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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Feb. 26-27, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, February 26 (7:30pm) The Night That Panicked America (ABC, 1975) Radio meets television in this docu-drama that looks back at Orson Welles’s and the Mercury Theater’s infamous “War of the Worlds” broadcast from October 30, 1938. Paul Shenar …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus (February 19-20, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, February 19 (7:30pm) Tarzan:  Tarzan’s Deadly Silence (NBC/1966) Though he first swung into theaters in 1918, played by Elmo Lincoln, the Lord of the Jungle first came to TV in the personage of Ron Ely in 1968 over …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (February 5-6, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant the Packard Campus. Friday, February 5, 2016 (7:30pm) Playhouse 90:  Requiem for a Heavyweight (CBS, 1956) If the Golden Age of Television can claim to have any gems in it, then surely this Rod Serling original is one of them. Originally aired October …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (July 30-31, 2015)

Posted by: Mike Mashon

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Thursday, July 30 (7:30 p.m.) “Classic Jazz from the Library of Congress Archives” (1940s-1980s) An evening of rarely seen performances by such legendary jazz musicians and singers as Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gilliespie, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, John …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (March 19-21, 2015)

Posted by: Mike Mashon

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Thursday, March 19 (7:30 p.m.) Public Broadcast Laboratory (1967-1968) Public Broadcast Laboratory (PBL) was the first regularly scheduled educational television program aired nationwide, shown on National Educational Television (NET) stations. It premiered in 1967, offering incisive reporting, examinations of …

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You Won’t BELIEVE What They Said About Us!

Posted by: Mike Mashon

The National Audio-Visual Conservation Center has garnered a fair amount of media attention over the years and 2014 was no exception. Here’s a selection of print and broadcast stories from last year that, taken together, provide a good overview of who we are and what we do. The announcement of new additions to the National …