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10 Buildings That Changed America [electronic resource]

These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape. A state capitol that Thomas Jefferson designed to resemble a Roman temple, the home of Henry Ford's first assembly line, the first indoor regional shopping mall, an airport with a swooping concrete roof that seems to float on air - these are among the buildings surveyed in this cross-country journey to 10 influential works of American architecture. Meet the daring architects who imagined them and learn the shocking, funny and even sad stories of how they came to be. They changed the way we live, work, worship, learn, shop and play.,Geoffrey Baer hosts.; This film tells the stories of ten influential w [...]
Online
2014; 2013
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10 Mph: Seattle to Boston

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Aspiring filmmakers Josh Caldwell and Hunter Weeks quit their corporate jobs to cross the United States on a Segway scooter and document the people and places they encounter along the way.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History

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"The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron. In the tradition of their revolutionary collaboration, And the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of broadcast history, Joe Garner, and broadcast icon, Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL history--a lavishly illustrated hardcover book, with gripping text and archival photographs, as well as an original 10-part documentary, produced by an Emmy-Award winning team, hosted by the inimitable Costas and featuring official NFL video highlights. From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to t [...]
BookDVD
2011
Clemons (By Request)
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100 Years, 100 Events: 1900's

Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the "most privy" in insider accounts and expert witnesses. Events include: the World Exhibition In Paris, Death Of Queen Victoria, The Wright Brothers, Earthquake in San Francisco, Rasputin And The Romanovs, and Suffragette Demonstrations.
Online
2019; 2010
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100 Years, 100 Events: 1920's

Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the "most privy" in insider accounts and expert witnesses. Events include: The Beginning Of Prohibition, Mussolini's March To Rome, The Excavation Of Tutankhamen, The Putsch: Hitler, Stalin - Lenin, Charlie Chaplin In Hollywood, Josephine Baker In Her Banana Skirt, Charles Lindbergh Flies Across The Atlantic, Help Through Penicillin, and The Stock-Market Crash And Its Consequences.
Online
2019; 2010
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11. September 2001: Ein Tag Erschüttert Die Welt ; Der Anschlag, Die Täter, Die Hintergründe ; Dokumentation

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SPIEGEL TV has traced the lives of the terrorists from Germany to the United States. In a detailed chronology leading up to the morning hours of September 11 and into the last moments aboard the doomed flights, acquaintances, neighbors and teachers reveal how nineteen men shook the world.
DVD
2006; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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12 Angry Men

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Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons.
DVDCD
2007; 1957
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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12 Angry Men

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A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system as riveting as it is spare, the iconic adaptation of Reginald Rose's teleplay stars Henry Fonda as the initially dissenting member of a jury of white men ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. What results is a saga of epic proportions that plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room. One of the most radical big-screen courtroom dramas in cinema history.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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12 Strong

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The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.; War violence and language throughout.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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12 Years a Slave

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Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope.
DVD
2014; 2013
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127 Hours

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"... the powerfully uplifting true story of one man's struggle to survive against mountainous odds. Aron Ralston (James Franco) has a passion for all things outdoors. But when a falling boulder traps him in a remote Utah canyon, a thrill-seeker's adventure becomes the challenge of a lifetime. Over the next five days, Ralston embarks on a remarkable personal journey in which he relies on the memories of family and friends--as well as his own courage and ingenuity--to turn adversity into triumph!"--Container.
DVD
2011; 2010
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14 Up in America [electronic resource]

The second installment of the U.S. version of the classic British documentary series, this film updates viewers on the children featured in Age 7 in America. It follows the young subjects seven years later as they come to terms with adolescence, facing new challenges relating to school, violence, financial status, and family and divorce. In Chicago, LeRoy and Kennisha still fear violence and gangs, although Kennisha's family has moved out of the housing project and is enjoying a precariously improved quality of life. In New York, Lucy, Alexis, and Kate still benefit from a privileged lifestyle but it is marked by its own brand of stress and tension. In Los Angeles, Julio is growing up fast - his scenes reveal a young man bent on self-determination and an awareness of the need to "str [...]
Online
1998
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1408

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Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin only believes what he can see with his own two eyes. After a string of bestsellers discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he scoffs at the concept of an afterlife. Enslin's phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project. Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Now Enslin must go from skeptic to true believer, all while trying to survive the night.
DVD
2007
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
14.

1408

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Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin only believes what he can see with his own two eyes. After a string of bestsellers discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he scoffs at the concept of an afterlife. Enslin's phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project. Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Now Enslin must go from skeptic to true believer, all while trying to survive the night.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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17 Again

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What would you do if you got a second shot at life? Mike's glory days are decidedly behind him. His marriage has fallen apart, he's been passed over for a promotion, and his kids think he's a loser. But Mike is given another chance when he is miraculously transformed back to the age of 17 and he's suddenly back at Hayden High Schol where he becomes the star of the basketball team, a total hottie and a classmate to his own teenage kids.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum [electronic resource]

Was work by major artists, including Andy Warhol, smuggled to the Moon? What role did some records play in the sculpting of America's fixation with fitness? And what do the crumbling pages of an almanac reveal about divided loyalties during the American Revolution?
Online
2011
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The 1920s...Beyond the Glitter

Delve into a study of the 1920s, the legendary but misunderstood decade. Take a closer look at the American time period that followed World War I that was marked by significant and dramatic social, economic, and political changes.
Online
2015; 2004
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1924 Immigration Act, the (Part One)

Professor of American studies and history Matthew Frye Jacobson talks about the inspiration Hitler and other prominent Nazis took from American science and the 1924 Immigration Act. "Hitler saw that law as a real inspiration for the way the state could make use of scientific findings and could kind of engineer society along racial lines," Professor Jacobson explains.
Online
2015; 2011
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1929-1941: The Great Depression

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This film explores the causes of the Great Depression of 1929, its effect upon Americans from all walks of life, and the forces which eventually resolved the problems associated with it.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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1939, Total War

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Eyewitnesses from Britain, Germany, Russia, Korea, Japan, and the United States tell the story of the civilians - children, sisters, brothers - who suffered and died in the Second World War.
DVD
2006; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)