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Thirty Years of the National Film Registry

Posted by: Carla D. Hayden

Something exciting is happening today. Of course, there are always exciting things happening at the Library of Congress, but today I want to take you behind the scenes of one of my favorite duties as Librarian – selecting films for the National Film Registry. Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act of 1988, …