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Millennium evenings at the White House [videorecording] : honor the past, imagine the future / presented by The White House Millennium Council, The National Endowment for the Humanities, Sun Microsystems.

Publication:
[Washington, D.C.] : The Council, [1999].
Format/Description:
Government document
Video
7 videocassettes : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Civilization.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Intellectual life.
Millennium celebrations (Year 2000) -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
System Details:
VHS format.
Summary:
A series of lectures and cultural showcases presented by the White House in 1998 and 1999 to highlight American creativity and inventiveness through ideas, art, and scientific discoveries.
Contents:
1. The living past: commitments for the future (64 min.) / Bernard Bailyn
2. Imagination and change: science in the next millennium (71 min.) / Stephen Hawking
3. A celebration of poetry in American life (87 min.)
4. Jazz, an expression of democracy (88 min.)
5. The meaning of the millennium (102 min.) / Natalie Zemon Davis and Martin E. Marty
6. Women as citizens: vital voices through the century (118 min.)
7. The perils of indifference: lessons from a violent century (113 min.) / Elie Wiesel.
Notes:
"Poets laureate: the American voice in poetry"--Cassette label, tape 3.
Shipping list no.: 2000-0004-E.
Contributor:
White House Millennium Council (U.S.)
National Endowment for the Humanities.
Sun Microsystems.
OCLC:
42904841
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