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  • Film, Video

    Will Osborne: Book Fest 05

    Author Will Osborne at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Osborne, Will
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Harry Bliss: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author and illustrator Harry Bliss appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Harry
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video

    The Most Sacred Ancient Liberty: Magna Carta & Trial by Jury in the New Republic

    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
  • Film, Video

    Kate DiCamillo: 2014 National Book Festival

    National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Kate DiCamillo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Baseball Americana Symposium 2009

    Even those of us who love a day out at the ballgame probably spend more of our baseball time in and around our homes, with our families, friends and neighbors. This event explores the many ways we enjoy baseball at home, from watching it on TV, to following our favorite players and their all-important statistics, to playing baseball, softball and stickball in parks and ...

    • Contributor: Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. ... Alstrom, Ed - Banks, Ernie - Ceresi, Frank - Cook, Murray - Dickson, Paul - Dierker, Larry - Frank, Russell - Hillerich, John - Johnson, Mamie - Katz, Harry L. - Kraig, Bruce - Reyburn, Susan - Smith, Claire - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Publishing Office - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-10-03
  • Film, Video

    Finding the Antipodes (Day 1 Morning)

    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, morning)

    • Date: 2015-05-14
  • Film, Video

    Big Data, Little Narration

    Media artist and digital culturist Dragan Espenschied spoke at the 2014 Digital Preservation meeting.

    • Contributor: Espenschied, Dragan
    • Date: 2014-07-23
  • Film, Video

    Jerry Pinkney: 2009 National Book Festival

    Children's illustrator Jerry Pinkney appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Pinkney, Jerry
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video

    Joseph in Africa: The Story of a Story

    Morgan Johnson presents the illustrated lecture, "Joseph in Africa: A 3,000 Year Story of a Story Retold in the Multi-ethnic Continent of Africa."

    • Contributor: Johnson, Joseph Morgan
    • Date: 2011-11-10
  • Film, Video

    The mysterious cafe

    From Edison films catalog: As the above title indicates, the scene does not take place in an ordinary restaurant, but one in which all natural rules of order and gravitation are reversed. The couple above mentioned have a most trying experience while endeavoring to partake of a square meal. They find themselves flying about the room from chairs to table, and vice versa, until ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video

    Authors, Attribution & Integrity 3: The Most Moral of Rights: To Be Recognized as the Author of a Work

    Jane Ginsburg surveyed sources of attribution rights within the current copyright law, particularly copyright management information. Her keynote address also considered how U.S. law might be amended to provide for a right of authorship attribution. The official transcript of this event has been published by the George Mason Journal of International Commercial Law. The citation is "Symposium, Authors, Attribution and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights ...

    • Date: 2016-04-18
  • Film, Video

    Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet

    To honor women who have taken the lead in the environmental or "green" movement, the National Women's History Project has chosen "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet" as the 2009 theme for National Women's History Month. In keeping with the theme, the Library invited Administrator Lisa Perez Jackson of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver its keynote address.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Lisa Perez
    • Date: 2009-03-05
  • Film, Video

    The U.S. Access Board: An External Resource for ADA Technical Guidance

    A program for employees with disabilities and/or facilities management professionals. This presentation focuses on informational resources available when considering designs for making federal facilities more accessible to individuals with disabilities.

    • Contributor: Sesker, Earlene
    • Date: 2013-08-13
  • Film, Video

    BARD Mobile Android: Navigate an Audiobook

    Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to navigate an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for Android devices.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2015-06-01
  • Film, Video

    Diane Thiel: Book Fest 07

    Diane Thiel in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Thiel, Diane
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    From Gospel to Law: The Lutheran Reformation & its Impact on Law, Politics & Society

    Legal scholar John Witte Jr. discussed how the Protestant Reformation transformed not only theology and the church but also law and the state. Drawing on new biblical and classical learning, Protestant theologians and jurists brought sweeping changes to constitutional order, criminal law, family law, and the laws of education and social welfare. This lecture, offered in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's ...

    • Contributor: Witte Jr., John
    • Date: 2015-11-05
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    Sam Mahone oral history interview conducted by Hasan Kwame Jeffries in Albany, Georgia, 2013-03-09.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Jeffries, Hasan Kwame - Mahone, Sam
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Tom Shachtman: Airlift to America

    Tom Shactman discusses his book "Airlift to America: How Barack Obama Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya and 800 East African Students Changed Their World and Ours." Cora Weiss speaks from personal experience about the airlifts and activities of the African American Students Foundation, which funded, coordinated and supported the airlifts. The event is sponsored by the African Section of the African and Middle ...

    • Date: 2010-03-12
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    2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: Introduction & David Baldacci

    Best-selling authors and literacy advocates David Baldacci was a featured speaker at the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.

    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2013-11-04
  • Film, Video

    John Grisham: 2009 National Book Festival

    International best-selling author John Grisham appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Grisham, John
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • Film, Video

    To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence

    A 2007 research report from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) about the state of reading in the United States reached three startling conclusions that are still being debated: Americans are spending less time reading; reading comprehension skills are eroding; and these declines have serious civic, social, cultural and economic implications. Sunil Iyengar, director of the NEA Office of Research and Analysis that ...

    • Contributor: Iyengar, Sunil
    • Date: 2008-05-08
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    Constitution Day 2011: The Supreme Court and Free Speech

    In honor of Constitution Day, journalist Dahlia Lithwick speaks on the Supreme Court and free speech.

    • Contributor: Lithwick, Dahlia
    • Date: 2011-09-16
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    Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival

    Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Depaola, Tomie
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Cuban volunteers embarking

    Men carrying rifles and bedrolls boarding ship via gangway.

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Marie Arana

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Date: 2001-09-08