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  • Margarita Engle: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Margarita Engle appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Engle, Margarita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • National Student Poet Inaugural Reading

    A celebration of the National Student Poets Program, the nation's highest honor for youth poets creating original work, and the inaugural reading of the 2014 class.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-19
  • Sodom Laurel Album Explores North Carolina Mountain Community

    The visual and oral history of a rural mountain community called Sodom Laurel, and one family steeped in the tradition of the area, are the focus of a new book and accompanying CD by Rob Amberg and Sheila Kay Adams.

    • Contributor: Amberg, Rob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-04-21
  • Building a harbor at San Pedro /

    From Edison films catalog: This picture was secured from a launch furnished by Mr. Eager, President of the California Construction Co., who are fulfilling this

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Maaza Mengiste

    Ethiopian novelist Maaza Mengiste reads from her work and discuss the state of contemporary African literature.

    • Contributor: Mengiste, Maaza
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-21
  • Ara Dinkjian & Zulal: Traditional Armenian Music & Song

    In Armenian, Zulal means "clear water". Zulal, the New York-based a cappella trio, takes Armenia's village folk melodies and weaves intricate arrangements that pay tribute to the rural roots of the music while introducing contemporary lyricism and energy. The trio celebrates the trials and joys of old Armenian village life: Budding romances in elevated gardens, the disappointments of hapless suitors, secret messages placed upon ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-05-28
  • Joyce Carol Oates: Book Fest 07

    Joyce Carol Oates in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Oates, Joyce Carol
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • John Grogan: 2006 National Book Festival

    John Grogan speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Grogan, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Ellen Oh: 2015 National Book Festival

    Ellen Oh discusses "King" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Oh, Ellen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Doro Bush Koch: Book Fest 07

    Doro Bush Koch in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Koch, Doro Bush
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Memorialization & Justice as an Ancestral Imperative: Two American Cases

    The role of orally transmitted ancestral memory in ongoing struggles to overcome past injustices is proving critical in the struggle for human rights, civil rights and justice. In this context, the presentation reflects on two path-breaking cases of recent public memorialization: the Moiwana Massacre, which took place in the Republic of Suriname, South America and the Sand Creek Massacre in Colorado.

    • Contributor: Bilby, Ken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-25
  • Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters?

    Stephen Hess surveys how journalism has changed between the publication of his first book on Washington journalists in 1978 to today, in conjunction with the release of his new book.

    • Contributor: Hess, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-20
  • Snowflake - Beach

    • Contributor: Leo Burnett Usa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999-00-00
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen: 2015 National Book Festival

    Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses "The Sympathizer" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Nguyen, Viet Thanh
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • America's Test Kitchen: 2015 National Book Festival

    Bridget Lancaster and Brian Roof present America's Test Kitchen's new cookbook "Cook's Country Eats Local: 150 Regional Recipes You Should Be Making No Matter Where You Live" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Keorapetse Kgositsile

    South African poet and political activist Keorapetse Kgositsile discusses the state of contemporary African culture, including poetry and literature.

    • Contributor: Kgositsile, Keorapetse
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-03
  • Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana,

    Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, Fletcher - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Napoleon /

    Maximilien Charlier. Incomplete: film is apparently complete in three reels. LC copy combines parts of r1-3. Intertitles: Bonaparte at the Arcole Bridge; The Egyptian campaign, the pyramids; Crossing Mont St. Bernard; Fête at Malmaison Castle, Bonaparte at home; The coronation; Austerlitz, Napoleon watching the troops; Napoleon wounded at Ratisbon; The Emperor in his library, the young King of Rome; The sentinel asleep; The fire ...

    • Contributor: Charlier, Maximilien - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Tayler (Dorothy M.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • Richard Peck, Part 1

    • Contributor: Peck, Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Linda Pastan: 2011 National Book Festival

    Poet Linda Pastan appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pastan, Linda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Jennifer Koh & Reiko Uchida

    Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Reiko Uchida performed as part of the Library's John Adams Residency. The program included Janáček's Sonata for violin and piano, Salonen's "Lachen verlernt," Schubert's Sonata in A major, D. 574, op. 162, and John Adams discussing his "Road Movies."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-23
  • William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran Walsh Taylor in Charleston, South Carolina,

    William Saunders remembers his childhood on Johns Island, South Carolina, and working with Esau Jenkins, a local civil rights leader. He recalls serving in the army during the Korean War, attending the Highlander Folk School, and working at a mattress factory. He also discusses founding the "Lowcountry Newsletter," helping the workers in the Charleston Hospital Strike of 1969, and running unsuccessfully for the state ...

    • Contributor: Saunders, William - Taylor, Kieran Walsh - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

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  • Malaria & War: The U.S. Antimalarial Program in World War II

    Leo B. Slater discussed "Malaria & War: The U.S. Antimalarial Program in World War II".

    • Contributor: Slater, Leo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-25
  • Comparing Independence Movements in the Americas

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela hosted the second of three panels on "Creating Freedom in the Americas, 1776-1825." Participants are historians from the U.S., Latin America, and Spain. Presentations by the panelists are discussed by commentators and by the audience.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-11-19
  • Stephen L. Carter: Book Fest 07

    Stephen L. Carter in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Carter, Stephen L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29