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  • Billy Collins

    • Contributor: Collins, Billy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Michael Buckley: 2010 National Book Festival

    Author Michael Buckley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Buckley, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Alice McDermott: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alice McDermott speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • 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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  • David Levithan: 2012 National Book Festival

    David Levithan appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Levithan, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Rosalynn Carter Book Talk

    Former First lady Rosalynn Carter came to the Library on May 10 to discuss her new book, "Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis" (Rodale Press). Her Books & Beyond program, sponsored by the Center for the Book, drew an invited audience of friends and fans to the Montpelier Room. Commenting on mental health issues, Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) preceded Mrs. Carter's lecture.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-05
  • NBA Read to Achieve 2

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Michael Dobbs: 2008 National Book Festival

    Reporter Michael Dobbs speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Dobbs, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • 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
  • Veteran Librarians

    The Veterans History Project, along with the District of Columbia Library Association and the Military Librarians Group of the DC Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, hosted a program on librarians who served in Vietnam. Former "Spec 4s" Fran Buckley, interim director of the District of Columbia Public Library, and Bill Sittig, chief of the Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-01
  • I Kiss Your Hands Many Times: Hearts, Souls & Wars in Hungary

    Marianne Szegedy-Maszák discussed her book, a moving tale of personal relationships during tumultuous times in the nation of Hungary.

    • Contributor: Szegedy Masz&Aacute - K, Marianne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-12-05
  • Robert B. Parker

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

    • Contributor: Parker, Robert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Interview with the Ambassadors: A Different Approach to Being an Ambassador

    Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They discussed a wide range of issues, both serious and humorous, in a room in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-01-05
  • The Grand Museum, Egypt

    Muhammad Gamal discusses Egypt's Grand Museum.

    • Contributor: Gamal, Muhammad
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-01
  • RDA Templates

    Cataloging educator Deborah Fritz and library software developer Richard Fritz founded "The MARC of Quality" in 1992 to provide training, software, and database services to libraries worldwide. Deborah demonstrated RIMMF (RDA in Many Metadata Formats), a template system that helps catalogers visualize RDA thinking to create records using the new cataloging instructions "RDA: Resource Description and Access." There is a demonstration mid-way through the ...

    • Contributor: Fritz, Deborah
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-15
  • Kissinger Lecture: Felipe Calderón

    President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, guest speaker at the sixth Henry Alfred Kissinger Lecture, focused on global challenges, such as global health, education, international trade, the fight against climate change and organized crime. The President also detailed how the Mexican government needs to strengthen and enforce local and federal entities to fight insecurity and to stop violence and crime in Mexico.

    • Contributor: Calder&Oacute - N, Felipe
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-23
  • Rosanne Cash Celebrates Songs of America

    Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash introduces the Library's new Songs of America website.

    • Contributor: Cash, Rosanne
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-03
  • Community Approaches to Digital Stewardship

    This panel from the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting features brief presentations about cooperative approaches to digital stewardship from the Academic Preservation Trust, the Research Data Alliance, the Preserving Digital Objects with Restricted Resources (PoWRR) and the Five Colleges Consortium followed by a panel discussion comparing and contrasting models for collaboration. The discussion is moderated by Meg Phillips of the National Archives and include Fran ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-07-22
  • Kate DiCamillo: 2014 National Book Festival

    National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Kate DiCamillo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Reading Omar Khayyam's Ruba'iyyat with Their Historical Context

    Mehdi Aminrazavi, professor of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Mary Washington discusses "Reading Omar Khayyam's Ruba'iyyat within Their Historical Context."

    • Contributor: Aminrazavi, Mehdi
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-07-19
  • The Map in Garb: Clothing and Cartography in Spanish America

    From the moment of contact, clothing (or lack thereof) became a central element in the construction of European identity in relation to the New World. This presentation examines expressions of dress in European maps, atlases, travel literature, and ephemeral art. It contrasts these Western depictions with representations produced by Amerindians in manuscript maps from central and southern Mexico. An analysis of these two distinct ...

    • Contributor: Hidalgo, Alexander
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-08-19
  • Jon Stallworthy: Book Fest 07

    Jon Stallworthy in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Stallworthy, Jon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Voyage of the St. Louis

    A panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the sailing of the refugee ship the St. Louis, "the saddest ship afloat" (New York Times). On May 13, 1939, over 900 Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany left Hamburg, Germany. Turned away from Cuba, the U.S, and Canada, the St. Louis returned to Europe, a symbol of the world's indifference to the gathering Holocaust.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-05-19
  • Claudia Emerson: 2011 National Book Festival

    Poet Claudia Emerson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Emerson, Claudia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Creating the Parisian Café, 1660-1800

    The Parisian Café is part of the essence of Paris and a symbol for a certain French way of life. How did coffeehouses and café culture get started in France? What did early Parisian cafés look like? Why did they become so popular so quickly? Tracking how history, myth and anecdote have molded Parisian cafés into emblems of modernity, Thierry Rigogne transports us back ...

    • Contributor: Rigogne, Thierry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-12