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  • The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War

    The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before t...

    Daniel Stashower discussed and signed his book, "The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War," a riveting historical narrative which delves into the "Baltimore Plot" conspiracy ...

    • Contributor: Stashower, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-07
  • Lincoln Symposium: Edward Steers Jr.

    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
  • The martyred presidents /

    The martyred presidents /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Oct1901; H9412. Duration: 1:04 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter. This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Millard Fillmore & Maps

    Millard Fillmore & Maps

    Interview

    • Contributor: Van Ee, Patricia Molen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] /

    President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty L...

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: (1:54) at 17 fps. RMA lists date in title as 1917. Appearing: Edith Wilson, Sallie Bolling White, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, Eleanor McAdoo, Emile Cartier, Geraldine Farrar, William Gibbs ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Bob Woodward: 2006 National Book Festival

    Bob Woodward: 2006 National Book Festival

    Bob Woodward speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Woodward, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • TR speaking at Sagamore Hill [1916-1918] [1] /

    TR speaking at Sagamore Hill [1916-1918] [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 1:32 at 18 fps. Films vary in length due to longer printing of interior titles, lack of some titles, and addition of main title. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Michael Beschloss: Book Fest 07

    Michael Beschloss: Book Fest 07

    Historian Michael Beschloss in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Beschloss, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • James Garfield Papers

    James Garfield Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Nov1901; H10605. Duration: 3:24 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter. Location: Studio, New York City; Auburn, New York. The film begins by showing railroad cars in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

    McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9084. Duration: 3:11 at 15 fps. Photographed September 19, 1901. Photographed from several camera positions, the film shows the funeral procession both preceding and following the body ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Woodrow Wilson's Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House

    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
  • William Harry Harrison Papers

    William Harry Harrison Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition"

    Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Li...

    Librarian of Congress James Billington and Union Pacific Corporation, the exclusive sponsor of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Bicentennial Exhibition," hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit. Speakers included ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-10
  • Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive Quest for Peace

    Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the...

    Melvyn P. Leffler, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, presented a lecture titled "Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, ...

    • Contributor: Leffler, Melvyn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-10
  • Manuscripts Behind the Scenes

    Manuscripts Behind the Scenes

    The stacks of the Library of Congress's Manuscript Division are the greatest repository of personal papers documenting the nation's political and cultural development--but because their holdings are unique and irreplaceable, the stacks ...

    • Contributor: Kranz, Marvin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-08-01
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival

    Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kearns Goodwin, Doris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Ken Burns: Bookfest 07

    Ken Burns: Bookfest 07

    Director Ken Burns in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Law Day 2006: Separate Branches, Balanced Powers: Madison's Legacy

    Law Day 2006: Separate Branches, Balanced Powers: Madison's L...

    The Law Library of Congress and the American Bar Association (ABA) Division for Public Education commemorated Law Day 2006 with a panel discussion on "Separate Branches, Balanced Powers: Madison's Legacy."

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-05-01
  • Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt

    Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt

    In a new biography, author Elizabeth D. Leonard illuminates the history of this seldom-discussed but important figure in Lincoln's presidency.

    • Contributor: Leonard, Elizabeth D.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-25
  • Master of the Senate

    Master of the Senate

    Robert A. Caro recently won the Pulitzer Prize in biography for the Master of the Senate (Knopf, 2002) the third volume in his biography of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

    • Contributor: Caro, Robert A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-05-20
  • Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards Discusses Book on Conservatism

    Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards Discusses Book ...

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-Okla.), a leading member of the American conservative movement for more than 40 years, believes that many conservatives today have abandoned their principles and have become champions of ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, Mickey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-05
  • Douglas L. Wilson: Book Fest 07

    Douglas L. Wilson: Book Fest 07

    Douglas L. Wilson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Wilson, Douglas L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • TR speaking at [Pueblo] Colorado, 1912 /

    TR speaking at [Pueblo] Colorado, 1912 /

    Copyright: no reg. RMA lists location in title as Denver, Colorado. Sources used: Rocky Mountain news, Denver, 9/20/12, p. 1-3. Arch pos slightly out of frame throughout. As part of a Western ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • Jefferson and His Legacy

    Jefferson and His Legacy

    Historians Joseph Ellis and Annette Gordon-Reed discuss Jefferson and his legacy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-07-25
  • William McKinley Papers

    William McKinley Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio /

    Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9083. Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps. Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901. This film was photographed from two camera positions and shows the area where the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Gateway to Knowledge Travelling Exhibition

    Gateway to Knowledge Travelling Exhibition

    A specially-designed 18-wheel truck brought treasures and information from the Library of Congress into cities and towns across America. Beginning in September 2010, the "Gateway to Knowledge" rolling exhibition visited sites in ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9082. Duration: 0:41 at 15 fps. Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901. It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Politics of Nixon & Obama

    Politics of Nixon & Obama

    Klaus Larres discusses how the 1970s, like today, were characterized by controversial military engagements, deep political divisions and severe financial disruptions. Larres describes the Nixon/Kissinger approach to overcoming U.S. "decline" in an ...

    • Contributor: Larres, Klaus
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-29
  • William Harry Harrison Inaugural

    William Harry Harrison Inaugural

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right

    Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties ...

    Political events in the United States often have unintended consequences for American politics and for the country as a whole. The long-term consequences of the Panama Canal debates of the 1970s was ...

    • Contributor: Clymer, Adam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-22
  • Images of America: Mount Vernon

    Images of America: Mount Vernon

    Author Patrick L. O'Neill, historian and archaeologist, discussed his book, "Images of America: Mount Vernon." In his lecture, he discussed how he researched diverse collections at the Library of Congress for his ...

    • Contributor: O'Neill, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-02-10
  • Why Coolidge Matters: How Civility in Politics Can Bring a Nation Together

    Why Coolidge Matters: How Civility in Politics Can Bring a Na...

    Contributors to a new book on the Calvin Coolidge legacy make a compelling case for revisiting and learning from the moral tenor and style that defined the Coolidge presidency.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-08-03
  • Music in the Lincoln White House

    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
  • The last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record

    The last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinle...

    Copyright: no reg. Alternate titles: McKinley/Pan American Exposition; McKinley/Pan-Am Expo; Paper Print disc; McKinley videodisc. DLC Videodisc operates as a level 3 interactive video when run with the Apple MacIntosh version of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
  • John Dickerson: "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star"

    John Dickerson: "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV...

    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
  • Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor

    Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Befo...

    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
  • Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer

    Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer

    Attorney and Lincoln scholar James L. Swanson discussed his best-selling book "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer" in a program sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. "Manhunt" (Morrow, 2006) ...

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-18
  • Ink and Pixel: A Cartoon View of Campaign 2012

    Ink and Pixel: A Cartoon View of Campaign 2012

    Editorial cartoonists from the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New Orleans Times-Picayune and Pocho.com discuss the highlights and challenges of creating cartoons, representing opinions from both left and right of center, during ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-13
  • Doro Bush Koch: Book Fest 07

    Doro Bush Koch: Book Fest 07

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

    • Contributor: Bush Koch, Doro
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters

    First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Da...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-27
  • Timothy Egan: 2010 National Book Festival

    Timothy Egan: 2010 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Timothy Egan appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Egan , Timothy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Haynes, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

    The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

    Margaret (Peggy) Wagner discusses "The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War" in commemoration the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Wagner, Margaret
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-12
  • Benjamin Harrison Papers

    Benjamin Harrison Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    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
  • TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Richard M. Hurd. Duration: 1:53 at 18 fps. Unrelated footage of TR speaking at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition ca. ft. 43-48. On May 27, 1916, shortly ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • "America in the Middle East" by Michael Oren

    "America in the Middle East" by Michael Oren

    • Contributor: Oren, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-07
  • President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Mar1901; H1795. Duration: 2:02 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Photographed March 4, 1901. Location: Pennsylvania Avenue and Fifteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. "The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • TR in New Mexico, 1916 /

    TR in New Mexico, 1916 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Albert B. Fall, George Curry. Duration: 1:07 at 16 fps. On Oct. 23, 1916, Theodore Roosevelt campaigns for Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    The relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings has been a subject of speculation for centuries and even more so in the past decade, when DNA testing increased evidence of a sexual ...

    • Contributor: Gordon Reed, Annette
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-23
  • Bully!: The Life & Times of Theodore Roosevelt

    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
  • Doro Bush Koch: Book Fest 07

    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
  • James Monroe Papers

    James Monroe Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • President Roosevelt at the Canton station /

    President Roosevelt at the Canton station /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9085. Duration: 1:31 at 15 fps. Photographed September 18, 1901. Location: Canton, Ohio. The film begins by showing Theodore Roosevelt arriving with other mourners at Canton, Ohio. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • President McKinley taking the oath /

    President McKinley taking the oath /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Mar1901; H1794. Duration: 0:44 at 15 fps. Photographed March, 1901. Location: Washington, D.C. This film records President McKinley taking the oath of office. The first camera position shows ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Robert Caro: 2012 National Book Festival

    Robert Caro: 2012 National Book Festival

    Robert Caro discusses "The Passage of Power," the latest installment in his biographical series on President Lyndon Johnson, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Caro, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • David O. Stewart: 2012 National Book Festival

    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
  • Jeffrey Toobin: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jeffrey Toobin: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jeffrey Toobin appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Toobin, Jeffrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 /

    Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 /

    Copyright : no reg. Appearing: General Leonard Wood, Corinne Robinson, Mrs. John Henry Hammond. Duration: 0:17 at 18 fps. On Jan. 6, 1921, the restoration of TR's birthplace by the Woman's Roosevelt ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • Tour of Leopold Sedar Senghor Exhibit in African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room

    Tour of Leopold Sedar Senghor Exhibit in African and Middle E...

    The Library's African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room presents a special display of Senghor memorabilia featuring signed copies of Leopold Senghor's prolific works from the private collection of Stephen H. Grant, ...

    • Contributor: Grant, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-07
  • Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, 1905 /

    Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, ...

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:19 at 16 fps. Roosevelt Memorial Association gives titles as Japanese and Russian peace delegates arriving at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905; Russian and Japanese peace delegates arrive at Portsmouth, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival

    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
  • Julie & David Eisenhower, Jean Edward Smith: 2012 National Book Festival

    Julie & David Eisenhower, Jean Edward Smith: 2012 National Bo...

    Julie Nixon Eisenhower, David Eisenhower and Jean Edward Smith discuss Dwight D. Eisenhower at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • National Security and the Rule of Law

    National Security and the Rule of Law

    Law Librarian Rubens Medina and his staff hosted a panel discussion on "National Security and the Rule of Law." A part of the Law Library's Speaker Series, the program commemorated Constitution Day ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-17
  • Bob Woodward: 2012 National Book Festival

    Bob Woodward: 2012 National Book Festival

    Bob Woodward appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Woodward, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • President McKinley's funeral cortege at Buffalo, N.Y. /

    President McKinley's funeral cortege at Buffalo, N.Y. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Sept1901; H8914. Duration: 2:26 (part 1), 2:07 (part 2), and 2:21 (part 3) at 15 fps. Photographed September, 1901. The photography in this film is from several camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Andrew Jackson Papers

    Andrew Jackson Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • The Emancipation Proclamation: Bringing History Together

    The Emancipation Proclamation: Bringing History Together

    For the first time in history, the Library's first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation along with two artifacts associated with the creation of the document were brought together at the Library for ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-30
  • Discussion on James Madison

    Discussion on James Madison

    Pulitzer-prize winning historian Jack N. Rakove discusses Madison, his work, and his influence in an interview with Manuscript Division Chief Jim Hutson.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-12
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic

    Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic

    The author discussed both "Affairs of Honor" and "Alexander Hamilton, Writings," which she edited.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Joanne B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-12
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • TR's reception in Albuquerque, N.M., 1916 /

    TR's reception in Albuquerque, N.M., 1916 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Roosevelt, George Curry, Albert B. Fall. Duration: 2:07 at 18 fps. TR is cordially received on October 23, 1916 in Albuquerque, N.M. where he speaks on behalf ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Presidential Campaign Posters

    Presidential Campaign Posters

    Along with every presidential campaign there are great campaign posters. There are also ridiculous ones. In "Presidential Campaign Posters: Two Hundred Years of Election Art" editors and curators of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Eubanks, Ralph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-19
  • Charles E. Hughes speaking during campaign, Duquesne, Pa., 1916 /

    Charles E. Hughes speaking during campaign, Duquesne, Pa., 19...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Charles Evans Hughes, William H. Coleman. Duration: 0:27 at 18 fps. Presidential candidate Charles Evans Hughes campaigns in Pittsburgh vicinity on Sept. 27, 1916. Hughes was on a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition /

    The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Expos...

    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
  • The sculptor's nightmare /

    The sculptor's nightmare /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4May1908; H110169. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Mack Sennett, Harry Solter, Anthony O'Sullivan, Eddie Dillon, D.W. Griffith. Duration: 4:54 (part 1), 3:59 (part 2), 2:07 (part 3) at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • Lincoln Symposium: William Lee Miller

    Lincoln Symposium: William Lee Miller

    William Lee Miller speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002) on "'I Felt It My Duty to Refuse': A Presidential Pardon Case." He is introduced by Douglas Wilson.

    • Contributor: Miller, William Lee
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America

    Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. ...

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nick Kotz discussed his new book, "Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America" (Houghton Mifflin, 2005), where he draws upon newly ...

    • Contributor: Kotz, Nick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-01
  • The People and the President: America?s Conversations with FDR

    The People and the President: America?s Conversations with FDR

    One of the many profound changes instituted by FDR: "a revolution in the pattern of communication between Americans and their Chief Executive."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-15
  • David Maraniss: 2012 National Book Festival

    David Maraniss: 2012 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer prize-winner David Maraniss appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Maraniss, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. /

    President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Sept1901; H8915. Duration: 1:44 (part 1), 2:07 (part 2), and 2:23 (part 3) at 15 fps. Photographed September, 1901. Location: First Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America

    An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Crea...

    Historian Henry Wiencek discussed his new book, which focuses on the life of Washington and explores early slavery in America.

    • Contributor: Wiencek, Henry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-11-05
  • My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives

    My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives

    Library of Congress manuscript historian Gerard Gawalt discussed his new book "My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives," in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book. Published by ...

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-30
  • TR in San Francisco, 1903 /

    TR in San Francisco, 1903 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:26 at 15 fps. Photographed: May 13, 1903. Location: Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, California. President Roosevelt reviewed the school children of San Francisco from 10:00am to 10:30am ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /

    Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:04 at 18 fps. RMA lists date in title as 1917. Appearing: Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, Capt. Thomas C. Cook, Hector Carlier, Major Leon Osterrieth, George T. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Eleanor Clift: 2008 National Book Festival

    Eleanor Clift: 2008 National Book Festival

    Eleanor Clift appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Clift, Eleanor
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World

    On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Prog...

    James Srodes discussed and signed his book, "On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World."

    • Contributor: Srodes, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-27
  • Douglas Wilson - Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words

    Douglas Wilson - Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Powe...

    Considered a simpleton by Civil War-era literati, Abraham Lincoln shocked the intellectual establishment with his considerable prowess with a pen. From the Gettysburg Address to the Emancipation Proclamation, the president used his ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Douglas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-02-21
  • Lincoln Symposium: John R. Sellers

    Lincoln Symposium: John R. Sellers

    John R. Sellers speaks on "Lincoln's Washington: A Divided City" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Charles Hubbard.

    • Contributor: Sellers, John R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • James Polk Papers & Diary

    James Polk Papers & Diary

    Washington Journal interview

    • Contributor: Kranz, Marvin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-09-25
  • Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile /

    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
  • President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American Exposition /

    President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American E...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Sept1901; H8588. Duration: 1:28 at 15 fps. Photographed September 5, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York. From a single camera position pointed directly at the reviewing stand, the film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-05
  • Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New York, at GOP Convention, 1916, Chicago, Ill. /

    Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New ...

    Copyright: no reg. Segment of Pathe News no. 46 released June 7, 1916. Appearing: Mrs. Olive H. Whitman, Governor Charles S. Whitman, Francis Hendricks, George W. Perkins, Chauncey M. Depew. Duration: 1:30 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War

    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
  • Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Probable producer, distributor, and distribution date from phone call to W. Jenney at the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, 8/25/97. Duration: 2:19 (part 1) and 3:50 (part 2) at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Impeached: the Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy

    Impeached: the Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Figh...

    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
  • Frances Perkins, the Woman Behind FDR

    Frances Perkins, the Woman Behind FDR

    Although she is no longer a household name, Frances Perkins was one of the most influential people of the 20th century. Kirstin Downey discussed her new book, "The Woman Behind the New ...

    • Contributor: Downey, Kirstin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-23
  • Ellen & Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies

    Ellen & Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies

    The wives of Woodrow Wilson were strikingly different from each other. Ellen Axson Wilson, quiet and intellectual, died after just a year and a half in the White House and is thought ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Kristie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-30
  • Chester Arthur Papers

    Chester Arthur Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 2)

    Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 2)

    The Library sponsored an all-day symposium celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Lucas E. Morel presented "Lincoln on Race, Equality and the Spirit of '76." Morel is the Garwood Visiting Research Fellow ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-04
  • Lincoln's Other White House: the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency

    Lincoln's Other White House: the Untold Story of the Man and ...

    Elizabeth Smith Brownstein, author of "If This House Could Talk ...: Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans," discussed her new book, "Lincoln's Other White House; the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency," ...

    • Contributor: Smith Brownstein, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-02-07