Week of August 20, 2012 (Part 2)

In the News: 1994

Many of FAU’s incoming Freshmen were born in 1994, the year when…


NAFTA was established

The Making of NAFTA: How the Deal Was Done
By Maxwell A. Cameron and Brian W. Tomlin. Cornell University Press, 2000
Call Number: HF1746 .C33 2000

Is NAFTA Constitutional?
By Bruce Ackerman and David Golove. Harvard University Press, 1995
Call Number: KDZ944 .A41992 A74 1995

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation began their war in Chiapas

The Fire and the Word: A History of the Zapatista Movement
By Gloria Muñoz Ramírez. City Lights Books, 2008
Call Number: F1256 .M8613 2008

Globalization and Postmodern Politics: From Zapatistas to High Tech Robber Barons
By Roger Burbach with Fiona Jeffries and William I. Robinson. Pluto Press, 2001
Call Number: JC489 .B87 2001

Rebellion from the Roots: Indian Uprising in Chiapas
By John Ross. Common Courage Press, 1995
Call Number: F1256 .R7 1994


Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding went head-to-toe (or club-to-leg) for the top figure skating title

Women on Ice: Feminist Essays on the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan Spectacle
Edited by Cynthia Baughman. Routledge, 1995
Call Number: GV850 .A2 W66 1995


Lillehammer, Norway hosted the Winter Olympic Games

Olympic Games as Performance and Public Event: The Case of the XVII Winter Olympic Games in Norway
Edited by Ame Martin Klausen. Berghahn Books, 1999
Call Number: GV842 1994 .O595 1999

The Rwandan Genocide began

Genocide: Rwanda and Burundi
By Edward L. Nyankanzi. Schenkman Books, 1998
Call Number: DT450.85 .N93 1998

The Rwanda Crisis: History of a Genocide
By Gérard Prunier. Columbia University Press, 1997
Call Number: DT450.435 .P78 1997

Rwanda and Genocide in the Twentieth Century
By Alain Destexhe. New York University Press, 1995
Call Number: DT450.435 .D4713 1995


Kurt Cobain of Nirvana was found dead at the age of 27

Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana
By Michael Azerrad. Doubleday, 1993
Call Number: ML421 .N57 A9 1993


The English Channel Tunnel (or Chunnel) opens

The Chunnel: The Amazing Story of the Undersea Crossing of the English Channel
By Drew Featherston. Times Books, 1997
Call Number: TF238 .C4 F4 1997


O.J. Simpson fled from police in a white Ford Bronco, a few days after the murder of his ex-wife

I want to Tell you: My Response to Your Letters, Your Messages, Your Questions
By O. J. Simpson. Little, Brown, 1995
Call Number: GV939 .S47 A35 1995

The O.J. Simpson Trials: Rhetoric, Media, and the Law
Edited by Janice Schuetz and Lin S. Lilley. Southern Illinois University Press, 1999
Call Number: KF224 .S485 O15 1999 (Also available online via EBSCOhost)

Triumph of Justice: The Final Judgment on the Simpson Saga
By Daniel Petrocelli with Peter Knobler. Crown Publishers, 1998
Call Number: kf224 .s485 p482 1998

Without a Doubt
By Marcia Clark with Teresa Carpenter. Viking, 1997
Call Number: KF224 .S485 C57 1997


The Republican Party, under Newt Gingrich, gained control of the House and Senate in the Midterm Elections

Contract with America: The Bold Plan by Rep. Newt Gingrich, Rep. Dick Armey and the House of Republicans to Change the Nation
Edited by Ed Gillespie and Bob Schellhas. Times Books, 1994
Call Number: JK271 .C733 1994


Telly Savalas, John Candy, and Richard Nixon died

Justin Bieber was born