• Film, Video
    Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman spoke about and showed a power point presentation on the new exhibit at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington on "Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City."
    • Date: 2009-05-19
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    Doro Bush Koch: Book Fest 07 Doro Bush Koch in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Koch, Doro Bush
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Federal Discrimination & the Decline of National Black Politics in the Early 20th Century Racial discrimination in federal offices during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson implicated the United States government in the economic limitation of African Americans in the early twentieth century. The Civil Service's stable pay and chance for promotion had helped to foster a vibrant black middle class in the nation's capital. This promising island in Jim Crow America was maintained by a political patronage coalition ...
    • Contributor: Yellin, Eric
    • Date: 2011-12-08
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    The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family The relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings has been a subject of speculation for centuries and even more so in the past decade, when DNA testing increased evidence of a sexual liaison. Author Annette Gordon-Reed, who received attention in 1997 for a book that carefully evaluated claims and counter-claims about the Jefferson-Hemings relationship, has written a new book about Sally Hemings - a ...
    • Contributor: Gordon-Reed, Annette
    • Date: 2008-09-23
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    Lincoln Symposium: John R. Sellers John R. Sellers speaks on "Lincoln's Washington: A Divided City" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Charles Hubbard.
    • Contributor: Sellers, John R.
    • Date: 2002-03-16
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    Ken Burns: Bookfest 07 Director Ken Burns in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Burns, Ken
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Collection
    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
  • Film, Video
    An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America Historian Henry Wiencek discussed his new book, which focuses on the life of Washington and explores early slavery in America.
    • Contributor: Wiencek, Henry
    • Date: 2003-11-05
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    Lincoln Symposium: Ronald C. White Jr. Ronald C. White Jr. speaks on "Lincoln's Sermon on the Mount: The Second Inaugural" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). He is introduced by Donald R. Kennon.
    • Contributor: White Jr., Ronald C.
    • Date: 2002-03-16
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    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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    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
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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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    Jefferson and His Legacy Historians Joseph Ellis and Annette Gordon-Reed discuss Jefferson and his legacy.
    • Date: 2000-07-25
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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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    Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival Edmund Morris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Morris, Edmund
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards Discusses Book on Conservatism Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-Okla.), a leading member of the American conservative movement for more than 40 years, believes that many conservatives today have abandoned their principles and have become champions of that which they once most feared--government intrusion. In his new book, "Reclaiming Conservatism: How a Great American Political Movement Got Lost--And How It Can Find Its Way Back," Edwards argues that the ...
    • Contributor: Edwards, Mickey
    • Date: 2008-03-05
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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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    Hay Copy of Gettysburg Address on Display The Library of Congress displays the John Hay copy of the Gettysburg Address for six weeks, from March 22 to May 4, in its "Civil War in America" exhibition. The John Hay copy of the address is one of five known manuscript drafts. The Hay copy is considered the second draft, made by Lincoln shortly after his return to Washington from Gettysburg. Lincoln gave ...
    • Contributor: Krowl, Michelle
    • Date: 2013-03-22
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    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
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    Obama's Victory & the Democratic Struggle for Power Jeffrey Alexander offers a new way of looking at the struggle for political power by discussing what happened and why during Barack Obama's run for the presidency. He argues that images, emotion and performance are the central features of the battle for power.
    • Contributor: Alexander, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2010-10-14
  • 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
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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
  • 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
  • Collection
    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
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kearns Goodwin, Doris
    • Date: 2006-09-30