National Film Registry works to honor, preserve American films

Tuesday - 1/4/2011, 10:31am EST

Steve Leggett, coordinator, National Film Registry, Library of Congress

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What do "The Exorcist", "Saturday Night Fever" and "All the President's Men" have in common? They're all among the 2010 additions to the Library of Congress's National Film Registry. To find out how films are chosen, the Federal Drive spoke with Steve Leggett, who coordinates the film registry program. He says that films don't need to win awards in order to be considered.