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 2013 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (TV Series)
- The Library in the Digital Age (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Google and the World Brain (Documentary)
Himself - Director, Harvard University Library
 2011 Fry's Planet Word (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Director of Harvard University Library
- Spreading the Word (2011) ... Himself - Director of Harvard University Library (as Prof Robert Darnton)
 2010 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 5 March 2010 (2010) ... Himself - Guest
 2008 Architects of Thought (Documentary)
 1985 Apostrophes (TV Series)
- La 500ème (1985) ... Himself

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[on conducting documentary research] Wherever they are, when first approached, archives are intimidating. Even if the setting does not unnerve you, you feel daunted at the enormity of the task: how to convert endless scribbles on paper into something that could pass for history...The first box arrives. You undo a faded ribbon on one side, fold back the cover and pull out the top dossier. You ... See more »

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