Film, VideoPearl Harbor Oral Histories Ann Hoog discusses After the Day of Infamy: 'Man-on-the-Street' Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor.
- Contributor: Hoog, Ann
- Date: 2004-06-08
Film, VideoIt's One O'Clock and Here is Mary Margaret McBride: A Radio Biography Historian Susan Ware discussed her new book, It's One O'clock and Here is Mary Margaret McBride: A Radio Biography (New York University Press, 2004), at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Ware, Susan
- Date: 2005-02-22
Film, VideoPresident Warren Harding's Love Letters A collection of approximately 1,000 pages of love letters between 29th U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, is examined. Historian James D. Robenalt and archivist Karen Linn Femia shared their impressions about the Harding-Phillips correspondence and what they reveal about Harding's character and political views; his relationship with his wife; and implications for national security during World War I, ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, VideoDaniel Pink: 2013 National Book Festival Daniel Pink appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Pink, Daniel
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoAfrica: Re-Sourcing History David Birmingham presents a lecture on "Africa: Re-Sourcing History."
- Contributor: Birmingham, David
- Date: 2011-11-14
Film, VideoFacts or Fictions: The Mysteries of Renaissance Cartography This two-day conference celebrates the 500th anniversary of Martin Waldseemüller's Carta Marina, one of the great masterpieces of Renaissance cartography, and focuses on some of the most mysterious maps of the Medieval and Early Modern periods. First of four sessions.
- Date: 2016-10-06
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, VideoModernism, African Literature & the CIA Peter Kalliney examines why the CIA sponsored post-colonial African writers in 1960s Africa.
- Contributor: Kalliney, Peter
- Date: 2013-06-13
Film, VideoExquisite Corpse Adventure: 2010 National Book Festival Authors of this serialized story talk about their own books as well as writing the "Exquisite Corpse Adventure."
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoDancing on the Volcano: The Haitian Revolution and Atlantic Performance Haiti's revolutionary origins and independence influenced its theatrical style. Kluge Fellow Peter Reed discusses the resulting perceptions of Haitians and their republic in the Atlantic world from the 1790s to the twentieth century.
- Contributor: Reed, Peter
- Date: 2011-03-30
Film, VideoDavid Rice David Rice speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Rice, David
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoDaniel Hoffman: 2006 National Book Festival Daniel Hoffman speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Hoffman, Daniel
- Date: 2006-09-30
Film, VideoFollowing the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment Nancy Loane discusses her book, the untold story of the women -- from those on society's lowest rungs to the women of the upper class -- who spent the winter of 1777-78 with the Continental Army at Valley Forge, Pa.
- Contributor: Loane, Nancy K.
- Date: 2010-10-26
Film, VideoArmenian Literary Identity Kevork Bardakjian presented "Scribes, Compositors and the Mind in the Making: the Armenian Script and the Creation of an Armenian Literary Identity." Levon Avdoyan discussed "The Continuity and Change of an Armenian Identity in the Digital Age." Following the lectures, participants visited the new exhibition, "To Know Wisdom and Instruction: The Armenian Literary Tradition at the Library of Congress."
- Date: 2012-04-19
Film, VideoBankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor Was the bombing of Pearl Harbor an unprovoked attack on the United States? According to a new book by Edward S. Miller, the Japanese motivation stemmed from U.S. plans to defeat Japan economically in the years before World War II. Miller discussed his book, "Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor" in a program sponsored by the Humanities and ...
- Contributor: Miller, Edward
- Date: 2008-01-15
Film, VideoAntibiotic Resistant Strains Outbreaks Lance Price discusses the science and politics behind the use of antibiotics in hospitals and in farming.
- Contributor: Price, Lance
- Date: 2016-10-25
Film, VideoLa Tumba Francesa in Cuba Musician Mirta Gomez discussed the French "Tumba," a traditional music and dance style that emerged in the 18th century in Cuba.
- Contributor: Gomez, Mirta
- Date: 2012-01-08
Film, VideoIf Venice Dies Salvatore Settis pleads for the survival of Venice in a moving discussion on the meaning of cities.
- Date: 2016-10-27
Film, VideoThe Singing & Praying Band: African American a Capella Sacred Music from Delaware and Maryland The Singing and Praying Band performs in concert.
- Contributor: Singing & Praying Band
- Date: 2012-08-23
Film, VideoHaiti and the Aftermath: Actions, Vision & a Plan Chavennes Jean-Baptiste, founder of the Peasant Movement of Papay, addressed how his organization is responding to the earthquake in Haiti.
- Contributor: Jean-Baptiste, Chavennes
- Date: 2010-09-27
Film, VideoThe Jews of Brazil Daniel R. Pinto of the Embassy of Brazil delivers an illustrated lecture on the Jews of Brazil.
- Contributor: Pinto, Daniel R.
- Date: 2009-10-20
Film, VideoObama's Victory & the Democratic Struggle for Power Jeffrey Alexander offers a new way of looking at the struggle for political power by discussing what happened and why during Barack Obama's run for the presidency. He argues that images, emotion and performance are the central features of the battle for power.
- Contributor: Alexander, Jeffrey
- Date: 2010-10-14
Film, VideoJerry Pinkney: 2010 National Book Festival Author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Pinkney, Jerry
- Date: 2010-09-25
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 to have had little impact on history. Edith Bolling Wilson was flamboyant and confident but left a legacy of controversy. Kristie Miller discusses them, the subject of her new book.
- Contributor: Miller, Kristie
- Date: 2011-03-30
CollectionFlory Jagoda and Friends Flory Jagoda, with friends Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert also marks the Library's celebration of Women's History Month.
- Contributor: Bass, Howard - Chancey, Tina - Jagoda, Flory - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2007-03-21