The Library of Congress

C-SPAN’s original feature documentary, The Library of Congress, is a behind-the-scenes look at the national repository, providing the… read more

C-SPAN’s original feature documentary, The Library of Congress, is a behind-the-scenes look at the national repository, providing the history of the institution, a tour of its iconic Jefferson Building, and glimpses of some of the library’s rare book, photo, and map collections. The film also featured some of the presidential papers housed at the Library of Congress, ranging from George Washington through Calvin Coolidge. Viewers learned how the library uses technology to preserve its holdings and expand public access to them, as well as how technology is helping to uncover new information about some of the items in its collections. close

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Program ID:
300241-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Tour
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 25, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jul 18, 2011 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 18, 2011 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 19, 2011 | 12:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 19, 2011 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 24, 2011 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 24, 2011 | 9:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 2011 | 12:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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