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View Resource Folkstreams: Preserving the Stories of America

Last discussed in the 11-04-2005 Scout Report, Folkstreams is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving independent films that "focus on the culture, struggles, and arts of unnoticed Americans from many different regions and communities." Folkstreams was founded in 1999 by filmmaker Tom Davenport and is partnered with, the University of North Carolina's School of Information...

View Resource Ken Burns

Ken Burns is a popular documentarian and, as it turns out, he is now a popular app, in a manner of speaking. This particular app gives interested parties the ability to view scenes from his documentaries (such as "Baseball" and "Jazz") in a variety of settings. The latest version allows visitors to access the Innovation playlist absolutely free while other playlists containing clips from his other...