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Film, VideoTreasures of the Manuscript Division Marvin Kranz makes a presentation on the Library's Manuscript Division as part of the Library's docent training program.
- Contributor: Kranz, Marvin
- Date: 2006-11-07
Film, VideoJohn Sandford: Book Fest 05 Author John Sandford at the 2005 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Sandford, John
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoW. Ralph Eubanks: 2009 National Book Festival Nonfiction author W. Ralph Eubanks appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Eubanks, W. Ralph
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoThe Druze Heritage: Part IV The Druze are a thousand-year-old religious community of the Middle East, whose members today live primarily in Lebanon, Syria and Israel, while others have emigrated to the United States, Europe and Africa. Their historical and intellectual legacy was examined by 10 scholars from the U.S. and Middle East who participated in a symposium at the Library of Congress. The event was sponsored by the ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2008-02-07
Film, VideoThe eXtensible Catalog: Revealing Library Collections Through Collaborative Open-Source Technology The University of Rochester River Campus Libraries (UR) is developing an open-source system called the eXtensible Catalog (UC) to provide easy access to all library resources, both digital and non-digital, incorporating metadata from a variety of databases and in a variety of schemas.
- Date: 2007-09-17
Film, VideoNo Place to Hide: Behind the Scenes of Our Emerging Surveillance Society Robert O'Harrow, reporter for the Washington Post, discussed his book, "No Place to Hide: Behind the Scenes of Our Emerging Surveillance Society." In his talk, O'Harrow discusses how the government, using advanced computer technology, is accumulating private marketing, medical, travel and other personal data on citizens as it steps up its fight against terrorism and what the impact of these practices is on traditional ...
- Contributor: O'harrow, Robert
- Date: 2005-07-18
Film, VideoChristopher Myers: 2013 National Book Festival Christopher Myers appears at the 2013 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Myers, Christopher
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoMusic and the Brain: Halt or I'll Play Vivaldi Jacqueline Helfgott and Norman Middleton examine the use of classical music by law enforcement and other cultural institutions as social control, to quell and prevent crime. Their conversation touches on how classical music is viewed in contemporary culture, how it can be a tool for discouraging criminal activity and anti-social behavior, as well as its history as a mind-altering experience.
- Date: 2009-03-13
Film, VideoStephen King and Family Speak at the Library The PEN/Faulkner Writers in Schools program, in collaboration with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, hosted world-renowned author Stephen King, his wife, novelist Tabitha King, and son, writer Owen King, in a reading and discussion for students at the Library. The King family read and discussed their work with students from Cardozo High School, IDEA Public Charter School and McKinley ...
- Date: 2008-04-04
Film, VideoA Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Hon. Reynaldo Garza, Jurist & Hispanic American Pioneer Rep. Filemon B. Vela Jr. pays tribute to the life and legacy of Reynaldo Garza, the first Mexican-American appointed to a federal court. Other speakers included Mariel Buffington and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-09-15
Film, VideoRaina Telgemeier: 2014 National Book Festival Author and cartoonist Raina Telgemeier appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Telgemeier, Raina
- Date: 2014-08-30
CollectionBorderlines/Borderlands: Culture and the Canadian-U.S. International Boundary: Panel 1 and Keynote Address The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Canada together with the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec join in welcoming the public to Borderlines/ Borderlands: Culture and the Canada-US International Boundary, a free symposium featuring leading Canadian and US scholars, which explored the history and culture of regions, communities, and their residents along the Canada-U.S. border. The ...
- Contributor: Arenson, Adam - Carter, Brian - Champ, Henry - Diamond, Beverley - Dyster, Paul A. - Faid, Julian - Fischer, David Hackett - Konrad, Victor A. - Lynch, Timothy G. - Matthiesen, Birgit ... Arenson, Adam - Carter, Brian - Champ, Henry - Diamond, Beverley - Dyster, Paul A. - Faid, Julian - Fischer, David Hackett - Konrad, Victor A. - Lynch, Timothy G. - Matthiesen, Birgit - Meer, Mark - Ricou, Laurence - Robson, Patrick J. - Stovel, Nora Foster - Taft, Michael - Tarbell, Reaghan - Taylor, David Alan - Widdis, Randy W. (Randy William) - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Canada. Embassy (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2010-06-15
Film, VideoBenjamin Alire Saenz
- Contributor: Sáenz, Benjamin Alire
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoEllen Birnbaum and Nancy Schulman: 2008 National Book Festival Educators Ellen Birmbaum and Nancy Schulman appear at the National Book Festival.
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoGala: 2010 National Book Festival The night before the 10th Anniversary of the National Book Festival, the Library of Congress hosted a gala honoring the festival authors and illustrators. The authors' program included remarks by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington; David M. Rubenstein, who with Dr. Billington co-chairs the National Book Festival Board; authors Isabel Allende, Ken Follett, Natasha Trethewey and Gordon S. Wood; and Congressman John B. ...
- Date: 2010-09-24
Film, VideoThere Was Once Filmmaker Gabor Kalman discusses his film about a high school teacher in Kalocsa, Hungary, who discovered a lost Jewish community while researching local history.
- Contributor: Kalman, Gabor
- Date: 2012-12-10
Film, VideoAmerican Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Peggy Seeger 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
Film, VideoDPLAfest 2016: Technology Trends in Libraries A conversational discussion with technologists from both inside and outside of the library industry. Panelists discuss all aspects of technology, including hardware and software, that are likely to impact libraries and similar industries.
- Date: 2016-04-14
Film, VideoDavid Baldacci discusses his book "The Collectors" New York Times best-selling author David Baldacci discussed his new novel, "The Collectors," on its publication day as part of the Books & Beyond series sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. In this sequel to "The Camel Club," renegade CIA agent Roger Seagraves has set himself up in the business of freelance assassination and treason. The Camel Club, a group of four ...
- Contributor: Baldacci, David
- Date: 2006-10-17
Film, VideoBuilding Model Modernities in Shanghai & Mumbai Through the unique architectures of Shanghai and Mumbai, from their imperial origins to their current building booms, Black Mountain Institute fellow Daniel Brook examines the cities' volatile, continuing experiments in forging a Chinese and Indian modernity.
- Contributor: Brook, Daniel
- Date: 2010-12-08
Film, VideoThe Music of Irving Fine Musicologist Georgia Luikens leads a discussion with composer Martin Boykan and conductor Joel Spiegelman about the music of Irving Fine. Spiegelman studied under Fine at Brandeis University and Boykan held the Fine professorship in composition at Brandeis.
- Date: 2014-12-06
Film, VideoMildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by Julian Bond in New York, New York, 2010-10-29. Roxborough discusses how she became active in the Civil Rights Movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP The Crisis magazine. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Bond, Julian
- Date: 2010-10-29
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Film, VideoWalter Dean Myers: Book Fest 05 Author Walter Dean Myers at the 2005 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Dean Myers, Walter
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoThomas Mallon: Book Fest 07 Thomas Mallon in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Mallon, Thomas
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoAlisa Valdes-Rodriguez: 2006 National Book Festival Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Valdes-Rodriguez, Alisa
- Date: 2006-09-30