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  • Jon Kabat-Zinn: Book Fest 05

    Jon Kabat-Zinn: Book Fest 05

    Author Jon Kabat-Zinn at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Kabat Zinn, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

    Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

    • Contributor: Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia Sullivan in New York, New York, 2010-10-23.

    Robert L. Carter oral history interview conducted by Patricia...

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L. - Sullivan, Patricia - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-23

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  • Daniel De Simone: 2013 National Book Festival

    Daniel De Simone: 2013 National Book Festival

    Daniel De Simone appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: De Simone, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • 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 by the collections management community to identify magnetic media collections that are at risk and conduct conservation activities. One important tool is the videotape identification guide, www.video-id.com/, which was prepared by the ...

    • Contributor: Stauderman, Sarah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-08-23
  • Mark Teague: 2013 National Book Festival

    Mark Teague: 2013 National Book Festival

    Mark Teague appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Teague, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms

    I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms

    The Book of Psalms is probably the best-known book of the Hebrew Bible. In her new book, "I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms," author and artist Debra Band has selected 36 of the most well-known of the 150 psalms to interpret and illustrate. Published by the Jewish Publication Society, "I Will Wake the Dawn" contains two illuminations for each psalm on facing pages: ...

    • Contributor: Band, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-17
  • Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. /

    Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. /

    The film shows a man carrying a mail sack. He climbs the stairs of a front porch, rings a doorbell, and a woman comes to the door. The postman hands her something, turns around, and walks down the stairs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Jeff Kinney: 2009 National Book Festival

    Jeff Kinney: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author Jeff Kinney appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kinney, Jeff
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • [TR's inaugural ceremony, 1905] /

    [TR's inaugural ceremony, 1905] /

    On Mar. 4, 1905, TR is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. with much celebration and fanfare. TR rides in an open landau on Fifteenth St., NW, escorted by mounted Rough Riders; Secret Service men and detectives walk on either side of the carriage; TR tips his hat to the crowd. Sitting beside him is Sen. John C. Spooner of Wis., Chairman of the joint Congressional ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Who Left the Freezer Door Open?  What the Poles Are Telling Us About Climate Change

    Who Left the Freezer Door Open? What the Poles Are Telling U...

    NASA scientist Robert A. Bindschadler discussed the latest space-based observations on the warming of the polar regions in a lecture at the Library of Congress. Bindschadler delivered his talk titled "Who Left the Freezer Door Open? What the Poles Are Telling Us About Climate Change" -- the first lecture in a series of programs about cutting-edge science presented through a partnership between the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Bindschadler, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-01-24
  • TR's reception in Albuquerque, N.M., 1916 /

    TR's reception in Albuquerque, N.M., 1916 /

    TR is cordially received on October 23, 1916 in Albuquerque, N.M. where he speaks on behalf of the Republican presidential candidate, Charles Evans Hughes, and attacks President Wilson's Mexican policies. There are long shots of TR being greeted in the courtyard of the Alvarado Hotel; TR walks with a group of men that includes former Rough Rider George Curry, appointed territorial Governor of New ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Resisting Imperialism, Resisting Decolonization: Making China from the Ruins of the Qing, 1912-1949

    Resisting Imperialism, Resisting Decolonization: Making China...

    Kenneth Pomeranz discusses the development of China in the early part of the 20th Century.

    • Contributor: Pomeranz, Kenneth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-23
  • Militant Publics: Physical Training, Guerilla-Styled Protest, and 'Civic' Violence in Gujarat, India

    Militant Publics: Physical Training, Guerilla-Styled Protest,...

    Prof. Arafaat A. Valiani gives a lecture drawing upon his current book project which ethnographically and historically investigates how practices of physical training have produced novel forms of civic conduct that are tied to public performances of violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat. In his Kluge presentation, Prof. Valiani historically situates neighborhood-based physical training, which has been organized by the contemporary Hindu ...

    • Contributor: Valiani, Arafaat
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-14
  • The Profound Impact of Stress: Human Biology & Social Implications for the Individual and Society (2)

    The Profound Impact of Stress: Human Biology & Social Implica...

    Second of two days on the role of stress role in the health of the individual, as well as of society as a whole. Topics included "Stress and Society" and "Stress and Resilience." Speakers included Margaret Ensminger (Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health), Fabrizio Benedetti (University of Turin Medical School & National Institute of Neuroscience, Italy), Robert Schneider (Maharishi University of Management), ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-27
  • Laborlore: Social Justice, the Environment and the Ethics of Collaboration

    Laborlore: Social Justice, the Environment and the Ethics of ...

    The panel examines the work that the participants have done in mining communities in the US South and West by beginning with a consideration of pioneer scholar George Korson, one of the most prolific collectors and publishers of mining folksong, folklore and cultural history. By linking Korson's focus on local economic and political concerns to larger global environmental and human rights issues in contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Balla Kouyate & World Vision: Traditional Malian Music from Massachusetts

    Balla Kouyate & World Vision: Traditional Malian Music from M...

    Balla Kouyate is a griot and virtuoso player of the balaphon. Considered the predecessor of the xylophone and the first Mande instrument, the balafon is made up of wood slats of varying lengths. The slats are secured over two rows of calabash gourds, which serve as natural amplifiers. Each gourd is punctured with small holes over which Balla places thin plastic tape. The vibrating ...

    • Contributor: Kouyate, Balla
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-04-28
  • Ella Lola, a la Trilby / Catalog Record

    Ella Lola, a la Trilby /

    A young, dark-haired woman performs a dance inspired by George du Maurier's character Trilby, in an early modern dance style reminiscent of Isadora Duncan. She dances barefoot without stockings and is dressed in a long, flowing gown bound across the bosom in Grecian style, with inside fringe and a draped cape hooked to her wrist. She also wears what appears to be a garland ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Marie Arana: 2006 National Book Festival

    Marie Arana: 2006 National Book Festival

    Marie Arana speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Pennsylvania Tunnel excavation /

    Pennsylvania Tunnel excavation /

    This film employs a 180-degree pan shot of the excavation site of New York's Pennsylvania Station, and includes shots of the narrow-gauge train used to haul debris from the tunnels under construction. Work began in 1904, and when completed in September of 1910 the station would span from 31st to 33rd Streets, and from 7th to 8th Avenue, an area of approximately 300,000 square ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Maggie Stiefvater: 2012 National Book Festival

    Maggie Stiefvater: 2012 National Book Festival

    Maggie Stiefvater appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stiefvater, Maggie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • The Library of Congress and Sloan Foundation Book Scanning Project

    The Library of Congress and Sloan Foundation Book Scanning Pr...

    Discussed is the Scanning for Access Program in partnership with Internet Archive and sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

    • Contributor: Chaletzky, Aaron
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-08-06
  • The Growth of a Squiggly Letter Language Collection: Armenian at the Library of Congress

    The Growth of a Squiggly Letter Language Collection: Armenian...

    Levon Avdoyan discusses the establishment and growth of the Library's Armenian language collections.

    • Contributor: Avdoyan, Levon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-08-29
  • Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist

    Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist

    Marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of political cartoonist Herbert Block, authors Haynes Johnson and Harry L. Katz discuss their book "HERBLOCK: The Life and Works of the Great Political Cartoonist," published by the Library of Congress and Herb Block Foundation, in association with W.W. Norton & Company. Arranged chronologically, the book illustrates the influence of history on Herblock's work as well as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-15
  • Patricia Smith: 2009 National Book Festival

    Patricia Smith: 2009 National Book Festival

    Poet Patricia Smith appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smith, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Interview with José James

    Interview with José James

    The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with singer and songwriter José James.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-12
  • Preserving At-Risk Digital Social Science Data: The Data-PASS Project

    Preserving At-Risk Digital Social Science Data: The Data-PASS...

    Myron P. Gutmann, professor of history and director of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan and the principal investigator of the Data-PASS partnership with the Library's National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (www.digitalpreservation.gov), gives a briefing on how the project is acquiring and preserving at-risk digital opinion polls, voting records, large-scale surveys and other social ...

    • Contributor: Gutmann, Myron
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-01-26
  • Raina Telgemeier: 2014 National Book Festival

    Raina Telgemeier: 2014 National Book Festival

    Author and cartoonist Raina Telgemeier appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Telgemeier, Raina
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Vivek Tiwary & Kyle Baker: 2014 National Book Festival

    Vivek Tiwary & Kyle Baker: 2014 National Book Festival

    Vivek Tiwary and Kyle Baker appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • International Literacy Day Celebration 2012

    International Literacy Day Celebration 2012

    The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress hosted a program in recognition of International Literacy Day that included a discussion on preparing teachers for Common Core Standards excellence in the classroom. Speakers included John Y. Cole, Carrice Cummings, Jill Lewis-Spector, Jane Hansen, Greg Mullenholz, Carol da Silva, Marcie Craig Post, Rich Carson, Adam Ray, Kathy Davin and Susan Bodenner.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • Rick Atkinson: 2008 National Book Festival

    Rick Atkinson: 2008 National Book Festival

    Journalist Rick Atkinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Atkinson, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative

    Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative

    The Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative is a collaborative project to provide training in conservation, documentation and cataloging practice to forward the preservation of the museum's collection of more than 470,000 photographs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-11
  • 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: James Patterson & Closing

    2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: James Patterson & C...

    Best-selling author and literacy advocate James Patterson was a featured speaker at the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.

    • Contributor: Patterson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-04
  • The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

    The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

    Margaret (Peggy) Wagner discusses "The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War" in commemoration the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Wagner, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-12
  • Honoring Our Present and Leading Our Future

    Honoring Our Present and Leading Our Future

    U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona opened the Library?s 2003 National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a keynote address.

    • Contributor: Caramona, Richard H.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-09-17
  • President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American Exposition /

    President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American E...

    "The President is seen on the reviewing stand at the Stadium, escorted by President Milburn, of the Pan-American Exposition, Secretary Cortelyou, and other noted persons. He removes his silk hat as the troops march by and politely bows to the great audience as they cheer and encore. President McKinley and party form the left foreground of our picture while the troops march by in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • Harmonia, an oral history interview with group members conducted by Theadocia Austen, Catalog Record

    Harmonia, an oral history interview with group members conduc...

    Oral history interview with three members of the musical group Harmonia: Walt Mikhailovich, Alexander Fedoriouk, and Andrei Pidkivka, regarding learning folk and classical music and playing music as part of community life among Slavic Americans in Cleveland, Ohio and other cities and towns in the central and northeastern United States. They discuss their varied repertoire of older music and music of diverse ethnic groups ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Prime Minister of Barbados

    Prime Minister of Barbados

    The Right Honorable Owen Seymour Arthur, Prime Minister of Barbados, came to the Library of Congress to deliver an historic address concerning the formation and evolution of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). As prime minister with responsibility for CSME, his presentation focused upon the development and evolution of a transnational union of Caribbean countries comprising, in 2007, ...

    • Contributor: Arthur, Owen Seymour
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-18
  • Strickland v. Washington Conference: Keynote Address

    Strickland v. Washington Conference: Keynote Address

    The Law Library and the Constitution Project cosponsored a day-long conference on the right to the effective assistance of counsel and, in particular, the case of Strickland v. Washington. Sandra Day O'Connor, retired Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, provided the keynote address and took questions from the audience. Justice O'Connor spoke of the impact of Strickland v. Washington and cited it as one ...

    • Contributor: O'Connor, Sandra Day
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-07
  • Giannina Braschi: 2012 National Book Festival

    Giannina Braschi: 2012 National Book Festival

    Giannina Braschi appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Braschi, Giannina
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Okee Dokee Brothers (Sat): 2012 National Book Festival

    Okee Dokee Brothers (Sat): 2012 National Book Festival

    The Okee Dokee Brothers perform on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival (Saturday).

    • Contributor: Okee Dokee Brothers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Why Rancher Les Stewart Shuns New Technology for Branding

    Why Rancher Les Stewart Shuns New Technology for Branding

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] landing at Ellis Island /

    Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] landing at Ellis Island /

    From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: EMIGRANTS LANDING AT ELLIS ISLAND. Shows a large open barge loaded with people of every nationality, who have just arrived from Europe, disembarking at Ellis Island, N.Y. A most interesting and typical scene. Length 140 feet. Class B. $16.80. The film opens with a view of the steam ferryboat "William Myers," laden with passengers, approaching a dock ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band (Sun.): 2012 National Book Festival

    Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band (Sun.): 2012 National Book F...

    Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival (Sunday).

    • Contributor: Diaz, Lucky
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Tying a Scarf

    Tying a Scarf

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Marshall, Howard W. - Gastañaga, Linda - Ahlborn, Richard E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978-07-25
  • 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 Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-08
  • Caicedo (with pole) /

    Caicedo (with pole) /

    From Raff & Gammon price list: The "King of the Wire" in his marvelous slack wire performance. $10.00.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Who Are the Copts?

    Who Are the Copts?

    Bishop Angaelos delivered a presentation on the Copts, the native Christians of Egypt.

    • Contributor: Angaelos, Bishop
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-21
  • A Wrinkle in Time: 2012 National Book Festival

    A Wrinkle in Time: 2012 National Book Festival

    At the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Hope Larson, Anita Silvey and Leonard Marcus discuss the classic book "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle upon its 50th anniversary.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Rosalynn Carter Book Talk

    Rosalynn Carter Book Talk

    Former First lady Rosalynn Carter came to the Library on May 10 to discuss her new book, "Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis" (Rodale Press). Her Books & Beyond program, sponsored by the Center for the Book, drew an invited audience of friends and fans to the Montpelier Room. Commenting on mental health issues, Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) preceded Mrs. Carter's lecture.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-05
  • The  McIntosh County Shouters

    The McIntosh County Shouters

    The McIntosh County Shouters perform ring shouts from Georgia at the Library of Congress, December 2, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Date). December 2, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Mcintosh County Shouters (Musical Group)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Branding, Ninety-Six Ranch

    Branding, Ninety-Six Ranch

    • Contributor: Northrup, Tex - Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-16
  • Robert L. Carter: Book Fest 05

    Robert L. Carter: Book Fest 05

    Author Robert L. Carter at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • David Maraniss: 2008 National Book Festival

    David Maraniss: 2008 National Book Festival

    Reporter David Maraniss appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Maraniss, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor: Book Fest 05

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor: Book Fest 05

    Author Phyllis Reynolds Naylor at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Reynolds Naylor, Phyllis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Mars Update: James Garvin

    Mars Update: James Garvin

    What have scientists learned so far about Mars? Does life exist there? Will human beings someday colonize the Red Planet? NASA scientist James B. Garvin speaks about recent research and plans for Mars exploration.

    • Contributor: Garvin, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-17
  • Roxana Robinson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Roxana Robinson: 2013 National Book Festival

    Roxana Robinson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson, Roxana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Electronic Resources Online Catalog

    Electronic Resources Online Catalog

    The Library's Electronic Resources Online Catalog has been accessible both on- and off-site since September 30, 2010. Learn more about this valuable research tool that provides expanded access to Library of Congress licensed databases, indexing and abstracting services, and full-text reference resources, including electronic books, serials and staff-recommended free resources.

    • Contributor: Scanlon, Donna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-08-09
  • Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and Tombak Music from Illinois

    Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and T...

    Persian hammered dulcimer (santour) virtuoso Kiu Haghighi is accompanied by Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh on the tombak, a Persian drum.

    • Contributor: Haghighi, Kiu
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-20
  • America Between the Wars

    America Between the Wars

    The 12-year period between the end of the Cold War and the destruction of the Twin Towers was perceived as calm and peaceful. Yet foreign-policy experts say these were pivotal years in shaping America's role in the world. Derek Chollet and James Goldgeier examined those years in a lecture at the Library of Congress on their new book "America Between the Wars." The event ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-12
  • Lisa Scottoline: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lisa Scottoline appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scottoline, Lisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 17, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Flippen, Benton - Smokey Valley Boys - Clifton, Verlen - Brown, Paul - Bode, Frank
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Hispanic Americans in Congress 1922-2012

    Hispanic Americans in Congress 1922-2012

    Terrance Rucker and Tracy North present this recently published comprehensive history that highlights the accomplishments of the Hispanic Americans who have served in Congress, from Delegate Joseph M. Hernandez of Florida in 1822 to the freshman Members of the 112th Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-01
  • Tetouan, Morocco: Its Specificity and World Cultural Heritage Dimension

    Tetouan, Morocco: Its Specificity and World Cultural Heritage...

    Tetouan is the largest North Moroccan Mediterranean city, but it is not one of nation's larger, famous or glamorous cities. Yet Tetouan stands out for its incredible capacity to incorporate Andalusian, Ottoman, Arab and Middle Eastern, Berber or Amazgh, Jewish, European Christian cultural elements into one predominantly Arabic and Islamic society and culture. M'hammad Benaboud of the Tetouan Asmir Association presents the multi-dimensional essence ...

    • Contributor: Benaboud, M'Hammed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-21
  • Alice McDermott: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alice McDermott: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alice McDermott speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • [Scenes of the British royal family] /

    [Scenes of the British royal family] /

    Queen Mary, King George in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, members of the Royal family, a clergyman, and other unidentified people are walking in procession into St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. The occasion is probably "Remembrance Day," Aug. 4, 1918, the fourth anniversary of World War I. The Royal family, joined by the two Houses of Parliament and representatives of the overseas ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Junot Díaz: 2009 National Book Festival

    Junot Díaz: 2009 National Book Festival

    Fiction author and 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: D&Iacute - Az, Junot
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Mary & Gretel /

    Mary & Gretel /

    From Origin of American animation 1900-1921 notes: Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden in this surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title. From J. McIntire, Silent animated films at the Library of Congress: Mary & Gretel explore the forest and come across Rip Van Winkle, drunken woodsmen, and a bunny. They pluck magic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles] /

    Keeping up with the Joneses. [Women's styles] /

    A domestic comedy about the McGinis family--husband Aloysius, wife Clarice, daughter Julie, and housemaid Belladonna. The simple story lines often parody society's concern with material goods as an indicator of social standing, but the series was not as narrowly focused as the title implies. The Joneses were the McGinis's neighbors, but were not depicted. They were referred to as objects of envy, with whom ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Hardcover Mysteries at the Library

    Hardcover Mysteries at the Library

    The Library of Congress, as part of its special celebration of the 10th annual National Book Festival, joined with the national television channel Investigation Discovery to host "Hardcover Mysteries." Mystery authors David Baldacci, Sandra Brown and Kathy Reichs discussed their writing careers, the inspirations for their books and the crossover of fact and fiction.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-20
  • Poet Robert Hass Moderates River of Words Awards Ceremony

    Poet Robert Hass Moderates River of Words Awards Ceremony

    Winners and finalists of the 2008 River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Contest were honored at a ceremony. The ceremony, hosted by the Center for the Book, was moderated by Robert Hass, River of Words co-founder, former U.S. Poet Laureate and recent winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Poetry. The ceremony featured young people from throughout the country ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-12
  • John Feinstein: Book Fest 05

    John Feinstein: Book Fest 05

    Author John Feinstein at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Feinstein, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • D.J. MacHale: 2013 National Book Festival

    D.J. MacHale: 2013 National Book Festival

    D.J. MacHale appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Machale, D.J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Simon Schama: 2009 National Book Festival

    Simon Schama: 2009 National Book Festival

    Professor and history author Simon Schama appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Schama, Simon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • James McBride

    James McBride

    • Contributor: McBride, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Patricia Schultz: Book Fest 07

    Patricia Schultz: Book Fest 07

    Patricia Schultz in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Schultz, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in Washington, D.C., 2010-12-30.

    Lawrence Guyot oral history interview conducted by Julian Bon...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Bond, Julian - Guyot, Lawrence
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-12-30

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  • Daniel Silva: Book Fest 07

    Daniel Silva: Book Fest 07

    Daniel Silva in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Silva, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Exchange of mail at rural P.O., U.S.P.O. /

    Exchange of mail at rural P.O., U.S.P.O. /

    The opening scene shows a yard in front of what seems to be a two-story house. A small boy is standing in front of the house near a post box fastened to one of the columns supporting the roof of the building. A horse-drawn rural delivery wagon drives up and a man gets out, delivers mail, gets back in, and drives the wagon out ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Co. works /

    Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Co. works /

    A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is seen walking through a few times, once stopping to look at one of the men's writings.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • A Talk with Sebastian Currier

    A Talk with Sebastian Currier

    Composer Sebastian Currier talks about his new work ("Xenakis Remix," performed later that evening) and his career.

    • Contributor: Currier, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-06
  • Sagas and the Icelandic Manuscript Tradition

    Sagas and the Icelandic Manuscript Tradition

    The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Sagas and the Icelandic Manuscript Tradition," featured Stef??n Karlsson, Iceland: "The Manuscript Tradition of the Icelandic Sagas"; Rudolf Simek, Austria: "Sagas, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-05-24
  • Naval sham battle at Newport /

    Naval sham battle at Newport /

    From Edison films catalog: Showing the attacking forces drawn up in line of battle. They immediately commence firing on the shore batteries. The batteries return the fire with telling effect, but are at last silenced by the overwhelming forces of the enemy. In the distance can be seen the ruins of a bridge destroyed by the invading forces. The smoke thickens as the firing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 25th Infantry /

    25th Infantry /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: Gen. Frederick D. Grant and Gen. A.S. Burt [commander of the 25th Infantry Regiment] returning from Mt. Ariat [sic], at the head of the famous 25th Infantry, colored.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Jon Scieszka: 2009 National Book Festival

    Jon Scieszka: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's author Jon Scieszka appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Sara Paretsky: 2011 National Book Festival

    Sara Paretsky: 2011 National Book Festival

    Mystery writer Sara Paretsky appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Paretsky, Sara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Alexander McCall Smith: 2008 National Book Festival

    Alexander McCall Smith: 2008 National Book Festival

    Alexander McCall Smith speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smith, Alexander Mccall
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Carolyn G. Hart: Bookfest 03

    Carolyn G. Hart: Bookfest 03

    Carolyn G. Hart in a presentation at the 2003 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Hart, Carolyn G.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    The subject is the delivery of the U.S. mail in a rural area. The camera was positioned in full sight of a standard rural free delivery post box located in front of a well-kept house and garden. A small boy and girl walk past the camera position in front of the mail box. At that moment, a standard rural horse-drawn postal delivery wagon comes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith

    Cynthia Leitich Smith

    Cynthia Leitich Smith developed an interest in writing children's literature at a young age. She was "Dear Gabby" for her sixth grade newspaper, and she edited her junior high and high school newspapers. Following graduation from journalism school at the University of Kansas and from Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, she began writing fiction. She is recipient of the 2001 Wordcraft Circle Award ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Cynthia Leitich
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Library of Congress Officially Received 1507 Waldseemuller World Map

    Library of Congress Officially Received 1507 Waldseemuller Wo...

    The 1507 world map by Martin Waldseemuller is often called "America's Birth Certificate," because it is the first document on which the name "America" appears. German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially transferred the map to the Library of Congress in April 2007. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer accepted the map on behalf of the U.S. government, and Merkel, Hoyer and Librarian of Congress James H. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-04-30
  • Towards a Multi-Functional Mass Deacidification Process Using Aminoalkylalkoxysilanes

    Towards a Multi-Functional Mass Deacidification Process Using...

    Herve Cheradame discussed his current research on the use of aminoalkylalkoxysilanes in paper conservation. Several experiments were described, leading to discussion of the role of the structure of the molecule responsible for the deacidification effect and the improvement of mechanical properties, as well as the role of residual moisture and the role of the solvent in paper deacidification. Potential implications for the use of ...

    • Contributor: Cheradame, Herve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-08
  • Nancy Milford

    Nancy Milford

    • Contributor: Milford, Nancy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Next Stop, Italy

    Next Stop, Italy

    To celebrate 2013 as Year of Italian Culture in the United States, a panel discussed "Next Stop, Italy," a book of photos and poetry designed to celebrate Italy's less familiar, unexpected beauties. Panelists included film/photography critic William Gilcher, poet/radio host Grace Cavalieri, Italian cultural attache Renato Miracco, and contributors Verna Curtis and Dolores Kendrick.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-04
  • Chaplains: Reflections from the Past

    Chaplains: Reflections from the Past

    Retired military chaplains from various branches of service discuss chaplaincy from a historical perspective and share their experiences of service.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-02-15
  • Preconcert Talk: David Nelson & Chaya Czernowin

    Preconcert Talk: David Nelson & Chaya Czernowin

    Composer Chaya Czernowin and Orchestra 2001 percussionist David Nelson discuss an evening concert of works by George Crumb and a Library of Congress Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music commission by Czernowin, "Slow Summer Stay II: Lakes" (2012).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-03
  • Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 1)

    Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 1)

    The Library sponsored an all-day symposium commemorating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Commemorating the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's first inaugural address, Harold Holzer presented a talk titled "Lincoln Comes to Washington: The Journey of a President-Elect." Holzer, co-chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and senior vice president for external affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is author, co-author, or editor of 33 ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-04
  • The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, morning)

    The Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-...

    Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and its multifaceted legacy. (Day 2, morning)

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-07
  • Bolivar: American Liberator

    Bolivar: American Liberator

    Author and journalist Marie Arana discusses the adventurous and volatile life of Simon Bolivar, who famously liberated much of Latin America from Spain.

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-06