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New Digital Collection From Pepperdine University Libraries: Anti-Communism Films of the Early 1960s

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From the Pepperdine University Library News Item: Pepperdine University Libraries is pleased to announce its latest digital collection, Anti-Communism Films of the Early 1960s. At the height of the Cold War, Pepperdine College sponsored a four-part, Hollywood-produced film series titled Crisis for Americans. Utilizing newsreel footage and scripted narration, each film sought to expose the threat of […]

Charleston, SC: Third-Oldest US Library Restoring Thousands of Rare Titles

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From the AP: The oldest library in the South – and the third-oldest in the nation – announced Friday a multi-year effort to catalog and restore thousands of rare books, many of which have survived for centuries through earthquake, war and the relentless heat and humidity of Southern summers. The Charleston Library Society put on […]