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Home to many of the Nation’s most unique and priceless pieces of history – from George Washington’s hand-written diaries and personal copy of the Constitution to historic drafts of the Declaration of Independence to Galileo’s first images of the moon – the U.S. Library of Congress is a library unlike any other.  In this fascinating look at the more than two-century-old institution – the largest library in the world! – MODERN MARVELS® takes a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of the Library’s vast collections.  Featuring rarely seen footage of secret vaults and incisive expert interviews, THE REAL NATIONAL TREASURE is a must-see for every U.S. history fan!

The Library attracts more than 1.7 million visitors each year and houses upwards of 745 miles of shelves holding close to 145 million items, many of them invaluable treasures. See how a staff of approximately 4,000 people catalog, protect, and preserve these prized possessions and how modern technology has enabled them to distribute these items globally through its award-winning website and a new World Digital Library.

The most in-depth television series ever produced by HISTORY™,
AMERICA THE STORY OF US is the first television event in nearly
40 years to present a comprehensive telling of America’s monumental
history, and the most elaborate and ambitious in the scale of its
cinematic vision. 
And, on September 14, A&E Home Entertainment unveils this
mother of all history lessons, a powerful and compelling 12-part series
from the creative minds that brought us
Planet Earth, featuring highly realistic
CGI a nimation (the most ambitious CGI the network has ever applied to a
historical narrative), dramatic re-creations and thoughtful insights
from some of America’s most respected artists,
business leaders, academics and intellectuals – as well as a very
special introduction from President Barack Obama. 
For Americans of all walks, this extraordinary release will be
available day-and-date on both extras-laden DVD ($39.95 SRP) and Blu-ray
($49.95 SRP), online downloads, along with a stunning 412-page
companion book containing heavily illustrated pages
with over 300 full-color images, “charticles” and text.