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  • Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War

    Historian and biographer Ernest B. Furgurson discussed his new book, which tells the story of how the Civil War transformed the nation's capital from a provincial city into one of America's most important cultural and social centers.

    • Contributor: Furgurson, Ernest
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-26
  • Linda Fairstein, Part 2

    • Contributor: Fairstein, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Rick Riordan: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's and adult author Rick Riordan appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Riordan, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Matthew Reinhart: 2011 National Book Festival

    Pop-up book author Matthew Reinhart appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Reinhart, Matthew
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Holy Moses! A Cultural History of the Ten Commandments in Modern America

    Jenna Weissman Joselit, a Princeton University professor who spent the summer as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the John W. Kluge Center, wrapped up her research with a lecture titled "Holy Moses! A Cultural History of the Ten Commandments in Modern America." While a scholar at the Kluge Center, Joselit conducted research in the Library's collections for her forthcoming book on the Ten Commandments. ...

    • Contributor: Joselit, Jenna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-10-11
  • The Arabic Souvenir of Valentine Mott

    Author Andrew Oliver speaks on his investigation of "The Arabic Souvenir of Valentine Mott."

    • Contributor: Oliver, Andrew
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-06
  • Svetlana Kim Delivers the 2009 Asian Pacific American History Month Keynote

    Author Svetlana Kim delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2009 celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. She discussed her new book, "White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee," which describes her journey from Korea to the United States and her rise from poverty to a successful career as a stockbroker.

    • Contributor: Kim, Svetlana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-07
  • CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 88 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec. 4, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - James, Brett - Little Big Town (Musical Group) - McKenna, Lori - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Erik Weihenmayer

    • Contributor: Weihenmayer, Erik
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Library of Congress Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, January 17, 2006, Saint Paul, MN

    Presented by the Schubert Club International Artist Series. (General). Performed at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (General). Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. (General). Courtesy of The Schubert Club. (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, only certain tracks from this item are available. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • 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
  • Thomas Keneally: 2013 National Book Festival

    Thomas Keneally appears at the Library of Congress 2013 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Keneally , Thomas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • 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
  • Marie Arana: 2013 National Book Festival

    Marie Arana appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • David Lehman

    • Contributor: Lehman, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Herman Wouk Play Reading: "Crisis Over Marjorie"

    The Library of Congress presented a performance of "Crisis Over Marjorie," an unpublished 1940 one-act play by Herman Wouk.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-27
  • Richard Peck

    • Contributor: Peck, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Warping Waldseemuller: Computer Modeling and the Quest to Understand the 1507 and 1516 World Maps

    John Hessler presents a lecture on the 1507 and 1516 world maps by Martin Waldseemuller in a program sponsored by the Library's Geography and Map Division. The maps are two of the most important in the history of cartography and have recently been added to the collections of the Library of Congress. The Library acquired the 1507 map for $10 million in 2003, and ...

    • Contributor: Hessler, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-29
  • Mary Brigid Barrett: 2009 National Book Festival

    Award-winning children's book author and illustrator Mary Brigid Barrett appears at National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brigid Barrett, Mary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Colson Whitehead: 2012 National Book Festival

    Colson Whitehead appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Colson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Hicks family oral history interview in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-27.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hicks, Charles Ray - Hicks, Valeria Payton - Collins, Barbara Maria - Burras, Carol Cummings - Hicks, Robert Lawrence - Hicks, Darryl Robertson - Hicks, Gregory Vincent - Hicks Family
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-27
  • Aysha Murad: From Dilmun to Bahrain

    Aysha Murad discusses the past and future of Bahrain.

    • Contributor: Murad, Aysha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-20
  • Uri Caine & Larry Appelbaum

    Larry Appelbaum interviewed pianist-composer Uri Caine at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-22
  • Danny Kaye Website Launch

    At an evening celebration on March 19, the Library launched a website featuring 2,000 items from its Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-19
  • Patricia McCormick: Book Fest 07

    Patricia McCormick in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: McCormick, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29