• Film, Video
    Founder's Day Concert Featuring the Music of Morton Subotnick The Library hosted a concert featuring the music of Morton Subotnik. "Trembling," an early foray into "Ghost" electronics, is the opener for the world premiere of a new Subotnick work, a 30 minute opera without words. Conceived for Joan La Barbara, "the queen of vocal experimentation" (The Wire), it's an extraordinary aural and visual experience: the composer's voice interacts with and controls the Buchla ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-11-09
  • Film, Video
    Maureen Corrigan: 2015 National Book Festival Maureen Corrigan discusses "So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Corrigan, Maureen
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    David Baldacci/Teens: 2015 National Book Festival David Baldacci discusses "The Finisher" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    Dolores Kendrick: 2011 National Book Festival Dolores Kendrick appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kendrick, Dolores
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video
    Women's History Month: Former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Dizard Jr. interviews former U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder about her career as the first woman elected to Congress from Colorado, as former president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers and, most recently, as professor at Rollins College in Florida.
    • Date: 2014-06-04
  • Film, Video
    Ours to Fight For: American Jewish Soldiers in World War II Liaison Specialist Jason Steinhauer of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project presented a lecture and discussion on the contributions, impact and legacy of American Jewish service during World War II. Cosponsored by the Veterans History Project and the Hebrew Language Table, the program is part of the Library's Jewish American Heritage Month commemoration.
    • Contributor: Steinhauer, Jason
    • Date: 2010-05-03
  • Film, Video
    Poetry Out Loud: 2013 National Book Festival The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, with the state arts agencies of the United States, are the creators of Poetry Out Loud, a program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This exciting program helps students master public-speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage. Award-winning students perform poems during this ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Dr. Seuss Unbirthday: A Celebration of Read Across America Day 2015 The Library's Young Readers celebrates the birthday of children's author Dr. Seuss as well as Read Across America Day with area preschoolers.
    • Contributor: Jaffe, Karen
    • Date: 2015-03-23
  • Film, Video
    Mark Teague: 2013 National Book Festival Mark Teague appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Teague, Mark
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Engaging Students with the Library of Congress Lee Ann Potter talks about how to engage students with the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Potter, Lee Ann
    • Date: 2013-02-05
  • Film, Video
    Margo Jefferson: 2016 National Book Festival Margo Jefferson discusses "Negroland: A Memoir" with Marcia Davis from the Washington Post at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Jefferson , Margo
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Archiving Email: Policy & Guidelines Development Perspective - Policy Development for Archiving Email As part of a symposium on archiving email, presenters discuss the policy and guidelines development perspective and explore a cross-pollination of perspectives of how private, public and state government institutions are managing email to not only maximize long-term research value but also to comply with technical, legal, access and intellectual policy issues in processing email archives.
    • Date: 2015-06-02
  • Film, Video
    The Ancient City of Tyre: Evening Event Following upon a day-long sympoisum on the ancient city of Tyre, an evening event included speeches, a display of books on the city of Tyre and presentation of awards.
    • Date: 2015-06-03
  • Film, Video
    The Saiyuki Trio with Rudresh Mahanthappa "Sound magic" from a trio whose name means "Journey to the West." French jazz guitarist Nguyen Le studied visual arts and philosophy before working with artists like Ornette Coleman, Ray Charles, and Mauricio Kagel. Influences from Jimi Hendrix to the traditional music of Vietnam meld harmonies from East and West to paint an Asia without borders.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-02-24
  • Film, Video
    Gala: 2013 National Book Festival The National Book Festival Gala 2013 from the Library of Congress featured presentations by Don DeLillo, Cristina Garcia, Jon Klassen, William P. Jones and Juan Felipe Herrera.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-20
  • Film, Video
    Fred Chao: 2013 National Book Festival Fred Chao appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Chao, Fred
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix: 2010 National Book Festival National best selling authors Linda Sue Park and Margaret Peterson Haddix present at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2010-09-25
  • Collection
    Belfast's Linen Hall Library John Killen brings to life the collections of this unique Irish institution. The Linen Hall Library was envisioned as the archive of its community; its mission statement, written on 1 January 1795, outlines its goals: "The object of this society is the collection of an extensive Library, Philosophical Apparatus and such productions of Nature and Art as tend to improve the mind and excite ...
    • Contributor: Killen, John
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Film, Video
    Robert Caro: 2012 National Book Festival Robert Caro discusses "The Passage of Power," the latest installment in his biographical series on President Lyndon Johnson, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Caro, Robert
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Martin Gardner: The Marx Brothers as Social Critics Martin Gardner discusses his new book, which examines historical events, political practices, economic conditions, manners and customs, literary subjects and popular entertainment as satirized in the Marx brothers' films and considers the ways in which the films were relevant in their era and remain so today.
    • Contributor: Gardner, Martin A.
    • Date: 2010-07-15
  • Film, Video
    Christel Schmidt: 2013 National Book Festival Christel Schmidt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Schmidt, Christel
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    If I could tell you videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 24 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Firestone, Idabelle - Marshall, Madeleine
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Secrets of the dead. Slave ship mutiny
    Slave ship mutiny Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa in 1766 with a Dutch crew and human cargo, slaves bound for hard labor building the Dutch colony, Cape Town. The slaves, led by a man named Massavana, mutinied and managed to overpower the Dutch crew. The ship ended up wrecked on a beach 200 miles east of Cape Town. This program tracks ...
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Joe - Young, Nic - Pechel, Katharina - Schreiber, Liev - Off the Fence Productions - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Association Relative À La Télévision Européenne - Wnet.org - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience Larry Minear discusses his book "Through Veterans' Eyes: The Iraq and Afghanistan Experience," based on interviews culled from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project collection.
    • Contributor: Minear, Larry
    • Date: 2010-11-19
  • Film, Video
    The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere Jared Espley spoke about climate change on Mars and the MAVEN mission. Several types of evidence from past Mars missions leads us to believe that Mars used to be much different from the dry, cold place we find today. Ancient gullies and canyons look as if they were carved by flowing water, minerals that can only be made in standing water have been found, ...
    • Contributor: Espley, Jared
    • Date: 2014-09-18