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  • The African Americans [DVD] : many rivers to cross

    The African Americans : many rivers to cross2014

    Summary: Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.0496 AFR

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  • Tell them we are rising [DVD]

    Tell them we are rising2018

    Summary: Black colleges and universities are a haven for black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries and have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. Examines...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 378.198 TEL

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  • Divided states of America [DVD]

    Divided states of America2017

    Summary: Part one of an investigation into the deep political divisions and bitter polarization that grew during the Obama presidency. The film examines how President Obama's promise of change and unity...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.932 DIV

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Up from slavery [DVD]

    Up from slavery2011

    Summary: In 1860, as the American Experiment threatened to explode into a bloody civil war, there were as many as four hundred thousand slave-owners in the United States, and almost four million slaves. The...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 306.362 UP

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • A brave heart [DVD] : the Lizzie Velasquez story

    A brave heart : the Lizzie Velasquez story2016

    Summary: Chronicles the life and experiences of Elizabeth "Lizzie" Velasquez, from getting bullied in school and later online, to her multi-million-viewed TED talk, her work as a motivational speaker and as a lobbyist for the first federal anti-bullying bill.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 302.3 BRA

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  • Secrets of the Forbidden City [DVD]

    Secrets of the Forbidden City2017

    Summary: In a laboratory, a team of engineers create a replica of Beijing's Forbidden City to uncover the secrets underlying its ability to withstand earthquakes over the centuries.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 951 SEC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Exodus [DVD]. The journey continues

    Exodus . The journey continues2018

    Summary: The intimate stories of refugees and migrants, caught in Europe's tightened borders. Amid the ongoing migration crisis, the film follows personal journeys over two years, as countries become less welcoming to those seeking refuge.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 325.1 EXO

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • First face of America [DVD]

    First face of America2018

    Summary: Take a risky dive into an underwater cave in Mexico to discover the 13,000 year-old skeleton of a prehistoric teenager. Follow forensic clues that reveal intimate details of her life and death, and how her people first ventured into North America.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 972 FIR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Secrets of the sky tombs [DVD]

    Secrets of the sky tombs2017

    Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 954.96 SEC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • When the levees broke [DVD] : a requiem in four acts

    When the levees broke : a requiem in four acts2006

    Summary: The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 976.3 WHE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Edison [DVD]

    Edison2015

    Summary: Documentary about Thomas Edison that explores the complex alchemy that accounts for the enduring celebrity of America's most famous inventor. It offers new perspectives on the man and his milieu,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B EDISON

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Suffragette [Blu-ray]

    Suffragette2016

    Summary: Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA SUFFRAGETTE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

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  • Suffragette [DVD]

    Suffragette2016

    Summary: Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SUFFRAGETTE

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Summer of love [DVD]

    Summer of love2007

    Summary: A look into the hippie revolution of San Francisco during the '60s, and how the free love and music turned into a life of drug use, violence, and broken dreams.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 979.4 SUM

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  • Saudi Arabia uncovered [DVD]

    Saudi Arabia uncovered2016

    Summary: With undercover footage and on-the-ground reporting, FRONTLINE reveals a side of Saudi Arabia that's rarely seen, and traces the efforts of men and women who are working to bring about change.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 953.8 SAU

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Weiner [DVD]

    Weiner2016

    Summary: An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 328.73 WEI

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Defying the Nazis [DVD] : the Sharps' war

    Defying the Nazis : the Sharps' war2016

    Summary: Tells the never-before-told story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 940.5318 DEF

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Blind spot [DVD] : Hitler's secretary

    Blind spot : Hitler's secretary2003

    Summary: The astonishing true story of Hitler's private secretary coming to terms with working for unspeakable evil after remaining silent for nearly 60 years. Traudl Junge was Adolf Hitler's secretary from...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 940.54 BLI

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Ulysses S. Grant [DVD] : warrior, president.

    Ulysses S. Grant : warrior, president.2005

    Summary: Reappraises Grant's career, from his pre-civil war days as a failed soldier, to his transformation into the greatest Union hero of the Civil War, to his presidency, rocked by scandal and economic...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B GRANT

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Philomena [DVD]

    Philomena2014

    Summary: In 1952, a young Philomena was sent to the convent of Roscrea in Ireland after giving birth to her first child. When her son became a toddler, the nuns sent him to America for adoption. Philomena...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA PHILOMENA

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Philomena [Blu-ray]

    Philomena2014

    Summary: In 1952, a young Philomena was sent to the convent of Roscrea in Ireland after giving birth to her first child. When her son became a toddler, the nuns sent him to America for adoption. Philomena...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA PHILOMENA

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

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  • Call the midwife [DVD]. Season 3

    Call the midwife . Season 32014

    Summary: With Nonnatus House scheduled for demolition, Jenny, Chummy, and Sister Julienne search for a new location nearby, while Jenny's relationship with Alec continues to blossom. But an outbreak of polio...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV CALL S3

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • Call the midwife [DVD]. Season 1

    Call the midwife . Season 12012

    Summary: A moving, intimate, funny, and true-to-life look at the colorful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the '50s. Based on the bestselling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth. When Jenny...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV CALL S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • Tim's Vermeer [DVD]

    Tim's Vermeer2014

    Summary: Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did seventeenth century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically, 150...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 759.9492 VER

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  • The Crash of 1929 [DVD]

    The Crash of 19292009

    Summary: On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.916 CRA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Secret state of North Korea [DVD]

    Secret state of North Korea2014

    Summary: "Just two years into the job and armed with nuclear weapons, North Korea's Kim Jong-un is the world's youngest dictator, ruling one of the world's most isolated countries ... Using new footage...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 951.93 SEC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Andrew Jackson [DVD] : good, evil & the presidency

    Andrew Jackson : good, evil & the presidency2007

    Summary: This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B JACKSON

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Alexander Hamilton [DVD]

    Alexander Hamilton2007

    Summary: One of the most controversial men of his age, Alexander Hamilton was a gifted statesman brought down by the fatal flaws of stubbornness, extreme candor, and arrogance. His life and career were marked by power, scandal, and tragedy.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B HAMILTON

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • The times of Harvey Milk [DVD]

    The times of Harvey Milk2011

    Summary: This documentary examines the political life of the self-proclaimed "Mayor Of Castro Street," N.Y. stockbroker turned San Francisco activist Harvey Milk, the first openly gay politician elected to...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.1524 TIM

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

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  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid [DVD]

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid2014

    Summary: Long before Paul Newman and Robert Redford immortalized them on screen, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid captivated Americans from coast to coast. In the 1890s, their exploits robbing banks and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.155 BUT

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  • After Tiller [DVD]

    After Tiller2014

    Summary: "AFTER TILLER intimately explores the highly controversial subject of third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of practitioner Dr. George Tiller. The procedure is now performed...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 363.46 AFT

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Separated [DVD] : children at the border

    Separated : children at the border2018

    Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 304.8 SEP

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The Facebook dilemma [DVD]

    The Facebook dilemma2019

    Summary: The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company's failure to protect millions of users' data, to the proliferation of "fake news" and disinformation in the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 302.23 FAC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Documenting hate [DVD] : Charlottesville & new American Nazis

    Documenting hate : Charlottesville & new American Nazis2019

    Summary: Exposing the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally and exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the US military, an investigation with...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.8 DOC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The First World War [DVD]. The complete series

    The First World War . The complete series2014

    Summary: The popular view of the First World War is dominated by clicȟ. Young soldiers were led to ghastly deaths in muddy wastes on the Western Front by incompetent generals for reasons that were seemingly...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 940.3 FIR

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Bombshell [Blu-ray]

    Bombshell2018

    Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr,...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU B LAMARR

    Location: Blu-rays Biography

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  • Bombshell [DVD]

    Bombshell2018

    Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B LAMARR

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Bitter rivals [DVD] : Iran and Saudi Arabia

    Bitter rivals : Iran and Saudi Arabia2018

    Summary: A dangerous rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. From revolution in Iran, reaction by Saudi Arabia, and wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq, how religion and power politics drive perpetual conflict.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 955 BIT

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The bombing of Wall Street [DVD]

    The bombing of Wall Street2018

    Summary: On Sept. 16, 1920, a cart packed with dynamite exploded in front of Morgan Bank, leaving 38 dead and hundreds more seriously injured in the nation's financial center. This documentary tells the story...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 974.7 BOM

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • A fierce green fire [DVD] : the battle for a living planet

    A fierce green fire : the battle for a living planet2012

    Summary: Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought, and succeeded, against enormous odds.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 333.72 FIE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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