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  • Film, Video

    Susan Vreeland: Book Fest 07

    Susan Vreeland in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Vreeland, Susan
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    Preconcert Talk: George & Gregory Walker

    Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Walker discusses his music with his son, violinist Gregory Walker, and Nicholas A. Brown of the Music Division. Gregory Walker performs the the world concert premiere of George's Bleu, for unaccompanied violin (2012). Gregory's performance marks the debut of the Library of Congress' "Oberlin Betts," and exact copy of the Library's "Betts" violin by Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1704. This pre-concert ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-04-20
  • Film, Video

    Rodgers & Hammerstein: "Getting to Know You" & South Pacific

    In the seventh episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein and Mark Eden Horowitz share the discovery that "Getting to Know You" from The King and I originated as unused songs from South Pacific, "Suddenly Lucky" and "Suddenly Lovely." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.

    • Date: 2014-02-03
  • Film, Video

    Necessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force (Poets)

    As part of the "Necessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force" event commemorating Natasha Trethewey's historical year as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress, poets Marilyn Chin, Brenda Shaughnessy, Patricia Smith, Brian Turner and Kevin Young read from their work.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-05-01
  • Film, Video

    Mike Lupica: 2012 National Book Festival

    Mike Lupica appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Lupica, Mike
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Concert: Quator Debussy with Katherine Chi

    The Lyon-based Quatuor Debussy performs an unusual program that includes Philip Glass' String Quartet no. 2 ("Company"), Puccini's "Crisantemi," and Milhaud's String Quartet no. 9, op. 140. They are joined by pianist Katherine Chi for Franck's Piano Quintet in F minor.

    • Date: 2011-02-22
  • Film, Video

    Mark Kurlansky: 2009 National Book Festival

    New York Times best-selling author Mark Kurlansky appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kurlansky, Mark
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video

    Stanley Plumly: 2011 National Book Festival

    Stanley Plumly appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Plumly, Stanley
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Ragtime Dance: Standard Waltz

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:39 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Bink's Waltz" by Scott Joplin, Saint Louis: Bahnsen Music Co., 1905. See: p. 104-106 in Newman, A. Dances of to-day, (#122), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

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    [ Yo cuando era niño - mi padre querido ...] [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from AFC 1939/001 2611a1 (Content). Illustrations: Mexican migrant drinking cold drink at filling station where truck has stopped en route from Mississippi to his home in the Rio Grande Valley. He had been picking cotton in Mississippi. Neches, Texas ( -- Mexican seasonal labor, contracted for by planters, picking cotton on Knowlton ...

    • Contributor: Suarez, José - Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939
  • Film, Video

    Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

    George Reid Andrews discusses his new book "Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay."

    • Contributor: Andrews, George Reid
    • Date: 2010-11-01
  • Film, Video

    Funeral leaving the President's house and church at Canton, Ohio /

    In order to film the funeral of President McKinley, the photographer placed his camera in three locations. The first scene shows the casket being carried from his home by the honor guard and placed in the hearse. The second scene shows the hearse, the honor guard, and people lining the streets. The third scene shows the celebrities who attended the funeral preceding the casket ...

    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Roosevelt, Theodore - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past

    Nineteenth-century European orientalists and philologists considered the Rajatarangini--a 12-century Sanskrit historical narrative from Kashmir--as the only Indian text to which the status of "history" could be accorded. Chitralekha Zutshi analyzes several late-19th and early 20th-century translations of this text by both Europeans and Indians to illustrate the mediated nature of the process of colonial and nationalist production of knowledge about India's past--indeed of the ...

    • Contributor: Zutshi, Chitralekha
    • Date: 2008-07-10
  • Film, Video

    David McCullough on John Adams

    Librarian of Congress James H. Billington engages noted author and historian David MCullough in a discussion on John Adams.

    • Date: 2014-02-14
  • Film, Video

    Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron

    An illustrated lecture by Susan Beilby Magee about her new book on Holocaust survivor Kalman Aron.

    • Contributor: Magee, Susan Beilby
    • Date: 2012-12-04
  • Film, Video

    Black History Month 2010: NAACP 100th Anniversary

    In commemoration of African American History Month, the Library of Congress launches a new online exhibition about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), an organization which has donated its records to the Library, where they are the most-consulted collection. The ceremony takes place in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium.

    • Contributor: Jealous, Benjamin Todd
    • Date: 2010-02-03
  • Film, Video

    David Shannon

    • Contributor: Shannon, David
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Film, Video

    The Printing Press as an Agent of Tradition in Iran

    Ulrich Marzolph spoke about printed materials in 19th Century Iran.

    • Contributor: Marzolph, Ulrich
    • Date: 2014-07-23
  • Film, Video

    Charles Kupchan: 2012 National Book Festival

    Charles Kupchan appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Kupchan, Charles
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video

    Dunham Technique: Advanced second position plié with back leg lift

    In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham’s dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second ...

  • Film, Video

    Nathaniel Philbrick

    • Contributor: Philbrick, Nathaniel
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Film, Video

    Looking at Pictures: An Invitation to the Prints and Photographs Collections at the Library of Congress

    Barbara Orbach Natanson provides an overview of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division holdings and tips for exploring the collections. Using the example of National Child Labor Committee photos by Lewis Hine, she discusses some questions to ask when interpreting pictures and demonstrates some of the illuminating interconnections that can be found among the array of materials in the collections.

    • Contributor: Orbach Natanson, Barbara
    • Date: 2009-07-07
  • Film, Video

    I had myself a true love

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 4 min., 44 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Arlen, Harold - Mercer, Johnny
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    Valeria Luiselli: 2015 National Book Festival

    Valeria Luiselli discusses "The Story of My Teeth" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Luiselli, Valeria
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video

    Poetry Slam: 2015 National Book Festival

    Teen poets compete in a high-spirited competition reciting new poems celebrating books & literature at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Dunn, Kosi
    • Date: 2015-09-05