• Film, Video
    Two Thousand Flutes An introduction to the Library's remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library's nearly 2,000 instruments in this lecture-recital featuring flutist Lorna McGhee of the Pittsburgh Symphony, pianist Ryo Yanagitani of the S&R Foundation, and musical instrument curator Carol Lynn Ward Bamford. Produced in association with the S&R Foundation.
    • Date: 2015-05-02
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    Interview with Tyler Hautau, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001...
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Hautau, Tyler
    • Date: 2001-11-19
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    Carlos Ruiz Zaf&#243n: 2016 National Book Festival Carlos Ruiz Zaf&#243n discusses his career and "Marina" with Gwen Kirkpatrick, professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Zaf&#243n, Carlos Ruiz
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Our Lady of Charity: The Heart of the Cuban People Emilio Cueto spoke about his latest book "La virgen de la Caridad del Cobre: en el alma del pueblo cubano" ("Our Lady of Charity: The Heart of the Cuban People").
    • Contributor: Cueto, Emilio
    • Date: 2015-04-10
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    Rajiv Chandrasekaran: 2015 National Book Festival Rajiv Chandrasekaran discusses "For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism and Sacrifice" as part of a special presentation on the human side of war at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Chandrasekaran, Rajiv
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Cece Bell: 2015 National Book Festival Cece Bell discusses "El Deafo" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bell, Cece
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Emerging from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 1987 under the leadership of founding patron Sir Simon Rattle, the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group is a global leader in the performance of new music. The program showcases the Library's rich commissioning and presenting legacies.
    • Contributor: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
    • Date: 2014-04-08
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    Dawn: A Journey to the Beginning of the Solar System Lucy McFadden discussed NASA's Dawn Mission, which seeks to unlock the mysteries of planetary formation. McFadden investigates comets, asteroids and meteorites for the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and is a co-investigator on the Dawn mission to the asteroid 4 Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.
    • Contributor: McFadden, Lucy
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl... Reverend Dr. Amos Brown discusses his childhood in Jackson, Mississippi and meeting Medgar Evers, who quickly became his mentor. Brown was a leader in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a teenager, leading the Jackson chapter and then the whole state Youth Council and traveling with Mr. Evers across the country to attend a national conference. He was asked ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Amos C. (Amos Cleophilus)
    • Date: 2013-03-02

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    Esther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Terry, Esther M. A.
    • Date: 2011-07-06

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    Shedding Light on Antiquity: The Forensic Imaging and Study o... A lecture by Michael Toth on the forensic imaging and study of ancient, medieval and modern manuscripts, followed by a roundtable discussion.
    • Date: 2015-04-09
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    Calefax 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
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    Michael Buckley: 2015 National Book Festival Michael Buckley discusses "Undertow" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Buckley, Michael
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Finding the Antipodes (Day 1 Afternoon) Scholars gather at this 2-day symposium to discuss the history and cartography of the Arctic and the Antarctic, including the modern mapping of the poles that highlights dramatic changes during the last five decades. (Day 1, afternoon)
    • Date: 2015-05-14
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    Derek Anderson: 2014 National Book Festival NBA great Derek Anderson appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Anderson, Derek
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Navigating the Blood-Dimmed Tides: Was U.S. Military Interven... As the centennial of U.S. entry into WWI approaches, Bradford Lee performs a Clausewitzian critical analysis of how the U.S. waged war and negotiated peace from 1917 to 1919, and whether the value of victory was worth the costs of achieving it.
    • Contributor: Lee, Bradford
    • Date: 2015-05-07
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    How to Make a Digital Talking Book Phillip Carbo demonstrates how to make an NLS digital talking book (DTB). This video is intended for network library staff and volunteers who create DTBs for use by NLS patrons. An NLS DTB must meet specific requirements so that they will properly function with the Library's digital talking book interfaces, the hardware players and the BARD Mobile applications. This tutorial demonstrates the key elements ...
    • Contributor: Carbo, Phillip
    • Date: 2014-10-01
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    Latina Storyteller Oral History This oral history followed an event, not recorded, in which Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto shared their own stories of growing up Cuban and Mexican, respectively, in small-town U.S.A.
    • Date: 2016-04-07
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    James Madison & the Social Utility of Religion: Risks vs. Rew... James Hudson discussed the role of religion in the life of James Madison at this a symposium celebrating the 250th anniversary of Madison's birth. Thomas Jefferson overshadowed his close friend and coadjutor James Madison in many ways, but in one, at least, Madison was demonstrably superior to his Monticello neighbor--in his ability to keep his religious views private. He divulged so much about so ...
    • Contributor: Hutson, James H.
    • Date: 2001-03-16
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    BARD Express: Managing Devices Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to manage cartridges and other external devices with BARD Express.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2016-06-22
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    The Impact of the Cold War on US-Cuban Economic Relations, 19... Historiography on U.S.-Cuban relations has tended to cast an aura of inevitability on Fidel Castro-s Revolution--as well as on Cuba's clash with the United States after 1959. Indeed, much of the historiography suggests that it was Washington's hegem ...
    • Contributor: Pettina, Vanni
    • Date: 2012-05-17
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    An Archives of Legendary Performances Recording engineer Michael Turpin discussed the Library's long history of legendary performances and the technology used to capture and preserve them.
    • Contributor: Turpin, Michael
    • Date: 2015-11-04
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    Every Photo Is a Story Part 5: Interpret the Stories You Dis... 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 Five, Finefield and Watters discuss stories behind the photographs of the Blue Garden discussed throughout the series. All of the tools and ...
    • Date: 2013-05-02
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    Gertrude Newsome Jackson oral history interview conducted by ... Gertrude Jackson recalls growing up in Madison, Illinois, and Marvell, Arkansas. She recalls organizing her community to renovate a local segregated school and becoming involved in the civil rights movement in rural Arkansas. She discusses assisting Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) fieldworkers Howard Himmelbaum and Myrtle Glascoe, working for Head Start, and starting a community center. Jackson's grandson is also interviewed.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Jackson, Gertrude Newsome - Paysour, Lafleur
    • Date: 2010-11-22

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    Bill Russell oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branc...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Branch, Taylor - Russell, Bill
    • Date: 2013-05-12

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    Spyros Koliavasilis & Karpouzi Trio: Music from Greece & Asia... The Karpouzi Trio plays music on traditional instruments from the Greek mainland and islands. The band loves to play for dance parties and community celebrations, and always, even in concerts, invites the audience out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Karpouzi members are Spyros Koliavasilis (vocals, oud, and the Cappadocian lyra or kemane), Margaret Loomis (santouri), and Len Newman (laouto).
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-07
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    Global Gypsy: Balkan Romani Music, Appropriation & Representa... Carol Silverman discussed the phenomenon of Balkan "Gypsy" music. In the last 20 years, the music has exploded in popularity, becoming a staple at world music festivals and dance clubs throughout the U.S. and Western Europe. At the same time, thousands of Balkan Roma (the ethnic group frequently referred to as "Gypsies") have emigrated westward due to deteriorating living conditions, and entrenched stereotypes have ...
    • Contributor: Silverman, Carol
    • Date: 2016-04-21
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 5 The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aims to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This session covered sharing resources and featured Helena Zinkham, Melanie J. Meyers, Elaine Bradtke, Cynthia Byrd, Caroline Muglia and D.A. Sonneborn.
    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (Kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-27
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    Irving Fine Centennial Performance: Fine & Copland Pianists Oliver Hagen and Daniel Pesca perform the world premiere of David Henning Plylar's transcription of Irving Fine's "Toccata Concertante" for two pianos. The Chiara String Quartet is joined by clarinetist Alan R. Kay and pianist Daniel Pesca for a performance of Aaron Copland's Sextet.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Breaking the Silence: Our Military Stories A panel discussion focused on topics surrounding LGBT equality in the U.S. military. Speakers included Kristin Beck, Tammy Smith, Eric Perez and Joanna Eyles.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-06-02
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    St. Lawrence String Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang The St. Lawrence String Quartet is joined by violist Hsin-Yun Huang for the Library's annual Stradivari Anniversary Concert. The program includes Erwin Schulhoff's "Five Pieces for String Quartet," Mozart's String Quintet in G minor, KV 516, and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor, op. 131.
    • Date: 2014-12-18
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    Al Roker: 2015 National Book Festival Al Roker discusses "The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Roker , Al
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Stockhausen's "Mantra" Musicologist Paul Miller discusses Karlheinz Stockhausen's landmark work "Mantra", in conjunction with a performance given at the Library of Congress by Katherine Chi and Aleksandar Madzar.
    • Contributor: Miller, Paul
    • Date: 2015-04-24
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    Popular Politics & Public Opinion in Late Medieval Paris On Bastille Day, Kluge Fellow Michael Sizer discusses the popular politics of late medieval Paris (1380-1422) and what bearing it may have on the way we understand popular political culture today. The late Middle Ages was one of the most tumultuous periods in European political history, featuring revolts, riots, popular preachers, processions, and other engagements of the people in the political realm that was ...
    • Contributor: Sizer , Michael
    • Date: 2016-07-14
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    Jon Scieszka: 2015 National Book Festival Jon Scieszka discusses "Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    When We Are No More: How Digital Memory is Shaping Our Future Historian Abby Smith Rumsey, in her new book, "When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future," examines the history of memory from caves to computer chips. She also makes the point that each of us has a role to play in ensuring that we are remembered when we are no more.
    • Contributor: Rumsey, Abby Smith
    • Date: 2016-05-24
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    John Riordan: 2015 National Book Festival John Riordan discusses "They Are All My Family: A Daring Rescue in the Chaos of Saigon's Fall" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Riordan, John
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Jean Reagan: 2015 National Book Festival Jean Reagan discusses "How to Surprise a Dad" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Reagan, Jeanne
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University Janet Sims-Wood discusses her book, "Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University: Building a Legacy of Black History." Wesley was a renown archivist who helped create a world-class archives known as the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and cemented her place as an important figure in the preservation of African-American history.
    • Contributor: Sims-Wood, Janet
    • Date: 2015-02-24
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    Before Trauma: Nostalgia, or the Melancholy of War Kluge Fellow Thomas Dodman discusses 18th and 19th century psychological designations of the impact of mass warfare on the human psyche -- a predecessor of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- and insights into the inner, emotional lives of common people at the dawn of the modern age.
    • Contributor: Dodman , Thomas
    • Date: 2015-07-30
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    Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin... Professor Scott Bates describes his career as an educator and civil rights supporter in Sewanee, Tennessee. He discusses his memories of race relations on U.S. Army bases during World War II, and he describes how he moved from the Midwest to Sewanee, Tennessee to become a college instructor of French. Once in Sewanee, Bates soon learned about the Highlander Folk School, where he attended ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Bates, Scott
    • Date: 2013-06-20

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    Students Interview Author Tonya Bolden: Every Book Begins wit... Two Washington D.C. high school students meet award winning author Tonya Bolden to discuss the research and writing process around her book "Capital Days: Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital" (Part 1 of 3).
    • Date: 2015-06-16
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    The Bill of the Century: A Literary Discussion with Clay Risen Clay Risen discusses his book "The Bill of the Century: The Epic Struggle for the Civil Rights Act" (2014).
    • Contributor: Risen, Clay
    • Date: 2015-01-28
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    Asamblea de Artistas Revolucionarios de Oaxaca: Juan Felipe H... Juan Felipe Herrera discusses graphic art from Asamblea de Artistas Revolucionarios de Oaxaca as well as his own drawing/artist book from his "Automatika" series, with Library fine prints curator Katherine Blood. Watch the webcast and read a poem response from the Poet Laureate.
    • Date: 2016-09-11
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    Creating a Dynamic, Knowledge-based Democracy (afternoon sess... Afternoon session of a conference celebrating the enduring legacies of three key events that shaped America's knowledge-based democracy: passage of the Morrill Act, the founding of the National Academy of Sciences, and the founding of the Carnegie l ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-06-25
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    The Art of Audiobook Narration Celeste Lawson explains techniques for becoming a skilled audiobook narrator, demonstrating the subtleties of performance, enunciation and diction.
    • Contributor: Lawson, Celeste
    • Date: 2015-10-21
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    Teacher Resource: Inquiry - Construct The most challenging part of any teaching practice is to have students construct knowledge. Teachers must guide students to organize and draw conclusions from information they have found, to confront conflicting ideas and form their own evidence-based opinions, and to be ready to take a stand and defend it. Watch as Shelly Sanderson's students construct new understanding by looking at images of New York ...
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosn... Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merged with other groups to become the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He also discusses the March on Washington, the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, changes in SNCC, and attending the Sixth ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cox, Courtland
    • Date: 2011-07-08

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    Interview with Michael Wilpers & Musicians from Marlboro A discussion about the Marlboro Music Festival, Musicians from Marlboro, and the longtime relationship between the Freer Gallery and the Library of Congress, featuring the Smithsonian's Michael Wilpers, Anne McLean of the Library of Congress, cellist Marcy Rosen, violinist David McCarroll, and violinist Emilie-Anne Gendron.
    • Date: 2016-01-20
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    Justin Cronin: 2016 National Book Festival Justin Cronin discusses "The City of Mirrors" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Cronin, Justin
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Margo Jefferson: 2016 National Book Festival Margo Jefferson discusses "Negroland: A Memoir" with Marcia Davis from the Washington Post at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Jefferson , Margo
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Kolot Halev in Concert: My Soul Longs for You The Kolot Halev Choir featured music from the rich Jewish Russian tradition.
    • Contributor: Kolet Havel Choir
    • Date: 2014-06-16
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    Newt Gingrich & Steven J. Israel: 2016 National Book Festival Newt Gingrich presents "Duplicity" and Steven J. Israel presents "The Global War on Morris" in a discussion about their careers as writers with political backgrounds at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Jenny Han: 2015 National Book Festival Jenny Han discusses "P.S. I Still Love You" appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Han, Jenny
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Elise Parsley: 2015 National Book Festival Elise Parsley discusses "If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Parsley, Elise
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    The Most Sacred Ancient Liberty: Magna Carta & Trial by Jury ... Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."
    • Contributor: Lerner, Renee Lettow
    • Date: 2014-12-09
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    Alejandro Zambra: 2015 National Book Festival Alejandro Zambra discusses "My Documents" with Gwen Kirkpatrick at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Zambra, Alejandro
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    William Lucy oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosb...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Lucy, William
    • Date: 2013-06-25

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    Young Learners Explore Library of Congress Images This presentation describes research-informed strategies to foster early childhood and primary grade students' multiple literacies through the developmentally appropriate use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2015-10-28
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses the WPA Californi... Juan Felipe Herrera discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection with Cathy Kerst.
    • Date: 2015-09-09
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    Teacher Resource: Working with Maps This short piece discusses how to search, view and save thousands of online maps from The Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-05-23
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    The Mediterranean Diet: Delicious Food Prescription for Trans... Amy Riolo discussed her recent book, "The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Handbook."
    • Contributor: Riolo, Amy
    • Date: 2015-05-13
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Peggy... Peggy Seeger remembers Alan Lomax as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from the collections of the ...
    • Contributor: Seeger, Peggy
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    Apollo's Fire Cleveland ensemble Apollo's Fire showcases "The Power of Love" in a concert of operatic and instrumental music of Handel and Vivaldi. Under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell, soprano Amanda Forsythe joins the ensemble in a rich garden of musical flowers, culminating in Sorrell's own arrangement of Vivaldi's "La Folia."
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    Conversation with Rosanne Cash & Natasha Trethewey Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey discusses music, poetry and creativity with country musician Rosanne Cash.
    • Date: 2013-12-07
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    Classified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Clas... Randa A. Kayyali from the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University spoke about the intersections of religion and race for immigrants in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century.
    • Contributor: Kayyali, Randa A.
    • Date: 2015-11-04
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    Tom Brokaw: 2015 National Book Festival Tom Brokaw discusses his book "The Greatest Generation" with David M. Rubenstein as part of a special presentation on the human side of war at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Brokaw, Tom
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    World Energy Transformation: Asia & Beyond Gong Ping Yeh discussed his current research in sustainable energy including wind, solar, biofuels, electric vehicles and ocean energy.
    • Contributor: Yeh, Gong Ping
    • Date: 2016-05-05
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    Stephen King: 2016 National Book Festival Stephen King discusses his career and new book "End of Watch," and receives recognition for his work in literacy from Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: King, Stephen
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Interview with Allen Hamby, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001 ...
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Hamby, Allen
    • Date: 2001-11-19
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    Hervé Tullet: 2016 National Book Festival Hervé Tullet discusses "Let's Play" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Tullet, Herv&eacute
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges: The Claiming of a Ne... John W. Hessler, Chet Van Duzer and Daniel De Simone discuss the book "Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges: Claiming of a New World."
    • Date: 2014-10-28
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    Jack Greenberg oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mos... Jack Greenberg remembers attending Columbia University Law School, working for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and arguing the Brown v. Board of Education case. He discusses working on many other civil rights cases, such as Coke v. City of Atlanta, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, and Griggs v. Duke Power.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Greenberg, Jack
    • Date: 2011-07-18

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    Poets & Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled B... Internationally-renowned baritone Thomas Hampson presented a special program commemorating the 200th anniversary of our national anthem. The program included American music from colonial days to the present, rare historical documents from the Library's extensive collections. Hampson was joined by the University of Michigan Alumni Chorus, Mark Clague (University of Michigan) and pianist Matthew Thompson.
    • Date: 2014-07-03
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    Scholarfest S1: Life/Future: Definitions of Life in the 21st ... As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated Q&A) covered definitions of life in the 21st century and beyond.
    • Date: 2015-06-11
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    Ever Faithful: Race, Loyalty, and the Ends of Empire in Spani... Discussing his new book, David Sartorius explored the relationship between political allegiance and race in 19th-century Cuba. Challenging assumptions that loyalty to the Spanish empire was the exclusive province of the white Cuban elite, he examines the free and enslaved people of African descent who actively supported colonialism. By claiming loyalty, many black and mulatto Cubans attained some degree of social mobility, legal freedom, ...
    • Contributor: Sartorius, David
    • Date: 2014-04-30
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    Gray Clouds: Late Chamber Music of Franz Liszt Cellist Tamás Zétényi presents a program developed in a year-long residency as visiting Hungarian fellow at Bard College, through research in the Library's Liszt collections. Harmonically visionary transcriptions and chamber works -- elegies, prayers and meditations -- that stretch the boundaries of tonality and foreshadow music written a century later. With Sabrina Tabby, Scott Moore, violin / Dávid Tóth, viola / Anna Bikales, harp ...
    • Contributor: Z&eacute - T&eacute - Nyi, Tam&aacute - S
    • Date: 2011-10-29
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    Barry Svrluga: 2015 National Book Festival Barry Svrluga discusses "The Grind: Inside Baseball's Hardest Season" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Svrluga, Barry
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    In Defense of Transcription The Library celebrated the bicentennials of composers Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with lecture/recital double-bill. In the lecture, prominent Liszt scholar Alan Walker spoke about the art of arrangement as exemplified in the transcriptions and paraphrases of Franz Liszt. Perhaps the 19th century's greatest advocate at the keyboard of orchestral and operatic scores, Liszt produced a tremendous body of piano works based on the ...
    • Contributor: Walker, Alan
    • Date: 2013-11-09
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    This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism Author and activist Ashton Applewhite discusses her new book, "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism," in which she talks about her own experiences getting older, while exploding myths about late life. Applewhite's book explains the roots of ageism (both in history and in our own personal denial), examines the crippling effect of ageist myths and stereotypes, looks at ageism in the workplace, critiques ...
    • Contributor: Applewhite, Ashton
    • Date: 2016-08-25
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    Digital Library Technologies Staff of the U.S./Anglo Division in the Library's Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access directorate took on special projects in the summer of 2015 and presented their findings regarding advancements in digital library technologies. Topics covered include the innovative reuse of linked open data, trends in open access publication and licensing models, and the changing serials publication environment.
    • Date: 2015-08-26
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    The Moody Sun Holly Gilbert of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., spoke about the ever-changing sun. She focused on solar storms and how these dynamic phenomena interact with the Earth. Gilbert described how space weather is generated on the sun and how it impacts us. She spoke about recent missions like SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) and IRIS (NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph) which are ...
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Holly
    • Date: 2014-08-19
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    Lonnie C. King oral history interview conducted by Emilye Cro...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - King, Lonnie C.
    • Date: 2013-05-29

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    The Fantastic Voyage of MMS: Understanding Magnetic Storms Th... John Dorelli spoke about mission of NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale, to learn about a mysterious process that drives giant explosions in space via magnetic reconnection.
    • Contributor: Dorelli, John
    • Date: 2015-06-11
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    Interview with Tyler Hautau, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001...
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Hautau, Tyler
    • Date: 2001-11-19
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    Matthew J. Perry oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James)
    • Date: 2011-06-07

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    Irving & Verna Fine, Their World & Contemporaries A panel discussion about American composer Irving Fine and his wife Verna with their daughters, Claudia, Emily and Joanna Fine, and arts consultant Rosalie Calabrese.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Darrin Bell & Michael Ramirez: 2016 National Book Festival Darrin Bell presents "Goodnight Grandpa: The 7th Candorville Collection" and Michael Ramirez presents "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Obamacare" in a panel discussion on politics and editorial cartoons at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Roberto Canessa: 2016 National Book Festival Roberto Canessa discusses "I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives" with Ted Robbins from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Canessa, Roberto
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Cartoons for Victory Writer and historian Warren Bernard discusses his new book, "Cartoons for Victory."
    • Contributor: Bernard, Warren
    • Date: 2016-07-13
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    Grief videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Date: 2009
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    2016 National Book Festival Welcome Sponsors, authors and Library staff welcome you to the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-08-04
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    Why Literature Matters: 2015 National Book Festival In an age that would argue that more vital priorities prevail, why does literature matter? Three very different thinkers (Jane Hirshfield, Azar Nafisi and Jeffrey Brown) came together at the 2015 National Book Festival to talk about the transformational power of the imagination and how it speaks to the most vibrant questions of our time: revolution, dissent, success, failure, abundance, poverty, war, community and ...
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Charles Siler oral history interview conducted by David P. Cl...
    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Siler, Charles E.
    • Date: 2013-05-10

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    Cancer, Magnets & Heat Nanotechnology is a frontier in science, engineering, and manufacturing that offers new potential for medical diagnosis and therapy. Our understanding of materials at the atomic level has advanced tremendously in recent years, prompting research to produce virus-sized platforms that promise to revolutionize medical imaging, drug delivery, and therapy. The anti-cancer benefits of heat therapy have been recognized for over 2,000 years. Heat is a ...
    • Contributor: Ivkov, Robert
    • Date: 2014-03-06
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    The Poem Is You Poet and critic Stephen Burt gave a lecture titled "The Poem Is You."
    • Contributor: Burt, Stephen
    • Date: 2015-11-24
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    Bryan Stevenson: 2015 National Book Festival Bryan Stevenson discusses "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Bryan
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Aaron Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin... Aaron Dixon describes his childhood in the Midwest and in Seattle and how he became a leader in the Black Panther Party, helping to found the Seattle chapter of the Party. Dixon describes in detail his family history and the influence of oral tradition on his racial consciousness. He discusses the role of the Black Student Union at the University of Washington and details ...
    • Contributor: Bishop, John Melville - Cline, David P. - Dixon, Aaron Floyd
    • Date: 2013-05-11

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    Analysis & Curation of American Travelers' Visual Documents o... Saule Satayeva discussed her archival research related to American travelers who illuminated Kazakh Nomadic culture through their visual documents from 1876-1937.
    • Contributor: Satayeva, Saule
    • Date: 2016-03-23
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on Rare Cuban Treasures Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera continues his voyage through the Library's collections as part of his La Casa de Colores project. In a visit to the Hispanic Division, Georgette Dorn shows the Laureate some rare Cuban treasures from the Ediciones Vigía collection.
    • Date: 2016-01-21