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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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    How to Find Stuff at the Largest Library in the World Webcast Finding just what you want at a large library can be daunting. Imagine how overwhelming that might be at the largest library in the world. It doesn't have to be. This tutorial video from the Library of Congress shows you how easy finding what you w ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-06-13
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    Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" Librarian of Congress James Billington and Union Pacific Corporation, the exclusive sponsor of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Bicentennial Exhibition," hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit. Speakers included Billington, Union Pacific CEO Jim Young, Sen. Dick Durbin and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, with performances by renowned baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Craig Rutenberg and poetry readings by James Earl Jones.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-02-10
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    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2 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: 2008-03-13
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    Creating a Dynamic, Knowledge-based Democracy (afternoon session) Webcast Afternoon session of a conference celebrating the enduring legacies of three key events that shaped America's knowledge-based democracy: passage of the Morrill Act, the founding of the National Academy of Sciences, and the founding of the Carnegie l ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-06-25
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    2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows This webcast features interviews and collection highlights from the 2010 Library of Congress Junior Fellows Project displays. Junior Fellows describe some of the special collections and items they worked with and researched over the summer including a rare, underground copy of Leo Tolstoy's The New Gospel (Novoe Evangelie), scrapbooks from a WWI soldier and DC opera singer, WWII film evaluations for Bambi and Tarzan ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2010-08-05
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    Cataloging Distribution Service: A Century of Service This film presents the history of the Library's Cataloging Distribution Service and covers cataloging distribution and the bibliographic products industry. It includes appearances by key Library of Congress cataloging managers.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2002-06-18
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    Sikh Conference: Day Two Sen. Richard Lugar, Congressman Mike Honda and Congressman Chris Van Hollen were the featured speakers for the second and final day of the Library's Sikh conference, which was sponsored by the Kaur Foundation under the auspices of the Library's Asian Division and Asian Division Friends Society.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-06-19
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    The Middle East Journal 60th Anniversary: Morning Session For 60 years The Middle East Journal has provided a forum for scholarship representing all viewpoints about this complex region of the world. This milestone was marked with a conference titled "No Longer 'Terra Incognita?': Six Decades of The Middle East Journal" sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division. The conference examined how scholarship in the Middle East has evolved during the ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-02-27
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    Education, Health and Socio-Economic Developments in Iraq Today: Afternoon Session Representatives from the U.S. Department of State; the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' the Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine; the Office of Iraq Reconstruction (USAID); the International Office for Migration; AMIDEAST; Life for Relief and Development; International Relief and Development; World Learning; and Mobile Medical International Corporation met to discuss their work in Iraq.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-03-27
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    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1 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: 2008-03-13
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    2004 Americas Awards for Children's and Young Adult Literature The Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress hosted the 12th annual Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. The Americas Award recognizes outstanding works of fiction, poetry, folklore or selected nonfiction (from picture books to works for young adults) published in the previous year "that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean or Latinos in ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2005-10-01
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    Exploring Waldseemuller's World: Scholars & Scientists 1450-1550 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. This session, "Waldseemuller's World: Scholars and Scientists 1450-1550," examined how the transmission ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-14
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    Draft Final Report: Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control In November 2006, Deanna Marcum, associate librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress, convened a Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control to examine the future of bibliographic description in the 21st century in light of advances in search engine technology, the popularity of the Internet and the influx of electronic information resources. After a year of careful and comprehensive study, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-11-13
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    Seeger Tribute: (1) Pete, Mike and Peggy Seeger and (2) Performing the Seegers The Library of Congress celebrated the musical legacy of the Seeger Family during a two-day program, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, titled "How Can I Keep from Singing? A Seeger Family Tribute." For session one, "Another Generation of Seegers: Pete, Mike and Peggy Seeger," panelists were Todd Harvey, American Folklife Center, speaking on "Seeger Collections at the American Folklife Center Archive" Jeff Place, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-03-16
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    Press Conference Celebrating One Millionth Page in Chronicling America Program The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities today marked a major milestone in their partnership to digitize historic U.S. newspapers and make them widely available to the public on the Internet. During an event held at the Newseum, Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress, announced that the Chronicling America website--a free, national, searchable database ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-06-16
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    Encounter of Chinese & Western Cultures and the 1911 Revolution (afternoon) (Afternoon Session.) 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Chinese Revolution, which ended the Qing Dynasty and imperial rule in China. Scholars from around the world gathered at this conference with the intention of deepening the understanding of this momentous event and providing insights into its implications for China on the world stage. Speakers included Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Franklin Odo, David Dean, Mi Chu, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-09-09
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    Books That Shaped America As part of our 2012 Celebration of the Book and recognition of Books That Shaped America, we asked several book enthusiasts to talk about the books that they believed shaped America.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-06-27
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    Exploring 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 of topics, from the history of exploration and German Humanism to the mathematical and astronomical basis of early 16th-century cartography. This session, "Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown," begins a more ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-14
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    Forum on Education and the Economy: Welcome and Session I Education reform has been a policy focus in the United States since "A Nation at Risk" was released in 1983. Despite the best of intentions and large investments by both the public and private sectors, we are slipping in comparison to our industrialized peers, placing 25th out of 30 in math and 21st in science on the 2006 PISA test. Our nation's high schools ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-06-27