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Slow Fires [videorecording]: On the Preservation of the Human Record

Council on Library Resources, Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities ; producer, director, Terry Sanders ; screenwriters, Ben Maddow, Terry Sanders
Format
Book; Video; Video U-Matic; Video Beta; VHS
Summary
A documentary describing the devastating deterioration of intellectual documents such as pamphlets, photographs, films, drawings, and maps. Assesses the situation, demonstrates preservation and restoration techniques, and suggests ways to prevent deterioration in the future. Features remarks by several experts, writers, and historians, such as James Michener, Barbara Tuchman, Daniel Boorstin, and Vartan Gregorian.
Performers
Robert MacNeill.
Language
English
Related Title
On the preservation of the human record.
Credits
Camera, Erik Daarstad ; editor, William T. Cartwright ; music, Jean-Pierre Tibi.
Published
Santa Monica, CA : American Film Foundation, 1987.
Description
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col.
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