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  • Real Realpolitik: A History

    John Bew argues that real realpolitik is ripe for excavation and rediscovery as it undergoes a renaissance in the English-speaking world. Bew argues that the original concept of 'realpolitik' is still relevant to the challenges of the 21st century. Its use in the English language provides a window into the soul of Anglo-American political culture.

    • Contributor: Bew, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-10
  • Preservation Aesthetics

    Shannon Mattern discusses the aesthetics of preservation at the annual Digital Preservation meeting.

    • Contributor: Mattern, Shannon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Scholarfest S5: Right/Wrong: Perspectives on Notions & Morality

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, five 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations," followed by 30 minutes of moderated Q+A, covered perspectives on notions and morality.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-11
  • A Conversation with a Modern Bookbinder

    Daniel E. Kelm discussed the art and craft of bookbinding.

    • Contributor: Kelm, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-11
  • Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Pickens, Mississippi, 2013-03-13.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Clark, Robert George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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  • Fostering the Transatlantic Dialogue on Digital Heritage & EU Research Infrastructure

    This program features advances in European Union (EU) framework initiatives for digital infrastructures that preserve and provide access to heritage data. The event covered the current landscape of EU research infrastructures in heritage science, centering on the beginning of the Horizon2020 framework program, with a special focus on research infrastructures for digital heritage. Challenges and successes associated with the development and use of digital ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-01
  • Poetry in Translation

    A poetry reading by poet Robert Pinsky and translated by Alberto Ambroggio.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-10-07
  • Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus

    Three associates of Rosa Parks give first-hand accounts of Mrs. Parks' life and legacy after her historical arrest.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-15
  • The Indians' Capital City: Native Histories of Washington DC

    Kluge Fellow Joseph Genetin-Pilawa presents part of his larger study of the Indigenous histories of Washington, D.C. Genetin-Pilawa argues that far from the passive victims or violent interlopers depicted in much of the iconography of the capital, visiting Native diplomats and as well as residents in the 19th and 20th centuries engaged with the messages encoded on the urban landscape. In so doing, they ...

    • Contributor: Genetin Pilawa, Joseph
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-04-02
  • 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
  • The Tenement Saga

    Sanford Sternlicht discussed his book, "The Tenement Saga." He tells the story of his own childhood in New York City's Lower East Side and puts it within the context of 14 early 20th-century East Side writers. Anzia Yezierska, Abraham Cahan, Michael Gold, Henry Roth and others defined this new "Jewish homeland" and paved the way for the later great Jewish American novelists.

    • Contributor: Sternlicht, Sanford
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-19
  • 2014 Michael Denker Fellows Presentations

    The 2014 Michael Denker Fellows from the American Printing History Association's Chesapeake Chapter gave presentations on their printing history and book arts projects. Speakers included Mark Dimunation, Casey Smith, George Barnum, Jihae Kwon, Travis Boatwright, Amy Nichols, Kevin Wisniewski and Sarah Matthews.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-05
  • Conversation with Justin Kauflin

    Justin Kauflin spoke with Karen Keninger and John Hanson and answered a variety of questions from the audience about his experience and career before his concert performance in the Coolidge Auditorium.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-10-22
  • John Carlos oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in New York, New York, 2013-08-18.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Carlos, John P.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-08-18

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  • Walter Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Louisville, Kentucky, 2013-06-21.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Tillow, Walter M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-21

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  • Civil Rights Act Exhibition Opening Program

    The opening ceremony of the Library exhibition, "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom," which explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act had on a changing society. The act is considered the most significant piece of civil rights legislation since Reconstruction. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-09
  • Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond the Magna Carta

    Ruth Mazo Karras discussed, through an analysis of the lives of three women, the way law affected (or not) women at different levels of society in medieval England.

    • Contributor: Mazo Karras, Ruth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-14
  • Richard Barry Sobol oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New Orleans, Louisiana, 2011-05-26.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Sobol, Anne Buxton - Sobol, Richard B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-26

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  • Carrie M. Young oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Little Rock, Arkansas, 2011-09-26.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Young, Carrie Lamar
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-26

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  • Contending with the Network

    Web pioneer George Oats spoke at the 2014 annual Digital Preservation meeting.

    • Contributor: Oates, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-23
  • Conversations about RDA: Cataloger Judgment & the Statement of Responsibility

    Four Library of Congress bibliographic description experts provide tips and strategies for working with the RDA: Resource Description and Access instructions in a new training series titled "Conversations about RDA."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-05-20
  • Conversation with Nick Kitchen & Gunther Schuller

    Violinist Nicholas Kitchen of the Borromeo String Quartet and composer Gunther Schuller discuss Schuller's compositions, including String Quartet no.4, which was performed as part of the 2011 Stradivari Anniversary Concert at the Library.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-12-17
  • Jacqueline Woodson: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Woodson, Jacqueline
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • 75th Anniversary of "These Are Our Lives"

    The 75th anniversary of "These Are Our Lives," a book of life histories from the Federal Writers' Project and a seminal volume from the New Deal era was celebrated during a Books & Beyond program.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-15
  • Pan African Cuisine: Healing Secrets of the Continent

    Tambra Raye Stevenson shared her culinary nutritional discoveries in African heritage foods.

    • Contributor: Stevenson , Tambra Raye
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-20