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  • Sacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement

    Lamin Sanneh, holder of the Chair of Countries and Cultures of the South at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress and D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity and professor of history at Yale University, discussed "Sacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement" on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at the Library of Congress. In the ...

    • Contributor: Sanneh, Lamin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-04-07
  • "It's Of My Rambles..." A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster

    Len Graham presented a lecture titled "'It's Of My Rambles...' A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster" as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program. Graham explored the folk song tradition of his native Ulster. His talk was interspersed with live performances of songs in English on many themes, including early classic ballads, broadside ballads, and songs of love, politics, emigration and many ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Len
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-11-06
  • BARD Mobile iOS: How to Activate the VoiceOver Function

    John Brown provides a tutorial on how to activate the VoiceOver Function in the BARD Mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

    • Contributor: Brown, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Cumbia

    This clip is from a 1960 television production titled Karibische Rhythmen. Regie: Gunther Hassert, filmed in Vienna by WDR Fernsehen, Cologne, Germany. (Source Note).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Shirley Miller Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia,

    Shirley Sherrod recalls growing up on a farm in Baker County, Georgia, her father's murder, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She remembers traveling to Washington, D. C., to protest the Justice Department, and the attacks on her husband, Reverend Charles Sherrod, a civil rights leader in Albany, Georgia. She also discusses starting the New Communities Land Trust and working for the ...

    • Contributor: Sherrod, Shirley - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Douglas Brinkley: 2012 National Book Festival

    Douglas Brinkley discusses his biography "Cronkite" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brinkley, Douglas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Panorama of wreckage of water front /

    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally smashed one into the other, forming a most picturesque mass of wreckage. 40 feet. $6.00. Part of The Galveston Cyclone series (Edison films catalog): At the first news of ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • Phil Klay: 2015 National Book Festival

    Phil Klay discusses "Redeployment" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Klay, Phil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Without a song

    motion picture | videorecording; 8 min., 21 sec. | 16:9 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Shirley, Wayne D. - Eliscu, Edward - Youmans, Vincent
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Beehive Band

    The Beehive Band performs traditional Mormon string band music from Utah, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Band, Beehive
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Fergus Bordewich: 2012 National Book Festival

    Fergus Bordewich appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bordewich, Fergus
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Amy Riolo: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Riolo, Amy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Waterfall in the Catskills /

    From Edison films catalog: Beautiful water effects at Haines' Falls, a most picturesque and charming mountain cataract. The wild and rugged surroundings are very impressive. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • A Conversation with Randy Newman

    Mark Horowitz talks with award-winning composer and performer Randy Newman about the creative process.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-11
  • David Ignatius: Book Fest 07

    David Ignatius in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Ignatius, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Trick bears /

    77519 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77519. Duration: 1:49 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 526; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • For the Eyes of the Dear Leader: Fashion and Body Politics in North Korean Visual Arts

    Suk-Young Kim, a fellow at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, presents a program that provides insight on North Korean culture, politics and the leadership of Kim Jong-il titled "For the Eyes of the Dear Leader: Fashion and Body Politics in North Korean Visual Arts." Kim explores how visual media, such as theater, film, magazine illustrations, paintings and posters represent and propagate ...

    • Contributor: Kim, Suk Young
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-27
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Discussion

    Stephen and Jackie Newbould of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group join the Library's Nicholas Brown to discuss the work of the ensemble, Oliver Knussen and their unique Sound Investment commissioning scheme.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-08
  • Pillow fight /

    From F.M. Prescott catalog: A comic subject, clear, bright and characteristic. Shows four girls in their night dresses, engaged in an animated pillow fight. During the action the pillows become torn, and the feathers fly over their heads and about the room in great numbers, producing with the white dresses and the black background a novel effect. Sharp, full of action, and popular in ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Natalie Babbitt

    • Contributor: Babbitt, Natalie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Scholarfest S1: Life/Future: Definitions of Life in the 21st Century & Beyond

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated Q&A) covered definitions of life in the 21st century and beyond.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-11
  • The Ideological Context of U.S.-China Relations

    In his lecture, Lanxin Xiang, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, argues that in American policy circles the ideological context of Sino-U.S. relations is usually identified as democracy versus communist despotism.

    • Contributor: Xiang, Lanxin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-06-16
  • Ed Young: 2012 National Book Festival

    Ed Young appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Young, Ed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Dead Center: The Collapse of Bipartisanship and Its Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy

    Americans are living in an era marked by political partisanship and polarization. What happened to the bipartisanship of previous decades, and how does this political climate affect U.S. engagement in global affairs? In his lecture, Charles Kupchan will draw on an article, co-authored with Peter Trubowitz, titled "Dead Center: The Demise of Liberal Internationalism in the United States," which appears in the fall issue ...

    • Contributor: Kupchan, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-20