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  • 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
  • Poets C.D. Wright & David Wagoner

    Two distinguished poets, C.D. Wright and David Wagoner, will read from their work in an evening presentation at the Library of Congress.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-23
  • What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China

    A discussion of what preoccupied Chinese and Western survivors of one of the most brutal civil wars in human history.

    • Contributor: Meyer Fong, Tobie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-22
  • Fred Chappell

    • Contributor: Chappell, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 4a. Identifying Persons: Overview

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and 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 following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Patrick O'Connell

    Patrick O'Connell at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: O'Connell, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Records, Documents, and Stuff in the Digital Era

    This lecture focuses on Dr. Cox's teaching on "understanding" information and his other work on electronic records management and archival appraisal.

    • Contributor: Cox, Richard J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-03-07
  • Preconcert Talk: Stephan Sänger

    Stephan Sänger, co-artistic director of Concerto Köln, discusses his work.

    • Contributor: S&Auml - Nger, Stephan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-20
  • Patricia & Frederick McKissack

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers

    Among the sufferings of those pursued during the McCarthy era, the situation of folksingers and folklorists was unique. Suspected by their government, they were hunted by the FBI almost everywhere. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, one can now know the extent of privacy crimes committed against Pete Seeger and other folklorists. For more than 20 years, the FBI and CIA conducted surveillance ...

    • Contributor: Dunaway, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-19
  • Magna Carta: An International Perspective

    Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor." Speakers included Law Librarian of Congress David Mao and Sir Robert Worcester.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-09
  • Avant Garde Art & Artists in Mexico

    Susannah Joel Glusker discusses and signs her new book "Avant-Garde Art & Artists in Mexico: Anita Brenner's Journals of the Roaring Twenties."

    • Contributor: Glusker, Susannah Joel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-01
  • Suzy Lee: 2013 National Book Festival

    Suzy Lee appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lee, Suzy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jarrett J. Krosoczka appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Krosoczka, Jarrett J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

    Performance by Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Kevin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • Contemporary Poetry from China: A Reading and Discussion

    An examination of contemporary poetry from China, with a reading and discussion by two Chinese poets. The poets are featured in an anthology titled "Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China," which former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass said "will give glimpses -- human glimpses -- at what is going on" in China today.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-12
  • A Conversation with a Modern Bookbinder

    Daniel E. Kelm discussed the art and craft of bookbinding.

    • Contributor: Kelm, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-11
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith: Book Fest 07

    Cynthia Leitich Smith in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Leitich Smith, Cynthia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • 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
  • Victor Fleming: American Master

    Victor Fleming was the most sought-after director during Hollywood's golden age, renowned for his ability to make films across an astounding range of genres: westerns, earthy sexual dramas, family entertainment, screwball comedies, buddy pictures, romances and adventures. Fleming is best remembered for directing the two most iconic movies of the period, "Gone with the Wind" and "The Wizard of Oz," but the more than ...

    • Contributor: Sragow, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-02
  • Cataloging in Publication: Moving Beyond the Print

    The Cataloging in Publication (CIP) Program is now accepting e-books from major U.S. publishers to help build the Library of Congress' collections. This is a major step forward in management of e-book collections at the Library of Congress, as the process for ingesting CIP e-books will be used as a model for acquiring e-books from other acquisitions sources. Speakers discuss all elements of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-13
  • 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
  • Eric H. Cline: 2014 National Book Festival

    Anthropologist Eric H. Cline appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Cline, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Preserving & Providing Access to Electronic Federal Publications

    Kate Zwaard discussed how the GPO's Federal Digital Systems (FDsys) is helping the agency meet its mission of preserving and providing access to authentic Federal government information. FDsys forms the backbone of GPO's digital content workflow, giving the agency the tools it needs to preserve and provide access to digital content free from dependence on specific hardware or software. Currently in public beta with ...

    • Contributor: Zwaard, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-16
  • Children's Africana Book Awards

    The Children's Africana Book Awards encourages the publication and use of accurate, balanced children's materials on Africa in the U.S. schools and libraries. Eric Walters was one of the 2013 winners for his book, "The Matatu," about a young Kenyan boy who takes a ride on the matatu bus with his grandfather for his fifth birthday. Walters conducts a presentation to elementary students from ...

    • Contributor: Walters, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-08