Documents the 1973 Kentucky coal miner's strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the union's national contract with the United Mine Workers of America.
Shows the degradation and exploitation of millions of migratory farm workers in the United States. Spokesmen for the groups present their views, both for and against the use of migratory workers under the conditions seen.
"Haynesville examines the discovery of the United States' largest natural gas find (a formation called the Haynesville Shale), the find's effect on three people's lives and the larger implications of this vast discovery."--Container.
Chance Buckman is a Texan who tames out-of-control oil well infernos in exotic locations around the world. Between blazes, Chance carries the burden for Madelyn, the wife who left him 20 years earlier because of his dangerous lifestyle.
Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, To Kill a Mockingbird remains a beloved best seller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th century. Mary McDonagh Murphy's Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee, including why she never published again. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication.
When those charged with defending the rule of law betray that trust, the victory of tyrants is assured. Hitler's Courts featured archival footage from the Nazi era, rarely seen photographs, and interviews with leading voices in international law. Experts examine the perversion of the courts under Nazi rule and discuss how distinguished lawmakers capable of complicity in the largest mass murder of men, women and children in history--Container label.
Presents first-person accounts of the economic crisis from Wall Street insiders, lenders, homeowners, and former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan. Documents the chronology of the buildup and collapse of the U.S. housing market that triggered a worldwide economic meltdown.