Film, VideoHolly Black: 2009 National Book Festival Children's and teens author Holly Black appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Black, Holly
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoCelebrated Cookbook Editor Judith Jones Judith Jones spoke at the Library of Congress in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Jones was the first to espouse the kind of cookbook in which the ...
- Contributor: Jones , Judith
- Date: 2007-11-05
Film, VideoErin E. & Philip C. Stead: 2012 National Book Festival Erin E. Stead and Philip C. Stead appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoA Tribute to Fay Kanin Fay Kanin was recognized for her 20 years of service to the Library as chair of the Library of Congress National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) with a presentation of the institution's 100th ...
- Contributor: Kanin, Fay
- Date: 2009-07-17
Film, VideoIsland in a Storm: A Rising Sea, A Vanishing Coast and a Nineteenth Century Disaster That ... In the mid-19th century, the Isle Derniere was emerging as an exclusive summer resort near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About 100 miles from New Orleans, it attracted the most ...
- Contributor: Sallenger, Abby
- Date: 2010-03-16
Film, VideoMahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert Mahan Esfahani plays Wanda Landowska's Pleyel harpsichord, featuring pieces from her 1927 concert at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
- Date: 2010-05-29
Film, VideoWorking Collections as Data Three presentations share the dynamic potential of using collections computationally at the Library's symposium, "Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access." "Text and/as Image: Expanding Possibilities for Description, Discovery ...
- Date: 2016-09-27
Film, VideoAfrica: Re-Sourcing History David Birmingham presents a lecture on "Africa: Re-Sourcing History."
- Contributor: Birmingham, David
- Date: 2011-11-14
Film, VideoAmerican Centuries: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover & Cold War America's Rise in the World Kevin Kim discusses how Henry Wallace and Herbert Hoover challenged and often transformed America's experiences in the Cold War.
- Contributor: Kim, Kevin
- Date: 2014-12-04
CollectionHear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955 While all other aspects of Yiddish culture existed wherever Ashkenazic Jews lived, it was only in America that radio realized its greatest and most fulfilling use by and for Jews. Yiddish scholar ...
- Contributor: Sapoznik, Henry - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2009-10-14
Film, VideoRep. Jim Clyburn Delivers the 2009 Keynote Address for African American History Month In recognition of African American History Month, Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) Majority Whip of the House, delivered the Library's 2009 keynote address. The 2009 theme for the month was Quest for ...
- Contributor: Clyburn, Jim
- Date: 2009-02-04
Film, VideoStories about Life in the Cosmos: Historical, Cultural, and Artistic Perspectives on Astrobiology Part three of the three-part Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology series that convenes scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from across the country and around the world to investigate the intersection of ...
- Date: 2015-08-06
Film, VideoJeff Chu: 2013 National Book Festival Jeff Chu appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Chu, Jeff
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoEllen Birnbaum and Nancy Schulman: 2008 National Book Festival Educators Ellen Birmbaum and Nancy Schulman appear at the National Book Festival.
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoConstitution Day 2013: Risa L. Goluboff Risa L. Goluboff lectured on "How the Constitution Changes: Social and Political Aspects of the Law." This program is part of the Law Library's annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day--a ...
- Contributor: Goluboff, Risa L.
- Date: 2013-09-17
Film, VideoExploring Waldseemuller's World: Exploring the Known and Unknown Prominent scholars gathered at the Library to examine Waldseemuller's cartographic vision and to reflect on the philosophical and historical context of the map's production and reception. Experts spoke on a wide range ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2009-05-14
Film, VideoThe Origins of FBI Counterintelligence Foreign spies and the theft of military and industrial secrets were real threats during the 1930s as the United States faced the impending war. The nation's lack of security on those fronts ...
- Contributor: Batvinis, Raymond
- Date: 2007-11-08
Film, VideoBlack Pearls Restrung: Hebrew and Yiddish Artists' Books at the Library of Congress Like their counterparts in other languages, artists' books in Hebrew and Yiddish embrace the new, the innovative; and they achieve their artistic vision in ways that range from the cutting edge of ...
- Contributor: Brener, Ann
- Date: 2014-02-10
Film, VideoReading & Conversation with Carmen Boullosa Mexican poet and author Carmen Boullosa read and discussed her work.
- Contributor: Boullosa, Carmen
- Date: 2014-03-25
Film, VideoCanaries, Nightingales, Whistlers & Transcribers: Birdsong, Bird-Imitators & the Early 20th-Century Recording Industry Ian Nagoski drew examples of rare early recordings from his recent digital release "Ecstatic & Wingless: Bird-Imitation on Four Continents, ca. 1910-44" to explore this forgotten art form and illuminate the world ...
- Contributor: Nagoski, Ian
- Date: 2016-08-02
Film, VideoA Parting of the Ways: Wealth, Working and Poverty in Early Christian Monasticism Imagine you are living in 290 and not in 2009. Guess what people were heatedly discussing in those days? It was a pressing economic issue: the financial support of monks. Some insisted ...
- Contributor: Brown, Peter
- Date: 2009-04-30
Film, VideoChildren's Author & Illustrator Hervé Tullet As part of his U.S. tour, renowned French illustrator Hervé Tullet engaged preschoolers at the Library's Young Readers Center and introduced his new picture book, "Mix it Up" with an interactive story ...
- Contributor: Tullet, Hervé
- Date: 2014-11-10
Film, VideoWe Write the Songs: Celebrating the ASCAP Collection The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation staged "We Write the Songs" at the Coolidge Auditorium, a night of songwriters performing their own tunes and telling the stories behind ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2011-05-10
Film, VideoTreatment Considerations for a Newly-Discovered Drawing by Martin Ramirez In 2009, an archivist at the Library of Congress working to catalog a gift collection discovered a rolled up, brittle drawing on the blank sides of patched-together pieces of mail that, after ...
- Contributor: Peckham, Susan
- Date: 2015-07-14
Film, VideoSonya Sones: 2013 National Book Festiv Sonya Sones appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Sones, Sonya
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoDoris Adelaide Derby oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-26. Doris Derby discusses her childhood in the Bronx, joining a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group, and attending Hunter College. She recalls her work in African art ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Derby, Doris Adelaide
- Date: 2011-04-26
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Film, VideoRachel Renee Russell: 2015 National Book Festival Rachel Renee Russell and daughters Erin and Nikki discuss "Dork Diaries No. 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Russell, Rachel Renee
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoTeacher Resource: The Power of Images Some of the most powerful primary sources in the collections of the Library of Congress are visual images. Learn about the millions of photographs that are available on the Library's website.
- Contributor: Narrator
- Date: 2015-05-23
Film, VideoMaking Sense of Ancient Graffiti In the year AD 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted with devastating force, burying the nearby town of Pompeii under more than thirty feet of volcanic debris. Pompeii was effectively wiped off the map, ...
- Contributor: Benefiel, Rebecca R.
- Date: 2012-07-05
Film, VideoEdward O. Wilson: 2010 National Book Festival Scientist Edward O. Wilson speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Wilson , Edward O.
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoFrom Vienna to Chicago and Back Distinguished Austrian historian Gerald Stourzh, professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, is one of the few prominent scholars equally at home with U.S. history and the history of central Europe. Stourzh ...
- Contributor: Stourzh, Gerald
- Date: 2008-09-24
CollectionNew Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1 The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed ...
- Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura ... Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
- Date: 2008-03-13
Film, VideoTed Kooser: Out of the Ordinary Ted Kooser, Poet Laureate and winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, closes out the 2004-2005 literary season with an hour-long exhibition of wit and award-winning poetry style.
- Contributor: Kooser, Ted
- Date: 2005-05-05
Film, VideoConnie Willis Connie Willis speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Willis, Connie
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoJan Jarboe Russell: 2015 National Book Festival Jan Jarboe Russell discusses "The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book ...
- Contributor: Russell, Jan Jarboe
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoEthics, Politics & Institutions: A Moral Vocabulary for Modern Democracy Robin Lovin discusses how to re-introduce a moral vocabulary into contemporary politics.
- Contributor: Lovin, Robin
- Date: 2014-01-23
Film, VideoBackstage at the Lincoln Assassination Author Thomas A. Bogar discusses the results of his research that led to his latest book, "Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination."
- Contributor: Bogar, Thomas A.
- Date: 2015-04-07
Film, VideoAdam Johnson: 2013 National Book Festival Adam Johnson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Johnson, Adam
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoDaniel Silva
- Contributor: Silva, Daniel
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoThe Art of Splendor: Islamic Luxury Goods A lecture with illustrations the author of Bazaar to Piazza: Islamic Trade and Italian Art, 1300-1600.
- Contributor: Mack, Rosamond E.
- Date: 2004-04-19