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Watergate and Richard Nixon

By Jacki P on Aug 8, 2014 9:57 AM

Forty years ago today, Richard Nixon announced his resignation as the 37th president of the United States in a speech on August 8, 1974.

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Tour the Green Roof at Central Library!

By Heather S on Jul 25, 2014 10:12 AM

Do you know that the Milwaukee Public Library has 33,000 square feet of green roof above the Business and Periodicals Room? The green roof is engineered with moisture barriers and insulating features to reduce heating and cooling costs, minimize the urban heat island effect and protect the library underneath.

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The Map Thief by Michael Blanding

By MPL Staff on Jul 23, 2014 10:03 AM

  The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him.    

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