On the Preservation of the Human RecordDVD - 1987
A documentary describing the devastating deterioration of intellectual documents such as pamphlets, photographs, films, drawings, and maps. Assesses the situation, demonstrates preservation and restoration techniques and suggests ways to prevent deterioration in the future. Features remarks by several experts, writers, and historians, such as Daniel Boorstin, Librarian of Congress, and Barbara Tuchman, author of The Guns of August and The March of folly.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : American Film Foundation, 1987
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: On the preservation of the human record