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  • History & the Movies: An Historian Writes a Screenplay

    History & the Movies: An Historian Writes a Screenplay

    The process of compressing history into drama often generates sharp tensions between the historian and the dramatist. As James Reston Jr. will testify, the historian usually feels a sinking disappointment as the ...

    • Contributor: Reston Jr., James
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-11
  • Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival

    Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival

    Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Smiley , Jane
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Kinky Friedman

    Kinky Friedman

    • Contributor: Friedman, Kinky
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Hugo Black of Alabama: How His Roots and Early Career Shaped the Great Champion of the Constitution

    Hugo Black of Alabama: How His Roots and Early Career Shaped ...

    Steve Suitts discussed his book "Hugo Black of Alabama: How His Roots and Early Career Shaped the Great Champion of the Constitution."The event was sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center ...

    • Contributor: Suitts, Steve
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-01-12
  • The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2

    The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2

    The symposium focused on the importance and the preservation of millions of documents from the Baathist archives of Iraq uncovered after the war in 2003. The keynote speaker was the Honorable `Ala' ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-03-08
  • Routing mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Routing mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34979. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 280. A man dressed in the attire of a U.S. mail carrier ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9082. Duration: 0:41 at 15 fps. Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901. It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Gordon S. Wood: 2010 National Book Festival

    Gordon S. Wood: 2010 National Book Festival

    Historian Gordon S. Wood appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wood , Gordon S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • 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
  • Troop ships for the Philippines /

    Troop ships for the Philippines /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38210. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 1:56 at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Ayana Mathis: 2013 National Book Festival

    Ayana Mathis: 2013 National Book Festival

    Ayana Mathis appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mathis, Ayana
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Why Terrorist Ideologies are So Powerful

    Why Terrorist Ideologies are So Powerful

    Sociologist Neil J. Smelser presented a lecture titled "Why Are Terrorist Ideologies So Powerful." Smelser occupies the chair of the Countries and Cultures of the North in the Library's John W. Kluge ...

    • Contributor: Smelser, Neil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-11-29
  • Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    Martinique Fieldwork, 1936

    motion picture | Duration: 0:36:01 | Filmed in 1936 in Martinique by Katherine Dunham, this clip shows a couple dancing a traditional Martinican dance. The film is a compilation of travel and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring

    Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring

    In the third episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the creative process of songwriting via "It Might ...

    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-03
  • Max Morath interview with David Sager 2006-10-04

    Max Morath interview with David Sager 2006-10-04

    • Contributor: Morath, Max
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School /

    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Nov1900; D22022. Duration: 1:18 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the young cadets going through their daily exercises and drill, and is full of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Electronic Resources Online Catalog

    Electronic Resources Online Catalog

    The Library's Electronic Resources Online Catalog has been accessible both on- and off-site since September 30, 2010. Learn more about this valuable research tool that provides expanded access to Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Scanlon, Donna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-08-09
  • Victoria Rowell: Book Fest 07

    Victoria Rowell: Book Fest 07

    Victoria Rowell in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Rowell, Victoria
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Anna Quindlen

    Anna Quindlen

    Author Anna Quindlen speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Quindlen, Anna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Poet Laureate Kay Ryan Opens the 2008 Literary Season

    Poet Laureate Kay Ryan Opens the 2008 Literary Season

    The Library of Congress fall literary season opened on Oct. 16 with a reading by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Kay Ryan.

    • Contributor: Ryan, Kay
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-16
  • Schumann Trio

    Schumann Trio

    videorecording | videorecording ; 78 min | The Schumann Trio plays works of Mozart (Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498, "Kegelstatt"), Zwilich (Romance for Violin and Piano, Library of Congress commission), Marchenerzahlungen ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • David A. Carter: 2008 National Book Festival

    David A. Carter: 2008 National Book Festival

    Children's author David A. Carter appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Carter, David A.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Consuming Landscapes: Parkways in Germany and the United States, 1920-1970

    Consuming Landscapes: Parkways in Germany and the United Stat...

    One of the earliest environmental repercussions of the 20th century's car culture were new roads celebrating landscape. In a seemingly paradoxical fashion, a new technology was used to embellish nature. This talk ...

    • Contributor: Zeller, Tom
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-23
  • Cultures of resistance / Catalog Record

    Cultures of resistance /

    DVD; NTSC; 5.1 stereo. Dialogue in English and other native languages throughout. Subtitles in English, German, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, French, Russian, and Portuguese. Title from container. Featuring Medellín Poets for Peace, Capoeira ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • The first sleigh-ride /

    The first sleigh-ride /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Jan1897; 3846. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:22 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This subject taken just after the recent first fall of snow, shows two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Alan Lomax, the Man Who Recorded the World: A Bio-Ethnography

    Alan Lomax, the Man Who Recorded the World: A Bio-Ethnography

    In this presentation, John Szwed discusses his forthcoming biography of Alan Lomax. He writes: It seems odd that no biography of Alan Lomax was written before now, especially given that many of ...

    • Contributor: Szwed, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-05
  • NASA's Desert RATS: Desert Research & Technology Studies

    NASA's Desert RATS: Desert Research & Technology Studies

    The Black Point Lava Flow in northern Arizona offers a research haven for NASA's Desert Research and Technology Studies (RATS) team of scientists and engineers, because this rough, dusty terrain, with its ...

    • Contributor: Bleacher, Jacob
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-02-14
  • Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar /

    Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Sept1899; 62823. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Duration: 1:22 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • William Joyce: 2011 National Book Festival

    William Joyce: 2011 National Book Festival

    William Joyce appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Joyce, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Letters About Literature: 2010 National Book Festival

    Letters About Literature: 2010 National Book Festival

    The Letters About Literature presentation at the 2010 National Book Festival. Letters About Literature, a national reading and writing promotion program of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi Choctaw music and storytelling

    Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi Choctaw music and storytelling

    videorecording | videorecording: 62 min | Forms part of the D. J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle Concert Collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Recorded June 29, 2011. (Date). Videorecording ...

    • Contributor: Battiest Tomasi, D. J. - Tingle, Tim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Michael Lind: 2008 National Book Festival

    Michael Lind: 2008 National Book Festival

    Poet Michael Lind appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lind, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Alexander McCall Smith: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alexander McCall Smith: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alexander McCall Smith speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McCall Smith, Alexander
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-10-01
  • Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez: 2006 National Book Festival

    Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Valdes Rodriguez, Alisa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • The  Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert: A Conversation with Alyce Mott and Loras John Schissel

    The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert: A Conversation with Al...

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 60 min. | Whithall Pavillion, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 3, 2012 (Date). 4:3 Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Schissel, Loras J. - Mott, Alyce
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-12-03
  • A Dialogue on the 400th Anniversary of 'Don Quixote'

    A Dialogue on the 400th Anniversary of 'Don Quixote'

    "A Dialogue on the 400th Anniversary of 'Don Quixote'," was part of the Hispanic Division's Scholarly Seminars, held twice a year. The event was sponsored by the Embassy of Spain Cultural Office, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-17
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Siddhartha Mukherjee: 2011 National Book Festival

    Medical author Siddhartha Mukherjee appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-08.

    Ernest Adolphus Finney oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Finney, Ernest A. (Ernest Adolphus)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-06-08

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  • Octavio Paz Symposium

    Octavio Paz Symposium

    Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was a world-famous poet, writer and essayist. His writing, which garnered him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990, has been characterized as impassioned and marked with sensuous intelligence ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-05-23
  • Ha-meshoṭeṭ The wanderer / Catalog Record

    Ha-meshoṭeṭ The wanderer /

    DVD, PAL, Region 2; 16/9 format; digital stereo. Omri Fuhrer, Ali Nassar, Ronit Peled, Shani Ben Haim, Itamar Glucksmann, Liran Shabtai, Rinat Matatov, Rami Baruch, Tzahi Grad, Tami Barak, Shabtay Kor. Producers: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Lois Lowry: 2009 National Book Festival

    Lois Lowry: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's author Lois Lowry appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lowry, Lois
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Jeannette Walls: 2009 National Book Festival

    Jeannette Walls: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author Jeannette Walls appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Walls, Jeannette
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Star trek, Deep Space Nine. Catalog Record

    Star trek, Deep Space Nine.

    DVD; region 1; NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital surround. Closed-captioned. Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nana Visitor. Creators, Rick Berman, Michael Piller. Based upon Star trek created by Gene Roddenberry. Videodisc release ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert

    Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert

    Mahan Esfahani plays Wanda Landowska's Pleyel harpsichord, featuring pieces from her 1927 concert at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-29
  • Karin Slaughter: Book Fest 05

    Karin Slaughter: Book Fest 05

    Author Karin Slaughter at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Slaughter , Karin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Managing Collection Environments: What Should We Know and How Can We Know It?

    Managing Collection Environments: What Should We Know and How...

    This lecture described the Image Permanence Institute's approaches and tools for environmental assessment in cultural heritage institutions. IPI's approach is an inherently sustainable one that makes use of quantitative metrics of the ...

    • Contributor: Reilly, James M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-28
  • TR in St. Paul, Minn. [1917] /

    TR in St. Paul, Minn. [1917] /

    Copyright: unknown. Reference print (copy 1) lacks interior title but is longer than ref print (copy 2), dupe neg, and arch pos due to longer printing of interior titles. DLC Appearing: Theodore ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Don't blame me

    Don't blame me

    motion picture | videorecording ; 6 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Fields, Dorothy - McHugh, Jimmy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The Book Lincoln and Obama Have In Common

    The Book Lincoln and Obama Have In Common

    • Contributor: Evans, Clark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress

    Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress

    The world's largest collection of things related to baseball is housed at the Library of Congress, and a new, lavishly illustrated history of the sport features more than 350 of the best ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-04-12
  • Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Bogalusa, Louisiana, 2011-05-27.

    Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history int...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Anderson, Fletcher - Anderson, Cynthia Baker
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-05-27

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  • Tony Horwitz: 2012 National Book Festival

    Tony Horwitz: 2012 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Tony Horwitz appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Horwitz, Tony
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. /

    Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60584. Duration: 0:47 at 15 fps. Location: San Jose, California. This brief film shows an excursion party passing in the carriage drive of the Vendome Hotel, a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin on Roosevelt & Taft

    Doris Kearns Goodwin on Roosevelt & Taft

    Library of Congress historian Michelle Krowl talks to noted author Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book, "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism."

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-06-18
  • Parade of horses on Speedway /

    Parade of horses on Speedway /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8July1903; H33282. Duration: 0:52 at 15 fps. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. Photographed May 15, 1902. Location: West bank of Harlem River, New York, N.Y. The film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Ken Burns: Bookfest 07

    Ken Burns: Bookfest 07

    Director Ken Burns in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Walter Stahr: 2013 National Book Festival

    Walter Stahr: 2013 National Book Festival

    Walter Stahr appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stahr, Walter
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Interview with Stanley Kunitz

    Interview with Stanley Kunitz

    Grace Cavalieri interviews Stanley Kunitz for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.

    • Contributor: Kunitz, Stanley
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000-10-20
  • Peter Reynolds: 2012 National Book Festival

    Peter Reynolds: 2012 National Book Festival

    Peter Reynolds appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Peter H.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • IMPOWR: Women and the Rule of Law

    IMPOWR: Women and the Rule of Law

    Aileen Pisciotta introduces and demonstrates the new website impowr.org from the International Models Project for Women's Rights, established by the American Bar Association in 2008 to harness the information sharing power of ...

    • Contributor: Pisciotta, Aileen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-03-31
  • Historian Marilyn B. Young Discusses "Limited War, Unlimited"

    Historian Marilyn B. Young Discusses "Limited War, Unlimited"

    Historian Marilyn B. Young, in a lecture at the Library of Congress, discusses the nature of America's limited wars, from Korea to the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sponsored by the ...

    • Contributor: Young, Marilyn B.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-07-08
  • Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session I

    Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session I

    In celebration of the 160th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Liberia co-sponsored a symposium with the theme "Liberian-United States Relations: ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-07-24
  • The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Community in Washington DC

    The Capital Pool Checkers Club: Tradition, Competition & Comm...

    Ethnographic photographer Peggy Fleming spent three years photographing and interviewing the members of Washington's Capital Pool Checkers Club. Her resulting study, "Crown Me!" (2010), documents more than an interesting recreational club: it ...

    • Contributor: Fleming, Peggy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-03-18
  • Connie Willis

    Connie Willis

    Connie Willis speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Willis, Connie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Eminent Persians: the Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979

    Eminent Persians: the Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 194...

    Abbas Milani discusses his two-volume work "Eminent Persians: The Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979."

    • Contributor: Milani, Abbas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-10-16
  • Hilltop outtake: Crowd shot camera lowers then raises

    Hilltop outtake: Crowd shot camera lowers then raises

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 1. E.C. Cok 121 - ôBuy the Worldö Original. Color Dailies. Can ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Wanderers of the desert Catalog Record

    Wanderers of the desert

    Aspect ratio: 16 x 9. Original film: 1986, France. Also known as Les baliseurs du désert. Cert. Not available [BBFC]. DVD Region 1. Colour. PAL. Arabic with English subtitles (optional). 1 DVD ...

    • Contributor: Khemir, Nacer
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms

    I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms

    The Book of Psalms is probably the best-known book of the Hebrew Bible. In her new book, "I Will Wake the Dawn: Illuminated Psalms," author and artist Debra Band has selected 36 ...

    • Contributor: Band, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-01-17
  • Geraldine Brooks: 2006 National Book Festival

    Geraldine Brooks: 2006 National Book Festival

    Geraldine Brooks speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brooks, Geraldine
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Loomis' Glide Mazurka (feet only)

    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Loomis' Glide Mazurka (feet only)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:28 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Only for Thee-Polka Mazurka," by Hermann Fliege in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Describing the World: Data Model Patterns

    Describing the World: Data Model Patterns

    When an organization is planning to develop or revise the automation of information processing, a typical first step is to analyze the underlying structure of its business. The 'entity/relationship' (or simply 'data') ...

    • Contributor: Hay, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-03-24
  • Stephenie Meyer: 2006 National Book Festival

    Stephenie Meyer: 2006 National Book Festival

    Stephenie Meyer speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Meyer, Stephanie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt arrives in New York after the World War /

    Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt arrives in New York aft...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:09 at 18 fps. Interior title contains logo: H-N. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., suffering from a machine gun wound in the leg, returned as a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Place and the Politics of Belonging

    Place and the Politics of Belonging

    One of America's greatest ironies is that, although a nation of immigrants, the country also has a longstanding history of ambivalence, and at times hostility, toward its newest arrivals. In the last ...

    • Contributor: Shutika, Debra Lattanzi - Lattanzi Shutika, Debra
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-08-12
  • Strickland v. Washington Conference: Panel III

    Strickland v. Washington Conference: Panel III

    The Law Library and the Constitution Project cosponsored a day-long conference on the right to the effective assistance of counsel and, in particular, the case of Strickland v. Washington. This panel explored ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-07
  • Hopi Indians dance for TR at [Walpi, Ariz.] 1913 /

    Hopi Indians dance for TR at [Walpi, Ariz.] 1913 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:48 at 17 fps. RMA lists location in title as Albuquerque, NM. Some footage of film jumps vertically, film appears to be out of sequence. Appearing: TR's sons ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
  • Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium: Morning Session

    Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium: Morning ...

    The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Nigeria Peoples Forum-USA jointly hosted the Ninth Annual State of the Nigerian Nation Symposium -- Developing Nigeria's Power Sector: Strategies, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-10-10
  • Delivering newspapers /

    Delivering newspapers /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Apr1903; H30745. Duration: 0:53 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer, Arthur Marvin. Photographed May 1, 1899. Location: New York, N.Y. The film shows a group ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Higher Education in an Age of Specialized Knowledge

    Higher Education in an Age of Specialized Knowledge

    Historian Jaroslav Pelikan was honored in a special lecture presented by the president of the Carnegie Corporation.

    • Contributor: Gregorian, Vartan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-09-09
  • The History and Curse of the Hope Diamond

    The History and Curse of the Hope Diamond

    They say diamonds are a girl's best friend. Yet, one such gem has been more foe to those it has touched, allegedly cursing some of them to their demise. From the diamond ...

    • Contributor: Kurin , Richard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-11-16
  • Michael Beschloss

    Michael Beschloss

    • Contributor: Beschloss, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Barbara Edna Vickers oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-13.

    Barbara Edna Vickers oral history interview conducted by Jose...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Vickers, Barbara Edna
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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  • Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber

    Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber

    President Emeritus of Stanford University Gerhard Casper, who recently occupied the Chair of American Law and Governance in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, talks about Caesarism in ...

    • Contributor: Casper, Gerhard
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-03-22
  • 2006 Natoinal Book Festival White House Breakfast

    2006 Natoinal Book Festival White House Breakfast

    A breakfast at the White House kicks of the festivities for the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-29
  • Mary Brigid Barrett, Katherine Paterson, Lynda Robb and Steven Kellogg: 2008 National Book Festival

    Mary Brigid Barrett, Katherine Paterson, Lynda Robb and Steve...

    Children's authors and illustrators Mary Brigid Barrett, Katherine Paterson and Steven Kellogg speak at the National Book Festival, discussing their collaboration on "Our White House: Looking In and Looking Out" (Candlewick, September ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

    Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60558. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. Frederick Blechynden, camera. From Edison films catalog: The wharf is crowded with live stock, and the huge derrick slowly drops the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric refrigerator /

    [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric...

    Copyright: no reg. Probable distribution date from original nitrate film edge date code. DLC Duration: 0:43 at 18 fps. Title graphic: "Buy an electric refrigerator" -- Medium shot of woman opening a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
  • Challenges and Prospects of 11 Official Languages Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Challenges and Prospects of 11 Official Languages Policy in P...

    Leketi Makalela discussed English and language development in South Africa, particularly among speakers with indigenous African language backgrounds. His work reveals fresh insights into the study of English and the development of ...

    • Contributor: Makalela, Leketi
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011-11-15
  • [Newark athlete. Fragment 1] /

    [Newark athlete. Fragment 1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, W.K.L. Dickson and William Heise. Duration: 0:01 (part A) and 0:08 (part B, looped image) at 30 fps. Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1891
  • Library and Information Science Education in North America: Bridging the Gulf Between Education and Practice

    Library and Information Science Education in North America: B...

    R. David Lankes chairs a panel on the ongoing tension in the library and information science (LIS) field between the demands of preparing professionals and the forward-looking research mission of many of ...

    • Contributor: Lankes, R. David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-03-16
  • Trimming Rawhide Strands with a Gauger

    Trimming Rawhide Strands with a Gauger

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Ahlborn, Richard E. - Gastañaga, Linda - Marshall, Howard W.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978-07-25
  • Don't Say It Can't Be Done

    Don't Say It Can't Be Done

    videorecording | videorecording ; 5 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Never Forgotten, the Search for Israel's Lost Submarine Dakar

    Never Forgotten, the Search for Israel's Lost Submarine Dakar

    On Jan. 25, 1968, the Dakar, Israel's just-commissioned submarine, disappeared without a trace in the eastern Mediterranean. Israel spent the next 31 years looking for the massive submarine and her crew of ...

    • Contributor: Jourdan, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-06-08
  • Khaled Hosseini: 2006 National Book Festival

    Khaled Hosseini: 2006 National Book Festival

    Khaled Hosseini speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hosseini, Khaled
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Constitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff

    Constitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff

    Risa L. Goluboff lectured on "How the Constitution Changes: Social and Political Aspects of the Law." This program is part of the Law Library's annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day--a ...

    • Contributor: Goluboff, Risa L.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-17
  • On Cooking Mountain Oysters

    On Cooking Mountain Oysters

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Ellen Hopkins: 2012 National Book Festival

    Ellen Hopkins: 2012 National Book Festival

    Ellen Hopkins appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Eileen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (5 of 5)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a g...

    From a reel entitled "Experimental TV Color Project. 1964." This reel of film contains 40 color film snippets (18 are included on this site) of Coca-Cola bottles, cans and performers in varying ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Mourning, Celebrating, Revisiting: Alexander von Humboldt in the United States, 1859-2009

    Mourning, Celebrating, Revisiting: Alexander von Humboldt in ...

    Alexander von Humboldt achieved cultural hero status in the United States in the second half of the 19th century. His travels, experiments and knowledge transformed Western science. A lecture at the Library ...

    • Contributor: Daum, Andreas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009-05-06
  • Sharyn McCrumb: 2006 National Book Festival

    Sharyn McCrumb: 2006 National Book Festival

    Sharyn McCrumb speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: McCrumb, Sharyn
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Bill Veeck: Baseball's Great Maverick

    Bill Veeck: Baseball's Great Maverick

    Paul Dickson discussed and signed his book "Bill Veeck: Baseball's Great Maverick" at the Whittall Pavilion.

    • Contributor: Dickson, Paul
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-05-01
  • Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music That Makes Them Weep?

    Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music That Makes Them Weep?

    Music-induced weeping represents one of the most powerful and potentially sublime experiences available to human listeners. Modern neuroscience provides helpful insights into music-induced weeping, how sounds can evoke sadness or grief, and ...

    • Contributor: Huron, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-02-26
  • Mean Joe Greene

    Mean Joe Greene

    Writer: Penny Hawkey Art Director: Roger Mosconi Featuring the defensive lineman "Mean" Joe Greene from the Pittsburgh Steelers professional football team and a twelve-year-old boy, Tommy Okon. Lee Lacy 30 seconds

    • Contributor: Jean Claude Kaufman/Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-00-00
  • Kadir Nelson and Doreen Rappaport: 2008 National Book Festival

    Kadir Nelson and Doreen Rappaport: 2008 National Book Festival

    Children's illustrator Kadir Nelson and author Doreen Rappaport appear at the National Book Festival.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Swiss village, no. 2 /

    Swiss village, no. 2 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18583. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the village girls driving home a herd of cows, and shows the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900