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Most widely held works by National Cable Satellite Corporation
The White House inside America's most famous home ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
This feature documentary recounts highlights of American's most famous home, from George Washington's first design decisions to an exclusive tour of the private residence given by the First Lady Laura Bush.
American presidents life portraits ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Provides brief biographical sketches and political philosaphy of each President.
Constitutional relevance of foreign court decisions ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer spoke of the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication, including the use of foreign court precedents in deciding U.S. constitutional cases and whether the United States should consider shifting world standards on social and moral issues such as the death penalty.
C-SPAN.org ( )
in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Provides topics of daily broadcasts on C-SPAN. Provides links to current events issues, public offices, and other programming events. Offers live audio and video. Also provides links to related networks, including C-SPAN 2, C-SPAN 3, WCSP Radio 90.1 FM.
Presidential libraries history uncovered ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A twelve part series featuring the libraries of the modern presidents that are part of the presidential libraries system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Each presents an overview of the life and career of the president drawing from the film and sound recordings, letters, documents and artifacts held by the libraries. Library officials give guided tours of the libraries and respond to telephone calls and electronic mail. Richard Norton Smith, the series historian and consultant, participates from the studio in Washington, D.C.
National prayer service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
President Bush, several former presidents, and other dignitaries gathered in recognition of a National Day of Prayer and remembrance for victims, family members and rescue workers of New York and Washington terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The event included several patriotic songs and devotional music as well as remarks by leaders of several different faith groups.
White House Correspondents' Dinner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
At the annual dinner, current White House Correspondents' Association president Mark Smith served as master of ceremonies. Ken Walsh presented youth scholarships and Anne Compton presented awards to colleagues for their work during the previous year. Incoming WHCA president Steve Scully presented C-SPAN video clips of presidential humor from President Kennedy through the current president. President Bush's humorous after-dinner presentation included an impersonator, Steve Bridges, who stood beside him and "interpreted" the president's remarks. Following the president, comedian Stephen Colbert made humorous remarks about various current events and the relationship between the press and the White House. He also presented a video of a mock press conference which ended in a chase scene featuring long-time White House correspondent Helen Thomas.
The White House America's most famous home ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This four-disc collection features an exclusive tour of the private residence given by the First Lady Laura Bush. You'll also see rare historical footage, insiders' tours of public and private spaces in the White House, and extended interviews with historians, White House staff, and other presidential experts. Together, this special video collection provides an unprecedented look at 200 years of presidential history and offers a unique view of this American icon. Disc 1: The original 105 min. documentary, plus interviews about the making of the series. Disc 2: Living in the White House. Tour with First Lady Laura Bush; interview with President George W. Bush; 1968 White House tour with Lady Bird Johnson. Also historians Richard Norton Smith and William Seale. Disc 3: Behind the Scenes at the White House. Tours with the White House curator, a social aide, and chief ushers; tours of the kitchens, chocolate shop, private movie theater, and other rarely seen spaces. Disc 4: History at the White House. Harold Holzer on the Lincoln White House; a tour of Lincoln's summer cottage. Historians also tell stories about Washington, FDR, LBJ, and other presidents.
The World is flat ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Taped at the National Book Festival, Thomas Friedman discusses his book, The World is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century.
State of the Black Union defining the agenda, part 1 ; part 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Discussion on framing a contract or covenant to advance issues of concern to the African American community and to establish a new direction for the black community to effect social and political change. Among the issues discussed are the role of black religious, political, and intellectual leaaders in the community, defining the most prominent issues to the community, and how the contract should be presented to both the black community and American society as a whole."--C-SPAN website.
Affirmative action debate ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
D'Souza and Wu debate the merits and drawbacks of affirmative action as a government initiative and answer questions from the audience.
Digital future archiving ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The second in an eight-part lecture series, "Managing knowledge and creativity in a digital context", sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Brewster Kahle, digital librarian, director and co-founder of the Internet Archive, talked about capturing material on the Internet and the challenges of selecting pertinent content. His talk, "Universal access to knowledge," was followed by a panel discussion and a question and answer session with the audience at the venue, including questions submitted by C-SPAN viewers by electronic mail. Before the event began there was a telephone conversation with David Weinberger, the featured speaker from the previous program in the series.
State of the Black Union : road to health ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Discussion of the health and the health care crisis in America, focusing on the disproportionate effects on the African-American community and individual steps towards better health. Topics include health care disparity between minority and white populations, under- and uninsured persons, education about preventive medical care, and individual self-knowledge about medications, health care, and diet.--C-SPAN website
Presidential libraries series overview ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The producers of the C-SPAN Presidential Library series talk about various aspects of its production. Material housed at library sites, research performed in preparation for the series, content available to the public on the Presidential Library Series website and the focus of the series are discussed. A November 19, 2007 interview with Sharon Fawcett, supervisor of all presidential libraries, is featured. Several video clips not used in the series are shown, including an extended interview from November 8, 2007 with President George H.W. Bush on his museum.
State of the Black Union ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Participants spoke about issues facing the African-American community and how stances on these issues taken by the Republican and Democratic parties would affect their vote. Issues include law enforcement, prison policy, education, economic development in urban and poor areas, and need for strong community organization; questions from the audience were answered.
Barack Obama 2009 inaugural highlights / C-SPAN ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from C-SPAN coverage of the presidential inauguration, including the inaugural concert, "We Are One", at the Lincoln Memorial, the traditional arrival of the president-elect at the White House, the motorcade to the Capitol, the complete inaugural ceremony and oath of office, inaugural luncheon, the first official signing, the inaugural parade, and several of the inaugural balls.
State of the Black Union 2006 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A two-part discussion forum based on the book "The Covenant with Black America" writtten to express the concerns of the African American community and to establish a new direction towards affecting social and political change; but more importantly to stimulate dialogue of how best to present African American concerns to both the black community and the American society as a whole. The panel also addressed specific issues of concern. The program concludes with a musical presentation by gospel singer Fred Hammond.
The kite runner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Khaled Hosseini discusses his life experience and his book "The Kite Runner". The book is about the lives of two boys growing up together in Afghanistan in the early 1970's : one the privileged son of a wealthy businessman, the other the son of the businessman's servant. It explored the cultural and religious differences that divided the country and explains how the political and cultural landscape of the country has changed since coming under Taliban rule.
Capitol spotlight ( Book )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The National Cable Satellite Corporation presents Capitol Spotlight, which features a new public policy issue each week. These features are archived. Previous features include such topics as the defense budget, spending on intelligence services, and faith-based initiatives to provide social services.
Presidential candidates debate, [2008 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Democratic and Republican candidates, Albert Gore, Jr. and George W. Bush, meet in Winston-Salem, N.C. for the second of three presidential debates of the 2000 campaign. Covered foreign policy, including recent violence in the Middle East and Yugoslavian elections, civil rights issues, and economic policy.
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