Film, VideoPortraying Benito Juárez in Film Following the screening of a new docudrama, "Benito Juárez, La Derrota de un Imperio," producer Michela Giorelli of Discovery Communications discussed the film, which portrays the four years and 45 days Juárez...
- Contributor: Giorelli, Michela
- Date: 2017-10-09
Film, VideoNancy Pearl: Book Fest 07 Nancy Pearl in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Pearl, Nancy
- Date: 2007-09-29
CollectionSreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Classical Music from Oregon
American Folklife Center concert, 2009-08-20 | Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji Kapila & Sushruta Chandramouli : | South Indian classical music from Oregon | Homegrown 2009, the music of America Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south...
- Contributor: Chandramouli, Sreevidhya - Srinivasan, Poovalur V. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2009-08-20
Film, VideoRoberto Canessa: 2016 National Book Festival Roberto Canessa discusses "I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives" with Ted Robbins from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book...
- Contributor: Canessa, Roberto
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoFrom the Black Arts Movement to Cave Canem: Master Class A private master class in children's literature held during a day-long symposium in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Black Arts Movement and the 20th anniversary of the literary organization Cave...
- Date: 2016-06-13
Film, VideoGeoffrey 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
Film, VideoDisembodying the Past to Preserve It Digital Media Strategist Sarah Werner speaks at the Digital Preservation 2013 event about the mutual concerns of digitizing and preserving cultural heritage.
- Contributor: Werner, Sarah
- Date: 2013-07-23
Film, VideoW.S. Merwin, Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry Recipient, Reads From His Works Celebrated poet W.S. Merwin received the 2006 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and read selections of his work in a program sponsored by the Library's Poetry and Literature Center. The...
- Contributor: Merwin, W.S.
- Date: 2007-10-31
Film, VideoRodgers & Hammerstein: A Real Nice Clambake In the ninth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses Oscar Hammerstein's research techniques, and "A Real Nice...
- Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
- Date: 2014-02-03
Film, VideoSteven V. Roberts: 2010 National Book Festival Cokie Roberts interviews author Steven V. Roberts at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Roberts , Steven V.
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoPoets C.D. Wright & David Wagoner Two distinguished poets, C.D. Wright and David Wagoner, will read from their work in an evening presentation at the Library of Congress.
- Date: 2011-03-23
Film, VideoBrian Ferneyhough & James Baker Interview An interview with composer Brian Ferneyhough and conductor James Baker about the composer's Library of Congress commission, "Contraccolpi," which was premiered by the Talea Ensemble in the Coolidge Auditorium on March 11,...
- Date: 2016-03-11
Film, VideoBARD Mobile iOS:How to Use Basic Voiceover Gestures Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to use basic voiceover gestures with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2013-09-01
Film, VideoPolitics of Nixon & Obama Klaus Larres discusses how the 1970s, like today, were characterized by controversial military engagements, deep political divisions and severe financial disruptions. Larres describes the Nixon/Kissinger approach to overcoming U.S. "decline" in an...
- Contributor: Larres, Klaus
- Date: 2011-09-29
Film, VideoExploring Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown 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...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2009-05-14
Film, VideoAssessing Options for Large Collections II (afternoon) (Afternoon Session) This symposium reviewed current best-practice preservation options of mass deacidification and environmental control for preserving large-scale legacy collections, and addressed current best-practice options for managing and preserving large-scale digital collections....
- Date: 2011-03-15
Film, VideoInternational Literature: Jenny Erpenbeck German novelist Jenny Erpenbeck reads from her work and participates in a moderated discussion with David Morris, German area specialist in the Library's European Division.
- Contributor: Erpenbeck, Jenny
- Date: 2015-03-27
Film, VideoEric Rohmann
- Contributor: Rohmann, Eric
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoUsing METS and MODS to Create XML Standards-Based Digital Library Applications Morgan Cundiff and Nate Trail describe the creation of 'Library of Congress Presents: Music, Theater, and Dance' (LCP) and the 'Veterans History Project' (VHP). LCP is a second-generation digital library web application...
- Date: 2006-11-16
Film, VideoThomas Keneally: 2013 National Book Festival Thomas Keneally appears at the Library of Congress 2013 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Keneally , Thomas
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoAsian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center sponsored a panel discussion honoring Asian-Pacific American veterans. This discussion explored the service experience of Asian-Pacific Americans.
- Date: 2010-05-25
Film, VideoHuman Rights Day 2010: Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People In recognition of Human Rights Day 2010, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on "Cultural Property Rights of Indigenous People."
- Date: 2010-12-10
Film, VideoHenry Petroski: 2010 National Book Festival Engineer and professor Henry Petroski speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Petroski, Henry
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoLetters About Literature Part 3: Letter Format The third of four videos for the Letters About Literature writing contest. This segment details how to format a letter for the Letters About Literature program.
- Contributor: Creightney, Anya
- Date: 2018-06-25
Film, VideoBrothers at Arms Larrie D. Ferreiro discussed his book, "Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It," in which he asserts that the American Revolution had little chance...
- Contributor: Ferreiro, Larrie D.
- Date: 2017-04-11
Film, VideoTiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader Thomas J. Dodd discussed his book "Tiburcio Carias: Portrait of a Honduran Political Leader" in a program sponsored by the Library's Hispanic Division and Center for the Book. Dodd discussed the rule...
- Contributor: Dodd, Thomas
- Date: 2006-03-24
Film, VideoGeorgian Papers Programme Public Symposium The Library's John W. Kluge Center sponsored a symposium featuring scholars who were recently among the first to examine the papers of King George III, the English monarch in power when the...
- Date: 2017-12-01
Film, VideoThe Anarchist in the Library: The Moral Panics over Copyright and Free Speech A cultural historian and media scholar, spoke about peer-to-peer networks that have existed as long as gossip and word-of-mouth advertising--but with the rise of electronic communication, are suddenly coming into their own.
- Contributor: Vaidhyanathan, Siva
- Date: 2003-05-09
Film, VideoBrando Skyhorse: 2014 National Book Festival Brando Skyhorse appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Skyhorse, Brando
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoThe Technology of Copyright: Digital Rights Management Karen Coyle, a well-known metadata expert, discussed digital rights management technology and its role in limiting the risk of piracy.
- Contributor: Coyle, Karen
- Date: 2003-11-19
Film, VideoMichelle Singletary: 2008 National Book Festival Financial expert Michelle Singletary appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Singletary, Michelle
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoRonen Givony & Tyondai Braxton Wordless Music founder and artistic director Ronen Givony and composer Tyondai Braxton discuss their work.
- Date: 2011-03-10
Film, VideoKatherine Neville: 2009 National Book Festival Katherine Neville, author of best-sellers in more than 30 languages appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Neville, Katherine
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoSouth Korean Government Policies on Prostitution Kluge Fellow Jeong-Mi Park discusses how the South Korean government controlled prostitution catering to servicemen in the last century, in the context of war, military occupation, economic development and globalization. She also...
- Contributor: Park, Jeong-MI
- Date: 2016-07-28
Film, VideoYugoslav Socialism in Latin America: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism According to Johanna Bockman, neoliberal policies seek to expand the role of the free market and reduce the role of the state. As a result, analysts of neoliberalism have often assumed that...
- Contributor: Bockman, Johanna
- Date: 2009-06-04
CollectionDog Tags: History, Stories & Folklore of Military Identification
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2012-01-26 The 100th anniversary of the official use of American personal identity tags, affectionately known as "dog tags," recently passed without fanfare. Dog tags are highly personal items to warriors of every service...
- Contributor: Cucolo, Ginger - American Folklife Center - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2012-01-26
Film, VideoCongress: Crucible of American Democracy Though often treated by historians, political scientists and the American public as of lesser consequence than the Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress has historically served as the crucible of American democracy. In...
- Contributor: Stathis, Steven
- Date: 2008-05-29
Film, VideoLisa Scottoline: 2009 National Book Festival Lisa Scottoline, author of 16 best-selling legal-suspense novels appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Scottoline, Lisa
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoVeterans Day Family Program: Diary of a WWI Soldier In honor of Veterans Day, actor and playwright Douglas Taurel offered a dramatic presentation based on the diary of Irving Greenwald, a member of the famed "Lost Battalion" of World War I....
- Contributor: Taurel, Douglas
- Date: 2017-11-11
Film, VideoEavan Boland: 2008 National Book Festival Poet Eavan Boland appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Boland, Eavan
- Date: 2008-09-27