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  • TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    As part of a western campaign tour, TR speaks to crowds and firms up Progressive Party structure in the area of Fargo, North Dakota, September 6, 1912. Several views from varying distances of TR greeting and speaking to crowds from rear of train; TR addressing large crowd from a decorated platform, apparently in a stadium; TR speaking from rear of train to Indian men, ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, George E. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • 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, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive Quest for Peace." According to Leffler, there were many attempts by policymakers in both Washington and Moscow to reduce the confrontational nature of the Cold War. Leffler ...

    • Contributor: Leffler, Melvyn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-10
  • 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
  • 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 career as president. Roosevelt's biography as told through these political cartoons forms the basis of "Bully!: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt" by Rick Marschall.

    • Contributor: Marschall, Rick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • 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
  • 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
  • McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

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

    Photographed from several camera positions, the film shows the funeral procession both preceding and following the body of the assassinated president before he is interred at Canton, Ohio. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: FUNERAL CORTEGE ENTERING WESTLAWN CEMETERY AT CANTON, OHIO. Ungraceful. [code for telegraphic orders]. Another of our cameras is in an excellent position at the entrance to the Westlawn Cemetery, ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • James Swanson: Book Fest 07

    James Swanson: Book Fest 07

    James Swanson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition /

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

    The camera was positioned at such a height behind a large group of people outside an exhibit building that mainly hats are visible. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: THE MOB OUTSIDE THE TEMPLE OF MUSIC AT THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION. Unglorify. [code for telegraphic orders]. On Friday, September 6th, 1901, we had our cameras in position to photograph the President as he left ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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 that which they once most feared--government intrusion. In his new book, "Reclaiming Conservatism: How a Great American Political Movement Got Lost--And How It Can Find Its Way Back," Edwards argues that the ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, Mickey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-05
  • Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Woodrow Wilson Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Haynes, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of a huge tree filled with frightened animals, as a monkey on the ground peers over a cliff; he begins jumping up and down, pointing and climbing the tree as TR appears over the rim of the cliff with gun in his hand.

    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over 2,000 people who traveled from New York City to Oyster Bay to see TR and hear him speak on "Americanism." Panning shots of crowd gathered around porch; ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • 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
  • Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis

    Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis

    Gerard Gawalt discusses the draft of a letter that Thomas Jefferson sent to Meriwether Lewis to initiate the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-13
  • Stephen L. Carter: 2012 National Book Festival

    Stephen L. Carter: 2012 National Book Festival

    Stephen L. Carter discusses his book, "The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln," at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Carter, Stephen L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • A Slave in the White House

    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
  • 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
  • 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, a retired administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

    • Contributor: Grant, Stephen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-07
  • Charles E. Hughes speaking during campaign, Duquesne, Pa., 1916 /

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

    Presidential candidate Charles Evans Hughes campaigns in Pittsburgh vicinity on Sept. 27, 1916. Hughes was on a strenuous tour in an attempt to knit together various Republican factions. In Pittsburgh area he was joined by Republican notables, some of whom had been at odds with him: Senator Boies Penrose, Philander Knox, William Flinn. Hughes spoke in opposition to the eight-hour day and was silent ...

    • Contributor: Hughes, Charles Evans - Coleman, William H. - Universal Film Manufacturing Company - Community Motion Picture Service, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • 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," in a lecture sponsored by the Humanities & Social Sciences Division. Using diaries, letters and (often amusing) eyewitness accounts, she offered new insight into the life of President Lincoln and his family ...

    • Contributor: Smith Brownstein, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-02-07
  • Obama's Victory & the Democratic Struggle for Power

    Obama's Victory & the Democratic Struggle for Power

    Jeffrey Alexander offers a new way of looking at the struggle for political power by discussing what happened and why during Barack Obama's run for the presidency. He argues that images, emotion and performance are the central features of the battle for power.

    • Contributor: Alexander, Jeffrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-14
  • Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 /

    Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 /

    On Jan. 6, 1921, the restoration of TR's birthplace by the Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association is officially begun with the laying of the Roosevelt House cornerstone. Views of crowds pressing around platform; Major General Leonard Wood, TR's longtime friend and political associate, preparing to set stone in place; Corinne Robinson, TR's sister and a frequent participant in Roosevelt House activities, speaking to assembled crowd. ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Wood, Leonard - Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt - Hammond, Emily V. (Emily Vanderbilt Sloane) - Women's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association - Pathe News - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • At the center of the world: Hyannis Port and the presidency of John F. Kennedy / Catalog Record

    At the center of the world: Hyannis Port and the presidency o...

    "Commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation, this documentary weaves together rarely seen film with interviews from people who were there during that special time. The museum looks at the life and times of President Kennedy and his family on Cape Cod"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Federal Discrimination & the Decline of National Black Politics in the Early 20th Century

    Federal Discrimination & the Decline of National Black Politi...

    Racial discrimination in federal offices during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson implicated the United States government in the economic limitation of African Americans in the early twentieth century. The Civil Service's stable pay and chance for promotion had helped to foster a vibrant black middle class in the nation's capital. This promising island in Jim Crow America was maintained by a political patronage coalition ...

    • Contributor: Yellin, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-12-08
  • Hay Copy of Gettysburg Address on Display

    Hay Copy of Gettysburg Address on Display

    The Library of Congress displays the John Hay copy of the Gettysburg Address for six weeks, from March 22 to May 4, in its "Civil War in America" exhibition. The John Hay copy of the address is one of five known manuscript drafts. The Hay copy is considered the second draft, made by Lincoln shortly after his return to Washington from Gettysburg. Lincoln gave ...

    • Contributor: Krowl, Michelle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-22
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • The sculptor's nightmare /

    The sculptor's nightmare /

    At a political club, the members debate whose bust will replace that of Theodore Roosevelt. Unable to agree, each goes to a sculptor's studio and bribes him to sculpt a bust of the individual favorite. Instead, the sculptor spends their fees on a dinner with his model during which he becomes so inebriated that he is taken to jail. There he has a nightmare, ...

    • Contributor: McCutcheon, Wallace - Bitzer, G. W. - Sennett, Mack - Solter, Harry L. - O'sullivan, Tony - Dillon, Edward - Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1908
  • William McKinley Papers

    William McKinley Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet

    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 Division. 2006 was the centennial year of the birth of Senghor (1906-2001), who served as Senegal's first president from 1960 to 1980. During his presidency, he set Senegal on the path toward ...

    • Contributor: Diagne, Souleymane Bachir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-07
  • 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
  • Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington

    Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington

    Daniel Epstein is a poet, dramatist and biographer with 12 books in print. Epstein has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and Prix de Rome from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

    • Contributor: Epstein, Daniel Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-09-30
  • 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 Billington, Union Pacific CEO Jim Young, Sen. Dick Durbin and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, with performances by renowned baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Craig Rutenberg and poetry readings by James Earl Jones.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-10
  • President McKinley's funeral cortege at Buffalo, N.Y. /

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

    The photography in this film is from several camera positions. The first position was over the heads of the crowds that lined the street watching the cortege begin. Mounted police precede the escort for the funeral procession. the next camera position is from the other side of the spectators and reveals the escort of various military organizations represented (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, West Point ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • "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
  • 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 the Center for the Book. "This compelling anthology draws on the Library's vast collections of presidential papers, as well as those of other presidential libraries and private libraries, to open a unique ...

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-27
  • Millard Fillmore & Maps

    Millard Fillmore & Maps

    Interview

    • Contributor: Van Ee, Patricia Molen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Funeral leaving the President's house and church at Canton, Ohio /

    Funeral leaving the President's house and church at Canton, O...

    In order to film the funeral of President McKinley, the photographer placed his camera in three locations. The first scene shows the casket being carried from his home by the honor guard and placed in the hearse. The second scene shows the hearse, the honor guard, and people lining the streets. The third scene shows the celebrities who attended the funeral preceding the casket ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Roosevelt, Theodore - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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 book and his challenges and successes locating and analyzing historic sites across the entire United States. Much of O'Neill's project research was conducted in the Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and ...

    • Contributor: O'Neill, Patrick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-02-10
  • 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
  • President McKinley's funeral cortege at Washington, D.C. /

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

    The photographer covered the subject, the funeral cortege of President McKinley, from many different positions along the line of march. The people shown are those who preceded the hearse and those who followed after it. First come the walking military (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, National Guard) [end of part 2], and then ranking military dignitaries who immediately precede the hearse. Following the escorted hearse ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case

    In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Powe...

    Louis Fisher, special assistant to the Law Librarian and a specialist in constitutional law, discussed his new book, "In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case." Fisher was introduced by Steven Aftergood, the senior research analyst at the Federation of American Scientists and editor of the e-mail newsletter "Secrecy News." Both Fisher and Aftergood participated in a question-and-answer session ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Louis
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-11
  • President McKinley taking the oath /

    President McKinley taking the oath /

    "This film records President McKinley taking the oath of office. The first camera position shows the seating arrangements prepared for the spectators and witnesses on the steps of the Capitol. At the time the film was taken, there were many empty seats. The second camera position shows the inaugural party during the swearing-in ceremonies. All that can be seen is the black draped balcony ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Lincoln Symposium: Ronald C. White Jr.

    Lincoln Symposium: Ronald C. White Jr.

    Ronald C. White Jr. speaks on "Lincoln's Sermon on the Mount: The Second Inaugural" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Donald R. Kennon.

    • Contributor: White Jr., Ronald C.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Shows scenes of Calvin Coolidge at his summer home in Plymouth, Vermont, including Coolidge helping out on the neighboring farm of cousin Ed Blanchard; in the "summer White House" above the Plymouth post office; attending church with his father John Calvin, wife Grace Goodhue, and son John; and visiting with his future vice-president, General Charles Dawes. May be a compilation of newsreel footage taken ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin - Coolidge, Grace Goodhue - Blanchard, Edward J. - Coolidge, John - Dawes, Charles Gates - Afi/Casselton (Harold)/Larson (Ted) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • 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 available resources, including President Johnson's taped telephone conversations, FBI wiretap logs and recently declassified communications between the FBI and the president, to examine challenges faced by Johnson and King following the death ...

    • Contributor: Kotz, Nick
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-01
  • 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
  • Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History

    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
  • 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 and was co-sponsored by the Constitution Project. Charlie Savage, Pulitzer-prize winning author and Boston Globe journalist, was presented with the Constitution Project's Award for Constitutional Commentary. Savage then presented a lecture covering ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-17
  • 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 /

    On May 27, 1916, groups of men, the 7th Regiment Band, and several children march on the road from the Oyster Bay railroad station to Sagamore Hill to demonstrate their support of TR for the 1916 Presidential nomination. Views of TR addressing the large crowd assembled on the lawn of Sagamore Hill. The rally was organized by the Roosevelt Non-Partisan League of New York ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • James Polk Papers & Diary

    James Polk Papers & Diary

    Washington Journal interview

    • Contributor: Kranz, Marvin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-09-25
  • 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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City

    Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City

    Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman spoke about and showed a power point presentation on the new exhibit at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington on "Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-19
  • Lincoln Symposium: Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Lincoln Symposium: Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks on "Lincoln's White House" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). She is introduced by Steven Lee Carson.

    • Contributor: Goodwin, Doris Kearns
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • President McKinley's speech at the Pan-American Exposition /

    President McKinley's speech at the Pan-American Exposition /

    The film begins by showing the introductory speaker at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. The speaker introduces the incumbent president of the United States, William F. McKinley. The remainder of the film is a straight-on moving photograph of the president during his last public speech. "In this picture we present a wonderful and life-like likeness of President McKinley. He first walks upon the platform, ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    Execution of Czolgosz, with panorama of Auburn Prison /

    The film begins by showing railroad cars in the foreground with the overshadowing walls of a state prison in the background. The second camera position, from a higher elevation, pans slowly showing the yard interior of the prison and some of the large buildings. There is a dissolve from the exterior to the interior, a set of a stone wall with an iron barred ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Czolgosz, Leon F. - Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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 liaison. Author Annette Gordon-Reed, who received attention in 1997 for a book that carefully evaluated claims and counter-claims about the Jefferson-Hemings relationship, has written a new book about Sally Hemings - a ...

    • Contributor: Gordon Reed, Annette
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-23
  • 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 the 2012 presidential campaign.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-13
  • William Harry Harrison Inaugural

    William Harry Harrison Inaugural

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Benjamin Harrison Papers

    Benjamin Harrison Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • 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 a photo shoot for Smithsonian Magazine. The other two items consisted of an inkwell used by Lincoln in formulating the proclamation and a pen he used to sign the final document. Inspired ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-30
  • 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 states across the Midwest, South, and Northeast through September 2011, concluding its tour where it began, at the Library of Congress National Book Festival. The truck, staffed and driven by two docents ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • "They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder and the Rage for Vengeance

    "They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Ab...

    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 death; the murder of his secretary of state, William Seward; and the events that led to the torturous incarceration of John Wilkes Booth's co-conspirators. According to Pitch, Lincoln was under threat of ...

    • Contributor: Pitch, Anthony
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-20
  • President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    "The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President McKinley's party, come into view"--Early motion pictures. "This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 to have had little impact on history. Edith Bolling Wilson was flamboyant and confident but left a legacy of controversy. Kristie Miller discusses them, the subject of her new book.

    • Contributor: Miller, Kristie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-30
  • President Harding and Calvin Coolidge [1] /

    President Harding and Calvin Coolidge [1] /

    Various scenes of the official notification ceremonies held on July 22, 1920 for Warren G. Harding, selected as the Presidential candidate by 17th Republican National Convention and Calvin Coolidge, selected as the Vice Presidential nominee. Opening views of Harding, followed by scenes of him and his wife, Florence Kling Harding, in Marion, Ohio; Harding, Coolidge, and Will H. Hays, Republican National Committee chairman, getting ...

    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) - Coolidge, Calvin - Harding, Florence Kling - Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison) - Harding, George T. - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Morrow, Edwin P. - Republican National Convention - Community Motion Picture Service, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1920
  • James Monroe Papers

    James Monroe Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • 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 economically in the years before World War II. Miller discussed his book, "Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor" in a program sponsored by the Humanities and ...

    • Contributor: Miller, Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-15
  • Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 1)

    Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 1)

    The Library sponsored an all-day symposium commemorating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Commemorating the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's first inaugural address, Harold Holzer presented a talk titled "Lincoln Comes to Washington: The Journey of a President-Elect." Holzer, co-chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and senior vice president for external affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is author, co-author, or editor of 33 ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-04
  • 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) has received outstanding reviews and is now on both the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best seller lists. According to historian James McPherson, "this riveting hour-by-hour account of Lincoln's assassination, Booth's ...

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-18
  • 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 trial. David O. Stewart discussed Johnson's 1868 trial, when once again the nation's fate hung in the balance.

    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-03
  • 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 to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.

    • Contributor: Stashower, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-07
  • 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
  • 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 are also closed to visitors and even to scholars. In this Webcast, Marvin Kranz, guides gives a personal tour of the manuscript stacks, highlighting some of their most remarkable holdings and offering ...

    • Contributor: Kranz, Marvin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-08-01
  • 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
  • Andrew Jackson Papers

    Andrew Jackson Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • William Harry Harrison Papers

    William Harry Harrison Papers

    Interview

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • 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
  • 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
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, 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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • 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
  • 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 increasingly multilateral world and analyzes whether this approach is still relevant for the current administration.

    • Contributor: Larres, Klaus
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-29
  • 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
  • Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932

    Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932

    With the landmark election of Franklin D. Roosevelt as U.S. President in 1932, decades of Republican ascendancy gave way to a half century of Democratic dominance. It was nothing less than a major political realignment as the direction of federal policy shifted from conservative to liberal--and liberalism itself was redefined in the process. In his new book, the first in many decades to examine ...

    • Contributor: Ritchie, Donald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-02-14
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 2

    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, 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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-14
  • 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
  • Colonel Roosevelt is invited to fly in Arch Hoxsey's plane at St. Louis, Mo., 1910 /

    Colonel Roosevelt is invited to fly in Arch Hoxsey's plane at...

    While participating in the Missouri State Republican Party's campaign on October 11, 1910, TR is invited to fly in a biplane with Arch Hoxsey as pilot. Accompanied by Herbert S. Hadley, Governor of Missouri (1909-1913) and two men who appear to be Henry W. Kiel, Mayor of St. Louis, and Sheriff Louis Nolte, TR arrives in motorcade at Kinloch aviation field; man, who appears ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hadley, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer) - Missouri. Governor - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

    Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

    From three camera positions, the Democratic presidential candidate, Judge Parker, bids farewell on the wharf at Esopus to Mayor McClellan and other important Democrats. Judge Parker was nominated at the Democratic National Convention in St. Louis, July 6, 1904.

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • TR speaking at Sagamore Hill [1916-1918] [1] /

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

    Three sequences of TR addressing groups from the porch at Sagamore Hill. First sequence is TR speaking to a group of people on Sept. 8, 1917 at the opening of the second New York State suffrage campaign at Sagamore Hill. Second sequence is probably TR encouraging New York District volunteer workers for the third Liberty Loan on Apr. 2, 1918. Final views of TR ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Community Motion Picture Service, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /

    Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /

    Views of TR at various public functions in support of the war effort: 1) TR stands with Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, fellow-officer in the Spanish-American War, and speaks to camera during an informal visit to Camp Mills, near Garden City, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1917; 2) on the lawn of Sagamore Hill on Aug. 22, 1917, TR and members of the Belgian mission ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René) - O'Connor, T. P. (Thomas Power) - Wilson, George T. - Lenihan, Michael J. - Carlier, Hector - Moncheur, Ludovic - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • The last days of a president films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record

    The last days of a president films of McKinley and the Pan-Am...

    Presents twenty-eight films from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. Produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company from March to November 1901, these actuality motion pictures feature footage of President William McKinley at his second inauguration; the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York; McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition; and McKinley's funeral. Links to a section of The Learning Page covering the subjects ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 199?
  • 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 Library's Center for the Book. Colonel Edward M. House served not only as intimate friend and chief political advisor to President Wilson but also as a national security advisor and senior diplomat ...

    • Contributor: Hodgson, Godfrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-31
  • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-12
  • Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

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

    It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train station. A steam locomotive pulling several passenger cars can be seen nearing the camera position and coming to a stop. The remainder of the film is concerned with the people who get off the train and walk off the platform. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: FUNERAL TRAIN ARRIVING ...

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