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  • Russell Freedman

    • Contributor: Freedman, Russell
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • HIV/AIDS 2011: Where Are We Now?

    Mehret Mandefro discusses the past, present and future of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

    • Contributor: Mandefro, Mehret
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-21
  • 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
  • Rosemary Wells: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author and illustrator Rosemary Wells appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wells, Rosemary
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Rare Revolutionary War-Era Map: David Rubenstein Gift

    David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of The Carlyle Group, has given the Library of Congress stewardship of the first map printed in North America, depicting the boundaries of the new American nation and showing the "Stars and Stripes" for the first time. Abel Buell's map "A New and Correct Map of the United States of North America Layd Down from the Latest ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-01-31
  • Harry Potter, St. Augustine and the Confrontation with Evil

    Library of Congress Maguire Chair Holder Jean Bethke Elshtain discussed St. Augustine's discourse on evil and his rejection of a dualistic universe in which evil is an active, freestanding principle poised against good.

    • Contributor: Elshtain, Jean Bethke
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-11-12
  • Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia,

    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland shares how, as a child in Arlington, Virginia, her awareness of racial disparities grew. As a student at Duke University, she began participating in the sit-in movement. She soon moved to Washington, D.C. and joined the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG), which led her to participate in the Freedom Rides of 1961. She describes in detail serving time at Mississippi State Penitentiary ...

    • Contributor: Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Dittmer, John - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013

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  • The Choice: Global Domination or Global Leadership

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, whom The Washington Post calls "one of the nation's most important voices on foreign policy," discussed his latest book, in which he encourages the United States to work effectively with other nations to achieve its ends.

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-04-22
  • La Tumba Francesa in Cuba

    Musician Mirta Gomez discussed the French "Tumba," a traditional music and dance style that emerged in the 18th century in Cuba.

    • Contributor: Gomez, Mirta
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-01-08
  • Contemporary Russian Poetry Bilingual Reading

    The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) jointly hosted an evening of Russian poetry, featuring Evgeny Bunimovich, Elena Fanailova and Yuli Gugolev. The poets read their work in Russian, followed by a reading of English translations by Bill O'Brien, director of theater and musical theater at NEA. Afterward, the poets participated in a question-and-answer session moderated by NEA Chairman ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-07
  • Stevie Wonder Performs "Sketches of a Life"

    videorecording | videorecording ; 55 min | Singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, the awardee of the second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, premieres "Sketches of a Life," a sprawling, hybrid pop-classical concerto, written between 1976 and 1994. The work was unveiled through a commission for the Library of Congress in the Coolidge Auditorium. (Content). Recorded February 23, 2009 (Date). Born in Saginaw, Michigan ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • The Egyptian Museum

    The director of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo spoke about the museum. The event was co-sponsored by the Egyptian Embassy Cultural and Educational Affairs Office.

    • Contributor: El Saddik, Wafaa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-26
  • BARD Mobile iOS: How to Read a Braille Book

    Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to read a braille book with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Help! Preservation Training Needs Here, There & Everywhere

    From historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. to cultural institutions in the Middle East, initiatives associated with the care and preservation of our global photographic heritage range from the delivery of graduate-level educational programs and collections care workshops to the cultivation of new donors and the engagement of public audiences. At all times, we must connect cultural heritage preservation to issues that ...

    • Contributor: Norris, Debra Hess
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-26
  • David Maraniss

    • Contributor: Maraniss, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • India and the United States: Reinventing Partnership

    The relationship between the United States and India and its likely evolution in the next decade is the topic of a lecture at the Library of Congress by Ambassador Teresita Schaffer, holder of the Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center. Schaffer presents "India and the United States: Reinventing Partnership." Schaffer discusses whether the relationship ...

    • Contributor: Schaffer, Teresita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-13
  • Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues

    The Law Library hosted a panel discussion on "Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues" as a part of the Law Library's Speaker Series and the 175th anniversary of the Law Library of Congress. After 9/11, the Bush administration engaged in what is called "extraordinary rendition" -- the transfer of suspected terrorists to countries known to employ harsh interrogation techniques that may rise to the level of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-05
  • Khaled Hosseini: 2013 National Book Festival

    Khaled Hosseini appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hosseini, Khaled
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Children of the Depression

    During the Depression, Roy Emerson Stryker, head of the Farm Security Administration Historical Section, hired some of the best photographers in the United States—including Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, Marion Post Walcott, John Delano, John Vachon, and Arthur Rothstein—to record the state of the country during its direst days.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-02-12
  • War's End: Eyewitness to History, Part 2

    The second panel of this event, which commemorated the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, focused on an historical perspective of the events surrounding the end of the war and was moderated by Prosser Gifford, Director of Scholarly Programs at the Library of Congress. Panelists included Klaus Larres, James Hershberg, Jon Meacham, Elizabeth B. White and Peter Black.

    • Contributor: Prosser Gifford and Others
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-05-26
  • Craig Hatkoff: 2009 National Book Festival

    Award-winning children's author Craig Hatkoff appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hatkoff, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Stradivari Violas at the Library of Congress

    Jessica Bodner, Kikuei Ikeda, Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford and John Montgomery discuss the Library's two Stradivari violas, the 1690 "Tuscan-Medici" and the 1727 "Cassavetti."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-12-18
  • Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History

    John Fabian Witt signed and discussed his book, "Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History," which describes Lincoln's development of a code regulating conduct in war whose articles later became the basis for a new international law of war.

    • Contributor: Witt, John Fabian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-09
  • R.L. Stine: Book Fest 05

    Author R.L. Stine at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stine, R.L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord Concert

    Leading international harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani played works by Kuhnau, J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach and C.P.E. Bach in commemoration of C.P.E. Bach's 300th birthday.

    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-04