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    James Polk Papers & Diary Washington Journal interview
    • Contributor: Kranz, Marvin
    • Date: 1996-09-25
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    Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington Daniel Epstein is a poet, dramatist and biographer with 12 books in print. Epstein has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and Prix de Rome from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
    • Contributor: Epstein, Daniel Mark
    • Date: 2004-09-30
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    Daniel Mark Epstein on Walt Whitman's "The Death of Lincoln" The Library of Congress presented an evening concert and a dramatic reading of Walt Whitman's historic lecture on the "Death of Lincoln." Daniel Mark Epstein, author of "Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington" (Ballantine Books, 2004), offered a complete reading of Whitman's tribute to the assassinated president. Whitman first delivered the "Death of Lincoln" lecture at Steck Hall in New York ...
    • Contributor: Epstein, Daniel Mark
    • Date: 2005-04-14
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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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    The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War Margaret (Peggy) Wagner discusses "The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War" in commemoration the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Wagner, Margaret
    • Date: 2013-03-12
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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: International Film Service - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Pathé Exchange - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - 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
    • Date: 1918
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    A Slave in the White House Elizabeth Dowling Taylor has used correspondence, legal documents and journal entries rarely seen before to write "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons."
    • Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
    • Date: 2012-02-07
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    James Garfield Papers Interview
    • Contributor: Sellers, John
    • Date: 1996-06-01
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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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    Woodrow Wilson Papers Interview
    • Contributor: Haynes, John
    • Date: 1996-06-01
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    TR at Sagamore Hill [1916]
    TR at Sagamore Hill, 1917-1918 | Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill, 1916
    On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over 2,000 people who traveled from New York City to Oyster Bay to see TR and hear him speak on "Americanism." Panning shots of crowd gathered around porch; ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Hurd, Richard M. (Richard Melancthon) - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1915
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    Bob Woodward: 2006 National Book Festival Bob Woodward speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Woodward, Bob
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    James Monroe Papers Interview
    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Date: 1996-06-01
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    Tour of Leopold Sedar Senghor Exhibit in African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room The Library's African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room presents a special display of Senghor memorabilia featuring signed copies of Leopold Senghor's prolific works from the private collection of Stephen H. Grant, a retired administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development.
    • Contributor: Grant, Stephen
    • Date: 2006-11-07
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    Ellen & Edith: Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies The wives of Woodrow Wilson were strikingly different from each other. Ellen Axson Wilson, quiet and intellectual, died after just a year and a half in the White House and is thought to have had little impact on history. Edith Bolling Wilson was flamboyant and confident but left a legacy of controversy. Kristie Miller discusses them, the subject of her new book.
    • Contributor: Miller, Kristie
    • Date: 2011-03-30
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    My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives Library of Congress manuscript historian Gerard Gawalt discussed his new book "My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives," in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book. Published by the Library of Congress in association with Black Dog & Leventhal, this compelling anthology draws upon the Library's vast collections of presidential papers to open a unique window into the special husband-wife ...
    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Date: 2006-03-30
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    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
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    Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis Gerard Gawalt discusses the draft of a letter that Thomas Jefferson sent to Meriwether Lewis to initiate the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Date: 2004-10-13
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    Jeffrey Toobin: 2012 National Book Festival Jeffrey Toobin appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Toobin, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] Views of TR at various public functions in support of the war effort: 1) TR stands with Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, fellow-officer in the Spanish-American War, and speaks to camera during an informal visit to Camp Mills, near Garden City, N.Y., on Sept. 2, 1917; 2) on the lawn of Sagamore Hill on Aug. 22, 1917, TR and members of the Belgian mission ...
    • Contributor: International Film Service - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Pathé Exchange - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Roosevelt, Theodore - Coudert, Frederic R. (Frederic René) - O'connor, T. P. (Thomas Power) - Wilson, George T. - Lenihan, Michael J. - Carlier, Hector - Moncheur, Ludovic - Burnquist, J. A. A. (Joseph Alfred Arner)
    • Date: 1917
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    In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case Louis Fisher, special assistant to the Law Librarian and a specialist in constitutional law, discussed his new book, "In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case." Fisher was introduced by Steven Aftergood, the senior research analyst at the Federation of American Scientists and editor of the e-mail newsletter "Secrecy News." Both Fisher and Aftergood participated in a question-and-answer session ...
    • Contributor: Fisher, Louis
    • Date: 2006-09-11
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    McKinley and party
    President McKinley's inspection of Camp Wikoff
    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense distances of Camp Wikoff with its multitude of tents in the background. The President, with Vice-President Hobart and Secretary of ...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus) - Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander) - Wheeler, Joseph - Astor, John Jacob - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - American Mutoscope Company - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Eleanor Clift: 2008 National Book Festival Eleanor Clift appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Clift, Eleanor
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    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
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    TR's inauguration, 1905 [1]
    Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration, 1905 [1] | Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration, 1905.
    Scenes of TR's second inauguration on March 4, 1905 in Washington, D.C.: long panning shots of crowds gathered at the Capitol; on a platform erected on the East Front of the Capitol, Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller administers the presidential oath of office to TR as Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court James H. McKenney holds the Bible; TR speaks to crowd. Views of ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Fuller, Melville Weston - McKenney, James Hall - Spooner, John C. (John Coit) - Lodge, Henry Cabot - Dalzell, John - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Paramount Pictures Corporation
    • Date: 1905