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  • Film, Video

    The Ideological Context of U.S.-China Relations

    In his lecture, Lanxin Xiang, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, argues that in American policy circles the ideological context of Sino-U.S. relations is usually identified as democracy versus communist despotism.

    • Contributor: Xiang, Lanxin
    • Date: 2004-06-16
  • Collection

    Laborlore: Collecting and Contextualizing Laborlore

    Through a case study approach, the panelists focus on a range of issues confronting documentary fieldworkers and their community collaborators in the arena of documenting and representing occupational lore and traditions. Focusing on maritime traditions and ranching culture, participants address the issues of how to frame labor culture and traditions for a broader public in the realm of the museum, the internet and live ...

    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
  • Film, Video

    Sleighing scene

    "A view taken on the West Side Drive in Central Park. Shows a continuous stream of handsome rigs and turnouts passing in both directions. Pedestrians watch the gay carnival. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Alfredo Corchado: 2013 National Book Festival

    Alfredo Corchado appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Corchado, Alfredo
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Literary Birthday Celebration: Paul Laurence Dunbar

    Poets Holly Bass and Al Young celebrate the birthday of American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.

    • Date: 2013-06-27
  • Film, Video

    The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert

    motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 98 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). December 3, 2012 (Date). Rebecca Luker, Korliss Uecker, Aaron Lazar, Ron Raines, vocalists. Jerry Grossman, cellist. William Hicks, music director and pianist. Hosted by Loras John Schissel. (Performers). Art is Calling for Me -- Canzonetta -- Gypsy Love Song -- Pan-Americana, morceau caracteristique -- Indian Summer -- ...

    • Contributor: Schissel, Loras J. - Herbert, Victor - Luker, Rebecca - Uecker, Korliss - Lazar, Aaron - Raines, Ron - Grossman, Jerry - Hicks, William
  • Film, Video

    Jane Shore and Dabney Stuart Poetry Reading

    The Library's fall literary season continued with readings by poets Jane Shore and Dabney Stuart.

    • Date: 2008-10-23
  • Film, Video

    Jeffrey Eugenides: 2012 National Book Festival

    Jeffrey Eugenides appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Eugenides, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Paolo Bacigalupi: 2013 National Book Festival

    Paolo Bacigalupi appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bacigalupi, Paolo
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video

    Edward P. Jones: Book Fest 07

    Edward P. Jones in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Jones, Edward P.
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    The Loveliest Woman in America: A Tragic Actress, Her Lost Diaries and Her Granddaughter's Search for Home

    Rosamond Pinchot was dubbed "the loveliest woman in America" at 23, yet 10 years later she was dead by her own hand. An acclaimed actress, socialite and sportswoman, she was the toast of Broadway and Hollywood during the 1920s and 1930s. Bibi Gaston, who took a remarkable journey to discover the truth about her forgotten grandmother, discussed and signed "The Loveliest Woman in America: ...

    • Contributor: Gaston, Bibi
    • Date: 2009-03-17
  • Film, Video

    Nina Khrushcheva: 2014 National Book Festival

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

    • Contributor: Khrushcheva, Nina
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Film, Video

    Session 1: Existing Exclusive Rights Under Title 17, Part 1

    This session discussed Title 17 and the making available of digital on-demand transmissions such as peer-to-peer networks, streaming services, and music downloads, as well as more broadly in the digital environment. Evidentiary issues in infringement actions were also discussed. Speakers included Maria A. Pallante, Karyn Temple Claggett, John C. Beiter, Andrew P. Bridges, George M. Borkowski, Eugene DeAnna, Jane Ginsburg, Glynn Lunney, Peter Menell, ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-05
  • Film, Video

    The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph /

    It's a busy day at the office, and the stenographer is exhausted from trying to keep up with the demands on her skills. Even when she stays late, she cannot catch up with all of the work. But then a man comes into the office to demonstrate the many advantages of the Edison System, his company's new business phonograph.

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Edison Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
  • Film, Video

    Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Ronald Dworkin, professor of jurisprudence at University College London and the New York University School of Law, delivers the inaugural Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Dworkin, Ronald
    • Date: 2009-10-26
  • Film, Video

    Oh! Susanna

    motion picture | videorecording ; 4 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Graves, Denyce - Wintle, James - Foster, Stephen Collins
  • Film, Video

    Patricia Schultz: Book Fest 07

    Patricia Schultz in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Schultz, Patricia
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Richardson, Gloria
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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  • Film, Video

    Colored troops disembarking /

    "The steamer "Mascotte" has reached her dock at Port Tampa, and the 2d Battalion of Colored Infantry is going ashore. Tide is very high, and the gang plank is extra steep; and it is laughable to see the extreme caution displayed by the soldiers clambering down. The commanding officer struts on the wharf, urging them to hurry. Two boat stewards in glistening white duck ...

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

    Panorama of Riker's Island, N.Y. /

    The film was photographed from a boat going around Riker's Island. Located on the East River north of Hell Gate between the Bronx and Queens, Riker's Island was the site of a massive New York City landfill operation at the time of the filming (originally eighty-seven acres, by 1939 the size of the island had increased to four hundred acres). The film includes scenes ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video

    Amos C. Brown oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in San Francisco, California, 2013-03-02.

    Reverend Dr. Amos Brown discusses his childhood in Jackson, Mississippi and meeting Medgar Evers, who quickly became his mentor. Brown was a leader in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a teenager, leading the Jackson chapter and then the whole state Youth Council and traveling with Mr. Evers across the country to attend a national conference. He was asked ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Brown, Amos C. (amos Cleophilus)
    • Date: 2013-03-02

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  • Film, Video

    Fred Hiatt: 2013 National Book Festival

    Fred Hiatt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hiatt, Fred
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Taming the Regulation of Culture

    The sixth lecture of this series was presented by Lawrence Lessig.

    • Contributor: Lessig, Lawrence
    • Date: 2005-03-03
  • Film, Video

    [Quentin Roosevelt]; Clemenceau and Foch, 1917-1919 /

    Film appears to have been photographed in France during WWI. Medium close shot of Quentin Roosevelt with a small building in background; brief shot of French and American officers, including Lieutenant Edward V. Rickenbacker at immediate right, talking; view of a troop train moving through a European town as people line the tracks waving to soldiers. Final sequence is medium close panning shots, from ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Quentin - Clemenceau, Georges - Foch, Ferdinand - Pershing, John J. (John Joseph) - Rickenbacker, Eddie - Tardieu, André - Weygand, Maxime - McAndrews, James W. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    The History of Household Technology

    The head of the Library's Science Reference Division describes the evolution in the technology of washing machines, irons and stoves and its effect on the work of women in the home.

    • Contributor: Carter, Constance
    • Date: 2005-02-18