PIO Audiovisual Material (Digital Surrogate) | The American Library Association Archives
Audiovisual Digital Surrogates from Intellectual Freedom TV Broadcasts video recordings, contain eight digitized press and service announcements, news spots and interview segments relating to concerns and controversies about freedom of speech, intellectual freedom and censorship in public and school libraries. Subjects cover Banned Book Week; book censorship at schools and public libraries; the Children Protection Act; internet filtering software on library computers; users' privacy regarding the FBI's Library Awareness Program; @ Your Library Campaign; adult basic education; and children's literature. Materials include news and TV show broadcasts "FOX NEWS Channel - In Depth" (9/24/1997); "The Digital Age: Is a Tap on the Shoulder Enough?" (03/19/03); "CBS Evening News" (5/7/1988); "Prime News, CNN" (7/9/88); "Live at Five, WNBC New York" (3/20/2001); "Today Show"(1/28/2003); "CBS News Nightwatch" (5/2/88); and an undated interview. Interviewees include Patricia Berger, John Berry, Clara Bhorer, Carol Brey Casiano, Barbara Ford, Mitch Freedman, Judith Krug, Sarah Long, Nancy Kranich, Patricia Schuman, Mary Sommerville, Ann Symons, and Betty Turock. See the finding aid of this record series for more information.
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Materials are available in mp4 and have a size of 1.29 gigabytes.
Original material includes 1/2 inch VHS, 3/4 inch U-Matic, Betacam, and 16mm film formats.
Intellectual Freedom, Office for
National Library Week
USA PATRIOT Act