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LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 494 works in 578 publications in 1 language and 1,679 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Biography  Environmental television programs  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations 
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Publications about LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
Publications by LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
At the river I stand ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Documentary of two 1968 events in the civil rights movement--the sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Suspicion by Andrew Grieve( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Master of mystery Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of Suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine, in her Academy Award-winning performance, is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant, in the first of his enormously successful collaborations with Hitchcock, is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life-and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Presidency and the Constitution ( visu )
6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
This program's hypothetical case study begins with a new president who faces gridlock in the budget process as well as dangerously high deficits. How do our leaders balance priorities and values in trying to maintain the nation's economic health? Should there be a Constitutional Convention to propose a balanced budget amendment? Charles Rangel appears
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
The Twenties ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Usually seen as an age of speakeasies, flappers and high living, the 1920's also saw millions of workers struggling for better wages. This program explores this decade when old America was vanishing and a new urban nation was being formed. Includes reminiscences of Americans who lived during this period
In the white man's image ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A look at the education of a certain group of American Indians in the Carlisle School for Indian Students founded by Richard Pratt in the early part of the 20th century as an attempt to change their heritage and values. Includes the story of Cheyenne warriors who were exiled to St. Augustine, Florida as the first group of Indians to be schooled under Mr. Pratt's direction
A Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Propoganda is used as a tool to create attitude and mode behaviour. The 20th century created the "Superstate" and put into the hands of the propogandists, the power of film. During the Secon World War, both the Allies and the Axis powers used motion pictures as weapons that were used to present certain images and symbols to influence the populace
The Civil War. at the crossroads of our being by Ken Burns( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This first episode dramatically evokes the causes of war, from the Cotton Kingdom of the South to the northern abolitionists who opposed it
American experience ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
In the winter of 1846, a group of pioneers known as the Donner party split off from the main body of emigrating pioneers to take an untried shortcut to California. Stranded in the Sierra Nevadas during winter, the ordeal led to starvation, cannibalism, and the deaths of 41 people
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Charts the dramatic events that led to Lincoln's decision to set the slaves free and his wait for a Union victory before proclaiming emancipation. Describes Lee's invasion of Maryland and the Battle of Antietam Creek
The Massachusetts 54th colored infantry ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the formation and battlefield heroics of the first all-black Union regiment, the Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry. Highlights of this documentary include archival daguerreotypes, tintypes, lithographs, and commentary by various historians
Rachel Carson's Silent spring ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy
The Power game ( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Shows that in spite of the huge military build-up during the 1980s the nation's military effectiveness has been limited and could force the early use of nuclear weapons. Reasons include rivalry among the military services, career moves, coverups, pork barrel funding, erroneous military test results, and whistle blower backlash. Shows how military spending decisions are often made less for national security reasons than for economic and political interests. With little hope of change in sight, the massive waste and inefficiency in the Pentagon's procurement of arms will continue
American patchwork--songs and stories of America ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Describes the political infighting that threatened to swamp Lincoln's administration. Follows McClellan's ill-fated campaign on the Virginia Peninsula
The hunt for Pancho Villa ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In 1916, legendary outlaw Pancho Villa led a column of Mexican guerrillas across the border into New Mexico, an action that brought Mexico and the United States to the brink of war. President Wilson sent General John Pershing and his cavalry troops to hunt down Villa in Mexico, but they were never able to even catch sight of him
The shiralee ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A tough outback character takes his daughter on the road with him after taking her away from his unfaithful wife
Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 by Ken Burns( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Beginning with a biographical comparison of Grant and Lee, this episode chronicles the battles that pitted the two generals against each other from the Wilderness to Petersburg in Virginia, as in thiry days the two armies lose more men than both sides have lost in three years of war. With Grant and Lee finally deadlocked at Petersburg, we visit the ghastly hospitals north and south, then follow Sherman's campaign in northern Georgia. As the armies become deadlocked at Richmond and Atlanta, Lincoln's chances for re-election dim
The Power game ( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Questions whether the so-called "unelected" (the news media, organized lobbies and staff members in Congress and at the White House) wield too much power over politicians and political policy decisions. Considers the influence of TV anchormen, such as Ted Koppell and Dan Rather, and two of the most powerful lobbies in Washington -- the American Association of Retired Persons and the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. Considers key White House staffs that have recently become the focus of congressional investigations into the abuse of power
The astronomers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
American and Japanese astronomers are followed as they seek to measure cosmic background radiation, the heat remaining from the big bang, by launching rockets and satellites above the earth's atmosphere. Their results contribute to research into the origins of the universe. Also shown are two astronomers who are mapping the universe in 3-D and discovering that galaxies have formed into gigantic groups
 
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Library of Congress. LC Off-Air Taping Collection
Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
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