Film, VideoIlyasah Shabazz: 2014 National Book Festival Ilyasah Shabazz appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Shabazz, Ilyasah
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoDelores Kendrick: Book Fest 05 Author and poet Delores Kendrick at the 2005 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Kendrick, Delores
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoBARD Mobile iOS: How to Adjust Font & Contrast John Brown provides a tutorial on how to adjust the font and contrast settings in the BARD Mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
- Contributor: Brown, John
- Date: 2013-09-01
Film, VideoThe Anthropocene: Are We There Yet? Historians David Christian and John R. McNeill, in a lecture at the Library of Congress, discuss how rapidly increasing human impact on the biosphere is changing the way scholars and experts view human history.
- Date: 2009-12-10
Film, VideoBlack 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, VideoAct of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works & How It Doesn't A look behind the scenes of a congressional legislative negotiation is revealed through the prism of a single bill -- the Dodd-Frank Act -- in a book by author and Washington Post editor Robert Kaiser.
- Contributor: Kaiser, Robert G.
- Date: 2013-11-19
Photo, Print, Drawing[Building] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoRetreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive Quest for Peace Webcast Melvyn P. Leffler, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, presented a lecture titled "Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive ...
- Contributor: Leffler, Melvyn
- Date: 2005-11-10
Film, VideoCaicedo (with pole)
Caicedo | Caicedo. From Raff & Gammon price list: The "King of the Wire" in his marvelous slack wire performance. $10.00.
- Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Heise, William - Caicedo, Juan A. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1894
Film, VideoCleveland Sellers oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Denmark, South Carolina, 2013-03-21.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Sellers, Cleveland
- Date: 2013-03-21
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Film, Video[Theodore Roosevelt Jr. with men holding spears] Title devised by Library staff. On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "71-79 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y.C." Forms part of: Visual materials from the Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. papers (Library of Congress).
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoGwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Montgomery, Alabama, 2011-06-01.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
- Date: 2011-06-01
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Film, VideoPre-Concert Conversation with Nico Muhly & Daniel Hope Violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Jeffrey Kahane join composer Nico Muhly for a pre-concert conversation.
- Date: 2012-10-12
Film, VideoKathryn Erskine: 2013 National Book Festival Kathryn Erskine appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Erskine, Kathryn
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoThe Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings & the American Experience Stephen Wade presents a talk related to the research for his recent book, "The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience," which takes as its starting point 13 iconic performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and onto the Great Plains. Through decades of research ...
- Contributor: Wade, Stephen
- Date: 2013-03-27
Film, VideoGene Luen Yang: 2016 National Book Festival (morning) Gene Luen Yang, author of "Secret Coders: Paths and Portals," discusses his career with Petra Mayer from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Yang, Gene Luen
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoHaying Season (ca. 1945) (part 3 of 3)
- Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Kaser, Brad
- Date: 1945
Film, VideoJustin Cronin: 2013 National Book Festival Justin Cronin appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Cronin, Justin
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoGeorge Pelecanos: 2009 National Book Festival Author of 15 crime novels George Pelecanos appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Pelecanos, George
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoImages & Observations: Faces of Egypt For ten years, photographer Deborah Shea Doyle traveled throughout Egypt- from bustling Cairo to remote parts of the Sinai region- to explore the landscape and learn about the lives of ordinary Egyptians, especially the Bedouins. She visited large cities and small villages and traversed through the country's inaccessible areas, which presented her with a gold mine of opportunities to capture and record interesting faces ...
- Contributor: Doyle, Deborah Shea
- Date: 2014-06-26
Film, VideoMission Italy: On the Front Line of the Cold War Richard N. Gardner discussed his book "Mission Italy: On the Front Line of the Cold War," another in the Books & Beyond series sponsored by Center for the Book. Gardner's memoir of his years in Italy offers insights into the foreign policy of the Carter administration and into a critical turning point in Italy's history. Events during this turbulent period included the kidnapping and ...
- Contributor: Gardner, Richard
- Date: 2006-02-14
Film, VideoPoetry and American Memory With this lecture on "Poetry and American Memory," Mr. Pinsky officially opened the Library's 1998-1999 poetry and literature series.
- Contributor: Pinsky, Robert
- Date: 1998-10-08
Film, VideoIn the Footsteps of Marco Polo: An International Symposium on Italy-China Cultural Exchange in the 13th-17th Centuries The Asian Division of the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, Washington DC presented a symposium titled "In the Footsteps of Marco Polo." Marco Polo is supposed to have arrived in China in 1275. Whether or not he himself was there, his work, "The Travels of Marco Polo," was widely circulated and regarded as containing the sum total of European ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2006-03-23
Film, VideoBurial of the "Maine" victims
Burial of "Maine" victims | Funeral of nine of the victims of the "Maine" disaster "Taken at Key West, Fla., March 27, 1898. First comes a detachment of sailors and marines in the left foreground, while at the right is seen a crowd of small colored boys, which precedes any public procession in the South. Then follow the nine hearses, each coffin draped with THE FLAG. At the side of each wagon walk the pall bearers, surviving comrades, their ...
- Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Decker, Karl C. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoEmpty Sleeves & Bloody Shirts: Disabled Civil War Veterans & Presidential Campaigns, 1864-1880 Erin Corrales-Diaz examined political cartoons that interpreted war-induced disability during and after the American Civil War.
- Contributor: Corrales-Diaz, Erin
- Date: 2014-08-14