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  • The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War

    Daniel Stashower discussed and signed his book, "The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War," a riveting historical narrative which delves into the "Baltimore Plot" conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Stashower, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-07
  • Allen Say

    • Contributor: Say, Allen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Laura Bush: 2010 National Book Festival

    Former first lady Laura Bush appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bush, Laura
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • The Egyptian Museum

    The director of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo spoke about the museum. The event was co-sponsored by the Egyptian Embassy Cultural and Educational Affairs Office.

    • Contributor: El Saddik, Wafaa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-26
  • Wally Amos: 2011 National Book Festival

    Wally Amos appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Amos, Wally
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Conversation with the Elias String Quartet

    Donald Grant, violin, and Martin Saving, viola, of the Elias Quartet, discuss their work and the music of Haydn, Kurtag, and Beethoven.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-07
  • Sikh Conference: Day Two

    Sen. Richard Lugar, Congressman Mike Honda and Congressman Chris Van Hollen were the featured speakers for the second and final day of the Library's Sikh conference, which was sponsored by the Kaur Foundation under the auspices of the Library's Asian Division and Asian Division Friends Society.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-19
  • Meaning & Myth in Louise Talma's First Period Works

    Kendra Leonard discusses meaning and myth in the first-period works of 20th century composer Louise Talma.

    • Contributor: Leonard, Kendra Preston
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-24
  • Breaking the Silence: Our Military Stories

    A panel discussion focused on topics surrounding LGBT equality in the U.S. military. Speakers included Kristin Beck, Tammy Smith, Eric Perez and Joanna Eyles.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-02
  • Linda Greenhouse: 2012 National Book Festival

    Linda Greenhouse appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Greenhouse, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Witter Bynner Fellows Poetry Reading 2008

    Poet Laureate Charles Simic has chosen two new voices in poetry, business-development writer Matthew Thorburn and attorney Monica Youn, for the 2008 Witter Bynner Fellowships.Thorburn and Youn each will receive a $10,000 fellowship, provided by the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry in conjunction with the Library of Congress. It is the 11th year the fellowships have been awarded. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-06
  • John Green: 2012 National Book Festival

    John Green appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Green, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Elmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-02-28.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-28

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  • Supreme Court Review: Election Year Issues & Highlights of Last Term

    Dahlia Lithwick of Slate Magazine presented her views on the Supreme Court's most noteworthy decisions of its recent term, identified emerging trends on the court and looked ahead to the next judicial term.

    • Contributor: Lithwick, Dahlia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-24
  • Diane Ackerman: Book Fest 07

    Diane Ackerman appears at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Diane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Sara Sue Hoklotubbe: 2014 National Book Festival

    Sara Sue Hoklotubbe appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • A Celebration of Carl Sagan

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington was joined by Emmy Award-winner Seth MacFarlane and Ann Druyan, the longtime collaborator and widow of astrobiologist Carl Sagan, to celebrate the official opening of the Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive to the public at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-12
  • Rick Atkinson: 2008 National Book Festival

    Journalist Rick Atkinson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Atkinson, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Individual Response/Collective Tragedy

    Julie Garcia presented "Individual Response/Collective Tragedy: An Examination of Artists' Books Responding to the Terrorist Attacks of 9-11." This work examines the array of book artist responses to the events of September 11, 2001.

    • Contributor: Garcia, Julie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-29
  • 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 - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Through an Uncommon Lens: The Life and Photography of F. Holland Day

    A fascinating and colorful figure and an extraordinary artist, F. Holland Day was a bibliophile, publisher and photographer. He assembled one of the largest collections in the world of materials relating to the life and work of John Keats and in 1894 traveled to England to dedicate the first ever memorial to the poet. The audience for the dedication ceremony included Oscar Wilde, Aubrey ...

    • Contributor: Fanning, Patricia J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-29
  • Newbery Winner Lois Lowry, Author of "The Giver"

    "The Giver" author Lois Lowry and film producer Nikki Silver discuss the making of Lowry's book into a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Taylor Swift. Supported by the Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Fund, the program launched Children's Book Week 2014.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-12
  • David Wiesner: Book Fest 07

    David Wiesner in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wiesner, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Public Art and Illustrations: The Cartoons and Art of Ding Cong

    Sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center, this symposium celebrates the life and work of China's famous cartoonist and artist, Ding Cong, who provided daring social commentary on Chinese society during China's turbulent 20th century.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-20
  • Highlights of Japan-U.S. Relationship: History, Cultural Exchange and Future Development

    The Asian Division hosted a symposium featuring discussion on the "Highlights of Japan-U.S. Relationship: History, Cultural Exchange and Future Development." This symposium illuminates the long-standing exchanges between Japan and the United States that have brought the two countries to the strong partnership enjoyed today. Three speakers share the highlights of cultural exchange between the two countries that began some 154 years ago with the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-04-06