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    Langston Hughes and His Poetry David Kresh discusses Langston Hughes and his poetry.
    • Contributor: Kresh, David
    • Date: 2003-09-12
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    Kate DiCamillo Inaugurated as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature The inauguration ceremony for Kate DiCamillo, named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2014-2015.
    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Date: 2014-01-10
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    David McCullough: 2011 National Book Festival Historian and author David McCullough appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    The Thirteenth Hour Translator Zelda Kahan Newman speaks about the Yiddish poetry of Rivka Basman Ben-Haim.
    • Contributor: Newman, Zelda Kahan
    • Date: 2016-09-19
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    Sara Paretsky: 2011 National Book Festival Mystery writer Sara Paretsky appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Paretsky, Sara
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on the Huexotzinco Codex Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera continues his Library-wide tour as part of the "La Casa de Colores" campaign when he discovers the unusual story behind the Huexotzinco Codex.
    • Date: 2015-09-08
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    Kindergarten Historians: Primary Sources & Early Grades Learners If you've ever wondered how early elementary students develop historical thinking skills, join the 2016-17 Teacher in Residence to learn about her experiences teaching historical thinking routines to kindergarteners. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
    • Contributor: Angelo, Teresa St.
    • Date: 2016-10-26
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    Walt Whitman: Literary Birthday Celebration Poets Joshua Beckman and Stanley Plumly celebrate the birthday of American poet Walt Whitman by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.
    • Date: 2012-05-31
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    A Conversation With Dafnis Prieto and Larry Appelbaum Host of WPFW's "Sound of Surprise" Larry Appelbaum of the Library of Congress' Music Division, interviews Dafnis Prieto.
    • Date: 2010-04-24
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    Avoiding the Fate of the Mayans The Maya civilization, at its peak, was one of the most densely populated and culturally dynamic societies in the world. But after flourishing for a thousand years, it abruptly disappeared. Thanks to Landsat satellite data and climate models, NASA archaeologist Tom Sever has gained insights into the event known as the Maya Collapse. His findings can inform our lives today. The presentation, the second...
    • Contributor: Sever, Tom
    • Date: 2008-05-06
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    About the FSA Collection Description of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress. History of the New Deal photographic unit and its creation of documentary images from 1935 to 1943, which portray scenes of the Great Depression, farms and small town life, and the buildup of American industry for World War II.
    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl
    • Date: 2011-09-13
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    Louis Bayard: 2008 National Book Festival Novelist Louis Bayard speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Bayard, Louis
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Kathryn Erskine: 2013 National Book Festival Kathryn Erskine appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Erskine, Kathryn
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Globalization Through the Centuries Economic globalization is a new word for an old process, according to economic historian Herman Van der Wee, holder of the Chair of the Countries and Cultures of the North in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Van der Wee explained this concept in a lecture titled "Economic Globalization in the Mirror of History." In his lecture, Van der Wee...
    • Contributor: Van Der Wee, Herman
    • Date: 2008-01-17
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    The Proper Role of Copyright In Protecting Software-Enabled Consumer Products The U.S. Copyright Office is undertaking a study to review the role of copyright law with respect to software-enabled consumer products. This session will explore the role of copyright law as it relates to software, including whether and how software in "everyday products" can be distinguished from other types of software, the rationale and proper scope of copyright protection for embedded software, and the...
    • Date: 2016-05-18
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    African Poetry Book Fund Spotlight During the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference, African Poetry Book Fund board members discussed contemporary African poetry.
    • Date: 2017-02-10
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    Libraries and Human Development in Haiti: The Work of Fondation Connaissance et Liberte (FOKAL) FOKAL (Foundation for Knowledge and Liberty) supports 35 community libraries throughout Haiti from Port-Salut to Pestel to Port-au-Prince to Cap-Haitian. From its humble beginnings, it has grown to be an organization that also supports arts and culture programming, has a debate program, and supports grassroots initiatives and water projects. How has this organization impacted Haiti and through its work strengthened the roots of a...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-06-10
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    Friendly Gut Microbes Giorgio Trinchieri spoke about the effect of microbiotics on health and disease.
    • Contributor: Trinchieri, Giorgio
    • Date: 2015-04-02
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    The Library of Congress Is Your Library An overview of the history of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015
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    River of Words Awards 2002 The seventh annual awards ceremony for the student grand prize and regional winners in the River of Words contest.
    • Contributor: Kresh, Diane
    • Date: 2002-04-27
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    Nora 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
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    Visualizing the Nation's Capital (Day 2) This conference showcases the unparalleled cartographic collections at the Library of Congress and engage a wide array of experts in exploring how Washington has evolved over 200 years. Speakers include Jon Campbell, Pamela Scott, Roberta Stevens, Dan Bailey, Thomas Patterson, Susan Spain and Eliza Voigt. (Day Two)
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-05-19
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    Kevin Clash: 2006 National Book Festival Kevin Clash speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Clash, Kevin
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Discussion on James Madison Pulitzer-prize winning historian Jack N. Rakove discusses Madison, his work, and his influence in an interview with Manuscript Division Chief Jim Hutson.
    • Date: 2014-03-12
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    From the Black Arts Movement to Cave Canem: Organizing Founders Panel discussion 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 Canem.
    • Date: 2016-06-13