For the month of June, the Library encourages you to go out and read and watch something Provocative. Below is a list of suggestions, and a more complete list is linked at the bottom of the post, but why don’t you also get something from our collection that defines your own thoughts on what’s provocative?
WMD [videorecording] : weapons of mass deception / A Cinema Libre distribution release, Globalvision presents ; produced by Danny Schechter with Anna Pizarro ; directed by Danny Schechter.
070.449567 W836 2005
Control room [videorecording] / Magnolia Pictures; Noujaim Films; 2929 Entertainment; producers, Hani Salama, Rosadel Varela ; writers, Julia Bacha, Jehane Noujaim; directed by Jehane Noujaim.
070.449 C764 2004
Meet your meat [videorecording] / People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
179.3 M495 2003
Outfoxed [videorecording] : Rupert Murdoch’s war on journalism / producer / director Robert Greenwald.
302.23 G816 2004
Dreamworlds 2 [videorecording] : desire/sex/power in music video / written, edited & narrated by Sut Jhally.
302.234 J59d 1995
Race and sex [videorecording] : what we think (but can’t say) / ABC News ; producers, Frank Mastropolo, Ann Varney.
303.385 R118 2006
Transgeneration [videorecording] / Sundance Channel in association with Logo presents a World of Wonder Production; executive producers, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato ; produced by Thairin Smothers ; written by Mathilde Bittner, Ashley York ; directed by Jeremy Simmons.
306.768 T772 2005
The education of Shelby Knox [videorecording] / produced in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and P.O.V./American Documentary, Inc.; produced by Cine Qua Non/Incite Pictures ; presents ; a documentary by Marion Lipschutz & Rose Rosenblatt .
613.951 E24 2005
18 ways to make a baby [videorecording] / a Nova production by Peter Williams TV International for WGBN/Boston; written by Sarah Holt.
618.178 E34 2001
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature / Steven Pinker.
155.23 P655b 2002
The God delusion / Richard Dawkins.
211.8 D271g 2006
America’s struggle for same-sex marriage / Daniel R. Pinello.
306.848 P651a 2006
Don’t eat this book : fast food and the supersizing of America / Morgan Spurlock.
614.59398 S772d 2006
Provocateur : images of women and minorities in advertising / Anthony J. Cortese.
659.1042 C828p 2004
Locating the Source of the Plame Leak
Homefront Confidential: How the war on terrorism affects access to information and the public’s right to know
50-State Rundown on Gay Marriage Laws
The Stem Cell Debate
Obesity in America
Image Archive on the American Eugenics Movement