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  • Shannon Hale: 2009 National Book Festival

    Young adult author Shannon Hale appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hale, Shannon
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • My Winter in Greenland & Summer in Antarctica

    The Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets contain 99 percent of the Earth's fresh-water ice, according to NASA scientist Lora Koenig. Changes to these regions can profoundly affect sea level and the rate at which the Earth's climate warms or cools, placing them at the heart of research into the planet's future. To understand the current state of the ice sheets and to model the ...

    • Contributor: Koenig, Lora
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-12
  • Weather Forecasting

    Bob Ryan, chief meteorologist at NBC4 (WRC-TV), discussed weather forecasting in a lecture sponsored by the Library's Science, Technology and Business Division.

    • Contributor: Ryan, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-15
  • Mary & Gretel /

    From Origin of American animation 1900-1921 notes: Alice in Wonderland meets the Garden of Eden in this surreal fable of a drunk rabbit, bowling dwarfs, and the two bewildered girls of the title. From J. McIntire, Silent animated films at the Library of Congress: Mary & Gretel explore the forest and come across Rip Van Winkle, drunken woodsmen, and a bunny. They pluck magic ...

    • Contributor: Moss, Howard S. - Toyland Films - Peter Pan Film Corp - Afi/Ashton (James) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Julia Matilda Burns oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Tchula, Mississippi, 2013-03-13.

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

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  • The phable of a busted romance /

    An animated cartoon about a workman who recovers and returns Miss Gotrox's lost purse containing 10,000 dollars, and receives a Canadian dime as a reward.

    • Contributor: Barré, Raoul - Powers, Tom E. - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • American falls from above, American side /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows glittering ice background and a group of photographers preparing to take pictures.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Compassionate Conservation in East Africa

    Will Travers of the Born Free Foundation offers a multimedia presentation on wildlife conservation in East Africa.

    • Contributor: Travers, Will
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-17
  • U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

    "These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shafter's army. At the end of the wharf are the coal dumps and ore elevators used by the mining company operating the famous iron mines at Juragua, ...

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Dick Croker leaving Tammany Hall /

    "A very lifelike picture of the famous New York politician and Tammany Hall boss. This picture was taken on Sunday morning as he was leaving the 14th Street Wigwam, accompanied by a number of prominent New York politicians. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

    • Contributor: Paley, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust

    Ellen Cassedy discusses her new book, "We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust."

    • Contributor: Cassedy, Ellen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-28
  • The Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long & Phil Wiggins

    In this concert, Sherman Holmes and Brooks Long are joined by the great blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins.

    • Contributor: Wiggins, Phil - Holmes, Sherman - Long, Brooks - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2015-04-15
  • The Music of Language and the Language of Music

    In our everyday lives, language and instrumental music are obviously different things. Neuroscientist and musician Ani Patel is the author of a recent, elegantly argued offering from Oxford University Press, "Music, Language and the Brain." Oliver Sacks calls Patel a "pioneer in the use of new concepts and technology to investigate the neural correlates of music." In Patel's presentation, he discusses some of the ...

    • Contributor: Patel, Aniruddh
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-11-07
  • U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    From Edison films catalog: A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown ...

    • Contributor: Coghlan, Joseph Bullock - White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Magna Carta: Rule of Law in the Contemporary World - Civil Liberties & Surveillance

    As a part of a symposium on the enduring legacy of Magna Carta, an expert panel discussed rule of law as it relates to contemporary issues surrounding civil liberties and surveillance.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-09
  • Lesa Cline-Ransome & James Ransome: 2013 National Book Festival

    Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome appear at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Lourdes, transport de malades, I /

    Patients are conveyed in carriages toward the shrine in Lourdes.

    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Evan Thomas: 2013 National Book Festival

    Evan Thomas appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Thomas, Evan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • In the Mediterranean Mode: Israeli Women Composers

    Ronit Seter discussed Israeli woman composers Shulamit Ran, Betty Olivero and Chaya Czernowin.

    • Contributor: Seter, Ronit
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-06
  • Raul Colon: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Colon, Raul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • James Swanson: Book Fest 07

    James Swanson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • TR speaking in Panama, November 1906 /

    TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an inspection tour of the Panama Canal. On November 15, 1906, there are views of TR and Manuel Amador Guerrero, first President of Panama, and two unidentified men arriving and standing on a platform on the steps of the Cathedral in Panama City; medium shot of two women arriving at ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Amador Guerrero, Manuel - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Paramount Pictures Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Formación RDA para participantes de NACO 4d. Personas: Comparación RCAA2

    The Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Secretariat presents 26 webcasts as a portion of an online course created and intended for Spanish-speaking independent AACR2 Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) participants who are making the transition to RDA: Resource Description & 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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-10-16
  • American Ballet Theatre: 75 Years Touring the Globe

    Victoria Phillips discusses the history of the American Ballet Theatre in relation to the exhibit she curated at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Phillips, Victoria
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-10-14
  • Charles Wright Inaugural Reading as Poet Laureate

    Charles Wright gives his inaugural reading as the 20th Poet Laureate Consultant to the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Wright, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-25