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  • David McCullough on John Adams

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington engages noted author and historian David MCullough in a discussion on John Adams.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-14
  • ISSN: Super Number for the Digital Environment

    Learn about the work of the U.S. ISSN Center and the various ways the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) contributes to identification, access, and data linking at LC and in the worldwide digital environment. ISSN is the premier international identifier for serials and other continuing resources in all formats. The Library of Congress has hosted the U.S. ISSN Center for the benefit of the ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Regina Romano
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-10
  • Nathaniel Philbrick: 2006 National Book Festival

    Nathaniel Philbrick speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Philbrick, Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • 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
  • Carmen Agra Deedy: Bookfest 02

    Carmen Agra Deedy in a presentation at the 2002 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Deedy, Carmen Agra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Letters About Literature

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Edna Buchanan

    • Contributor: Buchanan, Edna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Marilyn Nelson & Timothy Basil Ering: 2010 National Book Festival

    National best-selling authors Marilyn Nelson and Timothy Basil Ering appear at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Fashion & Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

    Regina Root discusses her new book "Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina" (University of Minnesota Press, 2010).

    • Contributor: Root, Regina
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-07
  • Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa

    Writer/editor Frank Stewart and scholar/translator Katsunori Yamazato read from the MANOA special feature "Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa" and participated in a moderated discussion with poet Brenda Shaughnessy.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-11
  • Larry King Magna Carta Public Service Announcement

    Television and radio host Larry King announces the upcoming Library of Congress exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."

    • Contributor: King, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-11
  • Jonathan Larson: The Man Who Died Too Young

    Mark Horowitz discusses the life and work of Jonathan Larson, composer of the hit musical "Rent."

    • Contributor: Horowitz, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-09
  • James L. Swanson: 2013 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • History and the Mystery

    What do Sir Walter Raleigh, Harry Houdini, Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Jefferson and a current-day vintner from Virginia have in common? They are characters who show up in historical mysteries and are the topic of discussion among a panel of authors. Writers Louis Bayard, Ellen Crosby and Daniel Stashower share their insights on writing mysteries. They discuss inspiration for plots and characters; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-23
  • 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 land nearby are generating questions about the sustainability of current land-use practices. NASA scientist Eric Brown de Colstoun discusses this research.

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

    Biographer Justin Martin appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Martin, Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • The Bayard Rustin Papers

    An examination of Bayard Rustin's involvement in the Civil Rights movement. Rustin (1912-1987) was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism and non-violence, and gay rights.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-28
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 1a. Objectivos de aprendizaje

    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 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • Craig Robinson: 2010 National Book Festival

    Basketball player and coach Craig Robinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Robinson , Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Salman Rushdie: 2008 National Book Festival

    Salman Rushdie appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Rushdie, Salman
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Documenting the Freedom Struggle in Southwest Georgia

    Glen Pearcy and David Cline discuss Pearcy's documentary work with the Southwest Georgia Project, which documented local people at work and in their homes during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

    • Contributor: Pearcy, Glen
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-02-27
  • Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth, Part I

    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 Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth," featured Jenny Jochens, United States: "Gudridr Thorbjarnardottir: Transmitter of Pagan Culture and Christian ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-05-24
  • 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
  • Expedition to the Equator: A Scientific Adventure Story

    Ricardo V. Luna holds a conversation with Larrie D. Ferreiro, whose latest book describes an 18th-century scientific expedition to the equator to determine the true shape of the Earth. Ferreiro's new book tells the story of a 10-year scientific expedition to the equator to resolve the mystery surrounding the shape of the Earth. It was known that the Earth was not a perfect sphere, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-25
  • Eisner on the Graphic Novel

    Will Eisner, universally acknowledged as one of the great masters of comic book art, discussed the graphic novel.

    • Contributor: Eisner, Will
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-01