James H. Billington (1929–2018)

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James H. Billington was born on June 1, 1929 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA as James Hadley Billington. He was a writer, known for These Amazing Shadows (2011), The Face of Russia (1998) and The Race to Save 100 Years (1997). He was married to Marjorie Anne Brennan. He died on November 20, 2018 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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 1998 The Face of Russia (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
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 2015 Fox News Sunday (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 14 June 2015 (2015) ... Himself - Power Person of the Week (as Dr. James Billington)
 2011 These Amazing Shadows (Documentary)
 2010 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Librarian of Congress
- The Real National Treasure (2010) ... Himself - Librarian of Congress (as Dr. James H. Billington)
 2006 The Tony Danza Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 September 2006 (2006) ... Himself (as Dr. James Billington)
 1998 The Face of Russia (TV Mini-Series)
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- The Face on the Firewood (1998) ... Himself - Host
- The Facade of Power (1998) ... Himself - Host
- Facing the Future (1998) ... Himself - Host
 1997 The Race to Save 100 Years (Documentary)
 1984 Fatima (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 George Wallace's America and George Wallace's Americans (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Princeton University (as Prof. James H. Billington)

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In 1987, he was appointed the 13th Librarian of Congress and leader of the oldest US federal cultural institution. See more »

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