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Saving the national treasures

Author: Ellen Hovde; Liev Schreiber; Middlemarch Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
Publisher: [United States] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are literally fading away. The Archives' curators have detected signs of decay. A five-year project is underway to design new encasements and a new rotunda for the charters.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Films for people with visual disabilities
Documentary videos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Hovde; Liev Schreiber; Middlemarch Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593751141 9781593751142
OCLC Number: 58733997
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on public television in 2003.
Special features: printable materials for educators; access to the NOVA website.
Credits: Directors of photography, Richard Chisolm, Tom Kaufman ; editor, Dick Bartlett ; music, Ray Loring.
Performer(s): Narrator, Liev Schreiber.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, letterboxed presentation; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a NOVA production by Middlemarch Films, Inc. for WGBH ; written by Ronald H. Blumer ; produced and directed by Muffie Meyer and Ellen Hovde.

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The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are literally fading away. The Archives' curators have detected signs of decay. A five-year project is underway to design new encasements and a new rotunda for the charters.

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Saving the National Treasures

(EMRO user published 2005-05-27 ) Very Good Permalink
The Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution are considered the nation’s most important charters. Approximately one billion people visit the National Archives in Washington, DC each year to view them. Unfortunately, the documents are all in deteriorating condition after...
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