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  • Khaled Hosseini: 2006 National Book Festival

    Khaled Hosseini speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hosseini, Khaled
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Irving Fine & the American Woodwind Quintet

    Nicholas Alexander Brown discusses Irving Fine and the American Woodwind Quintet as part of the Library's celebration of the composer's 100th birthday Irving Fine, described by Aaron Copland as "the greatest of us all." A leading voice in the American Neoclassical School, Fine was a member of the Boston Group of composers--Arthur Berger, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Lukas Foss and Harold Shapero--who were key ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas Alexander
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-02
  • A Buckaroo Conversation after a Morning's Work

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William - Stewart, Fred - Winslow, Mel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-04
  • Dana Gioia

    • Contributor: Gioia, Dana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • BARD Mobile iOS: How to Read an Audiobook

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

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • God and Gandhi: The Radical Spiritual Politics of the Reverend John Haynes Holmes(1879-1964)

    Though hardly remembered today, John Haynes Holmes was one of the most important American religious radicals of the 20th century. A socialist, antiracist and pacifist, he was also among the very first popularizers of Mohandas Gandhi's ideas in the United States. More controversially, Holmes steadfastly opposed his country's participation in both world wars. The career of this remarkable dissenter offers a window on the ...

    • Contributor: Kosek, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-03
  • Nehru: A Political Life

    Judith M. Brown discussed her latest book.

    • Contributor: Brown, Judith M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-09-13
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Zora Neale Hurston

    Dolen Perkins-Valdez and Marita Golden celebrate the birthday of American writer Zora Neale Hurston by reading selections from her work and discussing her influence on their own writing.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-07
  • [Color experiment: Color chart]

    • Contributor: McCann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Dr. William Gorgas /

    Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, standing in front of a building; location of this sequence is undetermined. Remainder of film shows Dr. Gorgas and an unidentified man riding on a Panama Canal Company train. The two men are silhouetted against passing scenery ...

    • Contributor: Gorgas, William Crawford - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 190?
  • National Anthem Remix Panel Discussion

    The Library's stacks include a trove of arrangements of our national anthem, including Stravinsky's "The Star-Spangled Banner," and "Ode to the Star-Spangled Banner" by Ferde Grofé. This panel discusses the history and value of revamping one of our most provocative songs. Panelists include Matt Spivey (vice president of artistic operations, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Loras John Schissel (music division, Library of Congress), Neil Grauer (assistant ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • Dunham Technique: Advanced second position plié with back leg lift

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham's dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Contending with the Network

    Web pioneer George Oats spoke at the 2014 annual Digital Preservation meeting.

    • Contributor: Oates, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-23
  • Education, Health and Socio-Economic Developments in Iraq Today: Morning Session

    Representatives from the U.S. Department of State; the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; the Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine; the Office of Iraq Reconstruction (USAID); the International Office for Migration; AMIDEAST; Life for Relief and Development; International Relief and Development; World Learning; and Mobile Medical International Corporation met to discuss their work in Iraq.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-27
  • First Experience

    • Contributor: Leo Burnett Usa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999-00-00
  • Esther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Greensboro, North Carolina,

    Esther M. A. Terry remembers growing up in Wise, North Carolina, and attending Bennett College. She recalls planning the Greensboro Woolworth's sit-in with students from the Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (later North Carolina A & T University), being arrested for her participation, and the support of the Bennett College President, Dr. Willa Player. She also discusses attending the University of North ...

    • Contributor: Terry, Esther M. A. - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Music and the Brain: The Positive Affects of Music Therapy on Health

    Why can someone with Alzheimer's disease recall lyrics to songs when they can't remember the names of their children? Why can a stroke survivor sing words to a familiar song even though they cannot speak? Drawing from more than 30 years of clinical experience and current research into the therapeutic applications of music for persons with acute or chronic health conditions, Concetta Tomaino will ...

    • Contributor: Tomaino, Dr. Concetta M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-03-12
  • Cape Verde & Sao Tome Principe: Commonalities & Differences of Two Lusophone Countries

    The commonalities and differences of two Lusophone African countries are discussed.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-05
  • Recipes for a New You: Healthy Eating at Its Best

    Daniel W. Thomas cooks recipes from his health-conscious cookbook "Recipes for a New You: Healthy Eating at Its Best."

    • Contributor: Thomas, Daniel W.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-02-18
  • World Digital Library

    The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington provides an overview of the newly launched World Digital Library with Rachel Goslins, Executive Director of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, assisting in welcoming the new website. Teachers and students from two high schools explain how they will use the World Digital Library in their studies.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-15
  • The Rise of a New Magna Carta for Early Modern England & Colonial America

    Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor." Speakers included law professors John Witte Jr. and Alonzo L. McDonald.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-09
  • Our Place in the Universe: Cosmology from Ancient Greece to Today

    Michelle Thaller discussed how we have perceived own own place in the universe since ancient times.

    • Contributor: Thaller, Michelle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-23
  • Expanding the Power of the Library's Family of Vocabularies: Genre/Form Headings

    In 2007, the Library of Congress embarked upon a project to create a system of genre/form headings, which describe what a work is rather than what it is about, as subject headings do. This presentation will explain the motivations for undertaking the project, including the need to anticipate the linked data requirements of the new generation of search engines and user interfaces, and also ...

    • Contributor: Young, Janis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-07-02
  • The Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress

    When most researchers arrive at the Library of Congress, their journey of discovery begins in the Main Reading Room. As the home to the library's reference collections, the computer catalog center, and knowledgeable reference staff, the Main Reading Room's purpose is to make library research easily accessible to anyone with enough curiousity to pursue it. This video includes general information about the library's staff ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-18
  • HABS: Celebrating the Past and Present (Morning Session)

    2008 marked the 75th anniversary of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), America's first federal historic preservation program. The HABS mission is to create a public archive of America's architectural heritage, consisting of measured drawings, historical reports and large-format black-and-white photographs. Speakers for the morning session "Celebrating the Past and Present" were C. Ford Peatross, founding director of the Center for Architecture, Design and ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-14