Film, Video Books That Shaped the World

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Books That Shaped the World
In keeping with the theme of this year's National Book Festival theme, Library of Congress staff share their thoughts and opinions on books that shaped the world.
Event Date
February 08, 2013
-  Dr. James H. Billington was sworn in as the 13th Librarian of Congress on September 14, 1987.
-  Roberta Shaffer was named Associate Librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress effective January 2012.
-  Mark Dimunation is chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress.
-  John Y. Cole is the director of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.
Related Resources
National Book Festival website:
"Books That Shaped America":
Running Time
6 minutes, 24 seconds
Online Format
online text

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