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  • Scott Turow: 2006 National Book Festival

    Scott Turow speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Turow, Scott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin Opens the Literary Season

    W.S. Merwin, the newly-announced 17th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, an undisputed master who has won nearly every major literary award, opens the Library's 2010-2011 literary season ...

    • Contributor: Merwin, W.S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-25
  • Significance of the Religious Experience

    Howard Wettstein speaks on his new book "The Significance of the Religious Experience."

    • Contributor: Wettstein, Howard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-23
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Robert Frost

    Poets Dana Gioia and Eric Pankey celebrate the birthday of American poet Robert Frost by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-26
  • Celtic Roots: Stories, Songs and Traditions Across the Sea

    An interactive program featuring live music, dance, storytelling and a Mummer's play featuring letters and diaries, photographs, and maps from the Library's collections.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-13
  • Golden Moments in Sports

    Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ron Barr has interviewed some of the most legendary sports figures in the history of athletic competition, including John Wooden, Dale Earnhardt, Mickey Mantle, R.A. Dickey, Willie Mays, Bill ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-14
  • SuperStrings: Einstein's Dream at the New Millennium

    Dr. Gates, John S. Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, presents an audiovisual discussion of the concept of "superstrings," a new theory that describes the forces and matter that ...

    • Contributor: Gates Jr., Sylvester James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-06-05
  • Robin Cook

    • Contributor: Cook, Robin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • 2004 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature

    The Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress hosted the 12th annual Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The Americas Award recognizes outstanding works ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-10-01
  • Purcell Maurice Conway oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Conway, Purcell Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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  • Langston Hughes and His Poetry

    David Kresh discusses Langston Hughes and his poetry.

    • Contributor: Kresh, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-09-12
  • Music and Grief: Clinical Perspective

    Series advisor Kay Redfield Jamison returns with a new presentation based on her forthcoming book, "Nothing Was the Same," a haunting meditation on mortality, grief and loss. She is joined by two ...

    • Contributor: Redfield Jamison, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-27
  • Collecting Jewish Cultural Treasures in a Post-WWII New York Lobby

    During the summer of 1948, only three years after the end of World War II, Ben Stonehill, a man devoted to Jewish culture, recorded recently-arrived Jewish survivors of the war who were ...

    • Contributor: Isaacs, Miriam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-13
  • Exploring Invisible Traces in Historic Recordings

    Twentieth-century audio recordings and motion pictures are important primary source materials for both scholarly analysis and public history, but in many cases essential metadata about them have been lost. Kari Kraus will ...

    • Contributor: Kraus, Kari
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-05
  • Tony Ellis & the Musicians of Braeburn

    In this concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series, Tony Ellis and the Musicians of Braeburn play traditional banjo and stringband music from Ohio.

    • Contributor: Ellis, Tony
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-06-22
  • A Conversation with Betty Friedan

    The Library of Congress Women's History Month Planning Committee presented a Conversation with Betty Friedan.

    • Contributor: Friedan, Betty
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-10
  • The Bajich Brothers: Tambura Music from Kansas

    The Bajich Brothers perform tambura music from Kansas, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Brothers, Bajich
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-09-17
  • India and the United States: Reinventing Partnership

    The relationship between the United States and India and its likely evolution in the next decade is the topic of a lecture at the Library of Congress by Ambassador Teresita Schaffer, holder ...

    • Contributor: Schaffer, Teresita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-13
  • Creating a Dynamic, Knowledge-based Democracy (afternoon session)

    Afternoon session of a conference celebrating the enduring legacies of three key events that shaped America's knowledge-based democracy: passage of the Morrill Act, the founding of the National Academy of Sciences, and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-25
  • Hoda Kotb: 2010 Women's History Month Keynote Address

    Broadcast journalist and television personality Hoda Kotb delivers the keynote address for the Library of Congress's month-long celebration of Women's History Month. The event is sponsored jointly by the Library's African and ...

    • Contributor: Kotb, Hoda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-19