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  • Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet

    Souleymane Bachir Diagne, professor of philosophy and religion at Northwestern University, gave a lecture titled "Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman and Poet" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern ...

    • Contributor: Diagne, Souleymane Bachir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-07
  • A Slave in the White House

    Elizabeth Dowling Taylor has used correspondence, legal documents and journal entries rarely seen before to write "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons."

    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-07
  • Music in the Lincoln White House

    Music scholars and Library curators discuss music in the Lincoln White House. Presented in cooperation with the White House Historical Association.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-09
  • Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:20 at 24 fps. Viewing print (16 mm.) and non-viewing pos lack interior title. DLC Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House

    British journalist and historian Godfrey Hodgson discussed his new book, "Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House" as part of the Books & Beyond series sponsored by the ...

    • Contributor: Hodgson, Godfrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-31
  • James Garfield Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Bully!: The Life & Times of Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt was a favorite subject of political cartoonists, due in large part to his outsize personality, his exploits as one of the leaders of the Rough Riders and, of course, his ...

    • Contributor: Marschall, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival

    Edmund Morris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Morris, Edmund
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War

    Historian and biographer Ernest B. Furgurson discussed his new book, which tells the story of how the Civil War transformed the nation's capital from a provincial city into one of America's most ...

    • Contributor: Furgurson, Ernest B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-26
  • The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Sept1901; H8590. Duration: 1:13 at 15 fps. Filmed on the date and at the site of President McKinley's assassination. Photographed September 6, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Chester Arthur Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • David O. Stewart: 2012 National Book Festival

    David O. Stewart appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:27 at 16 fps. Film is out of frame briefly at ca. ft. 12. Sources used: New York tribune, 5/28/16, pt. 1, p.1-2; 6/4/16, pt. 5, p. 1; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Lincoln Symposium: Edward Steers Jr.

    Edward Steers Jr. speaks on "The Lincoln Assassination: A Case of Historical Malpractice" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Michael P. Musick.

    • Contributor: Steers Jr., Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • Benjamin Harrison Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32391. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. Photographed: May 12, 1903. Location: San Francisco, California. This film is a review by automobile of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • "They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder and the Rage for Vengeance

    The assassination of the 16th president is one of the singular events in American history, and historian Anthony Pitch uses primary source material to document and reveal previously unknown facts about Lincoln's ...

    • Contributor: Pitch, Anthony
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-20
  • Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor

    Was the bombing of Pearl Harbor an unprovoked attack on the United States? According to a new book by Edward S. Miller, the Japanese motivation stemmed from U.S. plans to defeat Japan ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-15
  • Impeached: the Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy

    After Abraham Lincoln's assassination, the United States continued to tumble through tumultuous times. President Andrew Johnson was failing to heal the nation's wounds, and the bitter political environment culminated in an impeachment ...

    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-03
  • John Dickerson: "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star"

    John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate, discussed his new biography, "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star," in a program sponsored by the Center for the ...

    • Contributor: Dickerson, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-02-06