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Towers, Jonathan

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Most widely held works by Jonathan Towers
Barack Obama( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Obama from his early childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, 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 to the 2008 Democratic Convention, and finally his election as president
Hauntings by Stacy Twilley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauntings is an episode from the television series "The unexplained."
Organized crime : a world history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels the globe to get an insider's view of some of the most active, dangerous and diabolical criminal syndicates in existence. Each program focuses on a different region, examining the conditions that helped create these groups, talking to law enforcement specialists about how they are being fought, and relating true stories of famous cases. Sicily: long the gold standard for organized crime, the Sicilian Mafia has suffered setbacks in recent years. Russia: the breakup of the Soviet Union paved the way for a new breed of ruthless criminals. Colombia: the infamous Cartels long dominated crime in this nation, but even their dissolution could not stop the flow of drugs and money. China: see how the "Snake Heads" specialize in human traffic, smuggling people out of China. India: see how India's most famous criminal group was inspired by spirituality, and examine the dark underbelly of "Bollywood."
Triple cross : Bin Laden's spy in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that plays like a thriller as it takes you through twists and turns about Ali A. Mohamed-a radical ex-Egyptian Army sergeant who convinced the CIA to hire him, was an FBI informant, and a mole for Al-Qaida
Jeffrey Dahmer : the monster within( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What was the most disturbing aspect of Jeffrey Dahmer's personality? Was it his fascination with death? his cannibalism? His necrophilia? Or was it his guise of normality? Explore the twisted conscience of one of history's most psychotic killers
Allan Pinkerton : the original private-eye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and career of private investigator Allan Pinkerton, founder of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency
Prostitution : sex and the law( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why does the world's oldest profession continue to confound the best efforts of law enforcement? ... From high-profile call girl services like New York's 'Mayflower Madam' ... to low-level street hookers, this program examines how the sellers of sex operate in spite of the law"--Slipcase
The great depression( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the stock market crash of 1929 to the recovery spurred by the coming of World War II
Attack at Waco( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painstaking examination of the assault on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. The federal authorities' case is taken apart, with the timing, techniques and tactics that led to the gruesome outcome being thoroughly analyzed
L.A.P.D.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... LAPD goes behind the scenes to get an insider's view of the controversy that now surrounds the force's every move."--Container
Power of prayer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with chronic lymphedema is inexplicably cured after visiting the shrine of Sister Faustina in Krakow, Poland. After an extensive process of verification and documentation, her recovery was deemed a miracle by the Vatican in 1993. Diagnosed with breast cancer, a woman is given only a few months to live after doctors are forced to discontinue chemotherapy. Following a prayer ceremony and a laying of hands at her Baptist church, she makes an astounding recovery and remains free of cancer more than six years later. These are the stories of people who attribute their miraculous recoveries from illness to prayer. Examine the scientific research that attempts to link prayer to medical recovery. Listen to national experts as they debate the findings and offer interpretations
Icons of fashion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four episodes of the television series "Biography."
Secrets of the Koran( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why O.J. Simpson won( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a definitive look at the O.J. Simpson trial to find out how Simpson walked away a free man
It's not my fault : strange defenses( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the attorney's job to create a defense strategy for their client; it is the judge's place to decide whether it is a worthy argument. Over the years, innovative lawyers have put forth some truly unusual defenses. The three cases examined illustrate the bizarre extremes these can present: the infamous "Twinkie Defense" deployed by Dan White; Scott Falater's claim that he stabbed his wife 44 times while sleepwalking; and finally Kathy Willets, who claimed she engaged in prostitution as a remedy for her Prozac induced nymphomania. Despite the potential traps of these outlandish defenses, some have carried the day
The Long Island Railroad massacre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the case of Colin Ferguson, who shot innocent passengers aboard a Long Island Railroad commuter train on a December day in 1993. Features interviews with legal experts, eyewitnesses, and trial jurors. Follows the bizarre trial, where he attempted to represent himself
Dahmer : Mystery of a serial killer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading FBI profiler Robert Ressler offers a detailed examination of the case of Jeffrey Dahmer who murdered sixteen young men
Hot pursuit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-speed chases are one of the most controversial activities police undertake, jeopardizing the lives of the officer, suspect, and innocent bystanders. However, unlike their glamorous portrayals in Hollywood movies, an officer must follow a strict departmental policy that governs how many police vehicles can be involved, what techniques can be used, and if the pursuit should be terminated to insure public safety
Private eyes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the silver screen, they are sleepless, vigilant figures in the shadows, their intuition as uncanny as the mystery that hangs about them. They are private eyes, cowboys of the American legal system. Pulling in the big bucks, these independent sleuths crack major cases that may not otherwise be solved. Other detectives, such as Jim Closeky, head of New Jersey-based Centurion Ministries, provide non-profit investigative services
Alcatraz : escaping America's toughest prisons( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They call in the Rock. An island in windswept San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz was once the ultimate prison for America's most notorious criminals. Discover how some of the most clever and resourceful inmates attempted to break out of Alcatraz and other maximum security lock ups around the country, as guards, long-term criminals and prison experts reveal the secrets of successful escapes
 
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