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  • Film, Video

    President McKinley's funeral, 1901.

    Three sequences of the funeral ceremonies held for President William McKinley: Sequence 1: McKinley's body lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. on Sept. 17, 1901; views of officers on horseback, the Artillery Band (wearing dark headdresses), a squadron of cavalry, a battalion of artillery and coast artillery, Marine Band (wearing white helmets), battalion of Marines, civilians carrying umbrellas (may ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - Biograph Company - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video

    Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt

    In a new biography, author Elizabeth D. Leonard illuminates the history of this seldom-discussed but important figure in Lincoln's presidency.

    • Contributor: Leonard, Elizabeth D.
    • Date: 2012-07-25
  • Film, Video

    Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues

    The Law Library hosted a panel discussion on "Extraordinary Rendition: Constitutional Issues" as a part of the Law Library's Speaker Series and the 175th anniversary of the Law Library of Congress. After 9/11, the Bush administration engaged in what is called "extraordinary rendition" -- the transfer of suspected terrorists to countries known to employ harsh interrogation techniques that may rise to the level of ...

    • Date: 2007-12-05
  • Film, Video

    Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Shows scenes of Calvin Coolidge at his summer home in Plymouth, Vermont, including Coolidge helping out on the neighboring farm of cousin Ed Blanchard; in the "summer White House" above the Plymouth post office; attending church with his father John Calvin, wife Grace Goodhue, and son John; and visiting with his future vice-president, General Charles Dawes. May be a compilation of newsreel footage taken ...

    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin - Coolidge, Grace Goodhue - Blanchard, Edward J. - Coolidge, John - Dawes, Charles Gates - Afi/Casselton (harold)/Larson (ted) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1924
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    President Wilson arrives in New York to lead fourth Liberty Loan parade [1918] /

    Views of fourth Liberty Loan ceremonies in New York City and Washington, Sept. 1918. Inaugurating a national drive for the sale of liberty bonds, President Wilson, his wife Edith, and mother-in-law, Mrs. W. H. Bolling, arrive in New York on Sept. 27, 1918. At Pennsylvania Railroad Station they are greeted by crowds and joined by the President's two daughters, Margaret Wilson and Eleanor McAdoo, ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Woodrow - Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt - Wilson, Margaret Woodrow - McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson - McAdoo, W. G. (william Gibbs) - Rowe, L. S. (leo Stanton) - White, Sallie Bolling - Cartier, Emile - Farrar, Geraldine - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    As part of a western campaign tour, TR speaks to crowds and firms up Progressive Party structure in the area of Fargo, North Dakota, September 6, 1912. Several views from varying distances of TR greeting and speaking to crowds from rear of train; TR addressing large crowd from a decorated platform, apparently in a stadium; TR speaking from rear of train to Indian men, ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, George E. - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1912
  • Film, Video

    Douglas L. Wilson: Book Fest 07

    Douglas L. Wilson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Wilson, Douglas L.
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video

    Leonard Wood lays cornerstone of Roosevelt House, 1921 /

    On Jan. 6, 1921, the restoration of TR's birthplace by the Woman's Roosevelt Memorial Association is officially begun with the laying of the Roosevelt House cornerstone. Views of crowds pressing around platform; Major General Leonard Wood, TR's longtime friend and political associate, preparing to set stone in place; Corinne Robinson, TR's sister and a frequent participant in Roosevelt House activities, speaking to assembled crowd. ...

    • Contributor: Pathe News - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress) - Roosevelt, Theodore - Wood, Leonard - Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt - Hammond, Emily V. (emily Vanderbilt Sloane) - Women's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association
    • Date: 1921
  • Film, Video

    Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Symposium (Part 2)

    The Library sponsored an all-day symposium celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln. Lucas E. Morel presented "Lincoln on Race, Equality and the Spirit of '76." Morel is the Garwood Visiting Research Fellow at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University and the author of "Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-Government." Lincoln's lifelong interest in language will ...

    • Contributor: Various, Various
    • Date: 2009-03-04
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    Lincoln Symposium: Edward Steers Jr.

    Edward Steers Jr. speaks on "The Lincoln Assassination: A Case of Historical Malpractice" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Michael P. Musick.

    • Contributor: Steers Jr., Edward
    • Date: 2002-03-16
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    Julie & David Eisenhower, Jean Edward Smith: 2012 National Book Festival

    Julie Nixon Eisenhower, David Eisenhower and Jean Edward Smith discuss Dwight D. Eisenhower at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video

    Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival

    Edmund Morris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Morris, Edmund
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Ink and Pixel: A Cartoon View of Campaign 2012

    Editorial cartoonists from the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New Orleans Times-Picayune and discuss the highlights and challenges of creating cartoons, representing opinions from both left and right of center, during the 2012 presidential campaign.

    • Date: 2012-09-13
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    Master of the Senate

    Robert A. Caro recently won the Pulitzer Prize in biography for the Master of the Senate (Knopf, 2002) the third volume in his biography of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

    • Contributor: Caro, Robert A.
    • Date: 2003-05-20
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    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

    Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman, Poet

    Souleymane Bachir Diagne, professor of philosophy and religion at Northwestern University, gave a lecture titled "Leopold Sedar Senghor: Thinker, Statesman and Poet" in a program sponsored by the African and Middle Eastern Division. 2006 was the centennial year of the birth of Senghor (1906-2001), who served as Senegal's first president from 1960 to 1980. During his presidency, he set Senegal on the path toward ...

    • Contributor: Diagne, Souleymane Bachir
    • Date: 2006-11-07
  • Film, Video

    Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer

    Attorney and Lincoln scholar James L. Swanson discussed his best-selling book "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer" in a program sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. "Manhunt" (Morrow, 2006) has received outstanding reviews and is now on both the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best seller lists. According to historian James McPherson, "this riveting hour-by-hour account of Lincoln's assassination, Booth's ...

    • Contributor: Swanson, James
    • Date: 2006-04-18
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    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    "The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President McKinley's party, come into view"--Early motion pictures. "This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video

    Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nick Kotz discussed his new book, "Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America" (Houghton Mifflin, 2005), where he draws upon newly available resources, including President Johnson's taped telephone conversations, FBI wiretap logs and recently declassified communications between the FBI and the president, to examine challenges faced by Johnson and King following the death ...

    • Contributor: Kotz, Nick
    • Date: 2005-03-01
  • Film, Video

    Lincoln Symposium: William Lee Miller

    William Lee Miller speaks at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002) on "'I Felt It My Duty to Refuse': A Presidential Pardon Case." He is introduced by Douglas Wilson.

    • Contributor: Miller, William Lee
    • Date: 2002-03-16
  • Film, Video

    David O. Stewart: 2012 National Book Festival

    David O. Stewart appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Film, Video

    Millard Fillmore & Maps


    • Contributor: Van Ee, Patricia Molen
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Film, Video

    Robert Caro: 2012 National Book Festival

    Robert Caro discusses "The Passage of Power," the latest installment in his biographical series on President Lyndon Johnson, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Caro, Robert
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Lincoln Symposium: Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks on "Lincoln's White House" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). She is introduced by Steven Lee Carson.

    • Contributor: Goodwin, Doris Kearns
    • Date: 2002-03-16