January 17, 2022

Video: Preserving US Presidential Campaigns on the Web

A new BBC report (video) provides a brief look at two preservation projects.

1. The Living Room President (via Museum of the Moving Image)
Searchable collection of nearly 400 presidential campaign TV commercials from 1952-2012.

2. Larry Bird and Harry Rubenstein, curators at the National Museum of American History/Smithsonian, describe their work.

Direct to BBC Report (Video)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.