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    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1
    New Deal at 75 symposium, 2008 March 13-14 | American Folklife Center symposium, 2008-03-13 to 2008-03-14
    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just...
    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura ... Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-14
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    Looking Beyond Gitmo: U.S. and Foreign Approaches Toward Legal Treatment of Terrorist Suspects On January 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order directing the Central Intelligence Agency to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba within a year. Some individuals and groups view this as a risky step because the facility known as "Gitmo" is perceived as a secure location to conduct trials of terrorist suspects. Others welcome the move, but believe it could...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-02-18
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    Sue Monk Kidd: Book Fest 05 Author Sue Monk Kidd at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Monk Kidd, Sue
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Digital Accessibility for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals A discussion of the philosophy, research, planning, and development of the next generation of Library-Services-provided free talking books.
    • Date: 2009-11-04
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    Luci Tapahonso
    • Contributor: Tapahonso, Luci
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    Collecting and Performing Traditional Song in the Republic of Georgia Ethno-musicologist, scholar and performer Malkhaz Erkvanidze talked about collecting traditional sacred and secular music in the Republic of Georgia as part of the Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Members of the Anchiskhati Choir assisted him with performance of material he and the members of his ensemble have collected.
    • Date: 2005-11-17
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    David Yezzi: 2006 National Book Festival David Yezzi speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Yezzi, David
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Exploring Waldseemuller's World: Changes and Revolutions Prominent scholars gathered at the Library to examine Waldseemuller's cartographic vision and to reflect on the philosophical and historical context of the map's production and reception. Experts spoke on a wide range of topics, from the history of exploration and German Humanism to the mathematical and astronomical basis of early 16th-century cartography.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-15
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    Vine Deloria Jr.
    • Contributor: Deloria Jr., Vine
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic The author discussed both "Affairs of Honor" and "Alexander Hamilton, Writings," which she edited.
    • Contributor: Freeman, Joanne
    • Date: 2001-12-12
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    Jerry Pinkney: 2009 National Book Festival Children's illustrator Jerry Pinkney appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Pinkney, Jerry
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Andrew Carroll: 2006 National Book Festival Andrew Carroll speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Andrew
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Ann Kidd Taylor: 2009 National Book Festival Ann Kidd Taylor, co-authoring a memoir with her mother Sue Monk Kidd appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kidd Taylor, Ann
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Jan Spivey Gilchrist: Book Fest 07 Jan Spivey Gilchrist in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Gilchrist, Jan Spivey
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Meryle Secrest: Book Fest 07 Meryle Secrest in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Secrest, Meryle
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Sena Jeter Naslund: Book Fest 07 Sena Jeter Naslund in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Jeter Naslund, Sena
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Geoffrey Ward: Book Fest 07 Geoffrey Ward in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Ward, Geoffrey
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Cathy Scott: 2008 National Book Festival Journalist Cathy Scott appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Scott, Cathy
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    WWII Reunion: Women in the Military As part of the National World War II Reunion held on Memorial Day weekend on the National Mall in Washington, the Library of Congress Veterans History Project sponsored several programs presenting compelling accounts of WWII history.
    • Date: 2004-05-28
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    The History and Myths Surrounding the U.S. Flag The history and myths surrounding the flag of the United States and other American cultural icons were the subject of a talk by authors Karal Ann Marling and Vincent Virga on Flag Day, 2004.
    • Date: 2004-06-14
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    Interview with Carolyn Mooney, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Mooney, Carolyn
    • Date: 2001-11-16
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    Packard Campus Gift Ushers in New Era for Audio-Visual Conservation David Woodley Packard, president of the Packard Humanities Institute (PHI), officially transfered the new Packard Campus -- Audio-Visual Conservation, a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the preservation of the nation's moving images and recorded sound heritage, at a signing ceremony on Capitol Hill. The program for the conveyance of the largest-ever private gift to the U.S. legislative branch of government included top congressional leaders, the...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-07-26
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    John Grisham: 2009 National Book Festival International best-selling author John Grisham appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Grisham, John
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Janet Wong
    • Contributor: Wong, Janet
    • Date: 2003-10-04