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Captain January (1936) Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Grapes of Wrath (1940) King Kong (1933) Great Dictator (1940) Freaks (1932) Citizen Kane (1941) Cartoons Casa Balança (1943) Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Hitler's Children (1943) Ninotchka(1939) Beat Years of Our Lives (1946) Judex-Franju(1964) Fantomas (1913) Blood of the Beast Titticut Follies Night ant Fog Bicycle Thief(1949) Red Desert (1964) Good, Bad and the Ugly Hercules Mighty Challenge Monkey in Winter Lea Miston's Weekend (1968) All the Boys Called Patrick Hiroshima (1959) La Jetee La Belle Americans (1961) The Great Society Billy Liar (1963) Henry 9 to 5 (1966) Invasions of the Body Snatchers (1956) Face in the Crowd (1957) New York, New York Battle of Algiers (1966) Performance (1969) Kinestasis(1970) Ice (1969) Yippie Film on Chicago Some Like it Hot (1959) Monroe Strip Film High School (1955) Underground Cinema Expanded Cinema East European Cinema FILM & HISTORY NEWS NATIONAL ARCHIVES CONFERENCE A conference on the Use ofAudiovisual Archives as Original Source Materials, to be sponsored by the National Archives in cooperation with the University ofDelaware Department ofHistory, is scheduled for November 9-10 at Newark, Delaware. This is the eleventh in the Archive's series ofconferences dealing with source materials for historical studies, and the first to be held outside the Archives Building in Washington. James Moore, Director ofthe Audiovisual Archives Division will direct the conference and Professor James Curtis ofthe University ofDelaware's History Department is acting as coordinator. During two days ofmeetings and panels, a variety ofhistorians, filmmakers, archivists and other scholars will discuss the potential value offilm and other visual material for historical study. Among the people invited are: Jay Leyda, ofthe University ofToronto and a well known writer on film history; James B. Rhoads, Archivist ofthe United States; Pare Lorentz, documentary filmmaker and director ofThe River and other films; John Kuiper ofthe Library of Congress; Richard McCann, film writer and scholar; S.L.A Marshall, military historian and writer; Raymond Fielding ofTemple University, an historian ofthe newsreel film, Nicholas Pronay ofthe University ofLeeds, England, a maker offilms for the teaching ofhistory, and J. Joseph Huthmacher, Richards Professor of History at the University ofDelaware. The Historians Film Committee plans to host an informal gathering on Thursday, November 10th at 8 PM. We will serve refreshments and we hope that all those attending the conference will take the opportunity to visit with their colleagues in a congenial setting. The registration fee for the conference is $10.00, a price which includes luncheons for both days. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the University of Delaware and sent to Conferences and Centers, John M. Clayton Hall, Continuing Education Center, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19711. ELECTRONIC JOUNALISM A conference on the subject of Electronic Journalism, hosted by the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association, was held at the Airlie conference center in Warrenton, Virginia, on June 21-22. Among the matters given the most concern by the conference participants were the preservation and indexing ofTV news and ofthe underground press to assure its availability to scholars. To that end James Pilkington, Frank Grisham and Paul Simpson ofVanderbilt University explained their Television News Archive project and exibited samples oftheir work in the form oftheir printed index to nightly TV news material available in their archive. Francis M. Watson, an independent author and researcher, discussed his work in the study and indexing ofthe underground press. The other major topic was the "fairness doctrine" and its interpretation in this important political year. Laurence H. Rogers, President ofthe Taft Broadcasting Company ofCincinnati; Jeffrey St. John, President Cincom Inc. and a journalist; Martin Mayer, author and critic, and Richard E. Wiley, a member ofthe Federal Communications Commission, each considered this important question. In the tradition ofthe Airlie Foundation as much time was spent in informal conversation as in formal sessions. In this case the informal atmosphere was further encouraged by a flash flood, the result ofa dam broken by the waters ofhurricane Agnes. Present were also James Moore ofthe National Archives, John Kuiper ofthe Library of Congress, and representatives of all the Presidential libraries. John O'Connor represented the Film Committee. LONDON CONFERENCE The Archive...

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ISSN
1548-9922
Print ISSN
0360-3695
Pages
pp. 15-20
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-02
Open Access
No
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