1997 National Film Registry Selections

Librarian of Congress James Billington announced the 25 films which he and the National Film Preservation Board selected as worthy of preservation by the film… read more

Librarian of Congress James Billington announced the 25 films which he and the National Film Preservation Board selected as worthy of preservation by the film industry for their cultural, historical or aesthetic value. The films included, “Knute Rockne, All American,” "The Bridge on the River Kwai," “The Great Dictator,” "West Side Story," and newsreel footage of the Hindenburg disaster. The President of the Association of Moving Image Archivists Andrea Kalas talked about continuing efforts to improve film archiving technology. Library of Congress Motion Picture Broadcasting Chief David Francis and the Library of Congress' Moving Image Section Chief Pat Lougney also spoke. The participants responded to audience members' questions. close

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1997 National Film Registry Selections

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Program ID:
95455-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 18, 1997 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 1997 | 4:11am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 18, 1997 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 1997 | 11:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 1997 | 4:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
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