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    Photographs of Ben Shahn, Russell Lee and Marion Post Wolcott Timothy Egan, a Pulitzer Prize winner and writer for The New York Times, has written the introduction to "The Photographs of Ben Shahn," one of three Library of Congress-published books in the "Fields of Vision" series. He led a discussion of the photos of the Farm Security Administration focusing on the three photographers in the series: Ben Shahn, Russell Lee and Marion Post Wolcott.
    • Contributor: Egan, Timothy
    • Date: 2008-10-16
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    Walter Dean Myers: Book Fest 05 Author Walter Dean Myers at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dean Myers, Walter
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Diana Gabaldon: Book Fest 05 Author Diana Gabaldon at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Gabaldon, Diana
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Jane Hirshfield: 2009 National Book Festival Jane Hirshfield, author of six collections of poetry appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hirshfield, Jane
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    The Cellos of Stradivari Cellists Richard Belcher, Enso String Quartet, and Steven Honigberg, along with sculptor/instrument collector Alfredo Halegua, luthier John Montgomery and Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford of the Library's Music Division presented a lecture on Stradivari's cellos preceding the Enso String Quartet Concert.
    • Date: 2006-12-18
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    Sheila Miyoshi Jager: 2013 National Book Festival Sheila Miyoshi Jager appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Jager, Sheila Miyoshi
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Brad Meltzer: 2008 National Book Festival Brad Meltzer speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Meltzer, Brad
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Aubrey & Don Wood: 2015 National Book Festival Audrey Wood and Don Wood discuss "The Napping House" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    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
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    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Read a Braille Book Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to read a braille book with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2013-09-01
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    Samuel Barber: Serendipitous Discoveries Barbara Heyman discussed the life and music of American composer Samuel Barber (1910-1981), focusing on how inscriptions and quotations on primary source material reveal striking aspects of his compositional approach. Heyman shed light on recent discoveries including Barber's music manuscripts, sketches and correspondence. The Library of Congress is the preeminent repository for manuscripts by Barber. The composer's Hermit Songs, op. 29 were commissioned by ...
    • Contributor: Heyman, Barbara
    • Date: 2012-10-02
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    Susan Cooper: 2011 National Book Festival Susan Cooper appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cooper, Susan
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Gala: 2005 National Book Festival Prior to the annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, the Library hosts a gala event featuring and honoring authors and storytellers who have come to Washington for the Festival. This year's gala included remarks from Librarian of Congress James Billington, First Lady Laura Bush and Laysha Ward of the Target Foundation. The following authors read from their works: Linda Sue Park, author of ...
    • Date: 2005-09-23
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    A Book That Shaped Me Contest: 2013 National Book Festival "A Book That Shaped Me" is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region top winners read their essays and were honored during this special program at the 2013 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Como Registrarse Para Obtener su Tarjeta de Lector Una guía para registrarse y obtener su tarjeta de lector en la Biblioteca del Congreso. Es necesario tener una tarjeta de lector válida para hacer investigación en las salas de lectura de la Biblioteca del Congreso.
    • Contributor: Narrador
    • Date: 2017-01-10
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    The Egyptian Museum The director of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo spoke about the museum. The event was co-sponsored by the Egyptian Embassy Cultural and Educational Affairs Office.
    • Contributor: El Saddik, Wafaa
    • Date: 2010-05-26
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    The Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress When most researchers arrive at the Library of Congress, their journey of discovery begins in the Main Reading Room. As the home to the library's reference collections, the computer catalog center, and knowledgeable reference staff, the Main Reading Room's purpose is to make library research easily accessible to anyone with enough curiousity to pursue it. This video includes general information about the library's staff ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-06-18
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    Chesapeake Bay from Space: New Views of a National Treasure The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) studies Earth from space, and the Chesapeake Bay is an important part of NASA research. Changes in the waters of the bay and on the land nearby are generating questions about the sustainability of current land-use practices. NASA scientist Eric Brown de Colstoun discusses this research.
    • Contributor: Brown De Colstoun, Eric
    • Date: 2010-06-22
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    Looking Beyond Gitmo: U.S. and Foreign Approaches Toward Legal Treatment of Terrorist Suspects On January 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order directing the Central Intelligence Agency to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba within a year. Some individuals and groups view this as a risky step because the facility known as "Gitmo" is perceived as a secure location to conduct trials of terrorist suspects. Others welcome the move, but believe it could ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-02-18
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    Laura Kasischke: 2012 National Book Festival Laura Kasischke appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kasischke, Laura
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Barns The first in the Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks series, Barns presents a broad, fresh, and newly informed visual analysis of one of America's fundamental building types.
    • Contributor: Vlach, John Michael
    • Date: 2003-04-10
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    Terry McMillan: 2013 National Book Festival Terry McMillan appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McMillan, Terry
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in the Indian Subcontinent - Panel IV: Women and Art Women in the Indian subcontinent are often associated with the smiling, singing and dancing actresses who appear in Bollywood films (Indian cinema). However, throughout history women in that region have played a significant role in the political, religious and cultural life of their society. The contributions of these women are the subject of a symposium titled "Patronage and Power: Women Movers and Shakers in ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-04-20
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    Every Photo Is a Story Part 1: Start to Read a Photograph 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 One, Finefield and Watters discuss how to read photographs and develop visual literacy skills.
    • Date: 2013-05-02
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    Andrea Barrett
    • Contributor: Barrett, Andrea
    • Date: 2002-10-12