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    President McKinley inauguration, 1901 The first sequence (ca. 49 ft.), views of President William McKinley speaking, may be unrelated footage. Views of crowds on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in front of the old Willard Hotel during the March 4, l90l inaugural festivities. A mounted military unit rides through what is probably the court of honor, the area on Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Fifteenth to Seventeenth Sts.; the President and...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Roosevelt, Theodore - Hanna, Marcus Alonzo - Paramount Pictures Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    OSIRIS-REx: First U.S. Mission to Return Samples from an Asteroid to Earth Jason Dworkin discussed the OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. space mission that will return samples from an asteroid to Earth.
    • Contributor: Dworkin, Jason
    • Date: 2016-08-25
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    St. Teresa and Her Ascent to Sainthood Father Lush Gjergji of Kosova spoke about the life and works of Mother Teresa as well as her Albanian origins.
    • Contributor: Gjergji, Father Lush
    • Date: 2016-10-14
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    Charity ball A man in formal dinner clothes and a woman in a white ruffled dress with a flower corsage and white shoes execute various dance steps designed as exhibition dancing. The set is bare, without backdrops or props. The couple's feet are not evident at times in the frame, and the dance appears to have been shot in relatively slow motion.
    • Contributor: Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Kelley, James T. - Kent, Dorothy - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    TR and Leonard Wood at the New York flower show, 1917
    Theodore Roosevelt and Leonard Wood at the New York flower show, 1917
    Shots of TR and Leonard Wood on March 20, 1917, at the 5th Annual International Flower Show, Grand Central Palace in New York City. Medium-close view of TR and Wood standing together and talking, facing camera; TR, seated, poses for photographer, with Wood and an unidentified man standing behind him.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - International Newsreel Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Roosevelt, Theodore - Wood, Leonard
    • Date: 1917
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    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
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    William S. Leventhal oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in El Segundo, California, 2013-04-13.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Leventhal, Willy S. (Willy Siegel)
    • Date: 2013-04-13

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    Removing Residual Iron in Platinum and Palladium Prints Matthew Clark and Dana Hemingway discuss preservation techniques in the handling of platinum and palladium prints.
    • Date: 2015-10-28
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    From Inspiration to Illumination: The Saint John's Bible Tim Ternes discussed the processes, tools, methods and materials behind the making of the Saint John's Bible.
    • Contributor: Ternes, Tim
    • Date: 2016-02-04
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    Noon hour, Hope Webbing Co. The single-camera position shows the employees of a manufacturing company as they pass by during the noon hour.
    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    The Wide World of Persian: Connections and Contestations, 1500-Today This conference examines this period that includes not only aspects of cohesion and fracture but also renewal and reconstitution of the Persian-speaking world. The period from early modern to contemporary times features some of the defining moments in the lifespan and legacy of the Persian world. This was a period that witnessed immense interchange and connection at the height of the Ottoman, Safavid, and...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-02
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    "Columbia" winning the Cup "The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races is shown in this picture. Against a background of well defined clouds, the Light Boat is seen marking the finishing line in this great aquatic struggle. As the Columbia crosses the line, followed closely by the Shamrock, we see the steam from the whistle of the Light Ship announcing the well earned victory of the...
    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - American Vitagraph Company
    • Date: 1899
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    A Hint of West Side Story: The Genesis of Chichester Psalms as Seen in the Leonard Bernstein Collection Musicologist Paul Laird discusses "The Genesis of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms as Seen in the Library of Congress Leonard Bernstein Collection," as part of the Library of Congress and American Musicological Society lecture series.
    • Contributor: Laird , Paul
    • Date: 2015-04-14
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    Kwame Alexander on Literacy Kwame Alexander addresses the importance of literacy at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Alexander , Kwame
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Hernandez v. Texas: American Civil Liberties, Then & Now A discussion of the landmark Supreme Court decision giving Mexican-Americans equal protection under the 14th Amendment. Speakers included Hilda G. Tagle and Veronica Villalobos.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-01
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    Buffalo stockyards
    Buffalo stock yards
    From Edison films catalog: A long line of horses, mules and ponies are led, driven and ridden into the yards, where they are sold and distributed. 50 feet. 7.50.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Robert G. Clark, Jr., oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Pickens, Mississippi, 2013-03-13. Robert G. Clark, Jr., describes the early life experiences that led up to his successful campaign for political office in the Mississippi Legislature, where he became the first African American elected since Reconstruction. He discusses his childhood in Pickens, Mississippi, and he describes the family farm that he now owns, his relationship to his family, and the expectations that they had of him to...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Clark, Robert George
    • Date: 2013-03-13

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    The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 C. Alex Young spoke about the science and wonder of total solar eclipses. He explained the celestial mechanics of the eclipse, viewing opportunities and how NASA will study the sun and Earth during this rare event on August 21, 2017.
    • Contributor: Young , C. Alex
    • Date: 2017-06-15
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    Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Dark Future? Gabriel Weimann discussed the recent trends in online terrorism, emerging threats and possible countermeasures.
    • Contributor: Weimann, Gabriel
    • Date: 2015-06-10
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    Great Books to Great Movies: 2014 National Book Festival Why are we drawn to movies based on the books we love? Is seeing believing or is reading enough? In this dynamic multimedia presentation and panel discussion at the 2014 National Book Festival, four great American novelists discuss and present film clips from movies that were based on their books.
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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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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    Anuradha Nehru Oral History Kalanidhi Dance Company founder Anuradha Nehru talks about the Indian classical dance form called Kuchipudi.
    • Date: 2016-11-14
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    Systemic Evil: Mat Perez v. the FBI Retired FBI Special Agent Samuel Martinez discusses workplace discrimination based on race, gender or age within government agencies.
    • Contributor: Martinez, Samuel
    • Date: 2016-11-29
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    Teacher Resource: Inquiry - Investigate When investigating, students will evaluate information to answer questions and test hypotheses. Watch as Earnestine Sweeting has her students use the Library of Congress primary source analysis tool to further investigate events from the New York Draft Riots.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    The Emergence of Life: In the Lab (Session 2) Presentations on the emergence of life on in the lab, including "Minerals, Organics, and the Origins of Life," "Synthesizing Life: From Early Origins to New Natures" and "Analysis: Synthesis." Part of a day-long symposium on the origins of life, how we came to know it, and what it means.
    • Date: 2016-09-15