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  • "The Exquisite Corpse" Presentation: 2009 National Book Festival

    Authors of this story talk about their own books as well as writing "The Exquisite Corpse."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Melting Pot America: 2015 National Book Festival

    Ray Suarez, Erika Lee & Tom Gjelten present a dynamic portrait of America as the world's melting pot at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Latin American Poetry for the World - An Anthology

    World-renowned Latin American poets recite their poems in Spanish.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-04
  • Liberty or Death: Slaves' Suicides & the Fight to Destroy American Slavery

    As northern abolitionists set about trying to exploit mass media to denounce and destroy American slavery, they found themselves wrestling with the problem of slave suicide. Was it an act of principled resistance to tyranny that struck at the heart of the plantation economy? Or was it a measure of abject victimhood that begged to be mourned and avenged through humanitarian intervention? Kluge Fellow ...

    • Contributor: Bell, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-08-18
  • Marc Brown and Judy Sierra: 2008 National Book Festival

    Children's author and illustrator Marc Brown and author Judy Sierra appear at the 2008 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • FRBR: Things You Should Know, But Were Afraid to Ask

    This presentation for non-catalogers is intended to present basic concepts and benefits of using the FRBR conceptual model (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) in resource discovery systems.

    • Contributor: Tillett, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-04
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 4b. Personas: Construcción

    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 & 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
  • The Druze Heritage: Part I

    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. Their historical and intellectual legacy was examined by 10 scholars from the U.S. and Middle East who participated in a symposium at the Library of Congress. The event was sponsored by the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-07
  • The Need for Global Democratic Governance: The Perspective from Latin America

    Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a sociologist, politician and president of Brazil from 1994 to 2002, delivered the fourth annual Kissinger Lecture on Foreign Policy and International Relations.

    • Contributor: Cardoso, Fernando Henrique
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-02-22
  • Africa: Re-Sourcing History

    David Birmingham presents a lecture on "Africa: Re-Sourcing History."

    • Contributor: Birmingham, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-14
  • 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
  • How Different Jurisdictions Treat Foreign Law: Panel

    Three speakers discussed "How Different Jurisdictions Treat Foreign Law In Their Jurisprudence" at the Law Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-23
  • Forum on Artists and Technology

    A public presentation by composers Steve Antosca and Roger Reynolds, moderated by Professor Thomas DeLio from the University of Maryland, College Park. This event is part of Changes: Seasons, a spring 2010 series of lectures, workshops, forums and performances focusing on current and historical trends in the use of technology in music, as well as the role that performance spaces play in the dissemination ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-03
  • 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 East, that open an interesting window into Israeli society, past and present.

    • Contributor: Berenstein, Ofer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-06
  • A Conversation with Betty Friedan

    The Library of Congress Women's History Month Planning Committee presented a Conversation with Betty Friedan.

    • Contributor: Friedan, Betty
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-10
  • Big Data & the Linkage of Federal Data Resources for Biodiversity Science

    Gerald Guala discussed big data in Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) and highlighted efforts to link related data across the Federal system led by the working group on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Informatics.

    • Contributor: Guala, Gerald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-21
  • Pat Mora: Book Fest 05

    Author Pat Mora at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mora, Pat
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /

    The first sequence (ca. 49 ft.), views of President William McKinley speaking, may be unrelated footage. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, l90l inaugural festivities. A mounted military unit rides through what is probably the court of honor, the area on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Fifteenth to Seventeenth Sts.; the President and ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Roosevelt, Theodore - Hanna, Marcus Alonzo - Paramount Pictures Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Patrick O'Connell

    • Contributor: O'Connell, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Ethics, Politics & Institutions: A Moral Vocabulary for Modern Democracy

    Robin Lovin discusses how to re-introduce a moral vocabulary into contemporary politics.

    • Contributor: Lovin, Robin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-23
  • Natasinh Dancers and Musicians

    The Natasinh Dancers and Musicians performed Lao music and dance from Iowa, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Lao Natasinh Dance Troupe of Iowa, based in Des Moines, is a group of Lao dancers and musicians trained in the Natasinh style of performance--the traditional forms, techniques and character of performing arts taught at the Ecole National de ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2006-07-26
  • The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings & the American Experience

    Stephen Wade presents a talk related to the research for his recent book, "The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience," which takes as its starting point 13 iconic performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and onto the Great Plains. Through decades of research ...

    • Contributor: Wade, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-27
  • Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05

    Author Joseph J. Ellis at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Ellis, Joseph J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Capital Drawings: Architectural Designs for Washington, D.C.

    "Capital Drawings: Architectural Designs for Washington, D.C., from the Library of Congress" was published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in association with the Library. Edited by C. Ford Peatross, the Library's curator of architecture, design and engineering collections in the Prints and Photographs Division, "Capital Drawings" features drawings for some of Washington's most important buildings, monuments and memorials as well as anonymous structures ...

    • Contributor: Peatross, Ford
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-10-11
  • Italy's Gastronomic Traditions

    Food historian Francine Segan discussed Italian cuisine.

    • Contributor: Segan, Francine
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-03-19