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  • Film, Video

    Bob Edwards: 2011 National Book Festival

    Radio host Bob Edwards appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Edwards, Bob
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Lesa Cline-Ransome & James Ransome: 2013 National Book Festival

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

    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Bourgeois Town: Lead Belly in Washington DC

    To celebrate the 125th birthday of the legendary folk singer Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, Todd Harvey interviews Lead Belly family members Terika Dean and Alvin Singh on their famous relative, his contributions to American culture and world music and an overview of the significant Lead Belly materials in the Center's archive.

    • Date: 2015-04-24
  • Film, Video

    The Juneteenth Book Festival Symposium on Black Literature & Literacy

    A day-long symposium on Juneteenth, one of the oldest observances marking the end of the enslavement of African descendants in the United States. The holiday has been celebrated in Galveston, Texas, since June 19, 1865, when news of the Emancipation Proclamation first was announced in Texas. Today, Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom with an emphasis on education and literacy. The opened with a history ...

    • Date: 2015-06-19
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    Managing Collection Environments: What Should We Know and How Can We Know It?

    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 'preservation quality' of storage and display environments. Mr. Reilly will introduce IPI's latest web-based systems and present the 10-year evolution of these tools and approaches at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Reilly, James M.
    • Date: 2009-05-28
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    Ensemble Caprice

    Ensemble Caprice conjures the fascinating musical dialogue between the Old and New Worlds, an exchange that produced a vibrant fusion of European harmonies and melodies blended with Latin, African, and Amerindian nuances. Performed on flutes and recorders, baroque guitar, cello and a wealth of percussion, these colorful works feature texts in Spanish, Italian, French, and Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs.

    • Contributor: Various Performers
    • Date: 2014-11-21
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    Concert: Nicholas Phan & Myra Huang

    Tenor Nicholas Phan performed with pianist Myra Huang, his partner in two eloquent recent recordings, to offer a program pairing major cycles by Schumann and Britten with songs by Ned Rorem and Paul Bowles.

    • Contributor: Phan, Nicholas
    • Date: 2015-10-17
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    Mark Twain in Washington: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent

    John Muller discussed his new book on Mark Twain's time as a newsman in the nation's capital. In February 1854, 18-year-old journalist Samuel Clemens composed his first dispatch from Washington. He would return to the city after the Civil War as "Mark Twain." With other newspapermen, including George Alfred Townsend, Twain established the informal Washington Syndicate, which wired news from the capital city all ...

    • Contributor: Muller, John
    • Date: 2014-06-18
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    African American Faces of the Civil War: An Album

    Ronald Coddington discusses the third volume in his series on Civil War soldiers, which contains previously unpublished photographs of African American Civil War participants -- many of whom fought to secure their freedom.

    • Contributor: Coddington, Ronald S.
    • Date: 2013-04-08
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    Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies

    A century ago, in the early days of cinema, when actors were unbilled and unmentioned in credits, audiences immediately noticed Mary Pickford. Dubbed "America's Sweetheart," Pickford charmed moviegoers during the first three decades of the 20th century with magnetic talent, as she rose to become cinema's first great star. Christel Schmidt's "Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies," sheds new light on this icon's life ...

    • Contributor: Schmidt, Christel
    • Date: 2012-12-04
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    Bill Russell oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branch in Seattle, Washington, 2013-05-12.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Branch, Taylor - Russell, Bill
    • Date: 2013-05-12

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    CIP & ONIX: The Future of Bibliographic Control?

    Karl Debus-López presents background information on the Cataloging in Publication Program as it enters its fortieth year. He reviews new developments that position the program to meet an objective of the "On the Record" report to provide enhanced access to information through greater use of publisher supplied data and subject terminology. He also discusses new developments in the Electronic Cataloging in Publication Cataloging Partnership ...

    • Date: 2010-09-14
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    Ever Faithful: Race, Loyalty, and the Ends of Empire in Spanish Cuba

    Discussing his new book, David Sartorius explored the relationship between political allegiance and race in 19th-century Cuba. Challenging assumptions that loyalty to the Spanish empire was the exclusive province of the white Cuban elite, he examines the free and enslaved people of African descent who actively supported colonialism. By claiming loyalty, many black and mulatto Cubans attained some degree of social mobility, legal freedom, ...

    • Contributor: Sartorius, David
    • Date: 2014-04-30
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    Sue Monk Kidd

    • Contributor: Kidd, Sue Monk
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    World Intellectual Property Day - Movies: A Global Passion

    The U.S. Copyright Office hosted a Copyright Matters program in connection with World Intellectual Property Day. This year's theme, as announced by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), was Movies: A Global Passion. The program featured special remarks from Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and a discussion with multi-award-winning feature film and television director Matthew Harrison, two-time Daytime Emmy ...

    • Date: 2014-04-23
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    Getting It Wrong: Misreported Stories in American Journalism

    W. Joseph Campbell discusses his new book on the ten greatest misreported stories in American journalism.

    • Contributor: Campbell, W. Joseph
    • Date: 2010-10-28
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    Conservatives in a Marketplace of Ideas: Think Tanks, Interests, and Expertise in the 1970s

    In the 1970s, the funding and intellectual work of conservative think tanks saw massive increases over the previous decade. Through a case study of the American Enterprise Institute, Jason Stahl examines the interrelationship of these increases with changing conceptions of public policy expertise -- namely, a move from a liberal technocratic ideal to a conservative "marketplace of ideas." Stahl shows how this shift created ...

    • Contributor: Stahl, Jason
    • Date: 2009-08-13
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    Treasures in the Pre-1800 General Collections of Music

    videorecording | videorecording ; 28 min | Susan Clermont makes a presentation on the Music Division's collections prior to 1800 as part of the Library's docent training. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Susan Clermont is the music specialist in the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Clermont, Susan
    • Date: 2006
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    Reverence for Life 1: Opening Remarks, Ludner Confident & Jenifer Grant

    The opening remarks and presentations by Ludner Confident ("Hospital Albert Schweitzer and the Medical Needs of the People of Haiti") and Jenifer Grant ("Dr. William Larimer Mellon and Mrs. Gwen Grant Mellon, Founders of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital") at this symposium on the history of the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in the Artibonite Valley of Haiti.

    • Date: 2002-05-22
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    National Student Poet Inaugural Reading

    A celebration of the National Student Poets Program, the nation's highest honor for youth poets creating original work, and the inaugural reading of the 2014 class.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-19
  • Film, Video

    Nicholas Sparks: 2009 National Book Festival

    Nicholas Sparks, author of successful best-sellers turned into popular films appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Sparks, Nicholas
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video

    Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination

    Author Thomas A. Bogar discusses the results of his research that led to his latest book, "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination."

    • Contributor: Bogar, Thomas A.
    • Date: 2015-04-07
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    There Are No Fears

    Yevgeny Yevtushenko recited his poetry in both English and Russian in a program titled" There Are No Fears". Yevtushenko is a poet, novelist, film maker and professor of literature and cinema.

    • Contributor: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny
    • Date: 2004-04-29
  • Film, Video

    Alice McDermott

    • Contributor: McDermott, Alice
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Hernandez v. Texas: American Civil Liberties, Then & Now

    A discussion of the landmark Supreme Court decision giving Mexican-Americans equal protection under the 14th Amendment. Speakers included Hilda G. Tagle and Veronica Villalobos.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-01