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    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, 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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • 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: 2008-03-14
  • Film, Video

    President Harding and Calvin Coolidge [1] /

    Various scenes of the official notification ceremonies held on July 22, 1920 for Warren G. Harding, selected as the Presidential candidate by 17th Republican National Convention and Calvin Coolidge, selected as the Vice Presidential nominee. Opening views of Harding, followed by scenes of him and his wife, Florence Kling Harding, in Marion, Ohio; Harding, Coolidge, and Will H. Hays, Republican National Committee chairman, getting ...

    • Contributor: Harding, Warren G. (warren Gamaliel) - Coolidge, Calvin - Harding, Florence Kling - Hays, Will H. (will Harrison) - Harding, George T. - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Morrow, Edwin P. - Republican National Convention - Community Motion Picture Service, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 2

    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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • 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: 2008-03-14
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    New 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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • 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
  • Collection

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    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 to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...

    • 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, Video

    D'Army Bailey oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Memphis, Tennessee, 2013-08-13.

    D'Army Bailey describes growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, the influence of the Crump political machine in city politics, and his involvement with the Memphis NAACP at an early age. He talks about his participation in the civil rights activism as a student at Southern University, for which he was ultimately expelled. Bailey describes his move to Clark University in Massachusetts, where he became involved ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Cline, David P. - Bailey, D'army
    • Date: 2013-08-13

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  • Film, Video

    The last days of a president films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Presents twenty-eight films from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. Produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company from March to November 1901, these actuality motion pictures feature footage of President William McKinley at his second inauguration; the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York; McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition; and McKinley's funeral. Links to a section of The Learning Page covering the subjects ...

    • Date: 199?
  • Film, Video

    Theodore Roosevelt his life and times on film / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Derived from the Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection and the Paper Print Collection of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division at the Library of Congress, presents 104 films that document the events in Theodore Roosevelt's life from the Spanish-American War in 1898 to his death in 1919. Features selected bibliography, timeline, film chronology, and four sound recordings of Roosevelt stating his progressive political ...

    • Date: 1999
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    African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-02-22
  • Film, Video

    The last days of President McKinley--films of William McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Compilation of 28 films from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New York, at GOP Convention, 1916, Chicago, Ill. /

    Scenes from the 16th Republican National Convention held in Chicago, June 7-10, 1916. Long shot of delegates outside the Congress Hotel. Medium shots, from left to right, of Mrs. Olive H. Whitman; Governor Charles S. Whitman of New York (1915-1918); Francis Hendricks, former New York State Senator (1886-1891); George W. Perkins, a leader in the Progressive movement (1912-1916); Chauncey M. Depew, former New York ...

    • Contributor: Depew, Chauncey M. (chauncey Mitchell) - Perkins, George W. (george Walbridge) - Whitman, Charles S. - Whitman, Olive H. - Hendricks, Francis - Republican National Convention - Pathe News - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video

    Frontline. The election held hostage / Catalog Record Only

    An investigation into how the Ronald Reagan campaign group may have tried to forge a secret deal for the release of the hostages held in Iran during the 1980 presidential campaign.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Mrs. Roosevelt meets the public. Catalog Record Only

    A weekly series wherein Eleanor Roosevelt and her guests discuss the major problems facing the world and the United States. Participating guests include experts in the fields of government, science and world affairs who are directly concerned with the topic of discussion. Mrs. Roosevelt enters actively into the discussion with her guests, expressing her opinion. She also brings representatives of the general public on ...

    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video

    Let's get Frank / Catalog Record Only

    A biography of politician Barney Frank, a Democratic representative from Massachusetts and one of the few openly gay politicians in America.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Mrs. Roosevelt meets the public. Catalog Record Only

    A weekly series wherein Eleanor Roosevelt and her guests discuss the major problems facing the world and the United States. Participating guests include experts in the fields of government, science and world affairs who are directly concerned with the topic of discussion. Mrs. Roosevelt enters actively into the discussion with her guests, expressing her opinion. She also brings representatives of the general public on ...

    • Date: 1951
  • Film, Video

    Oppenheimer. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Music composed by Pat Metheny ; executive director, David M. Davis ; narrator, John Carson. Announcer: Richard Riley. Sam Waterston, David Suchet, Jana Shelden, Edward Hardwicke. Number referring to episode in Gianakos' Television drama series programming ... 1980-1982 is number 22. Aired on PBS on 6/15/82; later aired on WETA; LC's viewing copy is a reissue and was taped off-air from ...

    • Date: 1984
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    [Window on Washington--series-level record] / Catalog Record Only

    Host Bill Henry, noted commentator and veteran of more than 20 years in Washington, offers behind-the-scenes reports on the personalities of the administration and the places where important people in Washington go. The purpose of the program is to enable people to become better acquainted with their capital, how it works, and what it does. Henry often has a guest, who discusses current legislation ...

    • Date: 1953
  • Film, Video

    Biography. Gerald Ford : healing the Presidency. Catalog Record Only

    A profile of President Gerald R. Ford (born Leslie King Jr. in 1913), recalls his service during World War II and how he became President after the resignation of Richard Nixon. Included are comments from wife Betty and children Susan and Jack.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    Profiles in courage. Andrew Johnson / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of Andrew Johnson. Studies his senatorial career with emphasis on the motivations that led him to oppose the secession of Tennessee from the Union. Explores the growth and development of the State of Tennessee and surveys the conflicts that faced the Frontier State in its choice either to remain in or secede from the Union.

    • Date: 1965
  • Film, Video

    June 4th 1992 events / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy--a celebration of his life and times. 1957-1961--the race for the White House / Catalog Record Only

    PA579-098 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Readers's Digest Association, Inc. NM: all other cinematographic material, text and ill. on jacket. DCR 1989; PUB 1Mar89; REG 1Jun92; PA579-098. Title appears on cassette label as: Kennedy. Volume 2, 1957-1961--the race for the White House; title also appears on cassette container as: Reader's Digest John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The race for the White House--1957-1961. Program development, Simone Bedient ; ...

    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video

    Murrow-Oppenheimer interview / Catalog Record Only

    Dr. Oppenheimer describes the function of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, NJ; the work of the 100 scholars studying there; and his own views on nuclear warfare, the future of scientific inquiry, and some of the complex mathematical mysteries that beset scientists.

    • Date: 1955
  • Film, Video

    Profiles in courage. John Quincy Adams / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary profile of John Quincy Adams. Examines the stand of John Quincy Adams in support of an embargo in order to defend America's freedom of the seas, despite its immediate effect on New England shipping and on his own political and financial fortune.

    • Date: 1965
  • Film, Video

    Today with Mrs. Roosevelt. Catalog Record Only

    A weekly series wherein Eleanor Roosevelt and her guests discuss the major problems facing the world and the United States. Participating guests include experts in the fields of government, science and world affairs who are directly concerned with the topic of discussion. Mrs. Roosevelt moderates the points of view expressed by her guests and remains politically neutral. Today's topic is: The forty-ninth state, a ...

    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video

    Fred Tuttle is the man with a plan / Catalog Record Only

    A Capraesque fable of how Fred Tuttle, a wily old country naif, decides to run for Congress and triumphs in his hapless simplicity over sophistication, money, and power.

    • Date: 1998