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  • NewsDiffs: Tracking Online News Over Time

    The Internet has ushered in a 24-hour news cycle, and newspapers often hastily publish articles. While print editions run once, several subsequent versions can be published online. Many changes are innocuous, but significant edits can happen without a record of any changes. This briefing on NewsDiffs, the go-to site for referencing and tracking silent changes to online articles, discussed example changes and the research ...

    • Contributor: Price, Eric
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-20
  • A romance of the rail /

    From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • A touching pleading /

    A lawyer, pleading by the side of his client, bursts into tears with emotion and embraces the sobbing prisoner, who, while in this position, neatly steals the lawyer's watch and chain.

    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (France) - Lubin Manufacturing Company - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Gene Luen Yang: 2014 National Book Festival (Graphic Novels)

    Gene Luen Yang appears in the Graphic Novels Super Session at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Yang, Gene Luen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States

    Editor and translator Lori Marie Carlson discussed her new book, "Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States," in honor of the Library's celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Luis Alberto Ambroggio and Claudia Quiroz Cahill, two of the poets who contributed to "Red Hot Salsa," read their poems. In his introduction to the book, award-winning author Oscar ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-29
  • Harry Blake oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Shreveport, Louisiana, 2013-10-03.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Blake, Harry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-03

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  • 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
  • A Tale of Two Books

    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Yusef Komunyakaa: 2011 National Book Festival

    Poet Yusef Komunyakaa appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Komunyakaa, Yusef
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /

    The first sequence (ca. 49 ft.), views of President William McKinley speaking, may be unrelated footage. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, l90l inaugural festivities. A mounted military unit rides through what is probably the court of honor, the area on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Fifteenth to Seventeenth Sts.; the President and ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Roosevelt, Theodore - Hanna, Marcus Alonzo - Paramount Pictures Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • PSA: Call to Record Veterans' Histories

    In this public service announcement, a part of the Veterans History Project's 10th Anniversary Commemoration, the Librarian of Congress asks the nation to help gather the accounts of 10,000 veterans by Veterans Day 2010.

    • Contributor: Billington, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-10-07
  • The rival brothers' patriotism /

    Two brothers, Jim and Robert, who are rivals for the same woman, Mary, enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War. Six months later at camp, Jim inadvertently reads Mary's letter to Robert and realizes Mary loves Robert. That same day, Jim and Robert are charged with carrying a message through enemy territory. While on their mission, Jim confesses that he read Mary's ...

    • Contributor: American Kinema - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Marshall (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • Christopher Myers

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • 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
  • James L. Swanson: 2011 National Book Festival

    James L. Swanson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Launching, no. 2 /

    From Edison films catalog: The camera was changed after the former subject had been photographed [Cataloger's note: see film entitled Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa"] and the ship is seen nearly head-on, bow first, still floating backward into the harbor, while in the foreground are seen numerous row-boats with their occupants. As the boat passes out of view the row-boats constantly move around and ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Of the Making of Many Books

    Renowned artist and printmaker Lynne Avadenka discusses how the philosophical and physical presence of the book has influenced her as a printer of limited edition artist's books and as an artist working in a variety of media.

    • Contributor: Avadenka, Lynne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-04-05
  • Edmund Morris

    • Contributor: Morris, Edmund
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress

    "Young J. Edgar: Hoover, the Red Scare and the Assault on Civil Liberties" brings to life the nationwide Palmer raids of 1919-20 and the coming of age of the seminal FBI director, including his four-year career (1913-17) at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Ackerman, Kenneth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-01-18
  • Dava Sobel

    • Contributor: Sobel, Dava
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Graziella Tonfoni: Navigating Through Digital Information

    Graziella Tonfoni, a scientific and literary author with vast experience using digital resources, discussed her experiences and research ideas.

    • Contributor: Tonfoni, Graziella
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-10-12
  • Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers

    Among the sufferings of those pursued during the McCarthy era, the situation of folksingers and folklorists was unique. Suspected by their government, they were hunted by the FBI almost everywhere. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, one can now know the extent of privacy crimes committed against Pete Seeger and other folklorists. For more than 20 years, the FBI and CIA conducted surveillance ...

    • Contributor: Dunaway, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-19
  • James Reston: Defenders of the Faith

    James Reston discusses his newest book "Defenders of the Faith" which focuses on Charles V, Suleyman the Magnificient, and the Battle for Europe, 1520-1536.

    • Contributor: Reston, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-09
  • Preserving Digital Heritage: Presentations from Collecting Partners in the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program

    Several of the partners in the Library's National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation program addressed attendees at the American Library Association's Annual Meeting during the convention's convention in Washington. The partners described the types of at-risk digital content they are collecting and the hurdles they face and have overcome in their collaborative initiatives.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-25
  • Branding Calves (ca. 1965)

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945-00-00