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  • Shirley Miller Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia,

    Shirley Sherrod recalls growing up on a farm in Baker County, Georgia, her father's murder, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She remembers traveling to Washington, D. C., to protest the Justice Department, and the attacks on her husband, Reverend Charles Sherrod, a civil rights leader in Albany, Georgia. She also discusses starting the New Communities Land Trust and working for the ...

    • Contributor: Sherrod, Shirley - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Phil Klay: 2015 National Book Festival

    Phil Klay discusses "Redeployment" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Klay, Phil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • A Conversation with Randy Newman

    Mark Horowitz talks with award-winning composer and performer Randy Newman about the creative process.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-11
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Discussion

    Stephen and Jackie Newbould of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group join the Library's Nicholas Brown to discuss the work of the ensemble, Oliver Knussen and their unique Sound Investment commissioning scheme.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-08
  • Scholarfest S1: Life/Future: Definitions of Life in the 21st Century & Beyond

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated Q&A) covered definitions of life in the 21st century and beyond.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-11
  • Terrance Hayes

    As part of the ongoing series, Terrance Hayes gives a lecture on poetry.

    • Contributor: Hayes, Terrance
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-22
  • Hispanics with Functional Diversity

    A panel discussion in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-07-28
  • St. Lawrence String Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang

    The St. Lawrence String Quartet is joined by violist Hsin-Yun Huang for the Library's annual Stradivari Anniversary Concert. The program includes Erwin Schulhoff's "Five Pieces for String Quartet," Mozart's String Quintet in G minor, KV 516, and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor, op. 131.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-18
  • Asian-American Literature Today

    MacArthur Genius Fellow Yiyun Li reads from her work and discusses the state of Asian-American literature.

    • Contributor: Li, Yiyun
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-10-30
  • Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord Concert

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

    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-04
  • Friendly Gut Microbes

    Giorgio Trinchieri spoke about the effect of microbiotics on health and disease.

    • Contributor: Trinchieri, Giorgio
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-04-02
  • Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

    One of the England's most revered choral ensembles, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, makes its Library of Congress debut with a commemoration of Irving Fine's legacy as one of the preeminent American composers of choral music. Their performance will feature works by Fine and composers who influenced him. The choir is led by Graham Ross, director of Music and Fellow of Clare College, ...

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-06
  • Teacher Resource: The Power of Images

    Some of the most powerful primary sources in the collections of the Library of Congress are visual images. Learn about the millions of photographs that are available on the Library's website.

    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-05-23
  • Young Adventures: 2015 National Book Festival

    Authors Jared Thomas and Bruce Pascoe join with author/illustrator Dub Leffler to share their stories, characters and insights at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Cecil J. Williams oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Orangeburg, South Carolina,

    Cecil J. Williams remembers his childhood in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and starting his career as a photographer for several African American publications in his teens. He remembers photographing President Kennedy, Thurgood Marshall, and other civil rights leaders. He also discusses the Briggs v. Elliot school desegregation case, and his photographs of the Orangeburg Massacre.

    • Contributor: Williams, Cecil J. - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • 21st Poet Laureate Inaugural Reading: Juan Felipe Herrera

    21st Poet Laureate Consultant Juan Felipe Herrera kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with his inaugural reading.

    • Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-15
  • Preconcert Interview with Jennifer Higdon

    Composer Jennifer Higdon discusses her viola concerto.

    • Contributor: Higdon, Jennifer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-03-07
  • From Terra to Terabytes: Scientific Cartography & The Future of Cartography & Geodesign (Morning, Day 2)

    Day Two, morning sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Judith A. Tyner and Philip Stooke) presented a sweeping view of the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-16
  • Lisa Anderson Todd oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Washington, D.C.,

    Lisa Anderson Todd shares memories from when she was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) volunteer in Mississippi in 1963 and her recollections of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. Todd describes how she was introduced to the Movement during her participation in a work camp at Tougaloo College and how she went on to do voter ...

    • Contributor: Todd, Lisa Anderson - Crosby, Emilye - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013

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  • World War I Symposium

    Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech), Paul Miller (McDaniel College) and retired US Ambassador Jacques Paul Klein discuss the territorial and ethnic conflicts that led to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, and how Europe's great powers over-reacted, leading to "the Great War." The speakers then show how the First World War has affected the subsequent history of Europe, through ...

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-16
  • A Path Appears: 2015 National Book Festival

    Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn discuss "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Interview with Carolyn Mooney, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Mooney, Carolyn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • World Christianity, Immigration & the U.S.: The Non-Western Church Comes to America

    Four religion scholars discuss the interconnectivity of the current state of world Christianity, immigration to the U.S. from the Global South, and the impact on American religion, particularly Christianity. How are the diverse practices of immigrants changing the landscape of American religion, culture and society?

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-26
  • Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman & America's First Bohemians

    In the mid-19th century, Pfaff's Saloon in Manhattan hosted a circle of radicals who changed American society and helped set poet Walt Whitman on the path to immortality. In "Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians," Justin Martin tells the story of this colorful group of artists-regulars at Pfaff's, who are "rightly considered American's original bohemians."

    • Contributor: Martin , Justin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-04-21
  • Asian-American Literature Today

    Bangladeshi-American poet Tarfia Faizullah read from and discussed her first collection of poetry, "Seam," which explores the history of the Birangona, Bangladeshi women raped by Pakistani soldiers during the Liberation War of 1971, and the ethics of interviewing.

    • Contributor: Faizullah, Tarfia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-21