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  • On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World Webcast

    James Srodes discussed and signed his book, "On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World."

    • Contributor: Srodes, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-27
  • An Introduction to Congress.gov

    A Brief Introduction to Congress.gov Video Tutorial

    • Contributor: Brammer, Robert
    • Date: 2014-08-21
  • The Impact of the Cold War on US-Cuban Economic Relations, 1946-1952 Webcast

    Historiography on U.S.-Cuban relations has tended to cast an aura of inevitability on Fidel Castro-s Revolution--as well as on Cuba's clash with the United States after 1959. Indeed, much of the historiography suggests that it was Washington's hegem ...

    • Contributor: Pettina, Vanni
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-17
  • Four masters of Chinese storytelling video collection : full-length repertoires of Yangzhou storytelling on video, 2001-2004

    The entire repertories of four master storytellers, Dai Buzhang, Fei Zhengliang (Fei Li), Gao Zaihua, and Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) were recorded on video for the project "Large-scale Registration of Chinese Storytelling" from 2001 to 2003 in Yangzhou. In addition, a medium-length repertoire was told by Ren Dekun. Project co-leaders were Fei Li and Vibeke Børdahl, project assistant, co-editor and translator was Huang Ying, ...

    • Contributor: Dai, Buzhang - Fei, LI - Gao, Zaihua - Ren, Jitang - Børdahl, Vibeke
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
  • The Civil Rights History Project: Primary Sources and Oral History

    History is most fascinating when we feel connected to the people who lived in the past. One way to pique student interest is by using primary sources from the Library of Congress -- letters, photographs, and oral histories -- that document real people's lives. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress recently launched the Civil Rights History Project, a digitized collection of ...

    • Contributor: Lederle, Cheryl
    • Date: 2014-09-11
  • The Américas Award: Bringing Literature to Life with Primary Sources

    On Friday, September 18th, 2015, the Library of Congress hosted the Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The award, co-sponsored with the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, recognizes work that "authentically and engagingly portrays Latin Americans, Caribbeans, or Latinos in the United States." These diverse stories can be highlighted and brought to life through the use of primary sources.

    • Contributor: Bell, Danna
    • Date: 2015-09-24
  • Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus Webcast

    Three associates of Rosa Parks give first-hand accounts of Mrs. Parks' life and legacy after her historical arrest.

    • Contributor: Steele, Elaine - McCall Haygan, Ella - Peek, Anita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-15
  • A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Webcast

    U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who was a young civil-rights leader in 1963, opened the photo exhibition "A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington" at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lewis, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-28
  • Rosa Parks Collection: Telling Her Story at the Library of Congress Webcast

    Highlights of the collection of Rosa Parks, a seminal figure of the Civil Rights Movement, on loan to the Library from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation for 10 years. Howard Buffett decided to purchase this special collection in 2014, when he learn ...

    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2016-02-04
  • How to Find Stuff at the Largest Library in the World Webcast

    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 w ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-13
  • Creating a Dynamic, Knowledge-based Democracy (afternoon session) Webcast

    Afternoon session of a conference celebrating the enduring legacies of three key events that shaped America's knowledge-based democracy: passage of the Morrill Act, the founding of the National Academy of Sciences, and the founding of the Carnegie l ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-25
  • Linda Ronstadt: 2013 National Book Festival Webcast

    Linda Ronstadt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ronstadt, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21