• THE STARCHIVIST BLOG — Navigating the Digital Content Universe
The Miller Center’s Tom Van der Voort on the Chennault Affair
What does Nixon’s correspondence with South Vietnam say about politics today?
Since 1799 the Logan Act has forbidden United States citizens from engaging in unauthorized correspondence with foreign governments. However, Richard Nixon’s presidential campaign advised the South Vietnamese government not to enter peace talks with the Lyndon Johnson administration, citing a better deal they might receive under a Nixon presidency.
In this episode of Archive Secrets, Tom van der Voort of the Miller Center, a political think-tank at the University of Virginia, takes us back to 1968 and what we now call the Chennault Affair. The center’s recordings of Nixon and Johnson unpack treason and offer an interesting perspective on the 2016 US presidential election and foreign influence within our own political moment.
Starchive is used by many universities to organize historical content and recordings and make that content accessible for public research.
Hear Tom introduce you to the Chennault Affair and the power and new relevance of the Miller Center archives.
Starchive v.s. DropboxThere really is no comparison.The Starchive uploader is at least 2x faster than Dropbox which means less waiting.Starchive allows you to tag files, folders and collections with simple tags, full-text descriptions, and even create custom metadata...
Calling all creatives!
You’re an artist and your gigs have been canceled. You’re a manager scrambling to support your artists during this unprecedented time. You’re a content creator stuck at home staring at your stacks of hard drives and thinking about what to do next. What can you be doing to set yourself up for success right now?
How long will it take to upload my media to the cloud?
If you’re looking to move your media into the cloud, you might be wondering how long you’re going to have to babysit your upload. Three minutes? Three hours? Three years? To help you get a sense of how long it will take, here are five things you need to know about upload.
Anatomy of an Upload
Why does it take so long to upload to the cloud? Upload is more than just sending information from one place to another, and there are numerous factors that play into upload time. Here’s a handy overview of what goes into an upload to help you estimate how long it might take to move your media into the cloud.