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  • Terry McMillan: 2011 National Book Festival

    Terry McMillan: 2011 National Book Festival

    Best-selling author Terry McMillan appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McMillan, Terry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917 /

    TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR rid...

    Two segments of TR during a midwestern speaking tour in support of military preparedness. On September 27, 1917, TR visited the officers' training camp at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Views of troops marching past a reviewing stand for inspection by TR and several civilian and military personnel; identified on the platform with TR are Captain Georges Etienne Bertrand (wearing beret), a visiting Frenchman who instructed ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Bertrand, Georges Etienne - Ryan, James A. - Meeker, Arthur - Insull, Samuel - Universal Film Manufacturing Company - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Celebrating The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

    Celebrating The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

    Festivities celebrating an unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content, dating back through the 1950s, that will be permanently preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH Boston. Speakers included Patricia Harrison, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Patricia Cahill, Bruce Ramer, Jon Abbott and Hon. Edward Markey.

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-10
  • Founder's Day Concert Featuring the Music of Morton Subotnick

    Founder's Day Concert Featuring the Music of Morton Subotnick

    The Library hosted a concert featuring the music of Morton Subotnik. "Trembling," an early foray into "Ghost" electronics, is the opener for the world premiere of a new Subotnick work, a 30 minute opera without words. Conceived for Joan La Barbara, "the queen of vocal experimentation" (The Wire), it's an extraordinary aural and visual experience: the composer's voice interacts with and controls the Buchla ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-09
  • Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland

    Kalanidhi Dance: Traditional Kuchipudi from Maryland

    Kalanidhi Dance Company was founded in 2005. Its artistic approach is to explore creative and contemporary ideas through the vocabulary of Kuchipudi, while retaining the essence and integrity of the classical form. Dancers include Supraja Chittari, Ankitha Durvasula, Ramya Durvasula, Pragnya Thamire and Deviga Valiyil.

    • Contributor: Kalanidhi Dance Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-08-14
  • A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights

    A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal R...

    Judge Robert L. Carter, an intellectual architect for the civil rights movement and the man who argued the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case before the Supreme Court, discussed his recently published memoir, "A Matter of Law: A Memoir of Struggle in the Cause of Equal Rights." "A Matter of Law" is the story of Carter's struggle for equal rights for all Americans. ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Judge Robert L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-05-25
  • Fisherman's Wharf /

    Fisherman's Wharf /

    From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. The crews are engaged in mending nets, arranging lines, etc., all of which lend action to the view. The figures are clear and life size, and the scene is truthfully reproduced.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Introduction to the Global Legal Monitor

    Introduction to the Global Legal Monitor

    This video shows how to access, search and subscribe to the Law Library of Congress's Global Legal Monitor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-17
  • La  Risonanza

    La Risonanza

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 105 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). November 29, 2012 (Date). Yetzabel Arias Fernandez, soprano. Fabio Bonizzoni, Artistic Director, harpsichord. Marco Brolli, flute. Carlo Lazzaroni, Rosella Croce and Claudia Combs, violin. Gianni de Rosa, viola. Caterina Dell'Agnello, violoncello. Vanni Moretto, contrabass. (Performers). Dorrilla in Tempe: Sinfonia, RV 709 -- Concerto for violin and cello ...

    • Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio - Arias Ferna ́Ndez, Yetzabel - Vivaldi, Antonio - Handel, George Frideric - Bach, Johann Sebastian
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The life of a city early films of New York, 1898-1906 / Catalog Record

    The life of a city early films of New York, 1898-1906 /

    Derived from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress, presents forty-five films of New York that were made during the period from 1898 to 1906 by the Edison Company and the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Features selected bibliographies on New York and early motion pictures. Includes historical information about turn-of-the-century New York City and the United States.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Stevie Wonder Discusses Library Commission "Sketches of a Life"

    Stevie Wonder Discusses Library Commission "Sketches of a Life"

    Stevie Wonder talks to Norman Middleton of the Library's Music Division about his new Library of Congress commission, "Sketches of a Life," and his thoughts about composition and music.

    • Contributor: Wonder, Stevie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-02-24
  • Egypt, the Arab World & the Future

    Egypt, the Arab World & the Future

    Ismail Serageldin spoke of the dissonance between the Islamic world and the West and explained some of the reasons for this dissonance. He also made the case for the importance of Egypt. What happens in Egypt he argued, affects what happens in the Arab world, which in turn influences what happens in the rest of the Muslim world, and consequently impacts the relationship between ...

    • Contributor: Serageldin, Ismail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-06-12
  • Magna Carta: Welcome & Opening Remarks

    Magna Carta: Welcome & Opening Remarks

    David Mao and Sir Robert Worcester provide opening remarks for the symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-09
  • Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth Eisenstein - Panel Discussion

    Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth Eisens...

    The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the University of Massachusetts Press has published "Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth L. Eisenstein." Inspiring debate since the early days of its publication, Elizabeth L. Eisenstein's "The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformation in Early-Modern Europe" (1979) has exercised its own force as an agent ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-02
  • Jeffrey Eugenides: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jeffrey Eugenides: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jeffrey Eugenides appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Eugenides, Jeffrey
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    The second part of this symposium brings together panelists who discuss the different aspects of baseball in America. Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is featured as well as a rendition of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."

    • Contributor: Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. - Kraig, Bruce - Reyburn, Susan - Smith, Claire - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Publishing Office - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-10-03
  • What Went Wrong... and Why

    What Went Wrong... and Why

    Bernard Lewis of Princeton University and Mohammed Arkoun of the Sorbonne University discuss relations between the Middle East and the Western nations.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002-05-07
  • CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna

    CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big ...

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 88 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec. 4, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - James, Brett - Little Big Town (Musical Group) - McKenna, Lori - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Theater Treasures in the Music Division

    Theater Treasures in the Music Division

    Walter Zvonchenko makes a presentation on the theater treasures in the Music Division for the Library's docent training program.

    • Contributor: Zvonchenko, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-12-07
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works /

    Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works /

    A large group of men are shown performing various tasks in one room at the Westinghouse Air Brake Co. On one side, men are shown pouring a hot liquid into molds on the floor. A conveyor belt delivers items which are then taken off the belt by a man. Men on the other side of the screen appear to be lifting items out of ...

    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Which Chile, Allende? Henry Kissinger and the International Repercussions of the Portuguese Revolution

    Which Chile, Allende? Henry Kissinger and the International R...

    The Portuguese revolution of 1974 lead to the downfall of one the last authoritarian regimes in Western Europe and opened a chaotic transition in Portugal. The international repercussions of the revolution were particularly relevant in Southern Europe, where other rightist regimes were about to collapse and where the Italian Communist party aimed at re-entering the national government. The U.S. and its main Western European ...

    • Contributor: Del Pero, Mario
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-12
  • Melissa Marr: 2012 National Book Festival

    Melissa Marr: 2012 National Book Festival

    Melissa Marr appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Marr, Melissa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision of Massachusetts perform Malian music and songs at the Library of Congress, April 28, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 68 min | The performers refer to the language used as "Mandinka." (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 28, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Balla Kouyaté and World Vision - Kouyate?, Balla - Demba, Adjaratou
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Literary Birthday Celebration: Walt Whitman

    Literary Birthday Celebration: Walt Whitman

    Poets Mark Doty and Sally Keith read from the work of Whitman, and materials from the Library's Whitman collection were on display.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-31
  • Douglas L. Wilson: Book Fest 07

    Douglas L. Wilson: Book Fest 07

    Douglas L. Wilson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Wilson, Douglas L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Harry Potter, St. Augustine and the Confrontation with Evil

    Harry Potter, St. Augustine and the Confrontation with Evil

    Library of Congress Maguire Chair Holder Jean Bethke Elshtain discussed St. Augustine's discourse on evil and his rejection of a dualistic universe in which evil is an active, freestanding principle poised against good.

    • Contributor: Elshtain, Jean Bethke
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-11-12
  • Will Osborne: Book Fest 05

    Will Osborne: Book Fest 05

    Author Will Osborne at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Osborne, Will
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Scholarfest S2: Life/Past: How We Write About Those Who Came Before Us

    Scholarfest S2: Life/Past: How We Write About Those Who Came ...

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated Q&A) covered how we write about those who came before us.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-11
  • Arabetics: Arabic Language & Script History, Typography & Computing

    Arabetics: Arabic Language & Script History, Typography & Com...

    Saad Abulhab gave a lecture called "Arabetics: Arabic Language and Script History, Typography, and Computing."

    • Contributor: Abulhab, Saad
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-05-28
  • That All May Read

    That All May Read

    The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, is a free library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or other physical disabilities that prevent them from reading or holding printed materials. Learn more about the braille and talking book program, listen to the experiences of nine NLS patrons, and then spread the word so "that ...

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-03-13
  • Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

    Audrey Nell Hamilton and JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer oral history i...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hamilton, Audrey Nell - Ulmer, Joeann Anderson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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  • Walter Isaacson: 2012 National Book Festival

    Walter Isaacson: 2012 National Book Festival

    Walter Isaacson discusses his biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Isaacson, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-18.

    Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Greenberg, Jack
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-18

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  • Over there [illustrated]

    Over there [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 4 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 45130-B as found on the LOC Jukebox (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) (Content). Illustrations: Victor 45130-B record label (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/5977) -- That's my fight too (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/acd.2a09928) -- I want you for U.S. Army / James Montgomery Flagg. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03859) -- [World War I Infantry soldiers, standing in front of photographers backdrop] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.11422) -- Our boys in ...

    • Contributor: Bayes, Nora - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • [Patricia Lamb Conn in an interview with David Sager]

    [Patricia Lamb Conn in an interview with David Sager]

    videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 11 min., 51 sec.) : sd., col. | videorecording | Title supplied by cataloger. Interviewers: David Sager, Loras Schissel; interviewee: Patricia Lamb Conn. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, 2006 (Venue). Courtesy of Pat Lamb Conn. (Copyright Notice). In an interview with David Sager and Loras Schissel, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Conn, Patricia Lamb - Sager, David - Schissel, Loras J. - Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Creating a Dynamic, Knowledge-based Democracy (afternoon session) Webcast

    Creating a Dynamic, Knowledge-based Democracy (afternoon sess...

    The Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-06-25
  • America is in the Heart for the 21st Century, Part 2

    America is in the Heart for the 21st Century, Part 2

    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
  • D.C. Councilman David Catania Keynotes Library LGBT Month

    D.C. Councilman David Catania Keynotes Library LGBT Month

    The Library of Congress celebrated the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans with a keynote address by Washington D.C. Councilman (At-Large) David Catania and the launch of a new LGBT webpage.

    • Contributor: Catania, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-06-09
  • Sing to me, sing

    Sing to me, sing

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 min., 15 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Henley, W. E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist

    Herblock: The Life and Work of the Great Political Cartoonist

    Marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of political cartoonist Herbert Block, authors Haynes Johnson and Harry L. Katz discuss their book "HERBLOCK: The Life and Works of the Great Political Cartoonist," published by the Library of Congress and Herb Block Foundation, in association with W.W. Norton & Company. Arranged chronologically, the book illustrates the influence of history on Herblock's work as well as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-15
  • Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth & Hannah

    Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth & Hannah

    An illustrated lecture by artist and calligrapher, Debra Band, on the publication of her new book "Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannah."

    • Contributor: Pearlstein, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-11-19
  • Fireboat "New Yorker" in action /

    Fireboat "New Yorker" in action /

    A demonstration by the famous fireboat "New Yorker." The picture shows the fireboat with all its nozzles spurting water as it goes back and forth in front of the camera. Put in service on February 1, 1891 as Engine Company 57, the "New Yorker" was stationed at the Battery near Castle Garden, where her crew lived aboard. She was 125 feet long, 25 feet ...

    • Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Interview with Joshua Weiner

    Interview with Joshua Weiner

    Joshua Weiner, who received the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, was director of the Writing Program at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and now teaches at Northwestern University. His first book of poetry, "The World's Room," was published in the Phoenix Poets Series.

    • Contributor: Weiner, Joshua
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-12-01
  • New York City "ghetto" fish market /

    New York City "ghetto" fish market /

    The view, photographed from an elevated camera position, looks down on a very crowded New York City street market. Rows of pushcarts and street vendors' vehicles can be seen. The precise location is difficult to ascertain, but it is certainly on the Lower East Side, probably on or near Hester Street, which at the turn of the century was the center of commerce for ...

    • Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Oakland, California, 2011-09-01.

    Phil Hutchings oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hutchings, Phil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-01

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  • Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.

    Alfred Moldovan oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Moldovan, Alfred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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  • Louisa Lim: 2014 National Book Festival

    Louisa Lim: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Lim, Louisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis

    Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis

    videorecording | videorecording ; 25 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ellis, Josh - Bond, Eddie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Daivd Shannon: 2009 National Book Festival

    Daivd Shannon: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's illustrator David Shannon appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Shannon, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Hemingway in Pamplona

    Hemingway in Pamplona

    Yolanda Barcina, mayor of Pamplona, and others present a discussion on "Ernest Hemingway and Pamplona."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-12
  • Hip Hop Harry (Sun.): 2011 National Book Festival

    Hip Hop Harry (Sun.): 2011 National Book Festival

    Hip Hop Harry performs at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Harry, Hip Hop
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Panel

    Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Panel

    This panel discussion covered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with veterans living with the diagnosis and experts who work directly with PTSD-diagnosed veterans. Speakers included Jason Cain, Karen Lynn Fears, Richard Tedeschi, Gala True and David Williams.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-27
  • Robert J. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in High Point, North Carolina, 2013-10-01.

    Robert J. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Robert J.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-10-01

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  • Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    Ann Yao plays the zheng, a long, horizontal plucked zither that is one the most ancient musical instruments in China. She is joined in this performance by Wang Guowei playing the erhu, a two-stringed fiddle, and by Chen Yihan, playing the pipa, a pear-shaped lute.

    • Contributor: Yao, Ann
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-27
  • The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere

    The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere

    Jared Espley spoke about climate change on Mars and the MAVEN mission. Several types of evidence from past Mars missions leads us to believe that Mars used to be much different from the dry, cold place we find today. Ancient gullies and canyons look as if they were carved by flowing water, minerals that can only be made in standing water have been found, ...

    • Contributor: Espley, Jared
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-09-18
  • Motive Cello: Motivations in the Cello Sonatas of Beethoven, Brahms & Chopin

    Motive Cello: Motivations in the Cello Sonatas of Beethoven, ...

    As part of a talk preceding a performance by Daniel Müller-Schott and Simon Trpceski, David Plylar speaks about some of the relationships between musical materials in three major sonatas for cello and piano -- in essence, an introduction to motives and their motivations. Works addressed include Beethoven's Sonata in C major, op. 102/1, Brahms' Sonata in F major, op. 99 and Chopin's Sonata in ...

    • Contributor: Plylar, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-24
  • Does My Bow Really Need a Passport? Travels & Travails of the Modern Musician

    Does My Bow Really Need a Passport? Travels & Travails of the...

    Musicians, policy experts, and music industry professionals discuss current issues facing musicians while traveling: ivory regulations, carry-on instrument policies and artist visas.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-12-18
  • Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir

    Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 69 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). October 6, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction). Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Zhila, Nikon - Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir - Belosselskiy, Dmitry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Present at the Creation? Human Rights, NGOs & the Trusteeship Debate at the 1945 UN San Francisco Conference

    Present at the Creation? Human Rights, NGOs & the Trusteeship...

    Historian Elizabeth Borgwardt discusses human rights, non-governmental organizations, and the trusteeship debate at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization.

    • Contributor: Borgwardt, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-07-16
  • Bob Staake: 2014 National Book Festival

    Bob Staake: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Staake, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Annie Barrows: 2012 National Book Festival

    Annie Barrows: 2012 National Book Festival

    Annie Barrows appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Barrows, Annie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Carl Sagan home movies of childhood

    Carl Sagan home movies of childhood

    A series of short silent home movie clips from Carl Sagan's parents (Sam and Rachel) and family documenting his childhood and youth. A young Carl Sagan is seen playing the piano and playing outside with his sister Cari, and other children. Other clips document trips to the beach and horseback riding.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1940
  • Charles Wheelan: 2013 National Book Festival

    Charles Wheelan: 2013 National Book Festival

    Charles Wheelan appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wheelan, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • The eXtensible Catalog: Revealing Library Collections Through Collaborative Open-Source Technology

    The eXtensible Catalog: Revealing Library Collections Through...

    The University of Rochester River Campus Libraries (UR) is developing an open-source system called the eXtensible Catalog (UC) to provide easy access to all library resources, both digital and non-digital, incorporating metadata from a variety of databases and in a variety of schemas.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-17
  • Capture of Boer battery by British /

    Capture of Boer battery by British /

    From Edison films catalog: Nothing can exceed the stubborn resistance shown by the Gordon Highlanders, as we see them steadily advancing in the face of a murderous fire of the Boers, who are making their guns speak with rapid volleys. One by one the gunners fall beside their guns, and as the smoke clears for an instant the Highlanders are seen gaining nearer and ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • National Book Festival Author's Gala: 2014 National Book Festival

    National Book Festival Author's Gala: 2014 National Book Fest...

    National Book Festival Author's Gala at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-29
  • A Money Doctor from Japan: Megata Tanetaro in Korea, 1904-1907

    A Money Doctor from Japan: Megata Tanetaro in Korea, 1904-1907

    It is by now established knowledge that Japanese colonialist policies versus Korea cannot have been motivated by economic profits. Literature on Japanese imperialism does, however, fail to address the role of a series of monetary and financial reforms the Japanese government sought to implement after the peninsula had been turned into a protectorate. In his lecture, Michael Schiltz demonstrates how the 'Megata reform', as ...

    • Contributor: Schiltz, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-12-05
  • Utrecht String Quartet

    Utrecht String Quartet

    Praised for its benchmark recordings of Tchaikovsky, the Utrecht String Quartet from the Netherlands makes its first U.S. appearance in the Library of Congress in a program of Schubert, Meijering and Tchaikovsky.

    • Contributor: Utrecht String Quartet
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-02-11
  • Miro´ Quartet with Ricardo Morales

    Miro ́ Quartet with Ricardo Morales

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 92 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 18, 2012 (Date). String Quartet in G major, D. 887 / Schubert -- Clarinet Quintet in B minor for clarinet, two violins, viola and violoncello, op. 115. (Content). Daniel Ching and William Fedkenheuer, violins. John Largess, viola. Joshua Gindele, violoncello. Ricardo Morales, clarinet. (Performers). 4:3 Motion ...

    • Contributor: Schubert, Franz - Brahms, Johannes - Miro ́ String Quartet - Morales, Ricardo (Clarinetist)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Discussion: Daniels & Kellaway & the American Songbook

    Discussion: Daniels & Kellaway & the American Songbook

    videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | The Library's Larry Appelbaum talks with musicians Eddie Daniels and Roger Kellaway on jazz and the American songbook. (Content). Recorded February 25, 2011 (Date). Speaker Biography: American tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Eddie Daniels took up alto saxophone at the age of nine, began doubling on tenor saxophone and clarinet about three years later, and attended the High ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Daniels, Eddie - Kellaway, Roger - Appelbaum, Larry
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Ethnography, Identity and Ethnohistory: Studying Narrative in Contemporary and Colonial Tlaxcala, Mexico

    Ethnography, Identity and Ethnohistory: Studying Narrative in...

    Each year, indigenous languages around the world disappear with the death of their last living speaker. Jacqueline Messing believes that it is imperative for the social sciences and humanities to explain how and why people come to abandon their ancestral languages, as well as the role of colonialism, globalization and racism in this process. From a linguistic-anthropological and ethnohistorical perspective, she discussed identity emergent ...

    • Contributor: Messing, Jacqueline
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-24
  • Reverb

    Reverb

    Gospel/inspirational harmony group Reverb performs as part of the Library's celebration of African American History Month. The concert was also part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Reverb Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-02-07
  • Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation: Strategic Planning for the Future

    Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation: Strate...

    This presentation examined the three overarching goals in the Foundation's strategic plan: expanding education programs, building awareness of the conservation profession, and strengthening the organizational structure and capacity of FAIC. The plan was developed through a series of stakeholder meetings and surveys that highlighted the needs and trends in the field.

    • Contributor: Wentworth , Eryl
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-01-13
  • High holy days Catalog Record

    High holy days

    Condensed version of the Jewish Holy day services at Temple Sinai Reform Jewish Congregation, Washangton, DC.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Interview with Natasha Trethewey

    Interview with Natasha Trethewey

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: Trethewey, Natasha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-14
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a paper cup of ice (2 of 3)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a pape...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • The Longevity of Human Civilization (1 of 4)

    The Longevity of Human Civilization (1 of 4)

    Will the longevity of human civilization on Earth be imperiled, or enhanced, by our world-changing technologies? Scientists, humanists, journalists and science-fiction authors convened to answer this question in a daylong symposium. Opening remarks, "Setting the Stage" and "The Nature of Nature: What Should We Choose to Save?" Speakers included David Biello, Odile Madden and Rick Potts.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-12
  • Dancing darkey boy / Catalog Record

    Dancing darkey boy /

    In this outside street scene, a small African American boy--dressed in a cap, leggings, and suit with short pants--dances on a table or other flat, raised surface. Surrounding and encouraging him with hand claps is a group of men, the majority or perhaps entirety of whom are white. This audience is dressed in a variety of styles, from shirtsleeves and caps to suits and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Poetry Reading by Fernando Valerio Holguin

    Poetry Reading by Fernando Valerio Holguin

    Fernando Valerio Holguin reads from his work.

    • Contributor: Holguin, Fernando Valerio
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-25
  • Grandma and the bad boys /

    Grandma and the bad boys /

    From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in the kitchen which is strewn with cooking utensils, indicating that grandma is busy preparing the Christmas pastry. Two bad boys of the red headed, freckled face type, enter. The mischievous expressions on their faces indicate that they have already planned a huge joke on grandma. One of the boys climbs to the kitchen table and takes ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The tramp's unexpected skate / Catalog Record

    The tramp's unexpected skate /

    On a stage with a painted backdrop of a terrace overlooking a park, a man identified as a tramp by his ragged costume and beard lies asleep against a potted palm tree. Two boys enter from screen right, each rolling on one skate. They see the sleeping tramp, communicate to each other through gestures the gag they have in mind, and bend down to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10, 1975]

    [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10,...

    videorecording | Danny Kaye shows the audience how the promter works. (General). Danny Kaye and Beverly Sills sing a medley of duets - opera and popular songs. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends

    Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Lynn, Barbara
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-11-18
  • Tennessee Williams Literary Birthday Celebration

    Tennessee Williams Literary Birthday Celebration

    William Jay Smith, former Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress, reads from his memoir My Friend Tom about American playwright Tennessee Williams, on Williams' birthday.

    • Contributor: Smith, William Jay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-03-26
  • Éwé Storytellers from Ghana

    Éwé Storytellers from Ghana

    Children's Africana Book Awards Winners, Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah and Anna Cottrell speak about their work with Harriet McGuire from Africa Access.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-11-10
  • Michael Beschloss

    Michael Beschloss

    • Contributor: Beschloss, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

    The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

    Daniel B. Schwartz discusses his new book, "The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image."

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Daniel
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-04-18
  • Land Use Through the Seasons

    Land Use Through the Seasons

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative

    Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative

    The Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative is a collaborative project to provide training in conservation, documentation and cataloging practice to forward the preservation of the museum's collection of more than 470,000 photographs.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-11
  • Forum on Education and the Economy: Gov. Roy Romer

    Forum on Education and the Economy: Gov. Roy Romer

    Education reform has been a policy focus in the United States since "A Nation at Risk" was released in 1983. Despite the best of intentions and large investments by both the public and private sectors, we are slipping in comparison to our industrialized peers, placing 25th out of 30 in math and 21st in science on the 2006 PISA test. Our nation's high schools ...

    • Contributor: Romer, Roy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-06-27
  • RDA for NACO Catalogers: 2b. MARC 21 in NACO RDA Authority Records: Old Fields

    RDA for NACO Catalogers: 2b. MARC 21 in NACO RDA Authority Re...

    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
  • Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R. /

    Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R. /

    From Edison films catalog: Here is a twelve car train dashing along at a high rate of speed. It is seen first in the distance and approaches and passes by the camera. As it takes less than 30 seconds to show this 50 foot strip on a Projecting Kinetoscope, an idea may be formed of the speed of this pet train of the Northern ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: 826 National

    2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: 826 National

    826 National is the recipient of the American Prize, one of three??2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.

    • Contributor: Richards, Gerald
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-04
  • Dignity of the Human Person

    Dignity of the Human Person

    What is "human dignity"? How important is it? What is its origin? Six distinguished scholars, in an informal conversation, probe the meaning of human dignity from a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, medical and social perspectives.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-04-26
  • 'Remember Belgium' -- Poetry as Propaganda During the First World War

    'Remember Belgium' -- Poetry as Propaganda During the First W...

    In 1914 the case of Gallant Little Belgium stirred political and artistic attention and emotion all over the world. Invaded by "the Huns," the Belgians found themselves at the heart of a propaganda battle in both warring and neutral nations. The writing of war poems became part of the war effort. American poets as well joined in. Kluge Fellow Geert Buelens address the use ...

    • Contributor: Buelens, Geert
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-07-17
  • Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys

    Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Benton Flippen and the Smokey Valley Boys
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-08-17
  • George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival

    George Duran: 2008 National Book Festival

    Chef George Duran appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Duran, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • I hear an army

    I hear an army

    From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Craig Johnson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Craig Johnson: 2009 National Book Festival

    Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire series appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Johnson, Craig
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Lois Lowry: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lois Lowry: 2012 National Book Festival

    Lois Lowry appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lowry, Lois
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22