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New Arrivals - Nonfiction on DVD for the week of May 6

Check out the nonfiction movies on DVD recently added to the library's collection.


Amazon Says: The definitive documentary about the impossible-to-hit pitch, the knuckleball!   From acclaimed filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (The Devil Came on Horseback; Joan R more...
Amazon Says: The definitive documentary about the impossible-to-hit pitch, the knuckleball!   From acclaimed filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (The Devil Came on Horseback; Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work) this heartfelt, funny and deeply engaging film delves into the legendary subculture of the knuckleball and the brotherhood of men who share the drive, imagination and humility to throw baseball s slowest, most disrespected pitch. Filmed throughout the 2011 season, KNUCKLEBALL! follows 37 year-old R.A. Dickey (New York Mets and 2012 All-Star) and 18-year veteran Tim Wakefield, formerly the oldest player in the major leagues and an icon of the Boston Red Sox, detailing their personal and professional triumphs of the season while exploring the bond between them and their only allies, the five living retired knuckleballers - Charlie Hough, Wilbur Wood, Jim Bouton, Tom Candiotti, and Hall of Famer Phil Niekro. KNUCKLEBALL! is the story of these extraordinary men, and the sacrifices they made to a pitch that would come to define their lives.   Special Features: Nearly 2 hours of Featurettes, Interviews, and More less...
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Amazon Says: The Powerbroker tells the story of Whitney Young, who biographer Nancy Weiss Malkiel called the inside man of the black revolution. By challenging America's business and polit more...
Amazon Says: The Powerbroker tells the story of Whitney Young, who biographer Nancy Weiss Malkiel called the inside man of the black revolution. By challenging America's business and political communities directly, Young was able to make in-roads where other civil rights leader could not. The Powerbroker chronicles the public and private trials of a man navigating a divided society in an explosive time. less...
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Amazon Says: THE WHALE is the true story of a young killer whale, an orca nicknamed Luna, who makes friends with people after he gets separated from his family on the rugged west coast of more...
Amazon Says: THE WHALE is the true story of a young killer whale, an orca nicknamed Luna, who makes friends with people after he gets separated from his family on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. As rambunctious and surprising as a visitor from another planet, Luna endears himself to humans with his determination to make contact, which leads to laughter, conflict and unexpected consequences. less...
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