• Stacy Schiff: 2010 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Schiff , Stacy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • National Book Festival Author's Gala: 2014 National Book Festival

    National Book Festival Author's Gala at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-29
  • Lois McMaster Bujold

    Lois McMaster Bujold speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Bujold, Lois Mcmaster
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Globalization Through the Centuries

    Economic globalization is a new word for an old process, according to economic historian Herman Van der Wee, holder of the Chair of the Countries and Cultures of the North in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Van der Wee explained this concept in a lecture titled "Economic Globalization in the Mirror of History." In his lecture, Van der Wee ...

    • Contributor: Van Der Wee, Herman
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-17
  • H. Alan Day, Sandra Day O'Connor & Lynn Wiese Sneyd: 2014 National Book Festival

    Sandra Day O'Connor, H. Alan Day and Lynn Wiese Sneyd appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • On Thin Ice: Changing Ice Cover on Polar Oceans

    NASA scientist Thorsten Markus shares his expertise on polar ice in a lecture at the Library of Congress. In his lecture, Markus summarizes recent observations and findings-together with pictures from Arctic and Antarctic research campaigns-and puts those results into the bigger climate-system picture. He focuses on recent changes in the Arctic and in Antarctica. Markus explains why the two hemispheres react differently to climate ...

    • Contributor: Markus, Thorsten
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-17
  • The Loss and Rebirth of the Library of Alexandria

    Renowned thinker, writer and speaker Ismail Serageldin discusses the restoration of the Library of Alexandria.

    • Contributor: Serageldin, Ismail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-08
  • Elmer Kelton and Lucia St. Clair Robson: 2006 National Book Festival

    Elmer Kelton speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Daniel Silva

    • Contributor: Silva, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • TR at Billings, Montana [1918] /

    In Billings, Montana, on October 5, 1918, to speak on behalf of the Liberty Loan and to denounce the Nonpartisan League of Farmers for its pacifist orientation, TR appears in a touring car greeting Billings citizens. Long shot of TR doffing his hat and shaking hands from a parked car in downtown Billings; after he is seated, car moves through crowded, flag-draped street

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Max Morath interview with David Sager 2006-10-04

    • Contributor: Morath, Max
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Wesley McNair: 2011 National Book Festival

    Wesley McNair appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McNair, Wesley
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works /

    Almost 200 women file by a device on the wall from which they take their time checks. A man runs half-way across the screen at the end of the film.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Dog Tags: History, Stories & Folklore of Military Identification

    The 100th anniversary of the official use of American personal identity tags, affectionately known as "dog tags," recently passed without fanfare. Dog tags are highly personal items to warriors of every service and to their families as well. Each dog tag carries its own human-interest story. The acts of receiving the dog tag, hanging it around the neck, and feeling it against the body ...

    • Contributor: Cucolo, Ginger
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-01-26
  • We Write the Songs: Celebrating the ASCAP Collection

    The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation staged "We Write the Songs" at the Coolidge Auditorium, a night of songwriters performing their own tunes and telling the stories behind their creations. Performers included performers were: Paul Williams, Jackie DeShannon, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly, Barry Eastmond, Freddie Jackson, Dean Kay, Bruce Broughton, Brett James, Gordie Sampson, Hillary Lindsey, Lyle Lovett and Hal ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-10
  • Jazz Conversation: Ron Carter & Larry Appelbaum

    The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with legendary jass bassist Ron Carter.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-17
  • Ours to Fight For: American Jewish Soldiers in World War II

    Liaison Specialist Jason Steinhauer of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project presented a lecture and discussion on the contributions, impact and legacy of American Jewish service during World War II. Cosponsored by the Veterans History Project and the Hebrew Language Table, the program is part of the Library's Jewish American Heritage Month commemoration.

    • Contributor: Steinhauer, Jason
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-03
  • Kate Masur: An Example for All the Land

    In "An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C." (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), author Kate Masur offers the first major study in more than 50 years of the nation's capital during Reconstruction. The author's panoramic account considers grassroots struggles, city politics, Congress and the presidency, revealing the District of Columbia as a unique battleground in ...

    • Contributor: Masur, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-01-12
  • Sikh Conference: Achievements of Extraordinary Sikh Women in Art

    The Library's Sikh conference continued with a session on "Achievements of Extraordinary Sikh Women in Art." The even 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: 2009-06-18
  • Policy and pie /

    The Captain gets a life insurance policy and gives it to his wife. In gratitude she makes him a pie. The Katzenjammer Kids play a trick on the Captain and sneak toads into his pie so that he would think his wife is trying to poison him.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Sheilah Kaufman: 2014 National Book Festival

    Sheilah Kaufman appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Sheilah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Bolivar: American Liberator

    Author and journalist Marie Arana discusses the adventurous and volatile life of Simon Bolivar, who famously liberated much of Latin America from Spain.

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-06
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 2d. MARC 21: Campos para personas

    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
  • Jim Crawford and Samuel Fromartz Discuss Organic Farming

    Almost from the inception of the organic food movement there has been conflict between the mom-and-pop farmers and large-scale retailers. Farmer Jim Crawford and business journalist Samuel Fromartz explored this dichotomy and other organic farming issues in a lecture sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-05-23