Film, VideoThe Prince of Wales visits TR's grave
Prince of Wales visits Theodore Roosevelt's grave In the summer of 1919, Edward, the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, embarked on a tour of the Dominions. After touring Canada for several months, the Prince decided to spend...
- Contributor: International Film Service - International Newsreel Corporation - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress) - Windsor, Edward - Roosevelt, Theodore - Nye, Joseph M. - Grey of Fallodon, Edward Grey - Wanamaker, Rodman
- Date: 1919
Film, VideoSecrets of Althorp: the Spencers / This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has...
- Contributor: Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2013
Film, VideoRoland Mesnier
- Contributor: Mesnier, Roland
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoThe Evolution of Welsh Music Musician Gwilym Morus discusses the aspects of Welsh culture, the history of the Welsh folk tradition and performs some pieces of modern folk music.
- Contributor: Morus, Gwilym
- Date: 2009-12-15
Film, VideoMahan Esfahani, Harpsichord Concert Leading international harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani played works by Kuhnau, J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach and C.P.E. Bach in commemoration of C.P.E. Bach's 300th birthday.
- Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
- Date: 2014-04-04
Film, VideoSusan Cooper: 2011 National Book Festival Susan Cooper appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Cooper, Susan
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoAnne Stevenson: Book Fest 07 Anne Stevenson in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Stevenson, Anne
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoRita Dove: 2011 National Book Festival Rita Dove appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Dove, Rita
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoRichard Holmes: 2010 National Book Festival Biographer and scholar Richard Holmes appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Holmes , Richard
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoMusic in the Lincoln White House Music scholars and Library curators discuss music in the Lincoln White House. Presented in cooperation with the White House Historical Association.
- Date: 2013-02-09
Film, VideoMaggie Stiefvater: 2012 National Book Festival Maggie Stiefvater appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Stiefvater, Maggie
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoNo Greater Challenge: Assessing Legal Responses to Terrorism The Law Library of Congress presented a lecture by James Renwick. Renwick is an Australian barrister and visiting Fulbright Scholar. His lecture, "No Greater Challenge: Assessing Legal Responses to Terrorism," focused on...
- Contributor: Renwick, James
- Date: 2008-01-14
Film, VideoMarvelous Country, Precious & Horrible: Honduras through Travel Writing from the 19th Century Travel books from the past have the appeal of communicating vivid experiences of places and people, especially exotic or from remote locations. The analysis of such books written on Honduras during the...
- Contributor: Carlas, Hector Leyva
- Date: 2012-02-09
Film, VideoYoung Adventures: 2015 National Book Festival Authors Jared Thomas and Bruce Pascoe join with author/illustrator Dub Leffler to share their stories, characters and insights at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoDavid McCullough: Book Fest 05 Author David McCullough at the 2005 National Book Festival
- Contributor: McCullough, David
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoImperial Exile Keith Bowers discussed his book, "Imperial Exile" about Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie's exile in Britain in the 1930s to escape the invading armies of the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini.
- Contributor: Bowers, Keith
- Date: 2016-09-22
Film, VideoSusan Cooper: 2013 National Book Festival Susan Cooper appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Cooper, Susan
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoContending with the Network Web pioneer George Oats spoke at the 2014 annual Digital Preservation meeting.
- Contributor: Oates, George
- Date: 2014-07-23
Film, VideoMagna Carta: Muse and Mentor Opening Ceremony The Library of Congress opened its 10-week exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor," which features the Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta, the great charter of rights and liberties, one of only four surviving...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-11-06
Film, VideoUnsettled: Refugee Camps in Britain from the Suez Crisis to Idi Amin Historian Jordanna Bailkin examines two sets of British camps that served the refugees of decolonization: Anglo-Egyptians in 1956 and Ugandan Asians in 1972. Part of the 10th International Seminar on Decolonization.
- Contributor: Bailkin, Jordanna
- Date: 2015-07-22
Film, VideoSam McBratney: 2011 National Book Festival Sam McBratney appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: McBratney, Sam
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoSally Bedell Smith: 2012 National Book Festival Biographer Sally Bedell Smith appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Smith, Sally Bedell
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoKen Follett: 2010 National Book Festival Author Ken Follett appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Follett, Ken
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoIs Gatsby More Culturally Significant than Superman? Three international scholars discuss the significance of comic books and their influence as documents of cultural history. Each scholar responds to questions based on research from the Library of Congress's comics collection...
- Date: 2013-03-26
Film, VideoCultural Institutions & Wikipedia: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship Over the past few years, cultural institutions have formed partnerships with Wikipedia in order to increase their visibility on the web and connect with a vibrant community of online volunteers. As a...
- Date: 2012-08-13
CollectionChallenges of Designing the Roud Folk Song Index Steve Roud discusses his work compiling The Folk Song Index, an online index to all the traditional folksongs of the English-speaking world. The Folk Song Index is a freely-available online database which...
- Contributor: Roud, Steve - Roud, Stephen
- Date: 2011-04-14
Film, VideoDiscovering the Northwest Passage Glenn Stein discussed his book, "Discovering the North-West Passage: The Four-Year Arctic Odyssey of HMS Investigator and the McClure Expedition," accompanied by Ryan Harris, who dove on the wreck of HMS Investigator.
- Date: 2015-10-29
Film, VideoFrom Inspiration to Illumination: The Saint John's Bible Tim Ternes discussed the processes, tools, methods and materials behind the making of the Saint John's Bible.
- Contributor: Ternes, Tim
- Date: 2016-02-04
Film, VideoThe Three Waves of Jewish Migration to China, 1845-1940 Liliane Willens discussed "The Three Waves of Jewish Migration to China, 1845-1940."
- Contributor: Willens, Liliane
- Date: 2011-10-04
Film, VideoFlowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin discussed his book, "Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape."
- Contributor: Hallmhurá - In, Gearó - Id ó
- Date: 2017-07-11
Film, VideoWilliam Wells Brown: An African-American Life Ezra Greenspan will discussed his book "William Wells Brown: An African American Life." Brown (1814-1884) was born a slave and kept functionally illiterate until he was 19, when he escaped. He became...
- Contributor: Greenspan, Ezra
- Date: 2014-09-12
Film, VideoRoland Mesnier, Mark Ramsdell & Chuck Fischer: 2016 National Book Festival Roland Mesnier discusses, with co-author Mark Ramsdell, "The White House in Gingerbread: Memories and Recipes" and, with co-author Chuck Fischer, "The Gingerbread White House: A Pop-Up Book." They are interviewed by Bonnie...
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoWhy Don Quixote is the Best Work of Fiction According to 100 Authors Hernán Sánchez Martínez de Pinillos discussed the life of Miguel de Cervantes and his great literary work, Don Quixote.
- Contributor: Pinillos, Herná - N Sá - Nchez Martí - Nez
- Date: 2016-10-21
Film, VideoMASK: Mobil Art School in Kenya Alla Tkachuk discussed the MASK: Mobil Arts School in Kenya.
- Contributor: Tkachuk, Alla
- Date: 2013-04-18
Film, VideoHenry Wiencek: 2013 National Book Festival Henry Wiencek appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Wiencek, Henry
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoGraphic Satire, Paper Money & the Art of Engraving in Britain, 1797-1821 Amanda Lahikainen demonstrates how graphic satires and satirical banknotes reflected and helped produce the changing cultures of paper money and engraving during the Bank Restriction Period (1797-1821).
- Contributor: Lahikainen, Amanda
- Date: 2013-11-14
Film, VideoImages & Observations: Faces of Egypt For ten years, photographer Deborah Shea Doyle traveled throughout Egypt- from bustling Cairo to remote parts of the Sinai region- to explore the landscape and learn about the lives of ordinary Egyptians,...
- Contributor: Doyle, Deborah Shea
- Date: 2014-06-26
Film, VideoCuba & Florida: Exploration on a Historical Connection, 1539-1991 In the annual Kislak Lecture, Miguel Bretos looks at the Cuban presence in "La Florida" from the time of Ponce de Leon, almost 500 years ago, through the late 20th century.
- Contributor: Bretos, Miguel
- Date: 2011-04-21
Film, VideoWeb Archiving at the British Library Helen Hockx-Yu discussed the key processes of web archiving and provided an overview of the British Library's web archiving activities. She discussed how the current selective archiving practices are changing to meet...
- Contributor: Hockx-Yu, Helen
- Date: 2011-07-18
Film, Video"They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder and the Rage ... The assassination of the 16th president is one of the singular events in American history, and historian Anthony Pitch uses primary source material to document and reveal previously unknown facts about Lincoln's...
- Contributor: Pitch, Anthony
- Date: 2009-02-20