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    Nora Pouillon: 2015 National Book Festival Nora Pouillon discusses "My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Pouillon, Nora
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Roberto Canessa: 2016 National Book Festival Roberto Canessa discusses "I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives" with Ted Robbins from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Canessa, Roberto
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter: American Law & the Great Charter As a part of a symposium on the enduring legacy of Magna Carta, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is interviewed by David Rubenstein.
    • Date: 2014-12-09
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    Philip Levine: 2012 National Book Festival Poet Laureate Philip Levine appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Levine, Philip
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    2010 Americas Award Authors Julia Alvarez and Carmen Tafolla and illustrator Magaly Morales received the 2010 Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult Literature at the 17th annual award presentation.
    • Date: 2010-10-23
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    The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras Author Marcial Cerrato Sandoval gives a Spanish-language book talk on his newest work, "The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras."
    • Contributor: Sandoval, Marcial Cerrato
    • Date: 2011-04-25
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    An Oral History of the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Following their concert performance at the Library of Congress, members of the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood sit down to discuss their music, how the group got started and how their strong spiritual beliefs have kept them together.
    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood
    • Date: 2013-08-07
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    The Woman Who Read Too Much Bahiyyih Nakhjavani speaks about her novel, "The Woman Who Read Too Much." Set in the world of the Qajar monarchs, mayors, ministers and mullahs, this book explores 19th century Iran and tells a gripping tale of a pioneering woman.
    • Contributor: Nakhjavani, Bahiyyih
    • Date: 2015-04-02
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    George Weigel: 2013 National Book Festival George Weigel appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Weigel, George
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Gary Sinise & the Veterans History Project Actor Gary Sinise visits the Library of Congress and experiences the Library's Veterans History Project.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-11-11
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    William Faulkner & the Ledgers of History Two years ago, an important literary discovery was revealed -- the existence of a wealthy plantation owner's mid-1800s diary that had been read by William Faulkner and served as the great author's source for names, incidents and details in his prize-winning novels. Sally Wolff uncovered the connection between the diary and Faulkner when she was working on a book about the people who knew ...
    • Contributor: Wolff, Sally
    • Date: 2011-08-09
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    Dorie Ann Ladner and Joyce Ladner oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-09-20. Doris and Joyce Ladner discuss organizing for the March on Washington with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Dorie Ladner recalls her work with SNCC in Natchez, Mississippi, and the murder and trial of Medgar Evers. They both remember growing up in Palmers Crossing, Mississippi, their family history, joining the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth chapter led by Clyde ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ladner, Dorie - Ladner, Joyce A.
    • Date: 2011-09-20

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    Charles Kupchan: 2012 National Book Festival Charles Kupchan appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kupchan, Charles
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Women 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
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    The Music of Language and the Language of Music In our everyday lives, language and instrumental music are obviously different things. Neuroscientist and musician Ani Patel is the author of a recent, elegantly argued offering from Oxford University Press, "Music, Language and the Brain." Oliver Sacks calls Patel a "pioneer in the use of new concepts and technology to investigate the neural correlates of music." In Patel's presentation, he discusses some of the ...
    • Contributor: Patel, Aniruddh
    • Date: 2008-11-07
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    Chakavak Ensemble Performs Persian Classical Music The Chakavak Ensemble showcased examples of Persian classical music at the Library of Congress's Coolidge Auditorium. Under the direction of Dr. Nader Majd, the eight member ensemble performed on traditional Iranian instruments such as the tar, kamancheh, santur, zarb,setar, as well as the violin and cello. The concert was in celebration of Nowruz (New Day) the first day of the Iranian solar year (March ...
    • Date: 2005-03-29
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    Seeger Tribute: (1) Pete, Mike and Peggy Seeger and (2) Performing the Seegers The Library of Congress celebrated the musical legacy of the Seeger Family during a two-day program, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, titled "How Can I Keep from Singing? A Seeger Family Tribute." For session one, "Another Generation of Seegers: Pete, Mike and Peggy Seeger," panelists were Todd Harvey, American Folklife Center, speaking on "Seeger Collections at the American Folklife Center Archive" Jeff Place, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-03-16
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    Shannon Hale: 2009 National Book Festival New York Times best-selling author Shannon Hale appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hale, Shannon
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    David Lehman
    • Contributor: Lehman, David
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Linda Ronstadt: 2013 National Book Festival Webcast Linda Ronstadt appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Ronstadt, Linda
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    100 One-Night Reads: A Book Lover's Guide Books and Beyond 100 One-Night Reads highlights 100 books "that can be read with great enjoyment in the course of a single evening."
    • Date: 2002-04-17
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    When Washington Bailed Out Mom and Pop Marc Levinson discusses his book, "The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America."
    • Contributor: Levinson, Marc
    • Date: 2011-10-26
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    Julia Glass: 2009 National Book Festival Fiction writer and freelance journalist Julia Glass appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Glass, Julia
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Tony DiTerlizzi: 2009 National Book Festival Children's author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Diterlizzi, Tony
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Corey Olsen: 2012 National Book Festival Corey Olsen discusses J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Olsen, Corey
    • Date: 2012-09-23