Concerts from the Library of Congress presents Justice composed by Roger Reynolds Videorecording. Filmed Operas.. electronic | composed by Roger Reynolds. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title from screen (viewed on March 20, 2009). Commissioned by the Julian E. Berla and Freda Hauptman Berla Fund in the Library of Congress for the celebration of the Library's Bicentennial. Carmen Pelton, soprano; Steven Schick, percussion; Donnah Welby, actress. (Performers). Recorded at the Thomas Jefferson Building's Great Hall on November 30, ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Pelton, Carmen - Schick, Steven - Welby, Donnah - Fonte, Henry
- Date: 2001
Film, VideoRita Williams-Garcia: 2014 National Book Festival Rita Williams-Garcia appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Williams-Garcia, Rita
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoKevin Young: 2015 National Book Festival Kevin Young discusses "Book of Hours" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Young, Kevin
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoEmily Dickinson Marathon Reading (Part 2) Part two of an all-day reading of Emily Dickinson's works in honor of the poet's 184th birthday.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-12-08
Film, VideoRepresenting the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer
- Contributor: Mack, Kenneth
- Date: 2012-10-11
CollectionThe Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2010-10-13
CollectionKiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and Tombak Music from Illinois Persian hammered dulcimer (santour) virtuoso Kiu Haghighi is accompanied by Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh on the tombak, a Persian drum.
- Contributor: Haghighi, Kiu - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2011-07-20
Film, VideoCassandra Clare: 2011 National Book Festival Author Cassandra Clare appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Clare, Cassandra
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoEmily Dickinson Marathon Reading (Part 1) Part one of an all-day reading of Emily Dickinson's works in honor of the poet's 184th birthday.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-12-08
Film, VideoJonathan Going South: The Yankee & the Making of American National Character Stefanie Schaefer traces the origins and functions of the Yankee in 19th century U.S. literary and popular culture. Schaefer traces the Yankee's most commonly known sectional (Northern) denomination to its origins and explores how this allegory was used to imagine an American national identity.
- Contributor: Schaefer, Stefanie
- Date: 2013-02-07
Film, VideoBARD Mobile iOS: How to Use Advanced Voiceover Gestures Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to use advanced voiceover gestures with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2013-09-01
Film, VideoThe History and Heritage of the Church of the Presidents St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., is unique among churches in the United States. A National Historic Landmark, located just north of Lafayette Square and in clear view of the White House, it has witnessed the presence within its walls of more notable civilian and military leaders of the United States than any other church in the nation. Aside from the White House, ...
- Contributor: Grimmett , Richard
- Date: 2010-03-24
Film, VideoReflections on the First Baseball Classic of 2006 Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, sterling professor of comparative literature at Yale University, presented "Reflections on the First World Baseball Classic of 2006" in a program sponsored by the Hispanic Division. A major literary critic of Spanish and Latin American Literature, he is an expert on baseball and the author of "The Pride of Havana," winner of the Dave Moore Award of Best Baseball Book in ...
- Contributor: Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto
- Date: 2006-06-30
Film, VideoEleanor Clift: 2008 National Book Festival Eleanor Clift appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Clift, Eleanor
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoElizabeth Kostova: 2010 National Book Festival Elizabeth Kostova appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Kostova, Elizabeth
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoDisciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan Four of the most controversial directors of the Central Intelligence Agency -- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby and Willian Casey -- are the subject of a new book by Douglas Waller, who did much of his research at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Waller, Douglas
- Date: 2016-03-07
Film, VideoSong of Songs: The Honeybee in the Garden The Song of Songs is the Hebrew Bible's love song. But who sings this song? While the literal words tell of the passionate love of a man and a woman, the early rabbis understood the verses as an allegory of the love between God and Israel. In her illuminated manuscript, "The Song of Songs: the Honeybee in the Garden," author and artist Debra Band ...
- Contributor: Band, Debra
- Date: 2008-10-28
Film, VideoConquering the Sky: Secret Flights of the Wright Brothers The buildup to Wilbur and Orville Wright's first powered flights in 1903 is history that is well known to aviation enthusiasts everywhere. Five years later, the Wright brothers returned to Kitty Hawk, N.C., to perform the test flights that would catapult them to international fame. That spring in 1908 marked a major turning point in the Wrights' career and the history of aviation, yet ...
- Contributor: Tise, Larry
- Date: 2010-04-07
Film, VideoEmile Berliner & the Birth of the Recording Industry Emile Berliner (1851-1929) was a German-born immigrant whose inventions contributed to the birth of the recording industry. A largely self-educated man, Berliner was responsible for the development of the microphone, the flat recording disc and the gramophone player. Often overlooked by today's historians, Berliner's creative genius rivaled that of his better-known contemporaries Thomas Alva Edison and Alexander Graham Bell. Like the works of these ...
- Date: 2011-05-17
Film, VideoUNESCO's Role in Building Bridges to Cultural Peace Nureldin Satti, former UNESCO representative for Africa, discusses "UNESCO's Role in Building Bridges to Cultural Peace: Case Studies of Somalia, Burundi and Ethiopia" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division.
- Contributor: Satti, Nureldin
- Date: 2009-04-02
Film, VideoWomen Against Tyranny: Poems of the Resistance During the Holocaust Davi Walders speaks about her new book, "Women Against Tyranny: Poems of Resistance During the Holocaust."
- Contributor: Walders, Davi
- Date: 2011-05-12
Film, VideoMagnifying the Universe Jane Rigby demonstrated how scientists study parts of the distant universe with the use of natural telescopes (a natural phenomenon known as gravitational lensing) in conjunction with the largest telescopes on or off the Earth.
- Contributor: Rigby, Jane
- Date: 2014-04-22
Film, VideoRick Riordan: 2009 National Book Festival Children's and adult author Rick Riordan appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Riordan, Rick
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoPatricia Sullivan: 2009 National Book Festival Professor and history author Patricia Sullivan appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Sullivan, Patricia
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoEverett Alvarez Jr.
- Contributor: Alvarez Jr., Everett
- Date: 2003-10-04