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HD 9696.2 .U62 J639 2011

This documentary looks not only at how his talent, style and imagination have shaped all of our lives, but also at the influences that shaped and molded the man himself. Through interviews with the people who worked closely with him or chronicled his life, we gain unique insight into what made him tick.

E 185.97 .K5 K512 2013

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968.

E 841 .J45 2013

Get inside the iconic life of John F. Kennedy, a reckless rich kid who lived on the edge, and became a WWII hero and President who challenged the nation as it had never been before.

PN 1998.3 .L96 D38 2017

An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in stories that unfold like scenes from his movies.

PS 08749 .Z9145 2019

An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.

E 908 .B37 2012

Go behind the scenes of Obama's presidential campaign, his election, and his first term in the White House.

E 901.1 O23 2009

It was in Chicago, Barack Obama's adopted hometown, that the 24-year-old future President of the United States began a personal and political odyssey that would take him all the way to the White House. 

E 181 .P47 2008

The life and military career of John J. Pershing is chronicled through the use of historical b&w film footage, b&w photographs and commentary by historians and Pershing biographers.

E 176.1 .P9176 2012

Presents snapshots of forty-three commanders in chief who have guided America throughout its history.

DK 510.766 .P88 2015

Tracing his career back over two decades, Putin's Way reveals how the accumulation of wealth and power has led to autocratic rule and the specter of a new Cold War.


E 807 .F346 2002

Looks at FDR's accomplishments during World War II. It begins with is unprecedented third term and follows through the Yalta Conference.

E 99 .D1 S58 2006

Tells the story of Sitting Bull's life through a series of photographs and paintings and through extensive use of his own words.

HV 6773.15 .C92 2015

Chronicles the life and experiences of Elizabeth "Lizzie" Velasquez, from getting bullied in school and later online, to her multi-million-viewed TED talk, her work as a motivational speaker and as a lobbyist for the first federal anti-bullying bill.

In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski, great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, runs the tailor shop she's owned for more than 30 years. But when she's served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide.