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  • Images & Observations: Faces of Egypt

    For ten years, photographer Deborah Shea Doyle traveled throughout Egypt- from bustling Cairo to remote parts of the Sinai region- to explore the landscape and learn about the lives of ordinary Egyptians, especially the Bedouins. She visited large cities and small villages and traversed through the country's inaccessible areas, which presented her with a gold mine of opportunities to capture and record interesting faces ...

    • Contributor: Doyle, Deborah Shea
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-26
  • Robert B. Parker

    Robert B. Parker speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Parker, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho

    Amuma Says No plays Basque music in a concert at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Amuma Says No
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-07-14
  • Catalog Record

    Flory Jagoda oral history interview conducted by Howard Bass, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Flory Jagoda tells her life story. Born in Sarajevo, she discusses her upbringing in Bosnia, keeping her family's Jewish traditions in Ladino while speaking Serbo-Croatian in school, remembering the culture of the Sephardim in the Balkans, her family, her grandmother; Jews escaping Bosnia and the Germans during World War II; her life as a refugee on the island of Korčula and in Bari, Italy; ...

    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Sara Paretsky: 2011 National Book Festival

    Mystery writer Sara Paretsky appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Paretsky, Sara
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Looking Beyond Gitmo: U.S. and Foreign Approaches Toward Legal Treatment of Terrorist Suspects

    On January 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order directing the Central Intelligence Agency to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba within a year. Some individuals and groups view this as a risky step because the facility known as "Gitmo" is perceived as a secure location to conduct trials of terrorist suspects. Others welcome the move, but believe it could ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-18
  • Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME): Update & Practical Applications

    The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community project that the Library of Congress is leading that will help move the library community into the linked data world. Development of BIBFRAME requires the involvement of information specialists and creators of bibliographic data to develop a new bibliographic ecosystem in which bibliographic data is more compatible with the broader World Wide Web environment. BIBFRAME ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-04
  • William P. Jones: 2013 National Book Festival

    William P. Jones appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Jones, William P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Daniel Silva: Book Fest 07

    Daniel Silva in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Silva, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • 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
  • Michael B. Oren: Book Fest 07

    Michael B. Oren in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Oren, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • 2011 Americas Awards for Children's & Young Adult Literature

    The 2011 Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature was awarded to Muñoz Ryan and Sis for "The Dreamer" and to author Willie Perdomo and illustrator Bryan Collier for "Clemente!" This event was co-sponsored by the Library and the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP).

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-17
  • Kadir Nelson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kadir Nelson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nelson, Kadir
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Torcuato Zamora: Flamenco Guitar with Dancers from Furia Flamenco

    A concert featuring guitarist Torcuato Zamora and flamenco dance company Furia Flamenco.

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2014-04-23
  • Daniel J. Boorstin Memorial Service

    A memorial service for Librarian of Congress Emeritus Daniel J. Boorstin, who died on Feb. 28, was held in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Thomas Jefferson Building.

    • Contributor: Billington, James H.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-04-27
  • Healthy Bites: Great-Tasting, Healthy Food on a Budget

    Sally Squires, award-winning journalist and former syndicated nutrition columnist of the Lean Plate Club in the Washington Post, discussed "Healthy Bites: Great-Tasting, Healthy Food on a Budget."

    • Contributor: Squires, Sally
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-11
  • Alice McDermott: 2014 National Book Festival

    Alice McDermott appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Constitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff

    Risa L. Goluboff lectured on "How the Constitution Changes: Social and Political Aspects of the Law." This program is part of the Law Library's annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day--a federal holiday observed each year to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and to "recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens."

    • Contributor: Goluboff, Risa L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-17
  • Julie Morgenstern: 2008 National Book Festival

    Organizational expert Julie Morgenstern appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Morgenstern, Julie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • The Road to Home: My Life and Times

    Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, discussed his new autobiography

    • Contributor: Gregorian, Vartan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-05-19
  • Judith Viorst: 2008 National Book Festival

    Judith Viorst appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Viorst, Judith
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor: 2013 National Book Festival

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Russell Freedman

    • Contributor: Freedman, Russell
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • America Is in the Heart for the 21st Century, Part 1

    The Asian Division of the Library of Congress held a daylong symposium on author Carlos Bulosan, titled "America Is in the Heart for the 21st Century." Bulosan depicted the early Filipino migrant experience in the United States and is best known for his book "America Is in the Heart." The Library, in conjunction with the Asian Division Friends Society (ADFS), coordinated the program as ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-04-28
  • Sylvia Nasar: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author Sylvia Nasar appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Nasar, Sylvia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24