary: "Bestselling author and longtime Trump observer David Cay Johnston shines a light on the political termites who have infested our government under the Trump Administration, destroying it from within and compromising our jobs, safety, finances, and more. No journalist knows Donald Trump better than David Cay Johnston, who has been following him since 1988. It's Even Worse Than You Think: What...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 JOHNSTON 2018

Morris, Benny

Contents: Staking claims: the historical background -- The United Nations steps in: UNSCOP and the partition resolution -- The first stage of the civil war, November 1947--March 1948 -- The second stage of the civil war, April--mid-May 1948 -- The pan-Arab invasion, 15 May--11 June 1948 -- The first truce, 11 June--8 July 1948, and the international community, and the War -- The "ten days" and after --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 Morris

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