Film, VideoThe Hebrew Superhero Filmmaker Asaf Galay discussed his film, "The Hebrew Superhero," which traces the evolution of Israeli comics from the cultural fringe to a mainstream reflection of Israeli society.
- Contributor: Galay, Asaf
- Date: 2016-03-03
Film, VideoRodgers & Hammerstein: Manhattan & Epilogue In the final episode of a series of ten videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses the Rodgers & Hart collaboration that led to the hit song "Manhattan." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc. and Piedmont Music Co. (Carlin America, Inc.).
- Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
- Date: 2014-02-03
Film, VideoTeacher Resource: Conversation with a Reference Librarian in the Prints & Photographs Division Kristi Finefield shares highlights from her interactions with patrons and the collections.
- Contributor: Finefield, Kristi
- Date: 2016-05-26
Film, VideoJuilliard String Quartet Featured on the concert program were Schubert's "Quartettsatz" in C minor, D. 703, Elliott Carter's String Quartet no. 1, Beethoven's String Quartet in F major, op. 135, and the "Andante cantabile" from Mozart's String Quartet in C major, K. 465 ("Dissonance"). This concert by the Juilliard String Quartet was the final appearance at the Library by retiring cellist Joel Krosnick.
- Contributor: Juilliard String Quartet
- Date: 2016-02-27
Film, VideoRick Tuttle oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Culver City, California, 2013-04-11.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Tuttle, Rick
- Date: 2013-04-11
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Film, VideoKen Burns: 2016 National Book Festival Ken Burns discusses "Grover Cleveland, Again! A Treasury of American Presidents" with Sam Litzinger from CBS at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Burns , Ken
- Date: 2016-09-24
CollectionDocumenting the Freedom Struggle in Southwest Georgia Glen Pearcy and David Cline discuss Pearcy's documentary work with the Southwest Georgia Project, which documented local people at work and in their homes during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
- Contributor: Pearcy, Glen - Cline, David P. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Blacks in Government (U.S.). Library of Congress Chapter
- Date: 2014-02-27
Film, VideoKanga Stories Phyllis Ressler speaks about her book, "Kanga Stories," a collection of historic and contemporary information on textile trade, cultural exchange and history of East Africa. Since Kanga cloth was first produced in the mid 1800s, millions of people across East and Central Africa have treasured this textile for its designs and meaning. The value of the Kanga is closely tied to culture and context ...
- Contributor: Ressler, Phyllis
- Date: 2014-10-30
Film, VideoEmily Dickinson Marathon Reading (Part 2) Part two of an all-day reading of Emily Dickinson's works in honor of the poet's 184th birthday.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-12-08
Film, VideoEnsemble Caprice Ensemble Caprice conjures the fascinating musical dialogue between the Old and New Worlds, an exchange that produced a vibrant fusion of European harmonies and melodies blended with Latin, African, and Amerindian nuances. Performed on flutes and recorders, baroque guitar, cello and a wealth of percussion, these colorful works feature texts in Spanish, Italian, French, and Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs.
- Contributor: Various Performers
- Date: 2014-11-21
Film, VideoMichael Hiltzik: 2016 National Book Festival Michael Hiltzik discusses "Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Hiltzik, Michael
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoSam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll Cultural historian and author Peter Guralnick spoke with art journalist Geoffrey Himes about his latest book, a biography of Sam Phillips, a pivotal figure in the history of 20th-century American music of many stripes. Owner of the small but powerful Sun Records Label in Memphis, Phillips was a major force in kick-starting the careers of Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, Ike Turner, Jerry Lee Lewis ...
- Date: 2015-12-02
Film, VideoDisciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan Four of the most controversial directors of the Central Intelligence Agency -- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby and Willian Casey -- are the subject of a new book by Douglas Waller, who did much of his research at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Waller, Douglas
- Date: 2016-03-07
Film, VideoConcert: Nicholas Phan & Myra Huang Tenor Nicholas Phan performed with pianist Myra Huang, his partner in two eloquent recent recordings, to offer a program pairing major cycles by Schumann and Britten with songs by Ned Rorem and Paul Bowles.
- Contributor: Phan, Nicholas
- Date: 2015-10-17
Film, VideoBibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME): Update & Practical Applications The Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) is a major community project that the Library of Congress is leading that will help move the library community into the linked data world. Development of BIBFRAME requires the involvement of information specialists and creators of bibliographic data to develop a new bibliographic ecosystem in which bibliographic data is more compatible with the broader World Wide Web environment. BIBFRAME ...
- Date: 2014-09-04
Film, VideoPete Seeger oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Beacon, New York, 2011-07-22.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Seeger, Pete
- Date: 2011-07-22
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Film, VideoOliver W. Hill, Jr., oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Petersburg, Virginia, 2013-08-17. Oliver W. Hill, Jr., discusses his father, civil rights lawyer Oliver Hill. He explains his father's childhood and education in Roanoke, Virginia, how he ended up at Howard University in the 1920s, where he was in the same class as Thurgood Marshall and studied law under Charles Hamilton Houston. In the 1930s Hill reunited with both of them to work for the NAACP Legal ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Hill, Oliver W.
- Date: 2013-08-17
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Film, VideoThe Juneteenth Book Festival Symposium on Black Literature & Literacy A day-long symposium on Juneteenth, one of the oldest observances marking the end of the enslavement of African descendants in the United States. The holiday has been celebrated in Galveston, Texas, since June 19, 1865, when news of the Emancipation Proclamation first was announced in Texas. Today, Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom with an emphasis on education and literacy. The opened with a history ...
- Date: 2015-06-19
Film, VideoTeacher Resource: PS 153 & New York Draft Riots Unit Three educators from PS 153 in New York City open share their teaching practices of using primary sources with their 4th graders. They developed a unit on the New York Draft Riots of 1863 and integrated the inquiry process into their lesson plans.
- Contributor: Narrator
- Date: 2015-11-19
Film, VideoTeaching the Civil Rights Movement from the Bottom-Up 50 Years After the Voting Rights Act This presentation will highlight bottom-up movement history and the ways it introduces students to a wider range of tactics and to a history that begins before the big marches and extends after the passage of landmark legislation.
- Contributor: Crosby, Emilye
- Date: 2015-08-06
Film, VideoPablo Neruda in the Heart of the Library of Congress Bill Fisher addressed Pablo Neruda's relationship with the Library of Congress. He discussed the role of Librarian of Congress, Archibald MacLeish and Francisco Aguilera of the Library's Hispanic Division, who introduced Neruda to English-speaking readers.
- Contributor: Fisher, Bill
- Date: 2015-07-09
Film, VideoCalefax Reed Quintet A performance by the Calefax Reed Quintet, including Ockeghem's "Mort, tu as navré de ton dart", Franck's "Prélude, fugue et variation, op. 18", Selected Studies for Player Piano by Nancarrow, Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op. 28" and Selections from Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues, op. 87.
- Contributor: Calefax Reed Quintet
- Date: 2015-02-04
Film, VideoPreservación del Patrimonio Nacional en La Biblioteca del Congreso Después de una introducción a la Biblioteca del Congreso, y una visita a su laboratorio de conservación, los conservadores de la Biblioteca demuestran los pasos fundamentales para rescatar materiales afectados por agua que se encuentran frecuentemente dentro de las colecciones de bibliotecas, archivos y museos. También se ofrecen consejos acerca de los brotes de moho, el uso de congelación para materiales mojados, y cómo ...
- Contributor: Haley, Alan
- Date: 2015-09-14
Film, VideoOne Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay & the Recycling Women of Gambia In honor of Earth Day, Miranda Paul read her book, "One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia," and introduced Ceesay to first and third grade students from the Maret School in Washington, D.C. Ceesay talked about her motivation to clean up her village of plastic waste by turning it into a micro-finance project, making money for her neighbors from recycling ...
- Date: 2015-04-14
Film, VideoNo Exit From Pakistan Daniel Markey tells the story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan. Pakistan's internal strife has threatened U.S. security and international peace and its rapidly growing population, nuclear arsenal and relationships with China and India will continue to make it an important player in America's geopolitical strategy.
- Contributor: Markey, Daniel
- Date: 2014-01-30