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Summary Information

Title: Dick Thornburgh Papers, Series XIX. Videos
Collection Number: AIS.1998.30.19
Creator: Thornburgh, Dick, 1932-

Collection Dates: 1978-2010
Extent: 271.0 items

Language: English

The Dick Thornburgh video collection, consists of 251 videos from the years 1978-1991, 2003, 2009, which begin with Thornburgh's gubernatorial campaign in 1978, and continue up to and including his campaign for U.S. Senate in 1991. There are 55 videos (14.5 hours total) available here online. Subjects and events include, for example: campaign ads, inaugurals, budget addresses, appearances on McNeil/Lehrer both as Governor and Attorney General, news conferences from the week of the accident at Three Mile Island, a brief clip of the welcoming by Governor Thornburgh of Pope John Paul II to Philadelphia, 1979, Attorney General's announcement of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (BNL) related indictments, and the first anniversary of the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.