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    Prior to Lenin: U.S. Diplomacy & Western Explorers in Early-20th-Century Mongolia Kluge Fellow Uranchimeg Tsultem discusses U.S. diplomacy and Western explorers in early 20th century Mongolia.
    • Contributor: Tsultem, Uranchimeg
    • Date: 2013-08-29
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    Joyce Carol Oates
    • Contributor: Oates, Joyce Carol
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    History of the Guide Dog Movement Jane Sheehan and Don Olson discuss the history of the guide dog movement, the trends of the movement today, and how the movement impacts both blind and sighted communities.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-04-10
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    Robert Remini: 2006 National Book Festival Robert Remini speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Remini, Robert
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Bagit: Transferring Content for Digital Preservation The Library of Congress's steadily growing digital collections arrive primarily over the network rather than on hardware media. But that data transfer can be difficult because different organizations have different policies and technologies. The Library - with the California Digital Library and Stanford University - has developed guidelines for creating and moving standardized digital containers, called "bags." A bag functions like a physical envelope...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-06-24
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    Food Thrift: Scraps from the Past Constance Carter describes the resourceful ways American housewives found to feed their families during hard times of the past.
    • Contributor: Carter, Constance
    • Date: 2011-06-07
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    Mulenga Kapwepwe: Zambia's Cultural Heritage As part of a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary, the African Section of the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division sponsors a program on Zambia's cultural heritage. The featured speaker is Mulenga Kapwepwe, policy advisor in Zambia's Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development, and chair of the Zambian National Arts Council.
    • Contributor: Kapwepwe, Mulenga
    • Date: 2010-04-13
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    Work & Transformation: Panels 5, 6 & 7
    Documenting working Americans | American Folklife Center symposium, 2010-12-06 to 2010-12-07
    This symposium featured presentations by the 2010 recipients of the American Folklife Center's Archie Green Fellowships on their research and documentation of the culture and traditions of American workers in New York, Idaho, and Louisiana. Panels also included representatives of community-based documentation projects supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services concerning the role of America's libraries and museums as vibrant centers for...
    • Contributor: Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven ... Barr, Christina L. - Boone, Mary L. - Bulger, Peggy A. - Chute, Mary L. - Cohn, D'vera - Correa, Jennifer - D'abate, Richard - Deloach, Lynda - Dewhurst, C. Kurt - Greenhouse, Steven - Groen, Jeffrey A. - Iyengar, Sunil - Loughran, Maureen - McCarl, Robert - Popovich, Mark G. - Ray, Joyce M. - Rogers, Nancy E. - Rothstein, Donna S. (Donna Suzann) - Semmel, Marsha L. - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Tabb, Derrick - Taft, Michael - Taylor, David Alan - Winick, Stephen D. - Wunder, Steve R. - Zeitlin, Steven J. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.) - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History
    • Date: 2010-12-07
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    David Baldacci discusses his book "The Collectors" New York Times best-selling author David Baldacci discussed his new novel, "The Collectors," on its publication day as part of the Books & Beyond series sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. In this sequel to "The Camel Club," renegade CIA agent Roger Seagraves has set himself up in the business of freelance assassination and treason. The Camel Club, a group of four...
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2006-10-17
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    Interview with the Ambassadors: Why Reading Makes a Difference Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They discussed a wide range of issues, both serious and humorous, in a room in the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building.
    • Date: 2010-01-05
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    Letters About Literature
    • Contributor: Kresh, Diane
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Nightcap Conversation with Gerhardt & McDermott Cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott discuss their chamber music collaborations with Nicholas Brown following a performance in the Coolidge Auditorium.
    • Date: 2016-01-16
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    Berlioz, Charles Munch & the Boston Symphony Orchestra Musicologist D. Kern Holoman discusses the role of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor Charles Munch in bringing French orchestral literature--particularly the music by Hector Berlioz--to the United States.
    • Contributor: Holoman, D. Kern
    • Date: 2015-11-10
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    Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes Dr. Neil Gehrels discusses "Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes" as part of the Library's series in conjunction with NASA.
    • Contributor: Gehrels, Neil
    • Date: 2011-02-16
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    Human 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
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    Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan The image of the American West persists as one of the nation's most enduring cultural symbols, and few photographers have captured more compelling images of the American frontier than Timothy H. O'Sullivan. The work of O'Sullivan, much of whose work is in the collections of the Library of Congress, is presented in "Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan" (Yale University...
    • Date: 2010-04-28
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    Junot Díaz: 2009 National Book Festival Fiction author and 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: D&iacute - Az, Junot
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    La Risonanza The La Risonanza ensemble -- made up of Fabio Bonizzoni, Yetzabel Arias Fern&aactue;ndez, Matthew Jennejohn, Carlo Lazzaroni, Rossella Croce, Claudia Combs, Gianni de Rosa, Caterina Dell'Agnello and Davide Nava -- perform works of Vivaldi and Handel.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-11-29
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    Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay George Reid Andrews discusses his new book "Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay."
    • Contributor: Andrews, George Reid
    • Date: 2010-11-01
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    A Fiddler's Tale Annette Kaufman, pianist and art collector, discussed "A Fiddler's Tale: How Hollywood and Vivaldi Discovered Me," a book she co-wrote with her husband, violinist and art collector Louis Kaufman.
    • Contributor: Kaufman, Annette
    • Date: 2003-07-31
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Roosevelt Dime Roosevelt Dime sings "Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad" 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 Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from...
    • Contributor: Dime, Roosevelt
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    New Research on Iron Gall Ink Prior to the 20th Century, iron gall ink (IGI) was the most common ink in the western world, and a plethora of recipes from which to produce the dark, permanent ink can be found starting from the Middle Ages. The Library's Conservation Division (CD) has led an organized effort to conduct treatment assessment for IGI-containing documents since the late 1990s. At this time, new...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-10-11
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    Poet Laureate Kay Ryan Opens the 2008 Literary Season The Library of Congress fall literary season opened on Oct. 16 with a reading by Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Kay Ryan.
    • Contributor: Ryan, Kay
    • Date: 2008-10-16
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    American Political Cartoons: 1764-2010 From Benjamin Franklin's drawing of the first American political cartoon in 1754 to Herblock's blistering attacks on Richard Nixon, editorial cartoons have always been a part of American journalism and politics. The authors of "American Political Cartoons 1754-2010" discuss their book.
    • Date: 2011-04-27