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Library Of Congress Offers Free Access To Little-Known Historical Footage


The Library of Congress has introduced its new National Screening Room, a website where you can download historical clips, commercials, newsreels, films and other movies for free. Among them is newsreel footage from “All American News,” the first newsreels produced for a black audience.

Here & Now‘s Lisa Mullins speaks with Mike Mashon, who leads the library’s moving image section.

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