Film, VideoMaggie Stiefvater: 2012 National Book Festival Maggie Stiefvater appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Stiefvater, Maggie
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoMusic in the Lincoln White House: US Marine Band "The President's Own" United States Marine Band performs a special program in commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. "Music in the Lincoln White House" traces the influence of composer/conductor Francis Maria Scala,...
- Date: 2013-02-09
Film, VideoMaria Venegas: 2014 National Book Festival Maria Venegas appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Venegas, Maria
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoLarry L. King
- Contributor: King, Larry L.
- Date: 2001-09-08
Film, VideoAnalysis & Curation of American Travelers' Visual Documents on Central Asian Nomadic Culture Saule Satayeva discussed her archival research related to American travelers who illuminated Kazakh Nomadic culture through their visual documents from 1876-1937.
- Contributor: Satayeva, Saule
- Date: 2016-03-23
Film, VideoUnite Our Voices by Speaking Together Roswell Encina gave the keynote address for the Library's celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
- Contributor: Encina, Roswell
- Date: 2017-05-11
Film, VideoLiteracy Best Practices: Literacy Assistance Center The Literacy Assistance Center provides professional development training to adult literacy educators in New York City. It offers workshops and online learning programs for teachers and tutors focused on teaching innovative and...
- Contributor: Yankwitt, Ira
- Date: 2014-10-08
Film, VideoA Conversation with Author Edoardo Albinati Edoardo Albinati discussed his book, "La Scuola Cattolica" in an event cosponsored by the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, New Academia Publishing and Italians in DC/ParoLab.
- Contributor: Albinati, Edoardo
- Date: 2017-02-23
Film, VideoThe Gospel Sensibility: Evangelicals, Modernity & Sacred Song in American Experience Kluge Fellow Douglas Harrison examines the history, performance culture and role of southern gospel music within evangelical Christian experiences.
- Contributor: Harrison, Douglas
- Date: 2014-08-14
Film, VideoJazz Conversation: Pianist, Composer Dave Brubeck videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Larry Appelbaum, Senior Music Reference Specialist with the Library of Congress, conducts a conversation with jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck. (Content). Recorded April 10,...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Brubeck, Dave
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoWorking with Latin America: Smithsonian Folklife Reflections Olivia Cadaval reflected on her work as the curator of many of the Latin American-themed Smithsonian Folklife Festival presentations.
- Contributor: Cadaval, Olivia
- Date: 2015-09-22
Film, Video2010 Gershwin Prize Press Conference videorecording | videorecording ; 16 min | Prior to receiving the third annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Sir Paul McCartney was on hand for a press conference at the library. The...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - McCartney, Paul
- Date: 2010
Film, VideoAsian-American Literature Today Bangladeshi-American poet Tarfia Faizullah read from and discussed her first collection of poetry, "Seam," which explores the history of the Birangona, Bangladeshi women raped by Pakistani soldiers during the Liberation War of...
- Contributor: Faizullah, Tarfia
- Date: 2014-05-21
Film, VideoConcert: Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello & Simon Trpčeski, Piano Cellist Daniel Müller-Schott and pianist Simon Trpčeski perform Beethoven's Sonata in C major, op. 102, no. 1, Brahms' Sonata in F major, op. 99, and Chopin's Sonata in G minor, op .65.
- Date: 2014-04-24
Film, VideoSeeger Family Concert Mike, Peggy, and Pete Seeger with the Short Sisters perform at the Library of Congress March 16, 2007. Forms part of "How Can I Keep From Singing": A Seeger Family Tribute symposium...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy - Short Sisters
- Date: 2007
Film, VideoJoyce Carol Oates: Book Fest 07 Joyce Carol Oates in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Oates, Joyce Carol
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoMeg Wolitzer: 2015 National Book Festival Meg Wolitzer and NPR's Susan Stamberg discuss "Belzhar" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Wolitzer, Meg
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoFrom Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout & the History of an African American Family James H. Johnston discusses his book about Yarrow Mamout, an educated Muslim from Guinea who was brought to Maryland on a slave ship and gained his freedom 44 years later.
- Contributor: Johnston, James H.
- Date: 2016-04-06
Film, VideoShirley Geok-Lin Lim
- Contributor: Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoViet Thanh Nguyen: 2015 National Book Festival Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses "The Sympathizer" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Nguyen, Viet Thanh
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoUnsettled: Refugee Camps in Britain from the Suez Crisis to Idi Amin Historian Jordanna Bailkin examines two sets of British camps that served the refugees of decolonization: Anglo-Egyptians in 1956 and Ugandan Asians in 1972. Part of the 10th International Seminar on Decolonization.
- Contributor: Bailkin, Jordanna
- Date: 2015-07-22
Film, VideoKay Tillow oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Louisville, Kentucky, 2013-08-14.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Tillow, Kay
- Date: 2013-08-14
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Film, VideoThe Return of the Masters: Connections, Contestations & Redrawing of Persian Literary History As part of the Library's lecture series on the Persian book, Kevin Schwartz discusses Persian literary history.
- Contributor: Schwartz, Kevin
- Date: 2016-10-25
Film, VideoAmerican Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Dan Weber Dan Weber sings "I Bid You Good Night" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like...
- Contributor: Weber, Dan
- Date: 2015-02-21
Film, VideoBooks to Movies: 2015 National Book Festival After a multimedia overview of the Hollywood industry by A. Scott Berg, Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday moderated a panel on making books into movies with Lawrence Wright, Anne-Marie O'Connor &...
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoEagle Eye Citizen: Interactive Engagement with Civics & Primary Sources Eagle Eye Citizen is an engaging, online, mobile-friendly interactive for middle and high school students focused on Congress and civic participation. Learn how to solve and create challenges that encourage students to...
- Date: 2016-10-26
Film, VideoOperation Pedro Pan, 1960-1962 Lecture and panel discussion including participants from "Operation Pedro Pan," the largest recorded exodus of unaccompanied children from Cuba, which occurred between December 1960 and October 1962.
- Date: 2015-05-21
Film, VideoThe Surprising History of Bird Feeding Paul Baicich and Margaret Barker discussed their book, "Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce & Conservation," written with colleague Carrol Henderson.
- Date: 2016-05-26
Film, VideoThe Life of a Poet: Terrance Hayes Washington Post Book World Editor Ron Charles talks to Poet Terrance Hayes about his poetry.
- Date: 2016-09-29
Film, VideoScholarfest S1: Life/Future: Definitions of Life in the 21st Century & Beyond 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...
- Date: 2015-06-11
Film, VideoMaria Schneider on "Data Lords" Composer Maria Schneider discusses her Library of Congress commission, "Data Lords," with Larry Appelbaum of the Music Division. "Data Lords," made possible by the Reva and David Logan Foundation, was premiered at...
- Contributor: Schneider, Maria
- Date: 2016-04-15
Film, VideoStephen Savage: 2015 National Book Festival Stephen Savage discusses "Where's Walrus? and Penguin?" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Savage, Stephen
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoFamily Matters: Testing Paternity in the 20th Century Long before daytime television and celebrity tabloids, scientists from around the world sought to develop a test of biological paternity. Nara Milanich offered a social and cultural history that traces parentage testing...
- Contributor: Milanich, Nara
- Date: 2015-03-17
Film, VideoSapphires in Song: Zemer Chai Jewish Choir The Zemer Chai Jewish Choir performed in conjunction with the Library exhibition "Words Like Sapphires."
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2013-02-26
Film, VideoPersian Manuscripts in India: Collections, Collectors & Their Future Chander Shekhar spoke about the Persian manuscript tradition from India.
- Contributor: Shekhar, Chander
- Date: 2017-07-11
Film, VideoRachel Swaby: 2015 National Book Festival Rachel Swaby discusses "Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science - and the World" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Swaby, Rachel
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoAndrea Davis Pinkney: 2008 National Book Festival Children's author Andrea Davis Pinkney appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Pinkney, Andrea Davis
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoPetroglyphic Art in North Africa: The Story of the Engraved Rocks of the Sahara The Near East Section, part of the African and Middle Eastern Division, presents a lecture given by Dr. Ahmed Achrat who speaks about petroglyphic art in North Africa.
- Contributor: Achrat, Ahmed
- Date: 2009-12-03
Film, VideoThe Second Great Migration: Religious Refugees and the Remaking of America, 1678-1690 During the latter part of the 17th century, thousands of Protestant radicals emigrated to England's American colonies. Though generally neglected by historians, these newcomers had an enormous impact on colonial life, contributing...
- Contributor: Stanwood, Owen
- Date: 2008-03-20
Film, VideoCave of the Heart: Noguchi's Set for the Graham Ballet Janet Eilber of the Martha Graham Dance Center of Contemporary Dance discusses Isamu Noguchi's set for the Martha Graham work "Cave of the Heart," set to music by Samuel Barber. The presentation...
- Contributor: Eilber, Janet
- Date: 2016-03-30