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  • Web Archiving at the British Library

    Web Archiving at the British Library

    Helen Hockx-Yu discussed the key processes of web archiving and provided an overview of the British Library's web archiving activities. She discussed how the current selective archiving practices are changing to meet ...

    • Contributor: Hockx Yu, Helen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-18
  • The Connection Between the U.S.Independence and the Hispanic American Independence Movement

    The Connection Between the U.S.Independence and the Hispanic ...

    Allan Brewer-Carías discussed the Connection between the U.S. Independence and the Hispanic American Independence Movement in the context of several key constitutional law books published in the United States at the beginning ...

    • Contributor: Brewer Car&Iacute - As, Allan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-22
  • Meryle Secrest: Book Fest 07

    Meryle Secrest: Book Fest 07

    Meryle Secrest in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Secrest, Meryle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • James L. Swanson: 2009 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author James L. Swanson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Jose Luis Orozco: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jose Luis Orozco: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jose Luis Orozco performs on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Orozco, Jose Luis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy Music From Maine

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin: Traditional Passamaquoddy...

    Wayne Newell and Blanch Sockabasin, members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe in Maine, perform at Coolidge Auditorium. They share music and culture of the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-09-16
  • Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurispru...

    Ronald Dworkin, professor of jurisprudence at University College London and the New York University School of Law, delivers the inaugural Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence in the ...

    • Contributor: Dworkin, Ronald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-26
  • Poetry 180

    Poetry 180

    • Contributor: Collins, Billy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Robert Frost

    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
  • Anna Mwalagho

    Anna Mwalagho

    Anna Mwalagho reads from her work and discusses the state of contemporary African literature.

    • Contributor: Mwalagho, Anna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-07
  • Chesapeake Bay from Space: New Views of a National Treasure

    Chesapeake Bay from Space: New Views of a National Treasure

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) studies Earth from space, and the Chesapeake Bay is an important part of NASA research. Changes in the waters of the bay and on the ...

    • Contributor: Brown De Colstoun, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-22
  • Candice Millard: 2011 National Book Festival

    Candice Millard: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author Candice Millard appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Millard, Candice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Nathaniel Philbrick

    Nathaniel Philbrick

    • Contributor: Philbrick, Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Charles Darwin, Geologist

    Charles Darwin, Geologist

    The Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of Congress celebrated the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth with a lecture by Sandra Herbert, one of the world's leading authorities on ...

    • Contributor: Hebert, Sandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-18
  • Opening of the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress

    Opening of the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress

    For the first time in its history, the Library of Congress has a center for young people, called the Young Readers Center.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-23
  • China, Africa, and the African Diaspora: Perspectives

    China, Africa, and the African Diaspora: Perspectives

    Part of a series of programs to mark the 50th anniversary of the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, Dr. Sharon Freeman discusses her latest book, "China, Africa, and ...

    • Contributor: Freeman, Sharon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-29
  • The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel II, part 1

    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel II, part 1

    Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps

    Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps

    videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCullough, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Daniel Hoffman: 2006 National Book Festival

    Daniel Hoffman: 2006 National Book Festival

    Daniel Hoffman speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hoffman, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Making a difference : transition from planning to practice, 1387-1391 (2008/09-2012/13) / Catalog Record

    Making a difference : transition from planning to practice, 1...

    This documentary outlines Afghanistan's vision and goals to be achieved by the solar year 1400 (2040) formally approved by President Hamid Karzai on April 21, 2008. It is Afghanistan's blueprint for national ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Mercer Mayer: Book Fest 07

    Mercer Mayer: Book Fest 07

    Mercer Mayer in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Mayer, Mercer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • From Spanish Court to Ottoman Palace

    From Spanish Court to Ottoman Palace

    Ann Brener discusses Hebrew books from the 16th century in the collections of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Brener, Ann
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-08-21
  • Anita Shreve

    Anita Shreve

    • Contributor: Shreve, Anita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Samuel Barber: Serendipitous Discoveries

    Samuel Barber: Serendipitous Discoveries

    Barbara Heyman discussed the life and music of American composer Samuel Barber (1910-1981), focusing on how inscriptions and quotations on primary source material reveal striking aspects of his compositional approach. Heyman shed ...

    • Contributor: Heyman, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-02
  • Composer John Adams Reads from His Autobiography

    Composer John Adams Reads from His Autobiography

    videorecording | videorecording ; 64 min | Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams will read from his autobiography, "Hallelujah Junction." (Content). Recorded May 14, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: As a composer, conductor, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Adams, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • And Wheat Completed the Cycle: Flour Mills, Social Memory, and Industrial Culture in Sonora, Mexico

    And Wheat Completed the Cycle: Flour Mills, Social Memory, an...

    "The abandoned flour mills throughout the region," said a Mexican researcher interviewed during fieldwork in northern Mexico, "are the equivalent for Sonorans of the pyramids in Central Mexico." In this talk about ...

    • Contributor: Alvarez, Maribel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-21
  • Sodom Laurel Album Explores North Carolina Mountain Community

    Sodom Laurel Album Explores North Carolina Mountain Community

    The visual and oral history of a rural mountain community called Sodom Laurel, and one family steeped in the tradition of the area, are the focus of a new book and accompanying ...

    • Contributor: Amberg, Rob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-21
  • History as a Way of Life: Jurgen Kocka in Conversation with Klaus Larres

    History as a Way of Life: Jurgen Kocka in Conversation with K...

    Two distinguished historians discuss German and American historiography at the Library of Congress. The historians focus on Kocka's contributions to the rise of social history, which became the dominant force in contemporary ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-18
  • William Lamar Strickland oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Amherst, Massachusetts, 2011-09-23.

    William Lamar Strickland oral history interview conducted by ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Strickland, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-23

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  • The Persian Traditional Music Golha Project

    The Persian Traditional Music Golha Project

    This illustrated lecture revealed the background and importance of Golha radio programs which were broadcast in Iran from 1956 through 1978. Jane Lewisohn discussed the artistic, literary and social significance of preserving ...

    • Contributor: Lewisohn, Jane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-16
  • Louis Bayard: 2008 National Book Festival

    Louis Bayard: 2008 National Book Festival

    Novelist Louis Bayard speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bayard, Louis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1

    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1

    Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Interview with George Bilgere

    Interview with George Bilgere

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Witter Bynner fellow George Bilgere for Poet and the Poem series.

    • Contributor: Bilgere, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-04-04
  • W.S. Merwin, Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry Recipient, Reads From His Works

    W.S. Merwin, Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetr...

    Celebrated poet W.S. Merwin received the 2006 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and read selections of his work in a program sponsored by the Library's Poetry and Literature Center. The ...

    • Contributor: Merwin, W.S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-10-31
  • History & Reconstruction of Native American Flutes in the Dayton C. Miller Collection

    History & Reconstruction of Native American Flutes in the Day...

    Native American instrument-maker and performer Barry D. Higgins (White Crow) explores the history and reconstruction of the diverse types of Native American flutes held in the Library's Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection. ...

    • Contributor: Higgins (White Crow), Barry D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-28
  • Whitman and Place

    Whitman and Place

    The Library of Congress Manuscript Division presented a symposium titled "Whitman and Place," held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition "Revising Himself: Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass." Topics of discussion were ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-03
  • Gail Carson Levine: Book Fest 07

    Gail Carson Levine: Book Fest 07

    Gail Carson Levine in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Carson Levine, Gail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Warping Waldseemuller: Computer Modeling and the Quest to Understand the 1507 and 1516 World Maps

    Warping Waldseemuller: Computer Modeling and the Quest to Und...

    John Hessler presents a lecture on the 1507 and 1516 world maps by Martin Waldseemuller in a program sponsored by the Library's Geography and Map Division. The maps are two of the ...

    • Contributor: Hessler, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-29
  • Esmé Raji Codell: 2012 National Book Festival

    Esmé Raji Codell: 2012 National Book Festival

    Esmé Raji Codell appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Codell, Esm&Eacute - Raji
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • River of Words Awards 2006

    River of Words Awards 2006

    Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass returned to the Library of Congress to moderate a program honoring the student winners of the 10th annual River of Words environmental poetry and art contest. ...

    • Contributor: Hass, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-22
  • Bagit: Transferring Content for Digital Preservation

    Bagit: Transferring Content for Digital Preservation

    The Library of Congress's steadily growing digital collections arrive primarily over the network rather than on hardware media. But that data transfer can be difficult because different organizations have different policies and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-24
  • Respecting Conscience, Protecting Patients: Unresolved Tensions in American Health Care

    Respecting Conscience, Protecting Patients: Unresolved Tensio...

    A lecture on "Respecting Conscience, Protecting Patients: Unresolved Tensions in American Health Care" is presented at the Library of Congress by James F. Childress, holder of the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair ...

    • Contributor: Childress, James F.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-06
  • Donato Ndong

    Donato Ndong

    Donato Ndongo appears in a program co-sponsored by the Library, the Africa Society for the National Summit on Africa and Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain.

    • Contributor: Ndongo, Donato
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-04
  • Jim Lehrer, Part 2

    Jim Lehrer, Part 2

    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • "The House at the End of the Road"

    "The House at the End of the Road"

    Ralph Eubanks discusses his personal story that began with his grandparents: James Richardson, a white man from a middle-class family, who defiantly married Edna Howell, a light-skinned black woman in 1914 in ...

    • Contributor: Eubanks, W. Ralph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-19
  • Interview with Yasman Williams, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Yasman Williams, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Williams, Yasman - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • Fred Hiatt: 2013 National Book Festival

    Fred Hiatt: 2013 National Book Festival

    Fred Hiatt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hiatt, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • David Kennedy: Book Fest 07

    David Kennedy: Book Fest 07

    David Kennedy in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • My Winter in Greenland & Summer in Antarctica

    My Winter in Greenland & Summer in Antarctica

    The Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets contain 99 percent of the Earth's fresh-water ice, according to NASA scientist Lora Koenig. Changes to these regions can profoundly affect sea level and the rate ...

    • Contributor: Koenig, Lora
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-12
  • Patricia MacLachlan

    Patricia MacLachlan

    • Contributor: Maclachlan, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope

    Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope

    In 1609, Galileo constructed the first powerful telescope and started observing the heavens, which led to many monumental discoveries. He published his initial findings on the moon and the stars in 1610 ...

    • Contributor: Thaller, Michelle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-17
  • Richard Price: 2008 National Book Festival

    Richard Price: 2008 National Book Festival

    Novelist and screen writer Richard Price appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Price, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Inside the Library

    Inside the Library

    A senior cataloger and longtime docent at the Library of Congress, shares a personal perspective on the Library's historic buildings and collections.

    • Contributor: Maier, Kurt
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-06-08
  • Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 2011-05-23.

    Simeon Wright oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Wright, Simeon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23

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  • Richard Thompson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Richard Thompson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Cartoonist Richard Thompson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Thompson, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Craig Johnson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Craig Johnson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire series appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Utrecht String Quartet

    Utrecht String Quartet

    videorecording | videorecording ; 78 min | Praised for its benchmark recordings of Tchaikovsky, the Utrecht String Quartet from The Netherlands makes its first U.S. appearance in the Library of Congress in ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Daniel Kirk: 2011 National Book Festival

    Daniel Kirk: 2011 National Book Festival

    Illustrator Daniel Kirk appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kirk, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Women in Science and Engineering

    Women in Science and Engineering

    To honor women who have taken the lead in the environmental or "green" movement, the National Women's History Project chose "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet" as the 2009 theme ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-12
  • Conservation Training: Commemorating 50 Years

    Conservation Training: Commemorating 50 Years

    This 50th anniversary commemoration of New York University's graduate program in conservation features NYU alumni contributions to the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-17
  • SuperStrings: Einstein's Dream at the New Millennium

    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
  • Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix: 2010 National Book Festival

    Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix: 2010 National Bo...

    National best selling authors Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix present at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • David Nasaw: 2013 National Book Festival

    David Nasaw: 2013 National Book Festival

    David Nasaw appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nasaw, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Bernstein Meets Broadway

    Bernstein Meets Broadway

    videorecording | videorecording ; 60 min | The composer Leonard Bernstein once wrote that his now-famous "West Side Story" of 1957 included a plea for racial tolerance as materials reveal in the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Oja, Carol J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Members of "Harmonia" discuss the band's origins and the traditional folk music of Eastern Europe.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Dominique Moceanu: 2012 National Book Festival

    Dominique Moceanu: 2012 National Book Festival

    Dominique Moceanu appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Moceanu, Dominique
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Sharon Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Sharon Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Author of several books for young readers Sharon Robinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Sharon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions & Speculations

    Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questi...

    Joseph Raz delivered the second Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture in Jurisprudence on the subject of "Sovereignty & Legitimacy: On the Changing Face of Law, Questions and Speculations."

    • Contributor: Raz, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-05
  • Walter Mosely, Part 1

    Walter Mosely, Part 1

    • Contributor: Mosley, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Paul McCartney Interview: Gershwin Prize

    Paul McCartney Interview: Gershwin Prize

    Upon his receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Paul McCartney discusses his life, career and music.

    • Contributor: McCartney, Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-01
  • Dennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit Creole: Upper Louisiana French Creole Music from Missouri

    Dennis Stroughmatt et L'Esprit Creole: Upper Louisiana French...

    By an amazing string of chance events, young Dennis Stroughmatt came upon the descendants of French Midwestern settlers, and he spent over three years in southeast Missouri learning to speak Illinois French ...

    • Contributor: Stroughmatt, Dennis
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-06-21
  • R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music in a noontime concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series.

    • Contributor: Nakai, R. Carlos
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-11-17
  • The NAACP: Reflections on the First 100 Years

    The NAACP: Reflections on the First 100 Years

    In commemoration of 100 years of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), the Library of Congress sponsored the symposium "The NAACP: Reflections of the First 100 Years." The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-26
  • NBA Read to Achieve 1

    NBA Read to Achieve 1

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Donald Hall: 2006 National Book Festival

    Donald Hall: 2006 National Book Festival

    Donald Hall speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hall, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Jazz Conversation: Argentine Pianist & Composer Guillermo Klein

    Jazz Conversation: Argentine Pianist & Composer Guillermo Klein

    Argentine pianist and composer Guillermo Klein talks with Library of Congress music specialist Larry Appelbaum.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-29
  • From Oral Tradition to Critical Edition: The James Madison Carpenter Collection of Folk Music and Drama

    From Oral Tradition to Critical Edition: The James Madison Ca...

    This lecture showcases the variety and importance of the James Madison Carpenter Collection, which has been digitized and is intended for online presentation as part of the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. The talk ...

    • Contributor: Bishop, Julia
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-04-23
  • Building Model Modernities in Shanghai & Mumbai

    Building Model Modernities in Shanghai & Mumbai

    Through the unique architectures of Shanghai and Mumbai, from their imperial origins to their current building booms, Black Mountain Institute fellow Daniel Brook examines the cities' volatile, continuing experiments in forging a ...

    • Contributor: Brook, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-08
  • Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance Discovery and Gather Input for the Library's Photograph Collections

    Opening the Photo Vaults: A Web 2.0 Pilot Project to Enhance ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-29
  • Present at the Creation? Human Rights, NGOs & the Trusteeship Debate at the 1945 UN San Francisco Conference

    Present at the Creation? Human Rights, NGOs & the Trusteeship...

    Historian Elizabeth Borgwardt discusses human rights, non-governmental organizations, and the trusteeship debate at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization.

    • Contributor: Borgwardt, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-16
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 4a1. Personas: Atributos

    Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 4a1. Personas: ...

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 26 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for Spanish-speaking independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Israeli Comics of Past & Present

    Israeli Comics of Past & Present

    Drawing both from Judeo-European and American cultures, comics have been a mainstay of Israeli newspapers and readers' markets since the early 1930s. Ofer Berenstein discusses these comics, little known outside the Middle ...

    • Contributor: Berenstein, Ofer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-06
  • Liz Kessler: 2009 National Book Festival

    Liz Kessler: 2009 National Book Festival

    Known for her Emily Windsnap series, author Liz Kessler appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kessler, Liz
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kearns Goodwin, Doris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Research on Magnetic Media Deterioration Before and After 1995

    Research on Magnetic Media Deterioration Before and After 1995

    Since John van Bogart's seminal work "Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling" published by the Commission on Preservation and Access (now CLIR) in 1995, a variety of tools and techniques have been developed ...

    • Contributor: Stauderman, Sarah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-08-23
  • Strides in Neuroimaging Pose New Ethical Dilemmas

    Strides in Neuroimaging Pose New Ethical Dilemmas

    In May 2005, the Library of Congress, the Dana Foundation, Columbia University, and the National Institute of Mental Health gathered leaders in neuroscience and ethics to discuss the rights and wrongs of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-05-10
  • Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and Atlantic Performance

    Dancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and Atlantic P...

    Haiti's revolutionary origins and independence influenced its theatrical style. Kluge Fellow Peter Reed discusses the resulting perceptions of Haitians and their republic in the Atlantic world from the 1790s to the twentieth ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-30
  • Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin Opens the Literary Season

    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
  • CMA songwriters series 2011

    CMA songwriters series 2011

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 97 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Nov. 16, 2011. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - Black, Clint - Loveless, Patty - Nichols, Tim - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Kate DiCamillo

    Kate DiCamillo

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Our Place in the Universe: Cosmology from Ancient Greece to Today

    Our Place in the Universe: Cosmology from Ancient Greece to T...

    Michelle Thaller discussed how we have perceived own own place in the universe since ancient times.

    • Contributor: Thaller, Michelle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-23
  • Mapping the Moon with WALL·E

    Mapping the Moon with WALL·E

    NASA found the perfect partner in education in 2007 when the robot WALL·E, the title character in a computer-animated film from Pixar Studios, became a part of the space agency's family. WALL·E ...

    • Contributor: Delaney, Marcianna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-14
  • The Fabric of America through the Art of Arthur Szyk

    The Fabric of America through the Art of Arthur Szyk

    An illustrated lecture on the art of Arthur Szyk by Irvin Ungar.

    • Contributor: Ungar, Irvin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-06
  • David Levithan: 2012 National Book Festival

    David Levithan: 2012 National Book Festival

    David Levithan appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Levithan, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Mary Gordon: 2011 National Book Festival

    Mary Gordon: 2011 National Book Festival

    Mary Gordon appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Gordon, Mary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Giada De Laurentiis: 2013 National Book Festival

    Giada De Laurentiis: 2013 National Book Festival

    Giada De Laurentiis appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: De Laurentiis, Giada
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Managing Diversity & Social Harmony in Mauritius

    Managing Diversity & Social Harmony in Mauritius

    Roukaya Kasenally discusses her native land in a presentation on the challenges and limitations of managing diversity and social harmony in Mauritius.

    • Contributor: Kasenally, Roukaya
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-02-15
  • Kate DiCamillo: 2009 National Book Festival

    Kate DiCamillo: 2009 National Book Festival

    Teens and children's author Kate DiCamillo appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian Subcontinent - Panel I: Women and Religion

    Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian S...

    Women in the Indian subcontinent are often associated with the smiling, singing and dancing actresses who appear in Bollywood films (Indian cinema). However, throughout history women in that region have played a ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-04-20
  • To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence

    To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence

    A 2007 research report from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) about the state of reading in the United States reached three startling conclusions that are still being debated: Americans are ...

    • Contributor: Iyengar, Sunil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-08
  • The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire

    The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire

    C.M. Mayo's first novel revolves around the little-known but true story of how Emperor of Mexico Maximilian von Hapsburg and his wife, Empress Carlota, adopted a toddler in 1865 from a reluctant ...

    • Contributor: Mayo, C.M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-07-20
  • The Dickson Baseball Dictionary

    The Dickson Baseball Dictionary

    "The Dickson Baseball Dictionary" is an indispensable resource for hard-core fans as well as anyone newly interested in the national pastime. It has become an essential resource for those who love the ...

    • Contributor: Dickson, Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-15
  • Books--Before and Beyond: Publishing in the 21st Century

    Books--Before and Beyond: Publishing in the 21st Century

    Barbara Peters and Robert Rosenwald, owners of Poisoned Pen Books and Poisoned Pen Press in Scottsdale, Ariz., discussed both the mystery genre and the state of publishing in America. Drawing on their ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-07
  • Sharon Draper: 2006 National Book Festival

    Sharon Draper: 2006 National Book Festival

    Sharon Draper speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Draper, Sharon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Christopher Buckley

    Christopher Buckley

    • Contributor: Buckley, Christopher
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12