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  • Rosie Stewart in Concert

    Rosie Stewart, a singer from Co. Fermanagh in Ireland, performed in concert, including "Adieu to Lovely Garrison," as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure/Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

    • Contributor: Stewart, Rosie
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-05-09
  • Julianne Moore: 2011 National Book Festival (2)

    Actor and author Julianne Moore appears at the 2011 National Book Festival in the Family Storytelling pavilion.

    • Contributor: Moore, Julianne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • 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
  • Kislak Lecture: Jonathan Spence on Matteo Ricci

    Historian Jonathan D. Spence, one of the foremost experts on modern China, delivers the fourth Jay I. Kislak lecture titled "Mapping the Way: The Chinese Quests of Matteo Ricci."

    • Contributor: Spence, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-13
  • Haiti and the Aftermath: Actions, Vision & a Plan

    Chavennes Jean-Baptiste, founder of the Peasant Movement of Papay, addressed how his organization is responding to the earthquake in Haiti.

    • Contributor: Jean Baptiste, Chavennes
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-27
  • David Kennedy: Book Fest 07

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

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Borderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. International Boundary: Panel 1 and Keynote Address

    The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Canada together with the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec join in welcoming the public to Borderlines/ Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-US International Boundary, a free symposium featuring leading Canadian and US scholars, which explored the history and culture of regions, communities, and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-15
  • Island in a Storm: A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast and a Nineteenth Century Disaster That Warns of a Warmer World

    In the mid-19th century, the Isle Derniere was emerging as an exclusive summer resort near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About 100 miles from New Orleans, it attracted the most prominent members of antebellum Louisiana society. Without warning, on Aug. 10, 1856, a ferocious hurricane swept across the island, killing half of its 400 inhabitants. Sallenger traces the link between the environmental ...

    • Contributor: Sallenger, Abby
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-16
  • Literary Lights Readers Theater: 2013 National Book Festival

    The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and its reading promotion partner, the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, present a young people's Literary Lights Readers Theater program. Readers Theater is a dramatic presentation of a work in script form, similar to a radio play. Literary Lights presenters include favorite young people's authors Katherine Paterson, Jon Scieszka, Grace Lin and Susan ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • In Bed with Wall Street: The Conspiracy Crippling the Global Economy

    Author Larry Doyle exposes the shortcomings of an ineffectual financial regulatory system that brought about the Wall Street meltdown in 2008 and writes that he believes the corrupt relationship between Wall Street and Washington served the interests of the financial industry and failed to protect investors, consumers and the American taxpayer.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-05
  • Sama Ensemble

    The Sama Ensemble of Maryland performs Persian music and chants in Farsi at the Library of Congress, April 25, 2007. Concert sponsored by the American Folklife Center. videorecording | videorecording ; 55 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 25, 2007. (Date). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress. (Venue). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sama (Musical Group) - Turner, Rory P. - Analouei, Ali - Khorasani, Naser - Ameen, Bahman - Elizabeth, Audrey - Bibizadeh, Behnaz - Hosseini, Neda - Hosseini, Puneh - Shirzadi, Souri - Bulger, Peggy - Esmaeli, Hasti - Abrishami, Giti - Zolriasatein, Nazanin - Bloom, Steve, Percussionist
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • John Hope Franklin: 2006 National Book Festival

    John Hope Franklin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hope Franklin, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Mindful Work and Technology

    David Levy, holder of the Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Technology and Education at the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, spoke about ways to bring contemplative practices into today's harried workplaces. According to Levy, new information technologies, including e-mail and the World Wide Web, have transformed the way people work, allowing them to collaborate over vast distances and to work at ...

    • Contributor: Levy, David M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-22
  • The Royal Harmonizers

    Concert by the gospel group The Royal Harmonizers, who have been performing for 59 years.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-03-18
  • Susan Cooper: 2011 National Book Festival

    Susan Cooper appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Cooper, Susan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Sewanee, Tennessee, 2013-06-20.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bates, Scott
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-20

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  • Linked Data at the National Library of Sweden

    Martin Malmsten is a developer/architect/technical lead at the National Library of Sweden. He works with many aspects of LIBRIS[1], the Swedish union catalog. He created the linked data interface to LIBRIS[2] to experiment with RDF (Resource Description Framework) and linking to other datasets. Malmsten is interested in how libraries continually re-link vast datasets. He believes that making information available to anyone is what libraries ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-03
  • First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters

    Gerard W. Gawalt of the Library's Manuscript Division and his daughter Ann G. Gawalt discussed their new book "First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters" in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book. "This compelling anthology draws on the Library's vast collections of presidential papers, as well as those of other presidential libraries and private libraries, to open a unique ...

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-27
  • Gordon S. Wood: 2010 National Book Festival

    Historian Gordon S. Wood appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wood , Gordon S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Dava Sobel

    • Contributor: Sobel, Dava
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Interview with Stanley Plumly

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Stanley Plumly for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: Plumly, Stanley
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-12-15
  • Sylvia Jukes Morris

    • Contributor: Morris, Sylvia Jukes
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Octavio Paz Symposium

    Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was a world-famous poet, writer and essayist. His writing, which garnered him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990, has been characterized as impassioned and marked with sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity. A two-hour symposium, "A Tribute to Octavio Paz," was sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division and the Poetry Office, in cooperation with the Mexican Cultural Institute of Washington, D.C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-23
  • The Paganini Project with Peter Sheppard Skærved

    Polymathic and ever-curious British violinist Peter Sheppard Skærved delves into the Library's fascinating Niccolò Paganini collection. Examining posters, playbills, letters, manuscripts and memorabilia collected by Paganini himself, he reveals how the virtuoso created his own mystique as a violinist and musical innovator. From his "Secret Red Book" containing recipes, prescriptions, tour dates, a laundry list and financial notes, to clues about the virtuoso's alleged ...

    • Contributor: Sk&Aelig - Rved, Peter Sheppard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Larry King Magna Carta Public Service Announcement

    Television and radio host Larry King announces the upcoming Library of Congress exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."

    • Contributor: King, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-11