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Ally - my journey across the American-Israeli divide Ally - my journey across the American-Israeli divide

Michael Oren served as the Israeli ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013. An American by birth and a historian by training, Oren arrived at his diplomatic post just as Benjamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton assumed office. During Oren's tenure in office, Israel and America grappled with the Palestinian peace process, the Arab Spring, and existential threats to Israel posed by international terrorism and the Iranian nuclear program. Forged in the Truman administration,

Jul 31, 2015
Breakthrough - how one teen innovator is changing the world Breakthrough - how one teen innovator is changing the world

"Teen scientist Jack Andraka chronicles his development of an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer, and recounts his own personal story of overcoming depression and homophobic bullying. Includes hands-on science experiments"--From publisher description.

Aug 3, 2015
Here I stand - a life of Martin Luther Here I stand - a life of Martin Luther

Martin Luther entered a monastery as a youth and as a man shattered the structure of the medieval church. Luther spoke out against the corrupt religious practices that then existed. His demand that the authority for doctrine and practice be Scriptures, rather than Popes or Councils, echoed around the world and ignited the Great Reformation. Accused of heresy and threatened with excommunication and death, Luther maintained his bold stand and refused to recant. In his crusade to eliminate religiou

Jul 29, 2015
Jackie, Ethel, Joan - the women of Camelot Jackie, Ethel, Joan - the women of Camelot

Presents a look into the private lives and passions of three women in the Kennedy family.

Jul 31, 2015
Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther

Aug 3, 2015
Undocumented - a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League Undocumented - a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League

Aug 3, 2015
Water to the angels - William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles Water to the angels - William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles

Documents the story of William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct, the largest public water project ever built, describing how it transformed a small desert city into a modern metropolis.

Jul 31, 2015