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  • Film, Video

    International Literature: Andrés Neuman

    Spanish-Argentinian writer Andrés Neuman reads and discusses his forthcoming novel, "Talking to Ourselves."

    • Contributor: Neuman, Andr&eacute - S
    • Date: 2014-04-18
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    Archie Green: The Making of a Working-Class Hero

    This talk explores the relationship between folklorist Archie Green's formative political experiences at home, at school, and at work during the "Age of the CIO" and his subsequent development of "laborlore" as a public-oriented interdisciplinary field.

    • Contributor: Burns, Sean
    • Date: 2012-05-01
  • Film, Video

    Getting It Wrong: Misreported Stories in American Journalism

    W. Joseph Campbell discusses his new book on the ten greatest misreported stories in American journalism.

    • Contributor: Campbell, W. Joseph
    • Date: 2010-10-28
  • Film, Video

    Alice Fulton: Book Fest 05

    Author and poet Alice Fulton at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Fulton, Alice
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Marisa de los Santos: 2008 National Book Festival

    Poet and author Marisa de los Santos speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: De Los Santos, Marisa
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Film, Video

    Victor Fleming: American Master

    Victor Fleming was the most sought-after director during Hollywood's golden age, renowned for his ability to make films across an astounding range of genres: westerns, earthy sexual dramas, family entertainment, screwball comedies, buddy pictures, romances and adventures. Fleming is best remembered for directing the two most iconic movies of the period, "Gone with the Wind" and "The Wizard of Oz," but the more than ...

    • Contributor: Sragow, Michael
    • Date: 2009-06-02
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Wendell Minor

    • Contributor: Minor, Wendell
    • Date: 2003-10-04
  • Film, Video

    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses Literatura de Cordel

    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera discusses the Literatura de Cordel collection with Margaret Kruesi in the American Folklife Center.

    • Date: 2015-09-09
  • Film, Video

    Maureen Corrigan: 2015 National Book Festival

    Maureen Corrigan discusses "So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Corrigan, Maureen
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video

    Douglas Waller: 2011 National Book Festival

    Journalist and author Douglas Waller appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Waller, Douglas
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Peter Straub

    Peter Straub speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Straub, Peter
    • Date: 2004-10-09
  • Film, Video

    Farming, Food Security and Climate Change

    Molly E. Brown, a research scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has been involved for the past 10 years with the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) use of satellite remote sensing to monitor food security in developing regions. Satellite estimates of crop production play an important role in USAID's Famine Early Warning System. According to Brown, changes in population size, ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Molly E.
    • Date: 2009-03-03
  • Film, Video

    Nicholas Sparks: 2009 National Book Festival

    Nicholas Sparks, author of successful best-sellers turned into popular films appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Sparks, Nicholas
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video

    Concert: Pamela Frank & Friends

    A concert with Pamela Frank and Alexander Simionescu, violin; Dmitri Murrath and Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola; Peter Wiley and Edward Arron, cello. Works performed included Dvorak Miniatures, Op. 75a, Schoenberg "Verklaerte Nacht" and Brahms String Sextet No. 1, Op. 18.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-10-10
  • Film, Video

    Literacy Best Practices: Dr. AV Baliga Memorial Trust

    The Dr. A.V. Baliga Memorial Trust (DAVBMT) provides literacy services through resource centers that it has established in slums, resettlement areas and unauthorized colonies throughout New Delhi. Many of its programs focus particularly on the education and empowerment of women and girls.

    • Contributor: Das, Varsha
    • Date: 2014-10-08
  • Film, Video

    The Mediterranean Diet: Delicious Food Prescription for Transforming Disease & Illness

    Amy Riolo discussed her recent book, "The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Handbook."

    • Contributor: Riolo, Amy
    • Date: 2015-05-13
  • Film, Video

    The Bible in American Public Life, 1860-2005

    In his talk, "Dilemmas at the Center, Insights from the Margins," Noll, holder of the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the Library's John W. Kluge Center, explained how using the Bible in a political context can present some interesting questions and dilemmas, such as: Does greater use of the Bible encourage religious integrity, or does it make the ...

    • Contributor: Noll, Mark
    • Date: 2005-04-21
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    Every Photo Is a Story Part 4: Explore the Photographer's Era

    In this five-part series, Kristi Finefield and Sam Watters discuss the ways to uncover the story in photographs, specifically a series of hand-colored lantern slides of historic gardens and homes created by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the early 20th century. In Part Four, Finefield and Watters discuss researching the era in which a photograph was made in order to discover events and movements that ...

    • Date: 2013-05-02
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    'A Book That Shaped Me' Summer Writing Contest

    An introduction to the "A Book That Shaped Me" Summer Writing Contest to young audiences. The contest encourages rising fifth & sixth graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact on their lives. Top winners are honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pyne, Lola
    • Date: 2013-06-18
  • Film, Video

    Promoting Arab Culture Through Translation

    Writer, poet and business owner Faiza Sultan discusses the promotion of Arab culture through translation.

    • Contributor: Sultan, Faiza
    • Date: 2015-06-25
  • Film, Video

    Modern 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 Kazuo (1918-1979), according to Shigemi Inaga. Inaga, who holds the Chair of Modern Culture at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, gives a lecture titled "Modern Japanese Arts ...

    • Contributor: Inaga, Shigemi
    • Date: 2007-06-07
  • Film, Video

    Carla Hall: 2014 National Book Festival

    Carla Hall appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Hall, Carla
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Film, Video

    Chinua Achebe: 50th Anniversary of "Things Fall Apart" (Afternoon)

    Through his fiction and non-fiction works, Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has sought to repair the damage done to the continent of Africa and its people as a result of European colonization. This is best exemplified in his most famous novel "Things Fall Apart," one of the first African novels written in English to achieve national acclaim. Set in the 1890s, the novel deals with ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-11-03
  • Film, Video

    Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp

    Ann Kirschner discussed her new book, "Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp."

    • Contributor: Kirschner, Ann
    • Date: 2013-03-18