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  • Down with Big Brother [downloadable ebook] / the fall of the Soviet empire

    Down with Big Brother / the fall of the Soviet empire1998

    by Michael Dobbs

    (299)

    Summary: As Washington Post correspondent in Moscow, Warsaw, and Yugoslavia in the final decade of the Soviet empire, Michael Dobbs had a ringside seat to the extraordinary events that led to the unraveling...  more »

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  • The Americans [DVD]. Season 1

    The Americans . Season 12014

    Summary: Secrets can be deadly in this suspenseful thriller about undercover Russian spies in 1980s Washington D.C. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings seem to be a typical suburban couple, but they're actually...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV AMERICANS S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • The Americans [DVD]. Season 3

    The Americans . Season 32016

    Summary: Philip and Elizabeth find themselves at odds over their daughter's future now that the KGB is determined to recruit her. FBI agent Stan Beeman rededicates himself to uncovering the identities of the Russian spies.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV AMERICANS S3

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • Red moon rising [downloadable audiobook] / Sputnik and the hidden rivalries that ignited the Space Age

    Red moon rising / Sputnik and the hidden rivalries that ignited the Space Age2007

    by Matthew Brzezinski

    (1,361)

    Summary: On October 4, 1957, a time of Cold War paranoia, the Soviet Union secretly launched the Earth's first artificial moon. No bigger than a basketball, the tiny satellite was powered by a car battery....  more »

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  • The dictators : Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia

    The dictators : Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia2004

    by R. J Overy

    (914)

    BOOK

    Call #: 943.086 OVE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Lenin : a biography

    Lenin : a biography2000

    by Robert Service

    (1,307)

    BOOK

    Call #: B LENIN

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  • Gulag : a history

    Gulag : a history2003

    by Anne Applebaum

    (8,775)

    BOOK

    Call #: 365.45 APP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The death of Stalin [DVD]

    The death of Stalin2018

    Summary: When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY DEATH

    Location: DVDs Comedy

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  • Khrushchev : the man and his era

    Khrushchev : the man and his era2003

    by William Taubman

    (1,222)

    BOOK

    Call #: B KHRUSHCHEV

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  • The noise of time

    The noise of time2016

    by Julian Barnes

    (19,628)

    Summary: "A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich--Julian Barnes' first novel since his best-selling, Booker Prize-winning The Sense of an Ending. 1936: Shostakovich, just...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BARNES

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The Stalin epigram : a novel

    The Stalin epigram : a novel2009

    by Robert Littell

    (655)

    Summary: A riveting, fictional rendering of the life of Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet of the twentieth century -- and one of the few artists in Soviet Russia who daringly refused to pay creative homage to Joseph Stalin.

    BOOK

    Call #: F LITTELL

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The Mayakovsky tapes : a novel

    The Mayakovsky tapes : a novel2016

    by Robert Littell

    (101)

    Summary: "In March 1953, four women meet in Room 408 of Moscow's deluxe Metropole Hotel. They have gathered, not altogether willingly, to reminisce about Vladimir Mayakovsky, the poet who in death had become...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LITTEL

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The Americans [DVD]. Season 2

    The Americans . Season 22014

    Summary: Technological advances have escalated Cold War tensions to an all-time high, and undercover KGB operatives Elizabeth and Philip Jennings face the growing threat of discovery. As their assignments...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV AMERICANS S2

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • The Americans [DVD]. Season 6.

    The Americans . Season 6.2018

    Summary: It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth's relentless dedication as a...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV AMERICANS S6

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • The Americans [DVD]. Season 5

    The Americans . Season 52018

    Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV AMERICANS S5

    Location: DVDs TV Series

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  • Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth

    Berlin 1961 : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth2011

    by Frederick Kempe

    (1,519)

    Summary: Based on a new documents and interviews, this work is a look at the Berlin Crisis of 1961, with powerful applications for the present. In June 1961, Nikita Khrushchev called it "the most dangerous...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 943.155 KEM

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Cold War

    The Cold War2002

    Series: Turning Points In World History

    (4)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.92 COL YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The fourteenth day : JFK and the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    The fourteenth day : JFK and the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis2012

    by David G Coleman

    (96)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.922 COL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Three days in Moscow : Ronald Reagan and the fall of the Soviet empire

    Three days in Moscow : Ronald Reagan and the fall of the Soviet empire2018

    by Bret Baier

    (1,277)

    Summary: Explores the gripping endgame of America's long struggle with the Soviet Union, and President Ronald Reagan's central role in shaping today's world. On May 31, 1988, Reagan addressed a packed...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.73 BAI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Iron curtain [downloadable ebook] / the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956

    Iron curtain / the crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-19562012

    by Anne Applebaum

    (4,943)

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  • The billion dollar spy : a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal

    The billion dollar spy : a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal2015

    by David E. Hoffman

    (9,645)

    Summary: "While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope by an unknown Russian. Its contents stunned the Americans: details of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.12 HOF

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dead hand [downloadable ebook] / the untold story of the Cold War arms race and its dangerous legacy

    The dead hand / the untold story of the Cold War arms race and its dangerous legacy2009

    by David E. Hoffman

    (4,038)

    Summary: During the Cold War, superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals containing the explosive power of one million Hiroshimas. The Soviet Union secretly plotted to create the "Dead Hand," a system designed to...  more »

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  • Six months in 1945 : FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman-- from world war to cold war

    Six months in 1945 : FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman-- from world war to cold war2012

    by Michael Dobbs

    (881)

    Summary: A riveting account of the pivotal six-month period spanning the end of World War II, the dawn of the nuclear age, and the beginning of the Cold War.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.53 DOB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Kennan diaries

    The Kennan diaries2014

    by George F. Kennan

    (58)

    Summary: The annotated diaries of the late influential American diplomat and foreign policy strategist spans ninety years of U.S. history while sharing his insights into Depression-era capitalism, the Cold War, and his literary achievements.

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.73 KEN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • In the enemy's house : the secret saga of the FBI agent and the code breaker who caught the Russian spies

    In the enemy's house : the secret saga of the FBI agent and the code breaker who caught the Russian spies2018

    by Howard Blum

    (764)

    Summary: In 1946, genius linguist and codebreaker Meredith Gardner discovered that the KGB was running an extensive network of strategically placed spies inside the United States, whose goal was to infiltrate...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.12 BLU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • High noon in the Cold War : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

    High noon in the Cold War : Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis2004

    by Max Frankel

    (99)

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.922 FRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • To move the world : JFK's quest for peace

    To move the world : JFK's quest for peace2013

    by Jeffrey Sachs

    (145)

    Summary: "An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy's presidency--the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office--by the New York Times bestselling author...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.73 SAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • True believer : Stalin's last American spy

    True believer : Stalin's last American spy2016

    by Kati Marton

    (448)

    Summary: "This astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery, and pure evil, with a plot twist worthy of John le Carre, is relevant today as a tale of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.12 MAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Bridge of spies : a true story of the Cold War

    Bridge of spies : a true story of the Cold War2010

    by Giles Whittell

    (3,185)

    BOOK

    Call #: 327.12 WHI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The invention of Russia : from Gorbachev's freedom to Putin's war

    The invention of Russia : from Gorbachev's freedom to Putin's war2015

    by Arkady Ostrovsky

    (1,184)

    Summary: "A highly original narrative history by The Economist's Moscow bureau chief that does for modern Russia what Evan Osnos did for China in The Age of Ambition. The end of communism and breakup of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 947 OST

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance

    FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance2010

    by Robert Klara

    (381)

    Summary: "In April 1945, the funeral train carrying the body of Franklin D. Roosevelt embarked on a three-day, thousand-mile odyssey through nine states before reaching the president's home where he was...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.917 KLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details