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National Cable Satellite Corporation

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Works: 790 works in 856 publications in 1 language and 1,635 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Tours  Television programs  Juvenile works 
Classifications: CD3029.82, 975.3
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The White House inside America's most famous home ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member 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
Constitutional relevance of foreign court decisions ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member 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
Presidential libraries history uncovered ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member 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
American presidents life portraits ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides brief biographical sketches and political philosaphy of each President. Includes historic footage, photographs, and excerpts from diaries, letters and speeches
C-SPAN.org ( )
in English and held by 22 WorldCat member 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
Life portrait of John Quincy Adams ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historians and others describe the political career of the 6th president of the United States, tour the Massachusetts Historical Society, and answer questions called in by viewers
The White House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member 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
American presidents life portraits ( )
in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides biographical information for each American president
White House Correspondents' Dinner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
State of the Black Union defining the agenda, part 1 ; part 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
National prayer service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
Presidential libraries series overview ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
Affirmative action debate ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D'Souza and Wu debate the merits and drawbacks of affirmative action as a government initiative and answer questions from the audience
State of the Black Union ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
State of the Black Union : road to health ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
Digital future archiving ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member 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
The World is flat ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member 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
Life portrait of Harry S. Truman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses Truman's rise to office after the death of Franklin Roosevelt, his presidency at the end of World War II, his reelection and second term, and his presidency during the Korean War
Life portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scholars and historians discuss the life and career of Dwight d. Eisenhower. Addressed are his childhood, military career, the early Cold War years, his involvement in the Korean War, and his relationship with his wife
Life portrait of Jimmy Carter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scholars and historians discuss the life and career of Jimmy Carter. Addressed are Carter's childhood in Plains, Georgia, his naval career, his early political career, and several aspects of his presidency including his handling of the Camp David Accords
 
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