[Videolib] My posting on LisNews of NY Times story on LC's National

Steve Fesenmaier (fesenms@wvlc.lib.wv.us)
Thu, 05 Feb 2004 11:12:46 -0500

Now in its 16th year, the National Film Registry of the Library of
Congress is seeking greater public understanding of how it decides to
declare a movie a "national treasure."

Personal note - My good friend Les Blank had his masterpiece, "Chulas
Fronteras," selected early, thus proving LC is more than Hollywood. Now
the question is - how can anyone see the hundreds of films selected so

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