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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Christopher Myers

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • 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
  • 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
  • Interview with Spencer Reece

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Spencer Reece for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: Reece, Spencer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-09-09
  • First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters

    Gerard W. Gawalt of the Library's Manuscript Division and his daughter Ann G. Gawalt discussed their new book "First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters" in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book. "This compelling anthology draws on the Library's vast collections of presidential papers, as well as those of other presidential libraries and private libraries, to open a unique ...

    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-27
  • 2014 National Collegiate Book Collecting Awards Ceremony

    Established in 2005 to recognize outstanding book-collecting efforts by college and university students, the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest aims to encourage young collectors to become accomplished bibliophiles. 2014 winners were announced at a special Library of Congress event.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-10-16
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 8b. WEMI Group 1 Entities as NARs: Authorized Access Points

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 25 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description and Access for authority work. The course consists of filmed lectures, hands-on guided sessions, online exercises, and follow-up Q&A webinars, with a brief review period following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-08
  • Drago Ensemble Concert

    Drago, Russia's preeminent Romani (Gypsy) ensemble, presented a lunchtime concert.

    • Contributor: Drago Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-04-27
  • Juan Williams

    • Contributor: Williams, Juan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Books That Shaped the World

    In keeping with the theme of this year's National Book Festival theme, Library of Congress staff share their thoughts and opinions on books that shaped the world.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-02-08
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-03-13