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Steves, Rick

Summary: Presents advice on traveling to different countries of the world as a way of increasing our understanding of different cultures and political systems, and appreciating the interconnectedness within the global community. In his third edition, the author considers the new political reality of Brexit, Refugees, Erdoğan, and Trump, as well as populism, nativism, terrorism, and climate change and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.202 Steves 2019

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

Dobbs, Michael

Summary: "The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Museum multi-year exhibit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 Dobbs 2019

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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

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

Kleinknecht, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 Klein

De Semlyen, Nick

Summary: "Wild and Crazy Guys opens in 1978 with Chevy Chase and Bill Murray taking bad-tempered swings at each other backstage at Saturday Night Live, and closes 21 years later with the two doing a skit in the same venue, poking fun at each other, their illustrious careers, triumphs and prat falls. In between, Nick de Semlyen takes us on a trip through the tumultuous '80s, delving behind the scenes of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 De Semlyen 2019

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 Good 2018

O'Reilly, Bill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 O'Reilly

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: Drawing on exclusive interview materials and deep research, this book is an insider's portrait of the 45th President that includes previously undisclosed details about Trump's childhood, family life and career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 Trump

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Tur, Katy

Summary: The NBC news correspondent assigned to cover the Trump campaign for the 2016 presidential election shares her perspective on witnessing Trump's unexpected campaign successes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 973 TUR

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.911 Good

Rice, Condoleezza

Summary: A former national security advisor and Secretary of State offers the compelling story of her eight years serving at the highest levels of government, including the difficult job she faced in the wake of 9/11.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 Rice

Fowler, Therese

Summary: Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Fowler

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: “We were eight years in power” was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule in the South. In this sweeping collection of new and selected essays, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the tragic echoes of that history in our own time: the unprecedented election of a black president followed by a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 COAT 2017

Devine, Jack

Summary: "A master class in spycraft from one of its greatest practitioners. Jack Devine is one of the legendary spymasters of our time. He was in Chile when Allende fell; he ran Charlie Wilson's war in Afghanistan; he had too much to do with Iran-Contra for his own taste, though he tried to stop it; he caught Pablo Escobar in Colombia; he tried to warn George Tenet that there was a bullet coming from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.127 Devine

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

Abramsky, Sasha.

Contents: Focus -- Looking inward, reaching outward -- Sense of history -- Self-confidence -- Poise -- Case study: tackling race head on -- Curiosity -- Thinking outside the box -- The smooth politician -- Case study: the Iowa caucus -- The inspirer -- Case study: team of rivals redux -- The leader -- Conclusion: a new morning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 Abram

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "Two award-winning historians explore the origins of a divided America. In the middle of the 1970s, America entered a new era of doubt and division. Major political, economic, and social crises--Watergate, Vietnam, the rights revolutions of the 1960s--had cracked the existing social order. In the years that followed, the story of our own lifetimes would be written. Longstanding historical fault...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 Kruse 2019

Francis

Summary: Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations, open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious issues dominating communication and conflict around the world, now published here.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 Francis 2018

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, the most socially and politically active -- and controversial -- First Lady America had ever seen. Ambassador, activist, and champion of civil rights, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the soul of America forever. Includes selected quotes from Eleanor's own writings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 921 Roos

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 Brenn 2018

Carlson, Tucker

Summary: The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. "They view America the way a private equity firm sizes up an aging conglomerate," Tucker Carlson writes, "as something outdated they can profit from. When it fails, they're gone." And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 Carlson 2018

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