TIME CAPSULE: MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

TIME CAPSULE: MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

    Price: $265.00

    Code: 1440
    Format: DVD

    This video examines the phenomenon of time capsules, tracing their evolution from ancient times to modern days, and exploring the human impulse to leave messages for the future. It features archival footage and interviews with numerous time capsule experts, illustrates America's most unusual capsules and their contents, and offers a convenient how-to guide on preparing your own time capsule. Part history lesson, part road trip, and part pop culture primer, Time Capsule explores society's enduring efforts to "save time in a bottle."

    Directed by Cathleen O'Connell
    1999, 53 minutes
    Purchase: $265 Classroom Rental: $125

    "Fascinating...well-organized...an interesting addition for larger public libraries."-Booklist (American Library Association)

    "Effective use of interesting archival footage, home videos, vintage music, original music and personal interviews sustains viewers' interest...Classroom teachers may find this video an effective way of introducing the value and uses of primary sources in the study of history."-School Library Journal

    "Fascinating both as a blueprint of organizations interested in devising their own time capsule records and as a glimpse of popular culture, this…well-organized production is an interesting addition for larger public libraries" (Booklist).

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