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C-SPAN Archives

Overview
Works: 1,323 works in 1,600 publications in 1 language and 3,624 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographical television programs  History  Educational films  Juvenile works  Drama  Historical television programs  Children's films  Television mini-series  Television adaptations 
Classifications: E332, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by C-SPAN Archives
Presidential candidates debate [Sept. 30, 2004] by Paradise Valley Community College( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kerry and George W. Bush debate U.S. foreign policy and homeland security in the first presidential debate of the 2004 campaign. Chief among topics covered are the war in Iraq and the U.S. response to terrorism
C-SPAN video library : a digital archive of C-SPAN video, created by cable, offered as a public service( )

in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, now totaling over 160,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives and immediately accessible through the database and electronic archival systems developed and maintained by the C-SPAN Archives. The Archives records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Programs are extensively indexed making the database of C-SPAN programming an unparalleled chronological resource. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text. The video collection can be searched through the online Video Library. All C-SPAN programs since 1993 are digital and can be viewed online for free. Duplicate copies of programs that have aired since 1987 can be obtained and used for education, research, review or home viewing purposes. Proceeds from the sale of these programs help support the operation of the Archives. Some programs are not copyright cleared for sale. The Archives began within the Purdue University School of Liberal Arts in 1987. In July 1998, C-SPAN assumed responsibility for the archival operations and the facilities were moved from the Purdue University campus to the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, Indiana. The indexing, abstracting, and cataloging of C-SPAN programs is the responsibility of the C-SPAN Archives staff."--About C-SPAN Video Library page
Jefferson's pillow the founding fathers and the dilemma of black patriotism by Roger W Wilkins( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Wilkins expounds on slavery, the founding fathers and African American participation in the history of the United States
Abraham Lincoln by Allen C Guelzo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians describe the military and political career of the 16th president of the United States, tour the Lincoln Home National Historical Site, and answer questions called in by viewers
George Washington by Gilbert Stuart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the military and political career of the 1st president of the United States, tour Mount Vernon (Washington's home), and answer questions called in by viewers
Constitutional relevance of foreign court decisions( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer spoke of the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication, including the use of foreign court precedents in deciding U.S. constitutional cases and whether the United States should consider shifting world standards on social and moral issues such as the death penalty
Calvin Coolidge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and historians discuss the life and career of Calvin Coolidge. Addressed are his early law and political careers, his rise to president upon the death of Warren Harding, and his struggle with progressive politicians. Various sites associated with Coolidge are shown, and viewer telephone calls taken
Sojourner Truth by Troll Associates( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of scholars and historians examine the history of abolitionism through the wsritings of Sojourner Truth. Provides a tour of some Battle Creek sites and features some artifacts
Presidential libraries history uncovered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve part series featuring the libraries of the modern presidents that are part of the presidential libraries system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Each presents an overview of the life and career of the president drawing from the film and sound recordings, letters, documents and artifacts held by the libraries. Library officials give guided tours of the libraries and respond to telephone calls and electronic mail. Richard Norton Smith, the series historian and consultant, participates from the studio in Washington, D.C
Harry S. Truman by Deirdre O'Hearn( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Truman's rise to office after the death of Franklin Roosevelt, his presidency at the end of World War II, his reelection and second term, and his presidency during the Korean War
TR by Margaret Kent( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his home and family life, his military and political career, and his campaign for president as a third party candidate on the "Bull Moose" ticket
FDR the war years by Franklin D Roosevelt( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of his early political career, his battle with polio, the New Deal and the Great Depression, and his leadership in World War II. Also a discusses the life and career of Eleanor Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the political career of the 3rd president of the United States, tour Monticello (Charlottsville, Va.), and answer questions called in by viewers
George Bush( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of George Bush are discussed
Lyndon B. Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion about his rise to the presidency after the assassination of President Kennedy, his plan for the Great Society, his civil rights record, and his involvement in the Vietnam War. Also talks about his personal life and time at the "Texas White House"
James A. Garfield( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and historians discuss the life and career of James Garfield. Addressed are Garfield's military service, election as president, and assassination shortly after his inauguration, as well as artifacts and documents. Viewer telephone calls are also taken
Life portrait of John Quincy Adams( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the political career of the 6th president of the United States, tour the Massachusetts Historical Society, and answer questions called in by viewers
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David McCullough describes the life and political career of the 2nd president of the United States. The Adam's National Historic Park (Quincy, Mass.) is shown and viewer questions are answered
Democratic National Convention, FleetCenter, Boston( Visual )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders, former presidential candidates, and others speak about Senator John Kerry's candidacy and building unity and patriotism within the party. Illinois State Senator Barack Obama gives the keynote speech in which he discusses his background and the goals and aspirations of the party. Teresa Heinz Kerry highlights the evening's speeches with an endorsement of her husband's presidency and her thoughts on public policy. Other speakers include: Nubia Smith Whitaker, Benjamin McKenzie, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Maya Angelou, Mike Honda, James Forbes, Jr., Jeanne Shaheen, Robert Caro, Edward Kennedy, Richard Gephardt, Thomas Daschle, Carol Moseley Braun, Howard Dean, Christie Vilsack, Dick Durbin, James Langevin, Ron Reagan, Ilana Wexler, Chris Heinz, and Yahya Hendi
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPublic Affairs Video Archives

C-SPAN Video Library

Purdue University PAVA

Purdue University Public Affairs Video Archives

Languages
English (68)