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  • Film, Video

    Haptic Virtual Reality Simulation Training for Conservation

    Haptic interaction devices provide computer users with the physical sensation of touch. Typically, these devices simulate the force-feedback aspect of haptic sensation by exerting a mechanical response to user actions. This response allows virtual objects to be manipulated and touched as if they occupied real space. Force-feedback, experienced in conjunction with visual 3D computer models, can provide a highly realistic simulation of materials and ...

    • Contributor: Geary, Angela
    • Date: 2009-02-20
  • Film, Video

    Irving Fine Fantasia for String Trio I. Adagio, Ma Non Troppo with Richard Wernick

    Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick conducts a Master Class on the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival.

    • Contributor: Wernick, Richard
    • Date: 2012-11-10
  • Film, Video

    Philippa Gregory: 2008 National Book Festival

    Historical fiction writer Philippa Gregory speaks at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Gregory, Philippa
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Film, Video

    Raul Colon: 2014 National Book Festival

    Raul Colon appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Colon, Raul
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Film, Video

    Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 & the Politics of War

    Richard Moe discussed his book, "Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War," focusing on Franklin Delano Roosevelt's decision to run a third time, a decision that was far from inevitable.

    • Contributor: Moe, Richard
    • Date: 2015-11-05
  • Film, Video

    CAMEO: A Free Internet Reference on Materials Used in the Production and Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

    What is Coade Stone? When was Bakelite invented? What is the chemical structure of indigo? Is it safe to use mineral spirits? The answers to all of these questions and much more can be found on CAMEO at cameo.mfa.org. CAMEO (Conservation and Art Materials Encyclopedia Online) is an electronic database of terms, materials and techniques used in all aspects of conservation and production ...

    • Contributor: Derrick, Michele
    • Date: 2008-09-19
  • Film, Video

    The United States and Sino-Indian Maritime Rivalry

    As China and India emerge as great powers, they are beginning to transform the maritime security politics in the Western Pacific and Indian oceans. A panel discussion at the Library of Congress examines the naval dynamic among China, India and the United States and the implications for the maritime balance of power in Asia. The moderator for the panel discussion is C. Raja Mohan, ...

    • Date: 2010-02-22
  • Collection

    Folklore's Champion: Ben Botkin

    Among Benjamin Botkin's accomplishments, the gathering of slave narratives has received the greatest amount of attention, though not always with his name attached. As folklore editor of the Federal Writers Project, and later head of the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Botkin guided the fieldworkers who collected the narratives, amassed and edited the raw materials, and produced 17 bound volumes ...

    • Contributor: Abrahams, Roger
    • Date: 2007-08-15
  • Film, Video

    The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music

    Tom Piazza discussed his new book, "The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music."

    • Contributor: Piazza, Tom - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-02-20
  • Film, Video

    John Farrell: 2012 National Book Festival

    John Farrell appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Farrell, John
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video

    Images of the Earth in American Children's Books

    German Fellow Sibylle Machat has spent months at the Kluge Center researching images of planet Earth in American children's books from 1843 to the present. How Earth looks from space is well-known today; satellite imagery of the planet is now a part of our collective consciousness. But before public access to photographic representations of Earth, how the planet appeared from space was collectively imagined ...

    • Contributor: Machat, Sibylle
    • Date: 2015-09-17
  • Film, Video

    Ken Burns: Bookfest 07

    Director Ken Burns in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    Lalita Tademy: Book Fest 07

    Lalita Tademy in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Tademy, Lalita
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    Matthew J. Perry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-07.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Perry, Matthew J. (matthew James)
    • Date: 2011-06-07

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    [Flash Gordon serials--trailers].

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Trailers for the first two Flash Gordon serials spliced together on one reel. Original serial based on the comic strip by Alex Raymond. Sources used: Kinnard, Fifty years of serial thrills, p. 129-161; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed October 25, 2013; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed October 25, 2013.

    • Date: 1936
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    Nevada Barr: Book Fest 05

    Author Nevada Barr at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Barr, Nevada
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Katherine Neville: 2009 National Book Festival

    Katherine Neville, author of best-sellers in more than 30 languages appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Neville, Katherine
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    The Will to Adorn: Reflections on African American Identity and the Aesthetics of Dress

    Diana N'Diaye shares stories, observations, and insights from "The Will to Adorn," a community-centered research and public presentation project, which explores and examines the diversity of African American cultural identities as expressed through traditional arts of the body, dress, and adornment.

    • Contributor: N'diaye, Diana - N'diaye, Diana Baird
    • Date: 2013-01-30
  • Film, Video

    Mukoma wa Ngugi

    Kenyan-American writer, Mukoma wa Ngugi read from his work and discussed the state of contemporary African literature, highlighting African languages and culture.

    • Contributor: Ngugi, Mukoma Wa
    • Date: 2013-12-03
  • Film, Video

    Linda Sue Park: Book Fest 05

    Author Linda Sue Park at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Park, Linda Sue
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Orphan Works 8: Extended Collective Licensing & Mass Digitization

    Several foreign countries have laws that address mass digitization in different ways. Speakers discussed the option of extended collective licensing for purposes of mass digitization in detail and whether the United States should look abroad to foreign extended collective licensing approaches for ideas on domestic action on the issue of mass digitization. Karyn Temple Claggett, Catherine Rowland, Gregory Barnes, Brandon Butler, Jan Constantine, Mike ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-11
  • Film, Video

    Why Mysteries?

    Mystery writer Carolyn Hart, creator of the popular "Death on Demand" mystery series, is the author of 36 novels with more than 2.5 million books in print.

    • Contributor: Hart, Carolyn
    • Date: 2004-04-28
  • Film, Video

    A Modern Queen in a Traditional Role

    H.R.H. Queen of Buganda Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda presented "A Modern Queen in a Traditional Role" in a program sponsored by the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division. Nagginda described her work as a traditional ruler and the work of the charitable foundation she established, the Nnabagereka Development Trust.

    • Contributor: Nagginda, Nnabagereka Sylvia
    • Date: 2005-09-07
  • Film, Video

    TR with Rough Rider friends /

    Scenes of TR in a western setting; the man on TR's immediate left appears to be Albert B. Fall, Senator from New Mexico (1913-1921) and four unidentified men, two wearing Western hats, who may be Rough Riders; a woman is barely visible directly behind TR.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Fall, Albert (albert Bacon) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 191?
  • Film, Video

    Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven

    In this lecture, Timothy M. Rohan from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discusses the exhibition he curated, "Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven," which draws upon works from the Paul Rudolph Archive in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Paul Rudolph (1918-1997) was one of the most innovative American architects of the post-World ...

    • Contributor: Rohan, Timothy
    • Date: 2008-12-16