Film, Video Mission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library

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Title
Mission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library
Summary
This is an interview with two Library of Congress staff members who traveled to Baghdad in November 2003. Their mission was to assist the staff of the Iraqi Library and assess the damage to its building and its collections after two fires, extensive water damage and a devastating explosion.
Event Date
November 01, 2003
Notes
-  Diane Kresh has been the director of libraries in Arlington, Virginia since April 2006 after a 31-year career at the Library of Congress. While at the Library of Congress, Kresh was a senior-level library administrator, director of the Veterans History Project, director of public service collections and director of preservation, and is editor of "The Whole Digital Library Handbook."
Running Time
26 minutes 42 seconds
Online Format
video
image

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Mission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library. 2003. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-3310/.

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(2003) Mission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-3310/.

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Mission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library. 2003. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-3310/>.

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