Film, VideoWhat's New at the Library of Congress Join Library staff for lightning updates on new and enhanced features: teacher tools, professional development, primary sources, world culture artifacts, current legislation, social media, community connections and partnerships.
- Contributor: Potter, Lee Ann
- Date: 2015-10-27
Film, VideoElmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-02-28. Elmer Dixon discusses his childhood in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington, where he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and heard Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) leader Stokely Carmichael speak. At 17 he met Black Panthers Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in Oakland and established, with his brother Aaron Dixon as Defense Captain, the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party. Dixon discusses his ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P.
- Date: 2013-02-28
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Film, VideoA Leading Role: A Conversation on Women in the Music World A pre-concert panel discussion featuring Jane Chu, Margaret Lioi and Astrid Schween.
- Date: 2015-10-30
Film, VideoSoftware, It's a Thing Matthew G. Kirschenbaum discusses software at the 2014 annual meeting of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program.
- Contributor: Kirschenbaum, Matthew
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, Video2016 Library of Congress Literacy Awards The Library of Congress Literacy Awards honor organizations working to promote literacy and reading in the United States and worldwide. The awards recognize groups doing exemplary, innovative and replicable work, and they spotlight the need for the global community to unite in striving for universal literacy.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2016-10-27
Film, VideoCarla Hayden Sworn In as 14th Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden is sworn in as 14th Librarian of Congress by Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts in the Great Hall of the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building.
- Date: 2016-09-14
Film, VideoThe Poem Is You Poet and critic Stephen Burt gave a lecture titled "The Poem Is You."
- Contributor: Burt, Stephen
- Date: 2015-11-24
Film, VideoDisrupt Aging Jo Ann Jenkins discusses her book "Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life At Every Age," co-authored with Boe Workman.
- Contributor: Jenkins, Jo Ann
- Date: 2016-04-20
Film, VideoAra Dinkjian & Zulal: Traditional Armenian Music & Song In Armenian, Zulal means "clear water". Zulal, the New York-based a cappella trio, takes Armenia's village folk melodies and weaves intricate arrangements that pay tribute to the rural roots of the music while introducing contemporary lyricism and energy. The trio celebrates the trials and joys of old Armenian village life: Budding romances in elevated gardens, the disappointments of hapless suitors, secret messages placed upon ...
- Date: 2015-05-28
Film, VideoCreate Your Future the Peter Drucker Way Bruce Rosenstein discussed his book, "Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way." Peter Drucker's groundbreaking work turned management theory into a serious discipline. Drucker penned numerous influential works on organization and management. In his second book based on the late Drucker's work, Rosenstein argues how Drucker's teachings go beyond the discipline of management to individual growth.
- Contributor: Rosenstein, Bruce
- Date: 2014-01-29
Film, VideoAubrey & 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
Film, Video2015 National Book Festival Promo Celebrating its 15th year, the Library of Congress National Book Festival has become one of the nation's premiere literary events.
- Contributor: Narrator
- Date: 2015-06-04
Film, VideoConversations About RDA: Capitalization, Abbreviations & Numbers Four Library of Congress bibliographic description experts provide tips and strategies for working with the RDA: Resource Description and Access instructions in a new training series titled "Conversations about RDA."
- Date: 2015-05-20
Film, VideoEnsemble Dal Niente Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente performs the world premiere of George Lewis' "The Mangle of Practice," a Library of Congres McKim Fund commission, as well as the composer's "Assemblage." Also featured is "in vain" by G.F. Haas, a monumental work with dramatic lighting effects.
- Contributor: Ensemble Dal Niente
- Date: 2014-10-30
Film, VideoBreaking Ground: My Life in Medicine The remarkable life of Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, who spent his childhood in Jim Crow southern Georgia in the 1930s, became a physician, went on to found the Morehouse School of Medicine and was appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, is recounted in his new book, "Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine".
- Contributor: Sullivan, Louis W.
- Date: 2016-02-24
Film, VideoPrints & Photographs at the Library of Congress A conversation with Barbara Natanson on the prints and photographs collections at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Natanson, Barbara
- Date: 2015-06-01
Film, VideoLaila Lalami: 2016 National Book Festival Laila Lalami discusses "The Moor's Account" with Bilal Qureshi from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Lalami, Laila
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoChiara String Quartet with Simone Dinnerstein The Chiara String Quartet performs on the Library's Stradivari instruments, joining forces with pianist Simone Dinnerstein to commemorate the centennial of American composer Irving Fine with works by Mozart, Fine and a Library of Congress commission by Jefferson Friedman.
- Date: 2014-12-05
Film, VideoNLS Braille & Talking Books & Magazines Patrons of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in the Library of Congress speak about the benefits of receiving free braille and talking books, magazines and music materials in the mail: The freedom to read their way.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2016-05-10
Film, VideoRemoving Residual Iron in Platinum and Palladium Prints Matthew Clark and Dana Hemingway discuss preservation techniques in the handling of platinum and palladium prints.
- Date: 2015-10-28
Film, VideoHarlan Coben: 2016 National Book Festival Harlan Coben discusses "Home" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Coben, Harlan
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoCharles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Dallas, Texas, 2013-05-10.
- Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E.
- Date: 2013-05-10
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Film, VideoARLIS Convocation Ceremony Convocation ceremony of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-05-03
Film, VideoRosa Parks: Beyond the Bus Webcast Three associates of Rosa Parks give first-hand accounts of Mrs. Parks' life and legacy after her historical arrest.
- Contributor: Steele, Elaine - McCall Haygan, Ella - Peek, Anita
- Date: 2015-01-15
Film, VideoTarget in the Night Sergio Waisman discussed his translation of Ricardo Piglia's latest novel, "Target in the Night" (Blanco nocturno) with professors Gwen Kirkpatrick and Laura Demaria. Winner of the 2011 Romulo Gallegos International Novel Prize, "Target in the Night" is a passionate thriller in which the madness of the detective, a retired police captain, is integral to his solving mysteries.
- Date: 2015-12-04