• An Introduction to Irving Fine's Fantasia for String Trio with Richard Wernick

    Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick introduces the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival.

    • Contributor: Wernick, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-10
  • D. W. Groethe -- Cowboy songs and poetry from Montana

    D. W. Groethe performs cowboy songs and poetry from Montana at the Library of Congress, July 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 58 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 20, 2005. (Date). Groethe, a working cowboy, performs his own compositions as well as traditional songs. (Content). D. W. Groethe was born and grew up in western North Dakota, the third generation descendant of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Groethe, D. W. - Swaney, Alexandra - Bulger, Peggy A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Dale Jett and the Carter Singers perform a Carter Family Tribute

    Dale Jett and the Carter Singers perform a Carter Family Tribute at the Library of Congress, September 20, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 63 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). September 20, 2005. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dale Jett and the Carter Singers - Wilson, Joe
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • [Patricia Lamb Conn in an interview with David Sager]

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 11 min., 51 sec.) : sd., col. | videorecording | Title supplied by cataloger. Interviewers: David Sager, Loras Schissel; interviewee: Patricia Lamb Conn. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, 2006 (Venue). Courtesy of Pat Lamb Conn. (Copyright Notice). In an interview with David Sager and Loras Schissel, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Conn, Patricia Lamb - Sager, David - Schissel, Loras J. - Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006

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  • Real Realpolitik: A History

    John Bew argues that real realpolitik is ripe for excavation and rediscovery as it undergoes a renaissance in the English-speaking world. Bew argues that the original concept of 'realpolitik' is still relevant to the challenges of the 21st century. Its use in the English language provides a window into the soul of Anglo-American political culture.

    • Contributor: Bew, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-10
  • In Bed with Wall Street: The Conspiracy Crippling the Global Economy

    Author Larry Doyle exposes the shortcomings of an ineffectual financial regulatory system that brought about the Wall Street meltdown in 2008 and writes that he believes the corrupt relationship between Wall Street and Washington served the interests of the financial industry and failed to protect investors, consumers and the American taxpayer.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-05
  • Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME): Update & Practical Applications

    The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community project that the Library of Congress is leading that will help move the library community into the linked data world. Development of BIBFRAME requires the involvement of information specialists and creators of bibliographic data to develop a new bibliographic ecosystem in which bibliographic data is more compatible with the broader World Wide Web environment. BIBFRAME ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-04
  • [Bob Milne in concert at the Library of Congress]

    videorecording | 1 digital file (58 min., 52 sec.) : sd., col. | Title supplied by cataloger. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, October 10, 2004. (Venue). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Copyright Notice). Plantation echos -- The Dixie queen rag -- I love to tell the story -- When you and I were young, Maggie -- Saloon medley (Contents). Courtesy of Bob ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004

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  • Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-20

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  • The Autobiography of an African Princess

    Vivian Seton spoke about the publication of her mother's memoirs. Born to an African king in colonial Sierra Leone at the beginning of the 20th century, Princess Fatima Massaquoi lived an extraordinary life that encapsulated the contradictions, upheavals and unprecedented opportunities of her time. Beginning with her lovingly recounted memories of growing up in Liberia, it follows her to Hamburg, Germany, where she pursued ...

    • Contributor: Seton, Vivian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-08
  • City Space as a Vicious Circle: Visual Design in Béla Tarr's "Man from London"

    Hungarian film production designer László Rajk spoke about how he created the set design of "Man from London," the ideas and symbolism behind it, and how it was actually put into place. He discussed the dilemmas a designer faces about how to realize a story/visual concept, and the hidden dialog between the film director and the production designer.

    • Contributor: Rajk , L&Aacute - Szl&Oacute
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-27
  • 75th Anniversary of "These Are Our Lives"

    The 75th anniversary of "These Are Our Lives," a book of life histories from the Federal Writers' Project and a seminal volume from the New Deal era was celebrated during a Books & Beyond program.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-15
  • How to Read a Poem & Fall in Love with Poetry

    Washington Post Fiction Editor Ron Charles conducts an in-depth interview with poet Edward Hirsch.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-23
  • Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-07-08.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cox, Courtland
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-08

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  • Sure on this shining night

    videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009

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  • Literary Conversation with Admiral James G. Stavridis

    A moderated discussion with Admiral James G. Stavridis about how literature has impacted his career and what purpose it might have for members of the military.

    • Contributor: Stavridis, James G.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-20
  • Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society

    Nancy Newman presents an American Musicological Society lecture, "A Program Not Greatly to Their Credit": Finding New Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society through the American Memory Sheet Music Collection.

    • Contributor: Newman, Nancy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-22
  • Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord Concert

    Leading international harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani played works by Kuhnau, J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Martinu and Prokofiev, in commemoration of C.P.E. Bach's 300th birthday.

    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-04
  • In Defense of Transcription

    The Library celebrated the bicentennials of composers Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with lecture/recital double-bill. In the lecture, prominent Liszt scholar Alan Walker spoke about the art of arrangement as exemplified in the transcriptions and paraphrases of Franz Liszt. Perhaps the 19th century's greatest advocate at the keyboard of orchestral and operatic scores, Liszt produced a tremendous body of piano works based on the ...

    • Contributor: Walker, Alan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-09
  • No Exit From Pakistan

    Daniel Markey tells the story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan. Pakistan's internal strife has threatened U.S. security and international peace and its rapidly growing population, nuclear arsenal and relationships with China and India will continue to make it an important player in America's geopolitical strategy.

    • Contributor: Markey, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-30
  • The Gettysburg Address

    President Abraham Lincoln delivered an iconic speech in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, at the dedication of a military cemetery on November 19, 1863. In his brief remarks, now known as "The Gettysburg Address," Lincoln equated the catastrophic suffering caused by the Civil War with the efforts of the American people to live up to the proposition that "all men are created equal." This document featured here ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-12
  • Great Books to Great Movies: 2014 National Book Festival

    Why are we drawn to movies based on the books we love? Is seeing believing or is reading enough? In this dynamic multimedia presentation and panel discussion at the 2014 National Book Festival, four great American novelists discuss and present film clips from movies that were based on their books.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Hidden Carols: A Christmas Singing Tradition in the English Pennines

    For well over two and a half centuries, the performance of distinctive carols has been a feature of the seasonal holiday of Christmas in villages in many parts of England, especially in the West Country and in the region of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire around Sheffield, on the eastern edge of the Pennine hills. In this talk Ian Russell explores the development of this ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Ian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-01-07
  • Golden Moments in Sports

    Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ron Barr has interviewed some of the most legendary sports figures in the history of athletic competition, including John Wooden, Dale Earnhardt, Mickey Mantle, R.A. Dickey, Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Bonnie Blair, Jim Brown and Joe Frazier. Barr brings his charismatic interview style to a unique roundtable discussion of his historic conversations and the Library's acquisition of the Sports Byline archive. ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-14
  • Digital Preservation Lighting Talks - Day 1

    Five "lightning" presentations on Day One of the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting included "Beyond the Russian Doll Effect: Reflexivity and the Digital Repository Paradigm" (James Bradley, Ball State University), "Video Game Source Disc Preservation" (David Gibson, Library of Congress), "UELMA-Compliant Preservation: Questions and Answers?" (Rebecca Katz, Council of the District of Columbia), "We Want You Just the Way You Are: The What, Why and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22