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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

C-SPAN documentary on The Library of Congress

This program looked behind-the-scenes at the Library of Congress, allowing viewers to learn the history of the institution as they tour the Library's iconic Jefferson Building and see some of the treasures found in its collections of rare books, photos, and maps. It also featured a look at some of the presidential papers housed there, ranging from George Washington through Calvin Coolidge. Viewers learned how the library uses technology to preserve its holdings and expand public access to them. It also showed how technology is helping to uncover new information about some of the items in its collections. Shown on C-SPAN July 18, 2011

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