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  • Orphan Works 9: Structure & Mechanics of Possible Extended Collective U.S. Licensing System

    Panelists discussed specific details of an appropriate extended collective licensing system in the United States for mass digitization purposes. While some other countries have embraced extended collective licensing, the United States currently does not have the legal framework for such a system. It is unclear, however, how extended collective licensing could integrate with the current U.S. legal infrastructure to streamline the licensing process, or ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-03-11
  • David Kennedy: Book Fest 07

    David Kennedy in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Shaping Physics in the Three Nations

    Kluge Fellow Josep Simon spoke on the role of pedagogy and the importance of international scientific communication in the making of modern science, particularly physics.

    • Contributor: Simon, Josep
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-24
  • Modigliani: A Life

    Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) was considered the quintessential bohemian artist, his legend almost as infamous as Van Gogh's. In Modigliani's time, his work was seen as an oddity: contemporary with the Cubists but not part of their movement. Meryle Secrest discusses her new book on the artist.

    • Contributor: Secrest, Meryle
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-15
  • Stewarding Space Data

    A panel discussion from the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting covered how the challenges of preservation data from space are truly astronomical. Four presenters discussed and explored these issues in a range of contexts. These included projects working with satellite data from the 1950s, a database of extragalactic distances occurring in research libraries, and ongoing work on managing space data and data from satellites at ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Ever Faithful: Race, Loyalty, and the Ends of Empire in Spanish Cuba

    Discussing his new book, David Sartorius explored the relationship between political allegiance and race in 19th-century Cuba. Challenging assumptions that loyalty to the Spanish empire was the exclusive province of the white Cuban elite, he examines the free and enslaved people of African descent who actively supported colonialism. By claiming loyalty, many black and mulatto Cubans attained some degree of social mobility, legal freedom, ...

    • Contributor: Sartorius, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-30
  • Transcript of "Learning from the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)

    Transcript of "Learning from the FSA Collection" by Carl Fleischhauer: Documenting America, 1935-1943: The Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Photo Collection (Library of Congress Journeys and Crossings)

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Web Pages
  • Aubrey Ghent and Friends

    Aubrey Ghent with friends performed sacred lap steel guitar for the Library's annual Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Ghent, Aubrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-10-17
  • An artist's dream /

    From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in the interior of an artist's studio. Mephisto appears mysteriously and signals the pictures to come to life. They step down from the frames and walk forward, admiring their costumes. Mephisto then touches the artist on the shoulder, awaking him, and disappears. The artist, after rubbing his eyes, sees the picture on his right hand side and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Liz Kessler: 2009 National Book Festival

    Known for her Emily Windsnap series, author Liz Kessler appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kessler, Liz
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Society ballooning, Pittsfield, Mass. /

    At the beginning of the film, a group of men can be seen gathered around a flat area near a large municipal gas tank. Most of the group are attending to the skin of a big balloon in the foreground near the camera. The remainder of the film shows the balloon being filled with gas until it is buoyant enough to become airborne, the ...

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Pawtucket Fire Department /

    A good film, photographed from a single-camera position, of the Fire Department of the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and its equipment. For the time, the apparatus was ultramodern.

    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Interview with David Gewanter

    David Gewanter's book In the Belly (University of Chicago Press, 1997), won Ploughshares' John Zacharis First Book Award. His latest book, The Sleep of Reason (University of Chicago Press, 2003) was a finalist for the James Laughlin Prize. He is co-editor, with Frank Bidart, of Robert Lowell: Collected Poems (FSG, 2003). The recipient of a Witter Bynner fellowship and Whiting Writer's Award, he teaches ...

    • Contributor: Gewanter, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-06-28
  • Physician Writers, Past and Present

    The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division sponsors the lecture "Physician Writers, Past and Present" given by Sherif Meleka, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University.

    • Contributor: Meleka, Dr. Sherif
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-01
  • Yugoslav Socialism in Latin America: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

    According to Johanna Bockman, neoliberal policies seek to expand the role of the free market and reduce the role of the state. As a result, analysts of neoliberalism have often assumed that these policies were transported from the United States through such groups as the "Chicago Boys" in Chile. However, socialist Yugoslavia sent experts around the world, spreading its anti-state and often pro-market worker ...

    • Contributor: Bockman, Johanna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-04
  • Julianne Moore: 2011 National Book Festival (1)

    Actor and author Julianne Moore appears at the 2011 National Book Festival in the Children's pavilion.

    • Contributor: Moore, Julianne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Dogs used as smugglers /

    With contraband strapped to the backs of their dogs, smugglers set off to cross the Spanish-French border. Having been spied upon and betrayed to customs officers, a fierce skirmish results and only the dogs and a single smuggler reach their destination.

    • Contributor: Hatot, Georges - Heuzé, André - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Nfsa Australia Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Baker (Glenn L.) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Seeger Tribute: Charles Seeger and Ruth Crawford Seeger

    The Library of Congress celebrated the musical legacy of the Seeger Family during a two-day program, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, titled "How Can I Keep from Singing? A Seeger Family Tribute." Panelists were Betty Auman of the Library's Music Division, who discussed "Seeger Materials in the Library of Congress Music Division"; Judith Tick, Northeastern University, who talked about "Ruth Crawford Seeger's Legacy"; ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-16
  • Tiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader

    Thomas J. Dodd discussed his book "Tiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division and Center for the Book. Dodd discussed the rule of Tiburcio Carias, Honduras' longest-serving head of government, who ruled from 1933 to 1949 and was a major political figure in the country's history. The former ambassador analyzed the consolidation and modernization ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Thomas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-24
  • Mary Jenkins oral history interview conducted by Will Griffin in Albany, Georgia,

    Mary Jenkins describes Albany, Georgia, during her childhood and discusses moments when she encountered racial prejudice. She describes her education in all-black schools, her decision to attend Fisk University, and her longing to become a teacher. Around the time of Brown v. Board of Education, she began teaching in Georgia and witnessed negative reactions of white administrators to the decision. Jenkins describes her decision ...

    • Contributor: Jenkins, Mary F. - Griffin, Willie James - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013

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  • Michael Grant: 2012 National Book Festival

    Michael Grant appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Grant, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Sonya Sones: 2013 National Book Festiv

    Sonya Sones appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Sones, Sonya
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • The Birmingham Sunlights

    Gospel Quartet Birmingham Sunlights perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Sunlights, Birmingham
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-12-07
  • Holly Black: Book Fest 07

    Fantasy author Holly Black in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Black, Holly
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Shelia Moses: 2006 National Book Festival

    Author Shelia Moses at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Moses, Shelia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30