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    Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years A panel of experts addressed "Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years" with reflections about the treatise and copyright law. Speakers included Karyn Temple Claggett, David Nimmer, Jon Baumgarten, Barton Beebe, Robert Brauneis, Shira Perlmutter, Maria A. Pallante and Joseph Salvo.
    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2013-05-06
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    How to Put Your Brain on the Internet: Lessons from a Cyborg Michael Chorost discusses his book "World Wide Mind: The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet."
    • Contributor: Chorost, Michael
    • Date: 2013-03-20
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    2015 Américas Awards for Children & Young Adult Literature Author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh and author Margarita Engle received the 2015 Américas Awards for Children and Young Adult Literature.
    • Date: 2015-09-18
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    Emily 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
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    Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 2, morning) Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet. ...
    • Contributor: Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace ... Various - Chesnut, R. Andrew - Curran, Mark J. - Gambliel, Maria Carmen - Maia, Manuela - Marks, Morton - McCann, Bryan - Morris, Valda - Silva, Gonçalo Ferreira Da - Slater, Candace - Soares, Marli Gomes - Williams, Gayle Ann - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Brazil. Embaixada (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011-09-27
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    Poet Yermiyahu Ahron Taub Yermiyahu Ahron Taub reads from his new book of poetry, "Uncle Feygele," which explores the issues encountered by gay Orthodox Jews. He follows up with questions from the audience regarding the book and translating between English and Yiddish.
    • Contributor: Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
    • Date: 2011-06-07
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    Teacher Resource: The Power of Maps An introduction to the map collections at the Library of Congress. Maps are much more than pictures of the world. They can tell us about the people who made them, the times those people lived in, and what they knew and didn't know.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-05-23
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    Northwest Washington, D.C.: Tales from West of the Park From the history of Georgetown College and American University to stories of runaway slaves seeking protection at Fort Reno, historian Mark N. Ozer charts the evolution of the storied neighborhoods of the nation's capital in "Northwest Washington, D.C.: Tales from West of the Park."
    • Contributor: Ozer, Mark N.
    • Date: 2012-05-23
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    Kiersten White: 2016 National Book Festival Kiersten White discusses "And I Darken at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C."
    • Contributor: White, Kiersten
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Preserving Your Memories: Traditional & Digital Albums & Scrapbooks Conservators highlighted basic preservation measures one can do at home for long-lasting albums and scrapbooks. They enumerated the pros and cons of dismantling old scrapbooks and albums in poor condition and discussed how to address condition problems. Digital archivists covered preservation considerations for digital scrapbooks and albums and staff from the Library's Veterans History Project shared information on how to participate in the Project.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-04-24
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    Carl Hiaasen: 2016 National Book Festival Carl Hiaasen discusses "Razor Girl" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Hiaasen, Carl
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Salzburg Hyperion Ensemble Performing Strauss, Schoenberg & Brahms This ensemble of musicians from prestigious European orchestras and chamber music societies offer well-known and seldom heard chamber music, including the original sextet version of Verkl??rte Nacht.
    • Contributor: Hyperion Ensemble
    • Date: 2011-02-04
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    Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln Robert T. Lincoln was Abraham and Mary's oldest and last-surviving son, yet little has been published about the lawyer, businessman and statesman who lived during one of the most progressive and dynamic eras in U.S. history. In his new book, Jason Emerson, after nearly 10 years of research - much of it done at the Library of Congress - draws upon previously undiscovered materials ...
    • Contributor: Emerson, Jason
    • Date: 2013-07-16
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    Orphan Works 10: Audience Participation Audience members were invited to give their final comments regarding the two-day Orphan Works roundtables. Karyn Temple Claggett, Catherine Rowland, Lisa Shaftel, Jean Dryden, Jeff Sedlik, John Sadowski, Nancy C. Prager, Mike Furlough, Greg Cram, Brooke Penrose and Hope O'Keeffe, Michael Capobianco.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-11
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    Ed Piskor: 2016 National Book Festival Ed Piskor discusses "Hip-Hop Family Tree: 1984-1985" with Damon Locks at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Piskor , Ed
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Susan Kiguli To celebrate the African Studies Association Annual meeting, Ugandan poet and ASA Presidential Fellow Susan Kiguli reads her own work, followed by a moderated discussion.
    • Contributor: Kiguli, Susan
    • Date: 2011-11-16
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    Diana Gabaldon: 2010 National Book Festival "Outlander" series novelist Diana Gabaldon appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Gabaldon, Diana
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection Juan Felipe Herrera discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection with Cathy Kerst.
    • Date: 2015-09-09
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    Kate Masur: An Example for All the Land In "An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C." (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), author Kate Masur offers the first major study in more than 50 years of the nation's capital during Reconstruction. The author's panoramic account considers grassroots struggles, city politics, Congress and the presidency, revealing the District of Columbia as a unique battleground in ...
    • Contributor: Masur, Kate
    • Date: 2011-01-12
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    Jacqueline Woodson: 2014 National Book Festival Jacqueline Woodson appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Woodson, Jacqueline
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Diaghilev's Time Travelling Italian Scores Elia Corazza investigates the collaboration between Serge Diaghilev, founder of the Ballets Russes, and Italian composer Ottorino Respighi.
    • Contributor: Corazza, Elia
    • Date: 2015-04-30
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    Bill 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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    Kevin Kosar on Whiskey: A Global History "Whiskey: A Global History" (University of Chicago Press, 2010) is an informative, concise narrative of the drink's history, from its obscure medieval origins to the globally traded product of today. Focusing on three nations -- Scotland, Ireland and the United States -- author Kevin R. Kosar charts how the techniques of distillation moved from ancient Egypt to the British Isles.
    • Contributor: Kosar, Kevin
    • Date: 2011-02-08
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    Son Jarocho Master Musicians: César Castro, Artemio Posadas & Luis Sarimientos The Alliance for California Traditional Arts curates a presentation of some of the key master artists and their apprentices from Northern and Southern California who are deeply integrated into the transnational cultural phenomenon of son Jarocho. During the 1970s this folk musical style from southern Veracruz, Mexico, underwent a revitalization. The central traditional social gathering, the fandango, was reinvigorated, widely popularizing the complex of ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-11
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    Sharon Flake: 2012 National Book Festival Sharon Flake appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Flake, Sharon
    • Date: 2012-09-23