The Birth of a Nation, Intermission

During an intermission of a showing of the motion picture The Birth of a Nation an interview about the film with Mike Mashon, head of the… read more

During an intermission of a showing of the motion picture The Birth of a Nation an interview about the film with Mike Mashon, head of the Moving Image Section of the Library of Congress, was shown. The three-hour 1915 silent film was being shown to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its release. The film which traces the history of the Civil War and Reconstruction with a sympathetic view of the southern cause was controversial but technically groundbreaking.

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Program ID:
96839-101
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 14, 2015 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2015 | 3:53am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 14, 2015 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 14, 2015 | 7:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2015 | 10:33pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2015 | 3:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
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