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    Blind Boys of Alabama II Fresh from their Grammy win, the Blind Boys of Alabama present a free, lunchtime gospel concert on the steps of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama
    • Date: 2002-06-05
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    Beethoven: The Universal Composer videorecording | videorecording ; 45 min | Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris discussed his new book, "Beethoven: The Universal Composer." The Library's Music Division cosponsored the event with the Center for the Book. Morris, a classically trained pianist, has studied Beethoven and his music for 40 years. "Of all the great composers, Beethoven is the most enduring in his appeal to dilettantes and intellectuals ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morris, Edmund
    • Date: 2005
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    Grief videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Date: 2009
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    Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus Webcast Three associates of Rosa Parks give first-hand accounts of Mrs. Parks' life and legacy after her historical arrest.
    • Contributor: Steele, Elaine - McCall Haygan, Ella - Peek, Anita
    • Date: 2015-01-15
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    Books as Weapons: Propaganda, Publishing and the Battle for Global Markets in the Era of World War II John Hench tells the little-known story of the vital partnership between American book publishers and the United States government to put carefully selected recent books highlighting American history and values into the hands of civilians liberated from Axis forces.
    • Contributor: Hench, John
    • Date: 2010-10-05
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    Mercer Mayer: Book Fest 07 Mercer Mayer in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Mayer, Mercer
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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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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    Power comes in many forms Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available DVD-R. "Island topics #68"--Micronesian Seminar WWW site. Also available via World Wide Web; DivX viewer required.
    • Date: 2010
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    Opening Reception of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" Librarian of Congress James Billington and Union Pacific Corporation, the exclusive sponsor of "With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Bicentennial Exhibition," hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit. Speakers included Billington, Union Pacific CEO Jim Young, Sen. Dick Durbin and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, with performances by renowned baritone Thomas Hampson and pianist Craig Rutenberg and poetry readings by James Earl Jones.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-02-10
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    Dave Brubeck Quartet
    Jazz at the Nation's Library | Library of Congress Music Division concert, 2003-10-01
    videorecording | 2 digital video files : 123 min., 17 sec. ; sd., col. | Title from printed program. Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet ; Dave Brubeck Quartet ; Christian McBride, bass. (Performers). Concert given under the auspices of the Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust in the Library of Congress. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2003. Contents ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dave Brubeck Quartet - Brubeck Institute Sextet - Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust - Music Division - Recording Laboratory
    • Date: 2003
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    Poet Laureate Donald Hall Opens the Literary Season Donald Hall opened the Library's 2006-07 literary season with a reading of poems from his book "White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006" (Houghton Mifflin, 2006).
    • Contributor: Hall, Donald
    • Date: 2006-10-03
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    Interview with Mersadis Maffin, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Maffin, Mersadis
    • Date: 2001-11-15
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    Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform traditional dances and songs at the Library of Congress, November 16, 2005. videorecording | videorecording ; 69 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). November 16, 2005. (Date). The members of this ensemble are from Arizona and New Mexico. Most are students at the University of New Mexico. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers - Bass, Howard
    • Date: 2005
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    John Koster: What Did Harpsichords Sound Like in 1910? videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | John Koster discusses the sound of harpsichords in the early part of the 20th Century, in a companion lecture to a concert by Mahan Esfahani. (Content). Recorded May 29, 2010 (Date). Speaker Biography: John Koster is conservator and curator of keyboard instruments at the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Koster, John
    • Date: 2010
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    Interview with Nicole Roach, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Roach, Nicole
    • Date: 2001-11-19
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    Introduction and History of the Library's Music Division videorecording | videorecording ; 21 min | Susan Vita makes a presentation on the Library's Music Division for the docent training program. (Content). Recorded December 7, 2006 (Date). Speaker Biography: Susan Vita is chief of the Library's Music Division. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Vita, Sue
    • Date: 2006
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    Topic Maps: The Inventor's Perspective on Subject-based Access Steven Newcomb and Michel Biezunski both work for Coolheads Consulting, a consultancy specializing in semantic analysis, subject-based information integration, and the actual creation and maintenance of topic maps for clients in government, industry, and academia. Dr. Newcomb spoke about the conceptual foundations of the Topic Maps paradigm. Dr. Biezunski spoke about his vision on what the next step should be in applying the abstract ...
    • Date: 2003-10-15
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    Mysterious China. Land of legends /
    Land of legends Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Hubei Province in subtropical central China dates back to the 7th century BC, when it was home to the powerful state of CHU. The epic history includes the heartbreaking tale of Mulan and the evolution of Wudang Kung Fu. Today, Hubei is home to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydro electric plant in the world. It is also rich in history and time ...
    • Date: 2010
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    Justice
    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
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    Utrecht String Quartet videorecording | videorecording ; 78 min | Praised for its benchmark recordings of Tchaikovsky, the Utrecht String Quartet from The Netherlands makes its first U.S. appearance in the Library of Congress in a program of Schubert, Meijering and Tchaikovsky. (Content). Recorded February 11, 2011 (Date). Since April 2000, the Utrecht String Quartet has been hailed as one of the most renowned chamber-music ensembles, known ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2011
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    Matthew J. Perry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-07.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James)
    • Date: 2011-06-07

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    James Swanson: Book Fest 07 James Swanson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 88 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec. 4, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - James, Brett - Little Big Town (Musical Group) - McKenna, Lori - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Date: 2010
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    The English Concert videorecording | videorecording ; 108 min | One of the world's finest period instrument orchestras comes to the Library with Alice Coote, a singer praised for her "commanding, sensual, and leonine presence" and "a voice of copper silk" in vocal and instrumental works by Dowland, Handel, Monteverdi, and Vivaldi. (Content). Recorded October 14, 2010 (Date). The English Concert, with artistic director Harry Bicket and ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010
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    Vignettes: Letters from George to Evelyn from the private papers of a World War II bride videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 19 min., 9 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Smith, Alan Louis
    • Date: 2012