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1.

The Abortion Divide

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At a Pennsylvania abortion clinic, women face unplanned pregnancies and protesters outside. Drawing on a groundbreaking Frontline 36 years ago, the film examines what has changed and follows those on both sides of the abortion divide.
DVD
2019
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fences

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In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.
DVD
2017; 2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Twice Born Part 2 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, the film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
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Twice Born Part 1 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, this film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
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Twice Born Part 3 [electronic resource]: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

This three-part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. With exclusive access to this elite unit, the film captures rarely-seen, real-time footage of fetal operations. Meet expecting parents as they face difficult decisions. Should they take a leap of faith to repair birth defects with prenatal surgery, even if it means they might lose their child?
Online
2015
6.

Happy Valley: A Film

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"The town of State College, the home of Penn State University, has long been known as Happy Valley, and its iconic figure for more than 40 years was Joe Paterno, the head coach of the school's storied football team. His program was lauded for not only its success on the field but also its students' achievements in the classroom. And Paterno took on mythic national stature as "Saint Joe." But then, in November 2011, everything came crashing down. Longtime Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with 40 counts of child sex abuse, setting off a firestorm of accusations about who failed to protect the children of Happy Valley. Was Sandusky's abuse an "open secret" in the town? Did Coach Paterno and the Penn State administration value their football program more than the lives of Sand [...]
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Mr. Philadelphia [electronic resource]: The Story of Albert M. Greenfield

This documentary recounts the life and career of one of Philadelphia's great 20th-century leaders, The film features Albert Greenfield's realization of the "American Dream," as he worked his way up from humble beginnings to become a real estate mogul, university trustee, and philanthropist as well as an adviser to church leaders, educators, mayors, governors, four presidents of the United States, and world leaders.
Online
2014; 2009
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Kids for Cash

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Examines the "kids for cash" scandal, in which two Luzerne County, Pennsylvania judges had set up a system by which they would end up receiving $2.6 million from privately-owned juvenile detention centers for convicting more than 3,000 youths for mostly minor offenses.
DVD
2014; 2013
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Body of Proof: The Complete Third Season

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Medical examiner Megan Hunt returns to work after Inspector Peter Dunlop's death to find her new partner is an old flame. Will her history with Detective Tommy Sullivan make working side by side impossible? Their search for justice becomes even more personal when a serial killer takes Megan's daughter hostage.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

The Office: Season Eight

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Big changes are ahead for Dunder Mifflin/Sabre, with Robert California as the new CEO. Andy is promoted to Regional Manager, with Dwight his number two. Jim and Pam are expecting their second child, and Angela is pregnant with her first.
DVD
2012
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Office Season Nine: The Farewell Season

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Andy's back in charge as regional manager at Dunder Mifflin, but a journey of self-discovery leads to unexpected consequences. Jim lands the job of his dreams but he and Pam must now adjust to a long-distance relationship. Meanwhile, Dwight steps up on the family farm; Darryl looks at new career opportunities; and Erin struggles with matters of the heart. And, everyone is excited to finally see the long-awaited documentary about their lives in the office, an event nine years in the making!
DVD
2012
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
12.

Body of Proof: The Complete Second Season

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It's a season filled with unique medical mysteries and shocking twists and turns. The team pulls together when a 6-year-old child is kidnapped, a lottery winner's luck takes an unfortunate turn and one of Philadelphia's most despised citizens turns up dead, leaving an entire city of suspects. Meanwhile, Megan must also navigate the complicated new dynamic with her ex-husband and boss, Kate, while continuing to re-build her once-strained relationship with Lacey. Includes bonus features.
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Most Valuable Players

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"Across the USA, high school sports are regularly lavished with funding, publicity and scholarships, while theater departments struggle to put on the school musical hoping for some recognition of their own. Helping to settle the score are the 'Freddy Awards,' a live television event that celebrates excellence in high school musical theater. Illustrating that arts education encourages the same teamwork, camaraderie and confidence as sports, Most valuable players follows three theater troupes on their creative journeys to the elaborate award ceremony--the 'Super Bowl' of high school musical theater"--Container. Features John Andreadis, Zachary Gibson, Amanda Kostalis, Ali Mosser, Katie Wexler, Frank Anonia, Rita Cortez, Jill Kuebler, Mark Stutz, Jennifer Wescoe, Shelley Brown, Vic Kumm [...]
DVD
2012; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fast Times at West Philly High: Also Includes Middle School Moment

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In Fast times at West Philly High, can a group of inner-city high school students beat the odds and build the next great super-hybrid car? In Middle school moment, statistics show that middle school is a critical period for dropout rates, retention, and success of students.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Vice President Biden Marks the 9/11 Anniversary

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Vice President Biden marks the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks at a memorial service at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA.
Online
2012
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Fallingwater: Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterwork

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Fallingwater is among the best examples of the organic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) and one of his masterworks. In an extensive interview, Edgar Kaufmann Jr., son of industrialist Edgar J. Kaufmann, relates in detail why his family commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design the plans for the house in 1935. He describes the special features of this amazing vacation home built in Pennsylvania, directly over a waterfall. His personal observations and anecdotes provide insight into this extraordinary building, a model of complete harmonious integration with nature. Three of Wright's apprentices, Edgar Tafel, Bob Mosher and Wes Peters, discuss their work on the design and construction of the house, filmed here in all four seasons. The film also includes rare home movie fo [...]
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Office: Season Seven

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Inappropriate behavior is business as usual, but big surprises are in store! Dwight is now the owner of the building and he may be letting this power go to his head; Andy is courting Erin, who is dating Gabe; Jim and Pam are struggling with being new parents; and a parade of ghosts of girlfriends past haunt Michael, leading to his final days at Dunder Mifflin.
DVD
2011; 2010
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
18.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Complete Season 6

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Step up to the bar with Mac, Dennis, Charlie, Dee and Frank, the outrageously inappropriate gang at Paddy's Pub, as they work together for a common cause, themselves! It's every man for himself as the gang tackles gay marriage, fights the class war, enjoys the high life on the high seas and does whatever it takes to figure out who knocked up Dee.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Lebanon, PA

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When Will leaves Philadelphia to bury his recently deceased father in small-town Lebanon, he forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married teacher and CJ confronts her conflicted father, both struggle with decisions about the future paths their lives will take. Lebanon, PA tenderly explores the cultural divide in America through the lives of one extended family.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Law Abiding Citizen

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Clyde Shelton is a brilliant planner and inventor. One night two robbers invade his Philadelphia home and brutally kill his wife and daughter, almost killing him. When the killers are caught, Assistant DA Nick Rice is assigned the case. Nick makes a deal with one of the killers to testify against his partner for a 10 year plea bargain prison sentence. Clyde doesn't want Nick to make the deal, but Nick says the deal is done. The other killer gets the death penalty. After 10 years, the other killer is released from prison, and he soon ends up dead. Clyde is arrested and vaguely admits to Nick that he did it. Clyde is put in jail, and he warns Nick that he must fix the broken justice system that failed him and his family or else anyone connected to his case will soon die. Even from jail [...]
DVD
2010