Film, VideoDeep Brain Stimulation and Other Brain Technologies In May 2005, the Library of Congress, the Dana Foundation, Columbia University, and the National Institute of Mental Health gathered leaders in neuroscience and ethics to discuss the rights and wrongs of ...
- Date: 2005-05-10
Film, VideoNew Black Diamond express
Black Diamond Express. From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken at one of the curves on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, along the beautiful Susquehanna River. The train is seen rapidly approaching in the distance, ...
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1900
Film, VideoElizabeth McCracken: 2014 National Book Festival Elizabeth McCracken appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: McCracken, Elizabeth
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoEllen & Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies The wives of Woodrow Wilson were strikingly different from each other. Ellen Axson Wilson, quiet and intellectual, died after just a year and a half in the White House and is thought ...
- Contributor: Miller, Kristie
- Date: 2011-03-30
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, VideoLaw Day 2012: Richard Dreyfuss In recognition of Law Day 2012, the Library of Congress hosted actor Richard Dreyfuss for a discussion focused on the Dreyfuss Initiative, a nonprofit organization that aims to revitalize civics education in ...
- Contributor: Dreyfuss, Richard
- Date: 2012-05-01
Film, VideoPaul Wilson Discusses His Translation of Vaclav Havel's Book "To the Castle and Back" Paul Wilson discusses his English translation of former Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel's book "To the Castle and Back" in an event sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center and the ...
- Contributor: Wilson, Paul
- Date: 2007-05-17
Film, VideoMorro Castle, Havana Harbor
Panoramic view, showing entrance to Havana Harbor and Morro Castle "A most excellent picture of the grim old fortress which stands at the entrance of Havana Harbor. The high ramparts and lofty battlements look very formidable. Parts of the stronghold date back ...
- Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Decker, Karl C. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoBruce Feiler: 2006 National Book Festival Bruce Feiler speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Feiler, Bruce
- Date: 2006-09-30
Film, VideoGish Jen: Book Fest 05 Author Gish Jen at the 2005 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Jen, Gish
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoPatrick Carman: 2009 National Book Festival New York Times best-selling author Patrick Carman appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Carman, Patrick
- Date: 2009-09-26
CollectionThe Beehive Band The Beehive Band perform traditional Mormon string band music from Utah as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.
- Contributor: The Beehive Band - Beehive Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2008-04-24
Film, VideoGala: 2010 National Book Festival The night before the 10th Anniversary of the National Book Festival, the Library of Congress hosted a gala honoring the festival authors and illustrators. The authors' program included remarks by Librarian of ...
- Date: 2010-09-24
Film, VideoMichael Harper Reads His Poetry Michael S. Harper, Professor of English at Brown University, is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Dear John, Dear Coltrane and Healing Song for the Inner Ear. He has been ...
- Contributor: Harper, Michael
- Date: 1989-02-24
Film, VideoA Train of Disasters: Puritan Reaction to New England Crisis of 1680-90s From the 1680-1690s, Puritan New England underwent political and cultural transformations that would eventually turn it from a Puritan "covenanted society," virtually independent of the mother country, into a much more open ...
- Contributor: Galtsin, Dmitry
- Date: 2012-02-16
Film, VideoWhat To Do About Worsening Economic Inequality: The Rising Tide Tax System and Other Proposals Economist Robert J. Shiller spoke on "What to Do About Worsening Economic Inequality: The Rising Tide Tax System and Other Proposals" in a program sponsored by the Library's Science, Technology and Business ...
- Contributor: Shiller, Robert
- Date: 2006-12-06
Film, Video[No caption] Title devised by Library staff. On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "71-79 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y.C." Forms part of: Visual materials from the Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. papers (Library of ...
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoVeronica Roth: 2013 National Book Festival Veronica Roth appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Roth, Veronica
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoJefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis Gerard Gawalt discusses the draft of a letter that Thomas Jefferson sent to Meriwether Lewis to initiate the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
- Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
- Date: 2004-10-13
Film, VideoIllustrated Books of the 15th & 16th Centuries Using the Lessing Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress, one of the richest collections of European illustrated books of the 15th and 16th centuries in United States, Ilaria Andreoli shows how ...
- Contributor: Andreoli , Ilaria
- Date: 2013-05-30
Film, VideoNora Ikstena & Margita Gailitis: 2016 National Book Festival Nora Ikstena discusses "Life Stories" with the translator of her work, Margita Gailitis, and John Van Oudenaren at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoThe First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image Daniel B. Schwartz discusses his new book, "The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image."
- Contributor: Schwartz, Daniel
- Date: 2012-04-18
Film, VideoAna Menendez: 2009 National Book Festival Journalist and author Ana Menendez appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Menendez, Ana
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoLucille Clifton Reads Her Poetry Lucille Clifton won the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry for her book Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems (BOA Editions, 2000). She has written 10 collections of poetry and 19 ...
- Contributor: Clifton, Lucille
- Date: 1988-03-17
Film, VideoModern Japanese Arts and Crafts in Kyoto: From Asai Chu to Yagi Kazuo Contact with the West transformed art in Japan during the first half of the 20th century, especially in the works of the painter Asai Chu (1856-1907) and the ceramicist and teacher Yagi ...
- Contributor: Inaga, Shigemi
- Date: 2007-06-07
Film, VideoIntroduction to Stradivari An introduction to Stradivari with Peter Sheppard Skaerved, violin.
- Contributor: Skaerved, Peter Sheppard
- Date: 2012-12-15
Film, VideoThe Write View: What Book Shaped You? (Part 2) Authors from the 2012 National Book Festival share their personal stories on the books that shaped their lives. Speakers include James Dashner, Philip Levine, Lois Lowry, Susan Tejada, Michael Connelly, Esme Raji ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoTR speaking at [Pueblo] Colorado, 1912
Theodore Roosevelt speaking at Pueblo, Colorado, 1912 As part of a Western tour, TR addresses crowd in his campaign for the Presidency under the Progressive Party banner in what appears to be Pueblo, Colorado, on September 19, 1912. Long ...
- Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1912
Film, VideoGiant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln Robert T. Lincoln was Abraham and Mary's oldest and last-surviving son, yet little has been published about the lawyer, businessman and statesman who lived during one of the most progressive and dynamic ...
- Contributor: Emerson, Jason
- Date: 2013-07-16
Film, VideoWalt Whitman's Elegy for Lincoln A reading of Whitman's great "Lilacs" elegy was the first event in the Library's 2005 celebrations marking the sesquicentennary of Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" and was presented by Alice L. Birney, ...
- Date: 2005-03-25
Film, VideoDavid Levithan: 2012 National Book Festival David Levithan appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Levithan, David
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoJon Scieszka: 2015 National Book Festival Jon Scieszka discusses "Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoNational Federation of the Blind President Marc Maurer Marc Maurer, president of the National Federation of the Blind, provides an overview of the National Federation of the Blind and its agenda.
- Contributor: Maurer, Mark
- Date: 2010-01-21
Film, VideoThe ball game Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The Reading pitcher has just let a Newark batter walk to first. He gets up on ...
- Contributor: Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoFrom Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America New York Times best-selling author Steven V. Roberts follows the stories of 13 families in his poignant, eye-opening look at immigration in "From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the ...
- Contributor: Roberts, Steven
- Date: 2009-11-16
Film, VideoScience and Technology Policy in Japan and JST Activities Yukio Sato, adviser and former executive director of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), discussed "Science and Technology Policy in Japan and JST Activities" in a program sponsored by the Science, ...
- Contributor: Sato, Yukio
- Date: 2006-07-13
Film, VideoOf the Making of Many Books Renowned artist and printmaker Lynne Avadenka discusses how the philosophical and physical presence of the book has influenced her as a printer of limited edition artist's books and as an artist working ...
- Contributor: Avadenka, Lynne
- Date: 2013-04-05
Film, VideoEvan Thomas: 2015 National Book Festival Evan Thomas discusses "Being Nixon: A Man Divided" with David M. Rubenstein at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Thomas, Evan
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoPres. Roosevelt at the dedication ceremonies, St. Louis Exposition
President Roosevelt at the dedication ceremonies, Saint Louis Exposition | St. Louis Exposition exercises | Saint Louis Exposition exercises At the speaker's platform, President Theodore Roosevelt prepares to enter a carriage.
- Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Selig Polyscope Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoOpening ceremonies, St. Louis exposition
[Louisiana Purchase Exposition] The principal buildings surrounding the square at the St. Louis Exposition are shown in a nearly 360-degree pan. The last portion of the film was photographed over the heads of spectators cheering ...
- Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1904