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October 11, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Origins of 21st-century space travel : a history of NASA's Decadal Planning Team and the vision for space exploration, 1999-2004

October 10, 2019
Asner, Glen R., 1970- author.
Washington, DC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Communications, NASA History Division, [2019]
viii, 250 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Shipping list no. 2019-0268-P.
Foreword / William H. Gerstenmaier -- Context and background of exploration planning -- "Sneaking up on Mars": Origins of the Decadal Planning Team -- Change in leadership, continuity in ideas -- The Columbia accident and its aftermath -- "Bold in vision and cheap in expense" -- Implementing the vision for space exploration.
Less than one year after the Columbia Space Shuttle accident on 1 February 2003, President George W. Bush announced at NASA Headquarters that the Agency would embark on a new Vision for Space Exploration as it resumed Shuttle flights and worked toward completion of the International Space Station. The President's ambitious agenda included lunar and Martian exploration with robotic precursors followed by human missions. The conceptual foundations of the President's plan had their origins in 1999, when NASA Administrator Dan Goldin initiated a Decadal Planning Team to generate viable plans for humans and robots to explore space beyond low-Earth orbit. This book provides a detailed historical account of the ideas, debates, and decisions that opened the way for a new generation of spaceflight at the start of the 21st Century.

Figures of merit : remembrances of those who built an Army-NASA collaboration and a new age of rotary-wing technology, 1965-1985

October 10, 2019
Moffett Field, California : Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018.
593 pages in various numberings : illustrations (some in color), portraits ; 29 cm
Each of the 38 chapters has its own page numbering, author, bibliographical references, and index.
"December 2018."
The authors of this book are the Figures of Merit -- the scientists, engineers, technicians, secretaries, test pilots, managers, visionaries, and leaders who built a unique interagency collaboration under the Army-NASA Joint Agreement at Ames Research Center and ushered in a new age of rotary-wing technology. The U.S. Army Aeronautical Research Laboratory (AARL) was formed in 1965 to strengthen the Army's capabilities in aviation R&D, and the Army-NASA collaboration at Ames was intended to benefit both agencies by sharing personnel and facilities for research in areas of common interest in low-speed aviation.

Forward to the Moon with Artemis, Explorer Activities.

July 30, 2019
Washington, DC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Education Division, [2019]
44 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Shipping list date: 06/28/2019.
"Celebrating 50 years of Apollo and looking forward to Artemis, the next era of space exploration."
"As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing on July 20, 2019, NASA has its sights set on traveling forward to the Moon--this time to stay! NASA's new Artemis mission will land the first American woman and the next American man on the surface of the Moon by 2024."--T.p. verso.

Public papers of the Presidents of the United States.

June 20, 2019
United States. President.
Washington : U. S. Govt. Print Off.,
v. ; 26 cm.

Decisions and orders of the National Labor Relations Board.

June 7, 2019
United States. National Labor Relations Board.
Washington : The Board : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1936-
v. ; 24-27 cm.
Supt. of Docs. class no. for Supplement to Table of cases decided is: LR 1.8/9:

United States statutes at large

June 7, 2019
United States.
Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1845-
v. ; 25-30 cm.
Vols. 1-8 cover the organization of the government in 1789 to Mar. 3, 1845. Vol. 1 covers the 1st-5th Congresses; v. 2 covers 6th-12th Congresses; v. 3 covers 13th-17th Congresses; v. 4 covers 18th-23rd Congresses; v. 5 covers 24th-28th Congresses; v. 6 covers all private acts of the 1st-28th Congresses; v. 7 covers the treaties between the U.S. and Indian tribes; v. 8 covers treaties between the U.S. and foreign nations.
"Laws and concurrent resolutions enacted during the first session of the one hundred fourth Congress of the United States of America."

The Navy's first enlisted women : patriotic pioneers

June 7, 2019
Akers, Regina T., author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, [2019]
vi, 68 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0210-P.
United States Navy ranks during World War I -- "Setting the stage" -- "Women join the Navy" -- "Reporting to work" -- "Changing the world, their lives, and the Navy" -- Epilogue.
"History of the First Enlisted Women during World War I." --Provided by publisher.

The drawdown, 1970-1971

June 7, 2019
Birtle, A. J. (Andrew James), author.
Washington, D.C. : United States Army, Center of Military History, 2019.
71 pages : illustrations, some color, color maps ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0217-P, 2019-0228-P (corrected version).
"PIN: 204724-000"--Page [4] of cover.

Needs and opportunities in the modern history of the U.S. Navy

June 7, 2019
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, 2018.
viii, 419 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0213-P.
Forward presence. Forward presence in the modern navy: from the Cold War to a future tailored force / by Thomas G. Mahnken -- Operations. Writing U.S. Naval operational history 1980-2010 : U.S. Navy mine countermeasures in terror and war / by Scott C. Truver -- Personnel. Naval personnel since 1945 : areas for historical research / by Donald Chisholm -- Programming and acquisitions. The historiography of programming and acquisition management since 1950, with a focus on the Navy / by Thomas C. Hone -- Science. The Navy, science, and professional history / by Gary E. Weir -- Social history. The social history of the U.S. Navy, 1945-present : a historiographical essay / by Edward J. Marolda -- Strategy. The U.S. Navy's role in national strategy, especially between 1980 and today / by Sebastian Bruns -- Technology. The historiography of technology since 1950, with a focus on the Navy / by Mark D. Mandeles.
"This is a compilation of a series of papers presented in conjunction with a year-long lecture series sponsored by the Naval History and Heritage Command."--Provided by publisher.

Fostering a dynamic global economy : a symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City : Jackson Hole, Wyo., Aug. 24-26, 2017.

June 6, 2019
xxxi, 418 pages ; 23 cm
Foreword / Esther L. George -- Introduction / Nicholas Sly -- The moderators / Susan M. Collins, Randall S. Krozner -- Opening remarks / Janet L. Yellen -- The reallocation myth / Chang-Tai Hsieh, Peter J. Klenow -- Commentary / Gita Gopinath -- General discussion -- The impact of trade on inequality in developing countries / Nina Pavcnik -- Commentary / David Dorn -- General discussion -- Panel on the changing landscape of international trade : protectionism, bashing China and the American works / Ann E. Harrison -- New OECD research on the changing landscape of global trade, technology, and 'tastes' : with some implications for employment and inequality / Catherine L. Mann -- The distributional implications of U.S. trade liberalization with China / Peter K. Schott -- Brexit and the future of globalization / John Van Reenen -- General discussion -- Luncheon address : Sustaining openness in a dynamic global economy / Mario Draghi -- General discussion -- Fiscal stimulus and fiscal sustainability / Alan J. Auerbach, Yuriy Gorodnichenko -- Commentary / Jason Furman -- General discussion -- The once and future global imbalance? Interpreting the post-crisis record / Menzie D. Chinn -- Commentary / Maurice Obstfeld -- General discussion -- Overview panel / Norman Chan, Timothy J. Kehoe, Carmen M. Reinhart -- General discussion -- Participants list.
"This symposium, the 41st hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, addressed whether regulatory reforms following the crisis hindered growth worldwide; the effect of declining worker mobility on long-run growth in the United States; a worldwide shift toward more protectionist policies following a period of liberalization; how providing fiscal support in economic downturns does not appear to threaten fiscal sustainability; and the shifts in recent decades in global imbalances in trade and capital markets between countries."--Foreword.

The legacy of American naval power : reinvigorating maritime strategic thought : an anthology

June 6, 2019
Quantico, Virginia : History Division, United States Marine Corps, 2019.
xviii, 409 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
A brief introduction to the history of maritime strategy / by Paul Westermeyer -- The ascendance of American maritime power: a historical perspective culminating in Guadalcanal / by Paul Westermeyer -- Transformation a century ago / by Norman Friedman -- The color plans, 1919-1938 / by Louis Morton -- Evolution of modern amphibious warfare, 1920-1941 / by Lieutenant Colonel Frank O. Hough, Major Verle E. Ludwig, and Henry I. Shaw Jr. -- The legacy and lessons of Operation Watchtower / by Jon T. Hoffman -- Preliminary report of JANEX-1 / by Major General Holland M. Smith -- Biographies. Lieutenant General John A. Lejeune ; Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz -- The expansion of maritime power: the role of naval aviation and submarines / by Paul Westermeyer -- The future of the submarine / by Franklin D. Roosevelt -- Use of aircraft in naval warfare / by Commander D.E. Cummings -- Letter from Geiger to Yarnell on aviation / Major General Roy S. Geiger letter to Admiral H.E. Yarnell -- How we bridged a wartime "learning gap" / by Lieutenant Colonel Frank G. Hoffman -- The future employment of naval forces / by Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz -- The influence of aviation on the evolution of American naval thought / by Dr. David R. Mets -- Submarines: key to the offset strategy / by Rear Admiral W.J. Holland Jr. -- A new naval era / by Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert and General James F. Amos -- Biographies. General Roy Stanley Geiger ; Admiral Hyman G. Rickover -- Maritime power in crisis response: from the nuclear era to hyperwar / by Paul Westermeyer -- Letter from Geiger to Commandant Vandegrift on Bikini Atoll atomic tests 21 August 1946 -- Admiral Gorshkov and the Soviet navy / by Dr. Donald Chipman -- One telephone call gets it all: maritime prepositioning for crisis response enhancement / by General Paul X. Kelley -- Restless strategy: Alfred Gray's philosophy of warfighting / by Thomas G. Mahnken and A. Bradley Potter -- Why cyberwar will not and should not have its grand strategist / by Martin C. Libicki -- On hyperwar / by General John Allen and Amir Husain -- Keeping our amphibious edge / by Admiral John C. Harvey and Colonel P.J. Ridderhof -- Between peace and the air-sea battle: a war at sea strategy / by Captain Jeffrey E. Kline and Captain Wayne P. Hughes -- Biographies. General Paul X. Kelley ; Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt -- The future of maritime power / by Paul Westermeyer -- The Marine Corps of tomorrow / by Major Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. -- Facing westward to the future / by General Charles C. Krulak -- A new twist to an age-old naval tradition / by Commander David B. Waidelich -- A design for maintaining maritime superiority / by Admiral John M. Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations -- The Navy and nation need a maritime strategy / by Paul S. Giarra.
"This volume presents a collection of extracts, articles, letters, orders, interviews, and biographies. The work is intended to serve as a general overview and provisional reference to inform both Marines, sailors, and the general public of the broad outlines of maritime strategic thought"--Provided by publisher.

The autobiography of Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren

April 15, 2019
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870, author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, 2018.
xvi, 180 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0163-P.

Army RD & A bulletin.

April 11, 2019
Alexandria, VA : HQ, U.S. Army Materiel Command ; Washington, D.C. : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [distributor, 1988-2000.
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Ethics and the twenty-first-century military professional

March 27, 2019
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing [i.e. Publishing] Office
x, 133 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0136-P.
"November 2018"--Title page verso.
"Selected articles from the Naval War College Press on ethics and the twenty-first-century military professional."--Provided by publisher.

Winning a future war : war gaming and victory in the Pacific War

March 27, 2019
Friedman, Norman, 1946- author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, [2017]
ix, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0114-P.
"To win in the Pacific during World War II, the U.S. Navy had to transform itself technically, tactically, and strategically. It had to create a fleet capable of the unprecedented feat of fighting and winning far from home, without existing bases, in the face of an enemy with numerous bases fighting in his own waters. Much of the credit for the transformation should go to the war gaming conducted at the U.S. Naval War College during the pre-war period."--Provided by publisher.

Hubble : an overview of the space telescope.

March 27, 2019
[Greenbelt, MD] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [2018]
113 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Shipping List: 2019-0015-S.
Introduction -- History -- Observatory design -- Operations -- Science -- Technology transfer -- Cultural impact.

Options for reducing the deficit : 2019 to 2028.

March 14, 2019
United States. Congressional Budget Office, author.
[Washington, D.C.] : Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, [2018]
vii, 316 pages ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0110-P.
"December 2018"--Cover.
1. Introduction -- 2. Mandatory spending options -- 3. Discretionary spending options -- 4. Revenue options -- Appendix: Spending options with smaller budgetary effects.

The Quarterly journal of the Library of Congress.

February 11, 2019
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1964-1983]
volumes : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, music, portraits ; 24-27 cm

Quarterly journal of current acquisitions.

February 11, 2019
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
volumes : illustrations ; 27 cm.

Supporting allied offensives 8 August-11 November 1918

February 7, 2019
Cora, Paul B., 1965- author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2018.
87 pages : illustrations, 16 color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2019-0082-P.
"PIN : 204236-000."

A grave misfortune : the USS Indianapolis tragedy

January 29, 2019
Hulver, Richard A., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xxxiv, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0075-P.
Folded plan of USS Indianapolis tipped in before half title.
Returning to the forward area : atom bomb delivery and the final voyage -- Sunk -- firsthand recollections of the attack and time in the water -- Rescued -- Moving forward -- condolences and investigations -- Conviction and clemency -- Remembering Indianapolis -- Postscript: NHHC press release announcing discovery of USS Indianapolis wreckage, 19 August 2017 -- List of acronyms, ranks, and ratings -- List of places -- Conditions of readiness and material conditions.

Library of Congress information bulletin.

January 17, 2019
[Washington, D.C.] : The Library, [1972?-2011]
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26-28 cm.
Title from caption.

Information bulletin

January 17, 2019
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1943-1971]
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America.

December 3, 2018
United States. Congress. Senate.
[Washington, D.C.? : U.S. G.P.O.,
v. ; 24-30 cm.
Vols. for <83-1 (1953)-114-2 (2016)> cover the <83rd Congress, 1st session-114th Congress, 2nd session>.
Shipping list no.: 97-0052-S.

Precedents of the United States House of Representatives

November 20, 2018
Johnson, Charles W., III, author.
Washington, DC : U.S. Government Publishing Office, [2017]-
volumes ; 26 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0187-P.
"Covering precedents through the opening day of the 115th Congress and employing citations to the rules and to the House rules and manual of that Congress"--Volume 1, title page.

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