Film, VideoFreeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Baltimore, Maryland, 2011-08-14. Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hrabowski, Freeman A.
- Date: 2011-08-14
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Film, VideoDistrict of Literature Festival - Evening Session 2 A day-long celebration reflecting DC's literary past, present, and future (second evening session). Speakers included Elizabeth Alexander, Edward P. Jones, E. Ethelbert Miller and George Pelecanos.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2013-09-30
Film, VideoDavid Mason
- Contributor: Mason, David
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoWomen's Activism and Social Change: Documenting the Lives of Margaret Sanger and Jane Addams Ester Katz, editor-in-chief of the Margaret Sanger Papers Project at the New York University, and Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, editor-in-chief of the Jane Addams Papers Project at Duke University, were the featured speakers at the Women's History Month program.
- Date: 2003-03-24
Film, VideoMichio Kaku: 2014 National Book Festival Physicist Michio Kaku appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Kaku, Michio
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoJames Dasher: 2012 National Book Festival James Dasher appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Dashner, James
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoKatherine Paterson: 2016 National Book Festival Katherine Paterson discusses her career and biography "Stories of My Life" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Paterson, Katherine
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoLocomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute & the Transportation Revolution Drawing heavily on the rich aeronautical archives of the Library of Congress, including personal correspondence, "Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution" is the first detailed examination of French-born and self-trained civil engineer Octave Chanute's life and his immeasurable contributions to engineering and transportation, from the ground-transportation revolution of the mid-19th century to the early days of aviation.
- Contributor: Short, Simine
- Date: 2012-02-29
Film, VideoPati Jinich: 2013 National Book Festival Pati Jinich appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Jinich, Pati
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoMission to Baghdad: Toward Rebuilding a National Library This is an interview with two Library of Congress staff members who traveled to Baghdad in November 2003. Their mission was to assist the staff of the Iraqi Library and assess the damage to its building and its collections after two fires, extensive water damage and a devastating explosion.
- Contributor: Kresh, Diane
- Date: 2003-11-01
Film, VideoFounding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic The film "When Harry Met Sally" is a modern-day look at whether close friendships without romance between men and women are possible. In "Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic" author Cassandra A. Good looks at such relationships as far back as the nation's founding.
- Contributor: Good, Cassandra A.
- Date: 2015-03-25
Film, VideoSharon Draper: 2008 National Book Festival Author and educator Sharon Draper appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Draper, Sharon
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoHip Hop in East Germany During the Cold War As part of EU Month of Culture, Leonard Schmieding discusses the influence and role of hip hop music and culture in East Germany during the Cold War with Nicholas Brown.
- Date: 2015-05-19
Film, VideoThe Need for Global Democratic Governance: The Perspective from Latin America Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a sociologist, politician and president of Brazil from 1994 to 2002, delivered the fourth annual Kissinger Lecture on Foreign Policy and International Relations.
- Contributor: Cardoso, Fernando Henrique
- Date: 2005-02-22
Film, VideoDigital Preservation Lighting Talks - Day 2 Four "lightning" presentations on Day Two of the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting included "Visual Haggard and Digitizing Illustration" (Kate Halterhoff, Carnegie-Mellon University), "DuraSpace and Chronopolis Partner to Build a Long-term Access and Preservation Platform" (Michele Kimpton, DuraSpace), "Library of Congress Recommended Format Specifications: Encouraging Preservation Without Discouraging Creation" (Theron Westervelt, Library of Congress) and "Electronic Records and Digital Archivists: A Landscape Review" (Jane Zhang, ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-07-23
Film, VideoEducation in Kurdistan Idris Hadi Salih, minister of higher education of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, presents a lecture on education in Iraqi Kurdisan in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division.
- Contributor: Hadi Salih, Idris
- Date: 2009-03-16
Film, VideoAuthor Lidudumalingani Mqombothi Lidudumalingani Mqombothi read from his prize-winning short story "Memories We Lost" and participated in a moderated discussion with the Library's Laverne Page.
- Contributor: Mqombothi, Lidudumalingani
- Date: 2017-04-12
Film, VideoSamuel Barber: The Composer and His Music Barbara B. Heyman discusses her book "Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music."
- Contributor: Heyman, Barbara
- Date: 2010-10-28
Film, VideoPrinting in Color: Lessons in Technique A demonstration of the progress of color printing from 1457 until 1800, using examples from the Library's Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection and recent acquisitions. The focus of the talk is a discussion of the techniques developed by printers to apply color to printed images through the mechanical process of the printing press and how these techniques changed as the technology of printing developed over ...
- Contributor: De Simone, Daniel
- Date: 2013-03-07
Film, VideoViolins of Hope Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein and Avshalom Weinstein discussed their project "Violins of Hope" which is dedicated to locating and restoring violins played by Jewish victims of the Holocaust. As part of the presentation, internationally known violinist Hannah Tarley played musical selections on one of the restored violins.
- Date: 2017-03-23
Film, VideoDavid Finkel: 2013 National Book Festival David Finkel appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Finkel, David
- Date: 2013-08-22
CollectionThe Royal Harmonizers Concert by the gospel group The Royal Harmonizers, who have been performing for 59 years.
- Contributor: Various Speakers - Royal Harmonizers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2015-03-18
Film, VideoThe End of European Colonial Empires One of the great themes of 20th century history is the end of European colonial empires. William Roger Louis, founding director of the National History Center, discussed the topic in a lecture sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center and the National History Center, and was presented in conjunction with the History Center's Second International Research Seminar on Decolonization, held in Washington, D.C., ...
- Contributor: Louis, William Roger
- Date: 2007-07-10
Film, VideoExcavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia The Near East Section of the African Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress sponsored at talk by Fredrik Hiebert titled "Excavations in Afghanistan and Central Asia."
- Contributor: Hiebert, Fred
- Date: 2008-08-19
Film, VideoThe Many Rooms of Bach's Suites Daniel Boomhower discusses Bach.
- Contributor: Boomhower, Daniel
- Date: 2012-04-28