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The Library of Congress : volumes to speak

Author: Marc DoyleChesney Blankenstein DoyleWendy DanielJonathan WickhamJohn PatrickAll authors
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Cambridge Educational, [2005] ©2005
Series: Great museums for social studies.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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"Today's Library of Congress is not only the repository of the nation's life story, it's arguably the "ultimate museum," documenting civilizations from around the world. This program immerses viewers in history through a selection of cultural treasures archived among the library's more than 130 million items, including Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence, the maps carried by Lewis and Clark, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Sources
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Doyle; Chesney Blankenstein Doyle; Wendy Daniel; Jonathan Wickham; John Patrick; Echo Pictures,; Cambridge Educational (Firm),
OCLC Number: 63687311
Language Note: English; closed-captioned.
Notes: Teacher's guide available online at: www.cambridgeeducational.com search: 35213.
"Great Museums TV"--Container.
Originally produced in 2003.
Credits: Executive producer, Marc Doyle ; photography, George Patterson; editor Bobby Jones; original music, Dan Marshall.
Performer(s): Narrated by John Patrick.
Event notes: Shot on location at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Great museums for social studies.
Other Titles: Library of Congress Washington D.C. :
Volumes to speak
Great museums.
Responsibility: an Echo Pictures production ; produced by Marc Doyle, Chesney Blankenstein Doyle ; producer and director of research, Wendy Daniel ; produced and written by Jonathan Wickham.

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"Today's Library of Congress is not only the repository of the nation's life story, it's arguably the "ultimate museum," documenting civilizations from around the world. This program immerses viewers in history through a selection of cultural treasures archived among the library's more than 130 million items, including Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence, the maps carried by Lewis and Clark, and the typewritten script of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech"--Container.

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With the acquisition of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library in 1815, the Library of Congress established its core collection of 6,487 volumes – a number which has grown to more than 130,000,000 today. The scope of the collection has broadened with its size to include not only books, but materials...
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