Monthly Archives: June 2018

Saved for Everybody, 2

In my June 21st article, I explained why the Library of Congress (see above) has kept a selection of films “showcasing the range and diversity of American film history.”  The LOC also has selected a collection of  recordings for its … Continue reading

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Saved for Everybody

The Library of Congress was established in 1800.  Initially, it was conceived as a resource for members of Congress only.  However, over time, its contents became available to officials of the government, and, occasionally, the public.  It has become the … Continue reading

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Familiar Faces

In the 1950s part of my childhood, the residents on my street finally got television.  Then, we had TV andmovies to entertain us. But, it seemed to me, many “character actors”–often present in both sources of fun—were seen again and again. Granted, … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers and Friends***

On June 8, 2018, a documentary entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” will begin showing in theaters. It is the story of Fred Rogers –Mr. Rogers to those who met in their childhood. A reviewer described the film this way = “Something … Continue reading

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The Name Game, #3

  We have played this game twice before.  This 3rdedition is an “Athletes Only”version.  The game, as before, is quick, simple, and enjoyable. If given a few clues, can you guess the names of two famous people?  Remember: the LAST name … Continue reading

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