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1. Making the message : the fight for the Presidency / narrator, Linda Emond ; commentary, Maureen Dowd ... [et al.] ; originally broadcast as a segment on the Discovery channel's television series Discovery spotlight.   Publication: [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004 . 1 DVD (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , This behind-the-scenes account of the 2004 Republican and Democratic conventions examines how presidential candidates build their platforms and generate momentum. Includes interviews with convention chairmen, campaign strategists, members of special interest groups, and journalists. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

2. By the people: the election of Barack Obama by By the people : the election of Barack Obama /Benjamin Goldhirsh; Amy Rice; Alicia Sams; Craig Wedren; HBO Documentary Films.; et al; Publication: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010] . 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Documents Barack Obama's history-making road to the White House as the nation's first African-American president. Follows the former Senator from his decision to throw his hat in the ring to his historic election, and inauguration. Includes interviews, candid moments with his wife Michelle, and his daughters, Malia and Sasha, plus his senior campaign staff, his supporters, aids, and the media. | English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Availability: No items available:

3. 2005 Presidential inaugural ceremony: President George W. Bush sworn-in to second term   Publication: 2005 . 22 mins.: color , 2005 Presidential inaugural ceremony: President George W. Bush sworn-in to second term President Bush has taken the oath of office for a second term. The theme of his inaugural address can be summed up in one word: freedom. On January 20, at noon (1700 GMT), the president put his hand on a bible and repeated the traditional oath. Chief Justice William Rehnquist, administered the oath on the west front of the Capitol. Members of the U.S. Congress served as witnesses, along with a crowd of about 100,000 people gathered on the vast lawn that stretches from the Capitol to the Washington Monument. Military gunners fired their cannons as Hail to the Chief was played, signaling the start of a new presidential term. To the cheers of his supporters and the applause of those who came just for a glimpse of history, George W. Bush moved to the podium to deliver his second inaugural address. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available:

4. Best Kept Secrets: F.B. I, Chinese Version   Publication: Taipei King's International Multimedia co., Ltd 2001 . 50 mins. : color , Th film shows how FBI agent takes to succeed in the investigation business. It also explores how FBI examime the clues to find the criminal and stop the crime. In addition, FBI is also challenged to prevent computer hackers to invade the National Security System and stop the rebellion of well-equipped militia. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

5. The American experience.   Publication: United States : PBS, 1995 . 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 106 min.) : , Summary taken from The American experience web site, 4/9/1999. | Sources used: copyright data base; copyright data sheets; 1/2 in. videocassette box; M/B/RS copyright description (PA708-308); TV guide, 2/11-17/1995, p. 186; The American experience web site, 4/9/1999. 1/2 in. Date: 1995 Availability: No items available:

6. Iron-Jawed Angels   Publication: Home Box Office 2004 . 124 min. ; color. , Oscar-winner Hilary Swank stars in a fresh and contemporary look at a pivotal event in American history, telling the true story of how a pair of defiant and brilliant young activists took the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

7. 2008 the first presidiential debate: John McCain / Barack Obama Presidential debate from the University of Mississippi   Publication: AETN (american Embassy Television Network) 2008 . 90 min. , On September 26, 2008, video: Obama/McCain debate from the University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, this unedited video of the John McCain / Barack Obama Presidential debate from the University of Mississippi which aired on Friday, September 26th, 2008. It is about 90 minutes long. The initial topic was supposed to be foreign policy, however, this week’s events transpired to create a good 45 minutes of talk on the economy prior to international issues. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

8. 2008 vice presidential debate: Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri   Publication: AETN (American Embassy Television Network) 2008 . 90 min. , On October 2, 2008, video: Palin / Biden Vice Presidential debate, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, this unedited Vice Presidential debate between Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen Joe Biden from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on October 2nd, 2008. The debate moderator was Gwen Ifill from PBS news. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

9. 2008 the 2nd presidential debate   Publication: AETN (american Embassy Television Network) 2008 . 90 mins. , On October 7, 2008, Video: Presidential debate in a town hall format, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, this unedited debate video of the Presidential Town Hall style debate from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate was 90 minutes and moderated by NBC News anchor, Tom Brokaw. It featured questions derived from the chosen audience and from a selection submitted on the internet. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

10. 2008 the third presidential debate: John McCain / Barack Obama Presidential debate with domestic policy focus, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY   Publication: AETN (american Embassy Television Network) 2008 . 90 mins. ; color. , On October 15, 2008, video: Presidential debate with domestic policy focus, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, this unedited debate video from the final presidential debate of the 2008 election season between Barack Obama and John McCain. The debate was moderated by Bob Schieffer from CBS News and took place at Hoftsra University in Hempsted, New York on Long Island. The debate aired on Wednesday, October 15th, 2008. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

11. Barack Obama / the biography channel   Publication: New York, NY : A&E Home Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , This film narrates the definitive story of Barack Obama, from his childhood in Honolulu to the dramatic 2007-2008 U.S. primaries. Follow Obama through his teenage struggles for self-identity, his student days at Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and his political career in Chicago. Go behind the scenes of Obama's extraordinarily successful presidential campaign and his journey towards the 2008 Democratic Convention. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

12. John McCain / Biography Channel.   Publication: A&E Television Networks / New Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , The life story of an American hero from his transitory naval base childhood to his race for the White House. " Follow the senator through his student days at the United States Naval Academy, his early political career in Arizona, and finally, through the 2008 presidential primaries. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

13. Making the message : the fight for the Presidency / narrator, Linda Emond ; commentary, Maureen Dowd ... [et al.] ; originally broadcast as a segment on the Discovery channel's television series Discovery spotlight.   Publication: [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004 . 1 DVD (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , This behind-the-scenes account of the 2004 Republican and Democratic conventions examines how presidential candidates build their platforms and generate momentum. Includes interviews with convention chairmen, campaign strategists, members of special interest groups, and journalists. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

14. U.S. Presidential Inauguration 2009   Publication: 2009 . 55 mins. , Inaugural Program for the 56th Presidential Inauguration WASHINGTON, DC - The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies announced the program for the 56th Presidential Inauguration, which will take place on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2009. The order of the program will be as follows: Musical Selections The United States Marine Band. Musical Selections The San Francisco Boys Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus. Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks The Honorable Dianne Feinstein. Invocation Dr. Rick Warren, Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, CA. Musical Selection Aretha Franklin Oath of Office Administered to Vice President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. By Associate Justice of the Supreme Court The Honorable John Paul Stevens Musical Selection, John Williams, composer/arranger Itzhak Perlman, Violin Yo-Yo Ma, Cello Gabriela Montero, Piano Anthony McGill, Clarinet Oath of Office Administered to President-elect Barack H. Obama By the Chief Justice of the United States The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr. Inaugural Address The President of the United States, The Honorable Barack H. Obama Poem Elizabeth Alexander. Benediction The Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery. The National Anthem The United States Navy Band "Sea Chanters" | video provided by the United State Senate Date: 2009 Availability: No items available:

15. The choice 2008 /Michael Kirk; Jim Gilmore; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Will Lyman; Kirk Documentary Group.   Publication: [Alexandria, Va.] PBS Home Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in , The choice 2008 draws on in-depth interviews with the advisers, family and friends closest to these unlikely candidates, as well as with seasoned observers of American politics, who together tell the definitive story of these men and their ascent to their party's nominations Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

16. Secret access : Air Force One / produced by Partisan Pictures ; a film by Peter Schnall ... [et al.] ; executive producer, Charles Nordlander.   Publication: Publication info: [New York] : A & E Television Networks, 2008. . Physical descrip: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Travel with HISTORY to where only the most elite insiders from the highest levels of the U.S. government are ever allowed - on board Air Force One - for a historic international mission through the heart of Africa with the President of the United States. Walk alongside Air Force security agents as they lay down the last line of defense for America's "flagship" and her VIP passenger, and discover what makes the Commander-in-Chief's plane faster, more secure, more comfortable and more capable than any other aircraft of its kind. Availability: No items available:

17. Condoleezza Rice / Amy Huggins; Brent Scowcroft; John Thomas Raisian; Eva Carter; Harry Smith; by Huggins, Amy Publication: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; New York : Distributed by New Video, 2004, ©2003. . 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. , As National Security Advisor, she has one of the most demanding and important jobs on earth. As one of the few African Americans to hold a high position in the Bush administration, she is both an inspiration and a lightning rod for controversy. Condoleezza is the first woman to hold the post of National Security Advisor, she is an accomplished pianist and hopes one day to be commissioner of the National Football League. For now, however, her time is devoted to the evolving fight against terror and sifting the many conflicting views on the issue in order to present them clearly and concisely to President Bush Availability: No items available: