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  • The History of Education in Ethiopia with Special Emphasis on Higher Education

    Dr. Aklilu Habte discusses the history of higher education in Ethiopia.

    • Contributor: Habte, Aklilu
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-26
  • Pre-concert Talk: Joy Zinoman

    Joy Zinoman talks about Samuel Beckett and the genesis of the Library's special production of "Ohio Impromptu."

    • Contributor: Zinoman, Joy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Alice McDermott

    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • 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
  • Enhancing Access to Library of Congress Collections

    Since early 2007, the Library of Congress and several partner organizations have worked to create a thesaurus of genre/form terms (MARC 21 tag 155), that describe what a work is, as opposed to what it is about. Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library and Archival Materials (LCGFT) now includes over 700 terms in four disciplines; hundreds more terms, representing literature, music, religion, and ...

    • Contributor: Young, Janis L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-08-07
  • Magna Carta & the American Constitution

    For the Library's annual Constitution Day lecture, Akhil Reed Amar discussed Magna Carta and its historical connection to the U.S. Constitution.

    • Contributor: Reed Amar, Akhil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-16
  • Violin Master Class with Christian Tetzlaff

    videorecording | videorecording ; 103 min | Virtuoso violinist Christian Tetzlaff conducted a violin master class at the Library for area students and teachers. (Content). Recorded November 7, 2008 (Date). Christian Tetzlaff was born in Hamburg. He began playing the violin and piano at the age of 6, and made his concert debut at 14 years old. He studied with Uwe-Martin Haiberg at the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tetzlaff, Christian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • A Parting of the Ways: Wealth, Working and Poverty in Early Christian Monasticism

    Imagine you are living in 290 and not in 2009. Guess what people were heatedly discussing in those days? It was a pressing economic issue: the financial support of monks. Some insisted that monks should work for a living, and others thought they should be supported by the alms of other Christians. It was a raging debate that involved crucial economic and religious issues, ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Peter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-30
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Panel

    This panel discussion covered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with veterans living with the diagnosis and experts who work directly with PTSD-diagnosed veterans. Speakers included Jason Cain, Karen Lynn Fears, Richard Tedeschi, Gala True and David Williams.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-27
  • An Anthropologist Looks Back on Decades Living in the Middle East

    Andrea Rugh reflects on her years living and working as an anthropologist in the Middle East.

    • Contributor: Rugh, Andrea
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-30
  • Managing Stress and Enhancing Wellness with Music Therapy

    A discussion in association with the American Music Therapy Association.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-15
  • Derek Anderson: 2014 National Book Festival

    NBA great Derek Anderson appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Anderson, Derek
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Esmeralda Santiago: 2011 National Book Festival

    Esmeralda Santiago appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Santiago, Esmeralda
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Happiness is a thing called Joe

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 4 min., 18 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Arlen, Harold - Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • A Wrinkle in Time: 2012 National Book Festival

    At the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Hope Larson, Anita Silvey and Leonard Marcus discuss the classic book "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle upon its 50th anniversary.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Preserving State Government Digital Information

    Robert Horton, director of Library, Publication and Collections at the Minnesota Historical Society, discussed "A Model Technological and Social Architecture for the Preservation of State Government Digital Information." This NDIIPP-supported project is working with legislatures in several states to explore enhanced access to a variety of legislative digital records. Technology does not really make any of this easy, but it does make it possible, ...

    • Contributor: Horton, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Avant Garde Art & Artists in Mexico

    Susannah Joel Glusker discusses and signs her new book "Avant-Garde Art & Artists in Mexico: Anita Brenner's Journals of the Roaring Twenties."

    • Contributor: Glusker, Susannah Joel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-01
  • R. Carlos Nakai: American Indian Flute Music from Arizona

    R. Carlos Nakai performs American Indian flute music in a noontime concert in the Library's "Homegrown" series.

    • Contributor: Nakai, R. Carlos
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-11-17
  • 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
  • Jacqueline Wilson: Book Fest 07

    Jacqueline Wilson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Jacqueline
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Nancy Farmer, Part 1

    • Contributor: Farmer, Nancy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • José Gervasio Artigas & the Independence of Uruguay

    Uruguayan historian and author Gerardo Caetano discusses José Gervasio Artigas and his role in the Independence of Uruguay in the 1800s.

    • Contributor: Caetano, Gerardo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-27
  • La Risonanza

    The La Risonanza ensemble -- made up of Fabio Bonizzoni, Yetzabel Arias Fern&aactue;ndez, Matthew Jennejohn, Carlo Lazzaroni, Rossella Croce, Claudia Combs, Gianni de Rosa, Caterina Dell'Agnello and Davide Nava -- perform works of Vivaldi and Handel.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-29
  • Oral History with Harmonia Band

    Members of "Harmonia" discuss the band's origins and the traditional folk music of Eastern Europe.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-11
  • Topic Maps: The Inventor's Perspective on Subject-based Access

    Steven Newcomb and Michel Biezunski both work for Coolheads Consulting, a consultancy specializing in semantic analysis, subject-based information integration, and the actual creation and maintenance of topic maps for clients in government, industry, and academia. Dr. Newcomb spoke about the conceptual foundations of the Topic Maps paradigm. Dr. Biezunski spoke about his vision on what the next step should be in applying the abstract ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-15