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  • The History of Education in Jamaica

    Anthony S. Johnson, Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States, delivered a lecture titled "The History of Education in Jamaica."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-21
  • Saga Literature and Its Relation to Modern Visual Arts and Music

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-05-25
  • Michelle Singletary: 2008 National Book Festival

    Financial expert Michelle Singletary appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Singletary, Michelle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Law Day 2007: Perspectives on Childhood and the Law

    The Law Library of Congress and the American Bar Association Division for Public Education commemorated Law Day with a panel discussion on "Perspectives on Childhood and the Law." Law Librarian of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-05-01
  • 2008 Kluge Prize Ceremony

    Peter Robert Lamont Brown and Romila Thapar were awarded the 2008 Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-12-10
  • What's in a Name? AIDS, Vernacular Risk Perception and the Culture of Ownership

    Since reports of the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s, contemporary, or "urban," legends about origins of the virus, modes of transmission, deliberate infection, withheld treatment and minority genocide have ...

    • Contributor: Goldstein, Diane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-04
  • Forum on Education and the Economy: Gov. Roy Romer

    Education reform has been a policy focus in the United States since "A Nation at Risk" was released in 1983. Despite the best of intentions and large investments by both the public ...

    • Contributor: Romer, Roy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-27
  • Orphan Works 3: The Role of Private & Public Registries

    One question regarding orphan works is the role public and private registries might play in any orphan works solution. The most obvious of these registries, the Copyright Office's own registration and recordation ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-10
  • Avenues to Library Services: User Preferences

    A model depicting customers of library reference services and the librarians providing these services in both synchronous and asynchronous settings was presented and explored.

    • Contributor: Kaske, Neal
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-01-15
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Arthur, Owen Seymour
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-18
  • Do The Write Thing

    Approximately 60 middle school students accompanied by their families gathered at the Library of Congress to celebrate as winners of the "Do the Write Thing Challenge." A primary initiative of the National ...

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-22
  • 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
  • Michael Dobbs: 2008 National Book Festival

    Reporter Michael Dobbs speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dobbs, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country

    Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) discussed, "American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country." "American Heroines" is a blend of biography, history and personal memoir that profiles notable American women from ...

    • Contributor: Hutchison, Kay Bailey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-14
  • A Place for the Arts: The MacDowell Colony, 1907-2007

    Founded in 1907, The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, N.H., was the first artists' residency program in America and is the model for hundreds of others. The vision of founders Edward McDowell and ...

    • Contributor: Rausch, Robin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-10-30
  • Amadou Koné

    A conversation with novelist and scholar Amadou Kone of Côte d'Ivoire.

    • Contributor: Kon&Eacute - , Amadou
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-25
  • One Place: Paul Kwilecki & Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia

    While Paul Kwilecki (1928-2009) ranks among the most important American documentary photographers of the twentieth century, he is also one of the least well-known. "One Place" is about the evolution of an ...

    • Contributor: Rankin, Tom
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-30
  • Ethnography, Identity and Ethnohistory: Studying Narrative in Contemporary and Colonial Tlaxcala, Mexico

    Each year, indigenous languages around the world disappear with the death of their last living speaker. Jacqueline Messing believes that it is imperative for the social sciences and humanities to explain how ...

    • Contributor: Messing, Jacqueline
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-24
  • What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

    A discussion of what preoccupied Chinese and Western survivors of one of the most brutal civil wars in human history.

    • Contributor: Meyer Fong, Tobie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-22
  • The Druze Heritage: Part II

    The Druze are a thousand-year-old religious community of the Middle East, whose members today live primarily in Lebanon, Syria and Israel, while others have emigrated to the United States, Europe and Africa. ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-07