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‘4 Little Girls,’ ‘Titanic’ and ‘Die Hard’ added to Library of Congress registry

12/13/2017 3:00:00 AM

Michael O'Sullivan

‘4 Little Girls,’ ‘Titanic’ and ‘Die Hard’ added to Library of Congress registry

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has announced the addition of 25 films to the library’s National Film Registry, selections deemed worthy of preservation for their “cultural, historic and/or aesthetic” significance.

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