Film, VideoFirst Among Many: The Bay Psalm Book & Early Moments in American History Through the generous support of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress opened an exhibit featuring two copies of the Bay Psalm Book, officially titled "The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre" (1640). One copy will be drawn from the Library's Rare Book and Special Collections Division. The second copy, which belongs to Rubenstein, will be on display through Saturday, Aug. ...
- Date: 2015-06-04
Film, VideoDon DeLillo: 2013 National Book Festival Don DeLillo appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Delillo, Don
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoRep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Delivers Keynote Address for Women's History Month Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the newly restored House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, delivered the keynote address for Women's History Month. Speaking to a packed room on the theme "Generations of Women Moving History Forward," Wasserman Schultz complimented the Librarian on his commitment to women in key leadership positions and spoke about her own personal and political history including, in 1992, ...
- Contributor: Wasserman Schultz, Debbie
- Date: 2007-03-14
Film, VideoWalter Dean Myers
- Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
- Date: 2001-09-08
Film, VideoThe Sultan's Gift: Book Diplomacy in the Early Hamidian Period Guy Burak spoke about his work with the Abdul Hamid collection, a reflection of the Ottoman Empire during the reign of one of its last sultans, Abdul-Hamid II.
- Contributor: Burak, Guy
- Date: 2016-04-07
Film, VideoAlice McDermott
- Contributor: McDermott, Alice
- Date: 2001-09-08
Film, VideoDr. Sanjay Gupta: Book Fest 07 Sanjay Gupta in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Gupta, Sanjay
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoBuckaroo Theodore Brown Parts a Cow from the Herd
- Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
- Date: 1979-10-10
Film, VideoThe Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought In his book, "New Heavens and a New Earth: The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought," Jeremy Brown describes the long history of the very Jewish responses to Copernicus's sun-centered system where the moving earth was viewed by many as conflicting with the tenants of the Jewish faith.
- Contributor: Brown, Jeremy
- Date: 2013-09-17
Film, VideoKatherine Dunham on need for Dunham Technique In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L’Ag’Ya; the Mazouk from L’Ag’Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the “pole through the body” in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...
Film, VideoThe Political Implications of Human Genomics A discussion on the rapid growth of genomic science, how political views and public policy have not caught up, and its likely effect on our identities and on the criminal-justice system.
- Contributor: Hochschild, Jennifer
- Date: 2011-07-07
Film, VideoThe Longevity of Human Civilization (3 of 4) Will the longevity of human civilization on Earth be imperiled, or enhanced, by our world-changing technologies? Scientists, humanists, journalists and science-fiction authors convened to answer this question in a daylong symposium. The panel, "Living with Ourselves: Can We Form a Healthy, Stable, Long-term Relationship with Technology and the Biosphere?," includes speakers Seth Shostak, Andrew Revkin, Ken Caldeira and Jacob Haqq-Misra.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2013-09-12
Film, VideoPresident Roosevelt and the Rough Riders
Col. Theodore Roosevelt and officers of his staff | Col. Theodore Roosevelt and staff | Col. Roosevelt and staff, Camp Wikoff From the Biograph picture catalogue: 29 feet. This picture shows Col. Roosevelt, accompanied by Lieut. Greenway and other prominent officers of the Rough Riders, galloping up to his headquarters, where he dismounts and walks into his tent. This view was taken in the camp with the Rough Riders, and is an excellent picture of Col. Roosevelt in the environment he loves so well.
- Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Greenway, John Campbell - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1898
Film, VideoIbo Katherine Dunham describes a traditional Haitian Ibo dance. (Content). A Visit with Katherine Dunham, a film by D.A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, Patricia Kerr Ross with David Dawkins © Pennebaker Associates, Inc. Filmed in Haiti in 1983. (Copyright). A Film by Chris Hegedus and D. A Pennebaker Used by permission of Pennebaker-Hegedus Films 262 W. 91st Street New York, NY 10024 (Copyright Notice). A Film ...
Film, VideoAssembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse Co. works
Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2 | Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse works A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is seen walking through a few times, once stopping to look at one of the men's writings.
- Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1904
Film, VideoJazz Conversation: Lyricist Iola Brubeck videorecording | videorecording ; 39 min | Denise Gallo, Head of Acquisitions and Processing with the Library of Congress Music Division, conducts a conversation with lyricist Iola Brubeck, wife of famed jazz musician Dave Brubeck. (Content). Recorded April 10, 2008 (Date). Speaker Biography: Iola Brubeck (b. Corning, CA, 1923) was a radio broadcaster, actress and journalist who studied at the College of the Pacific ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Brubeck, Iola
- Date: 2008
Film, VideoBill Russell oral history interview conducted by Taylor Branch in Seattle, Washington, 2013-05-12.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Branch, Taylor - Russell, Bill
- Date: 2013-05-12
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Film, VideoDean Young: National Book Festival 2013 Dean Young appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Young, Dean
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoGrowth & Transformation Plan of Ethiopia Girma Birru discusses the prospects and challenges of the Ethiopian 2011-2015 Growth and Transformation Plan.
- Contributor: Birru, Girma
- Date: 2013-02-28
Film, VideoTeatro de la Luna's 19th Poetry Marathon In this celebration of words, the only Spanish-language poetry marathon in the country, renowned Spanish-language poets were accompanied by audience members of all ages who recited, read or interpreted their own work or that of well-known authors. Participants included Medar Serrata (Dominican Republic), Veronica Zondek, Omar Lara (Chile), Gustavo Adolfo Garces (Colombia), Rafael Bordao (Cuba), Kary Cerda (Mexico), Vanessa Droz (Puerto Rico) and Maria ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2011-04-22
Film, VideoThe Persian Book in Pre-Modern Turkey As part of the Library's celebration of a thousand years of the Persian book, Ahmet Karamustafa discusses Persian literature in pre-modern Turkey.
- Contributor: Karamustafa, Ahmet
- Date: 2014-08-13
Film, VideoAmy Chua: 2011 National Book Festival Amy Chua appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Chua, Amy
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoCongress.gov Introduction An introduction to the Congress.gov legislative information website.
- Date: 2014-04-15
Film, VideoFireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm "Firemen board the fireboat New Yorker docked at the Battery, New York City; pull anchor; shove off; and proceed out into the harbor"--George Kleine Collection...catalog.
- Contributor: Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1903
Film, VideoSchumann Trio videorecording | videorecording ; 78 min | The Schumann Trio plays works of Mozart (Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498, "Kegelstatt"), Zwilich (Romance for Violin and Piano, Library of Congress commission), Marchenerzahlungen (Op. 132) and Brahms (Clarinet Trio in A minor, op. 114, arranged for viola by Michael Tree). (Content). Recorded March 3, 2011 (Date). The Schumann Trio was conceived in 2008 by Anthony ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress
- Date: 2011