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This is what America looks like : my journey from refugee to Congresswoman —Omar, Ilhan, 1981- author.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

"An intimate and rousing memoir by progressive trailblazer Ilhan Omar-the first African refugee, the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women, elected to Congress. Ilhan Omar was only eight years old when...

His truth is marching on : John Lewis and the power of hope —Meacham, Jon, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 5 items

"John Lewis, who at age twenty-five marched in Selma and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. Using intimate interviews with Lewis and his family and deep research into the history o...

March. Book one —Lewis, John, 1940-2020, author.
Graphic Novel
2013
2 available of 7 items

This graphic novel is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted...

Our revolution : a future to believe in —Sanders, Bernard, author.
Book
2016
13 available of 13 items

"When Bernie Sanders began his race for the presidency, it was considered by the political establishment and the media to be a "fringe" campaign, something not to be taken seriously. After all, he was just an independent...

His truth is marching on John Lewis and the power of hope —Meacham, Jon.
Large Print
2020
1 available of 3 items

"John Lewis, who at age twenty-five marched in Selma and was beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, is a visionary and a man of faith. Using intimate interviews with Lewis and his family and deep research into the history o...

Worthy fights : a memoir of leadership in war and peace —Panetta, Leon E., 1938- author.
Book
2014
3 available of 3 items

The man who led the intelligence war that killed Osama bin Laden traces a life of leadership in public service, from his tenure in Congress through his years as director of the CIA and Secretary of Defense.

A common struggle a personal journey through the past and future of mental illness and addiction —Kennedy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1967- author.
Large Print
2015
1 available of 1 items

"Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country al...

Across that bridge : a vision for change and the future of America —Lewis, John, 1940-2020, author.
Book
2017
1 available of 1 items

"In turbulent times Americans look to the Civil Rights Movement as the apotheosis of political expression. As we confront questions of social inequality there's no better time to revisit the lessons of the '60s and no be...

Fernando Wood a political biography —Mushkat, Jerome.
EBook
1990

Fernando Wood was one of the most controversial figures of nineteenth-century America. His fellow New Yorkers either respected or despised him, depending whether they considered his policies beneficial or harmful to thei...

Our revolution [a future to believe in] —Sanders, Bernard, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2016
1 available of 1 items

Bernie Sanders shares experiences from the campaign trail and outlines his ideas for continuing a political revolution to fight for a progressive economic, environmental, racial, and social justice agenda that creates jo...

Frank : a life in politics from the Great Society to same-sex marriage —Frank, Barney, 1940-
Book
2015
1 available of 1 items

"The candid political memoir of Barney Frank, former House Representative from Massachusetts (Democrat) and a pioneering, openly gay politician"--Provided by publisher.

Davy Crockett the legend of the wild frontier —Winders, Richard Bruce, 1953-
Book On CD
2009
1 available of 1 items

The Library of American Lives and Times use extensive primary resources as it brings American history to life for students. Learn about some of the greatest players who helped in shaping America as it grew from a colony ...

AOC : the fearless rise and powerful resonance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Book
2020
1 available of 2 items

"From the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a ten-term incumbent in the primary election for New York's 14th, her journey to the national, if not world, stage, was fast-tracked. AOC investigates her symbolic and perso...

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