• Kim Jong-il and North Korean Films

    Suk-Young Kim, a fellow at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, presents a program that provides insight on North Korean culture, politics and the leadership of Kim Jong-il titled "Kim Jong-il and North Korean Film." The world's understanding of Kim Jong-il is often linked to his personal obsession with film, but little is known about how and why film serves as a ...

    • Contributor: Kim, Suk Young
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-26
  • White Wings on review /

    Filmed on an unidentified street in New York City, probably Fifth Avenue. Rows of men wearing the white uniforms of New York City street sweepers (known as White Wings) march by the camera. Each row has a police escort. The parade of uniformed men continues until several hundred pass. Immediately following the marching men come approximately a hundred horse-drawn two-wheel carts of the kind ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 1a. Purpose, Learning Objectives

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Shannon Hale: 2009 National Book Festival

    Young adult author Shannon Hale appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hale, Shannon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Steven Kellogg: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's author and illustrator Steven Kellogg appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kellogg, Steven
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Fred Chappell

    • Contributor: Chappell, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Images of Early African American Life

    Photographic images of African American life at the turn of the 20th century were the subject of a talk by historians David Levering Lewis and Deborah Willis. Their book, "A Small Nation of People: W.E.B. Du Bois & African American Portraits of Progress" (Amistad, 2003), is based on the Library?s collection of photographs showcased in "The Exhibit of American Negroes" at the 1900 Paris ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-29
  • Sue Monk Kidd

    • Contributor: Kidd, Sue Monk
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Brendan Carey Block: Cape Breton Fiddle Music from New Hampshire

    Brendan Carey Block, a multi-faceted fiddler from New Hampshire, performs with his father, Rich Block, on bass and Flynn Cohen on guitar.

    • Contributor: Block, Brendan Carey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-28
  • Baseball Panel

    Sharon Robinson, daughter of legendary baseball hero Jackie Robinson, moderated a panel of NPR commentators on the subject of books about baseball.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • TR calls on neighbors at Christmas, 1917 /

    Opening scene of a man, woman, and two children with presents walking up to a house in Oyster Bay, N.Y.; one child enters house, comes back out, then the woman enters; two older girls stand in doorway; TR, carrying a present, walks up to the house; final scene is of TR talking with group as they all pose while a small girl peeks out ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Coach at rural post office, U.S.P.O. /

    This section of the postal film is concerned with a stagecoach pulled by four horses arriving and delivering a pouch of mail to a rural post office for rerouting. Also visible is the post office delivery wagon.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Billy McComiskey and Brendan Mulvihill with special guests Mick Moloney and Josh Dukes

    videorecording | videorecording ; 25 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McComiskey, Billy - Mulvihill, Brendan - Moloney, Mick - Dukes, Josh
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • This Separation Forced upon Us: Philadelphia's Free Quakers and the Culture of Revolution

    Despite their history of pacifism, Philadelphia Quakers were deeply entangled in the American Revolution. When a small number of disowned Friends came together in February 1781 to form a group they called "The Society of Friends Known by Some as the Free Quakers," they were motivated by the genuine desire for shared religious communion in keeping with the "fundamental Principals" of Quakerism -- but ...

    • Contributor: Garfinkel, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-22
  • Images of America: Mount Vernon

    Author Patrick L. O'Neill, historian and archaeologist, discussed his book, "Images of America: Mount Vernon." In his lecture, he discussed how he researched diverse collections at the Library of Congress for his book and his challenges and successes locating and analyzing historic sites across the entire United States. Much of O'Neill's project research was conducted in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and ...

    • Contributor: O'Neill, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-02-10
  • John Milliken Thompson: 2011 National Book Festival

    John Milliken Thompson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Thompson, John Milliken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Clifford Browner oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Browner, Clifford - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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  • Teatro de la Luna's 19th Poetry Marathon

    In this celebration of words, the only Spanish-language poetry marathon in the country, renowned Spanish-language poets were accompanied by audience members of all ages who recited, read or interpreted their own work or that of well-known authors. Participants included Medar Serrata (Dominican Republic), Veronica Zondek, Omar Lara (Chile), Gustavo Adolfo Garces (Colombia), Rafael Bordao (Cuba), Kary Cerda (Mexico), Vanessa Droz (Puerto Rico) and Maria ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-22
  • George R.R. Martin: Book Fest 05

    Author George R.R. Martin at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: R.R. Martin, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Benjamin Alire Saenz

    • Contributor: Saenz, Benjamin Alire
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Stew

    In a special appearance, Stew discusses his career as a playwright, songwriter, poet and lyricist. Adrien-Alice Hansel talks with him about the song lyric as poem and as a dramatic text, and takes a look at some interesting recent projects -- his song cycle "Brooklyn Omnibus" and a new show written for the 2014 Oregon Shakespeare Festival, "Family Album."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-10-23
  • Women's History Month Celebration: Women's Art -- Women's Vision

    To honor "the originality, beauty, imagination and multiple dimensions of women's lives," the National Women's History Project has chosen "Women's Art: Women's Vision" as the 2008 theme for National Women's History Month. In keeping with the theme, the Library of Congress invited Deborah L. Gaston, director of education at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, to deliver the keynote address.

    • Contributor: Gaston, Deborah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-19
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works /

    A large group of men are shown performing various tasks in one room at the Westinghouse Air Brake Co. On one side, men are shown pouring a hot liquid into molds on the floor. A conveyor belt delivers items which are then taken off the belt by a man. Men on the other side of the screen appear to be lifting items out of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Web Research: What's New in 2004

    Chris Sherman and Gary Price discuss the rapidly evolving landscape of web search and its role for the online researcher.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-01-29
  • The River Boys Polka Band

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 21, 2006. (Date). This type of polka music and dance is called "Dutch hop" and is found in Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming. "Dutch" refers to its German origins. (Content). This performance is predominantly instrumental with some songs. (Content). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - River Boys Polka Band - Schmer, Robert - Beitz , David - Hergenreder , Jerry - Deines, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006