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  • Jan Karon

    • Contributor: Karon, Jan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • 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
  • Diane Mott Davidson, Part 2

    • Contributor: Davidson, Diane Mott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Nathanial Philbrick

    • Contributor: Philbrick, Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland

    Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic Michael Dirda, senior editor of the "Washington Post Book World", discussed his new memoir.

    • Contributor: Dirda, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-14
  • A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States

    A Is for American is a fascinating, well-illustrated account of how language was used in the early American Republic to define national character and shape national boundaries.

    • Contributor: Lepore, Jill
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-02-26
  • Empty Sleeves & Bloody Shirts: Disabled Civil War Veterans & Presidential Campaigns, 1864-1880

    Erin Corrales-Diaz examined political cartoons that interpreted war-induced disability during and after the American Civil War.

    • Contributor: Corrales Diaz, Erin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-14
  • Eric Gansworth: 2013 National Book Festival

    Eric Gansworth appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Gansworth, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • The Tenement Saga

    Sanford Sternlicht discussed his book, "The Tenement Saga." He tells the story of his own childhood in New York City's Lower East Side and puts it within the context of 14 early 20th-century East Side writers. Anzia Yezierska, Abraham Cahan, Michael Gold, Henry Roth and others defined this new "Jewish homeland" and paved the way for the later great Jewish American novelists.

    • Contributor: Sternlicht, Sanford
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-19
  • Libraries and Human Development in Haiti: The Work of Fondation Connaissance et Liberte (FOKAL)

    FOKAL (Foundation for Knowledge and Liberty) supports 35 community libraries throughout Haiti from Port-Salut to Pestel to Port-au-Prince to Cap-Haitian. From its humble beginnings, it has grown to be an organization that also supports arts and culture programming, has a debate program, and supports grassroots initiatives and water projects. How has this organization impacted Haiti and through its work strengthened the roots of a ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-10
  • Walter Isaacson: 2008 National Book Festival

    Veteran journalist Walter Isaacson appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Isaacson, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Okee Dokee Brothers: 2011 National Book Festival

    The Okee Dokee Brothers perform at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Okee Dokee Brothers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-24
  • Books--Before and Beyond: Publishing in the 21st Century

    Barbara Peters and Robert Rosenwald, owners of Poisoned Pen Books and Poisoned Pen Press in Scottsdale, Ariz., discussed both the mystery genre and the state of publishing in America. Drawing on their longtime experience in bookselling, publishing and editing, Peters and Rosenwald ask, "How does the medium influence the message?" Their program takes a brief look at book and print technology past, present and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-07
  • Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy

    Moises Naim gave a talk about his book "Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division. His book is based on exhaustive research throughout the world, and his presentation focused on the tremendous growth of illicit trade across all international borders that threatens legitimate commerce, which has to abide by national and ...

    • Contributor: Naim, Moises
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-28
  • Thomas Mallon: 2012 National Book Festival

    Thomas Mallon appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mallon, Thomas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 6d. Identifying Corp. Bodies: AACR2 Similarities & Differences

    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
  • Brian Haig: Book Fest 07

    Brian Haig in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Haig, Brian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Slow Medicine for Elders

    This program is co-sponsored with the Human Resources Division and the Guild Caregivers Group. Dr. Dennis McCullough (MD) speaks about his book, "My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing Slow Medicine, the Compassionate Approach to Caring for Your Aging Loved Ones."

    • Contributor: McCullough, Dennis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-11-19
  • Sandra Brown

    Sandra Brown speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brown, Sandra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • How to Find Stuff at the Largest Library in the World

    Finding just what you want at a large library can be daunting. Imagine how overwhelming that might be at the largest library in the world. It doesn't have to be. This tutorial video from the Library of Congress shows you how easy finding what you want can be by using subject headings and a helpful librarian. And these tips can be used in any ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-13
  • Earth's Water Cycle in a Changing Climate

    Water is always in motion, changing from liquid to water vapor to ice - on, under and over the surface of the Earth. A leading NASA scientist explained how this water cycle can be affected by a warming climate and what we might expect for the future. Peter Hildebrand, chief of the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, discussed ...

    • Contributor: Hildebrand, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-04
  • The Gospel Sensibility: Evangelicals, Modernity & Sacred Song in American Experience

    Kluge Fellow Douglas Harrison examines the history, performance culture and role of southern gospel music within evangelical Christian experiences.

    • Contributor: Harrison, Douglas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-14
  • Jodi Picoult: Book Fest 07

    Jodi Picoult in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Picoult, Jodi
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Chronicling America and Building the National Digital Newspaper Program

    The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Library of Congress, is a long-term effort to create and provide permanent access to a searchable database of U.S. newspapers and digitized pages, selected for their historic content and value. The initial version of this rich digital resource is available from the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-06
  • Harold Meltzer & William Anderson

    Harold Meltzer talks about his new work with Cygnus founder William Anderson.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-03