• Film, Video
    When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II Molly Guptill Manning discussed her book that tells the story of how, during World War II, publishers, book sellers and librarians mobilized to launch a program that distributed more than 122 million small, lightweight paperbacks to troops overseas.
    • Contributor: Manning, Molly Guptill
    • Date: 2015-09-25
  • Film, Video
    Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (English) This seminar examines the life and career of Joaquim Nabuco, a leader of the abolitionist movement in Brazil and later Brazil's first ambassador to the United States. (This seminar is also available in Portuguese, see below.)
    • Date: 2010-11-23
  • Film, Video
    Classified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Classifications of Americans of Middle Eastern & North African Descent Randa A. Kayyali from the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University spoke about the intersections of religion and race for immigrants in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century.
    • Contributor: Kayyali, Randa A.
    • Date: 2015-11-04
  • Film, Video
    Young Learners Explore Library of Congress Images This presentation describes research-informed strategies to foster early childhood and primary grade students' multiple literacies through the developmentally appropriate use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2015-10-28
  • Film, Video
    Laila Lalami: 2016 National Book Festival Laila Lalami discusses "The Moor's Account" with Bilal Qureshi from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Lalami, Laila
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra Albanian Music from New York videorecording | videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). June 19, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Halili, Merita - Raif Hyseni Orchestra
    • Date: 2008
  • Collection
    Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 The twenty-eight films of this collection are actuality motion pictures from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. They include footage of President William McKinley at his second inauguration; of the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York; of President McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition; and of President McKinley's funeral. The films were produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company from March to November ...
    • Date: 1901

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  • Film, Video
    [ Clip of "Popo the Puppet" from the film "On the Riviera"] videorecording | Clip features Danny Kaye and dancers singing and performing the Sylvia Fine song "Popo the Puppet." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
  • Film, Video
    Read Nepal Rural Education and Development Nepal (READ Nepal) provides access to books by establishing community libraries in villages across Nepal. READ Nepal's Practical Answers Program collects questions on topics such as law, health care, and farming, and creates print materials that answer these questions in an accessible format, offering people an incentive to read.
    • Contributor: Bahadur Khatri, Chhatra
    • Date: 2014-10-08
  • Film, Video
    Jerry Pinkney: 2016 National Book Festival Jerry Pinkney discusses "In Plain Sight" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Pinkey , Jerry
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Martha Raddatz: Book Fest 07 Martha Raddatz in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Raddatz, Martha
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video
    The Road to Home: My Life and Times Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, discussed his new autobiography
    • Contributor: Gregorian, Vartan
    • Date: 2003-05-19
  • Film, Video
    David Baldacci/Mysteries: 2015 National Book Festival David Baldacci discuses "The Escape" and "Memory Man" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    Revolution in the Archives: The Future of Scholarly Publishing The seventh speaker in this special series, Edward L. Ayers, Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, presented a talk titled "Revolution in the Archives: The Future of Scholarly Publishing." Among the questions Ayers addresses are the effects of digitization on understanding the human record and the impact of the digital revolution on scholarly writing. ...
    • Contributor: Ayers, Edward
    • Date: 2005-03-14
  • Film, Video
    Rosa Parks Collection: Telling Her Story at the Library of Congress Webcast Highlights of the collection of Rosa Parks, a seminal figure of the Civil Rights Movement, on loan to the Library from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation for 10 years. The collection is now available online. Howard Buffett decided to purchase this s ...
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2016-02-04
  • Film, Video
    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School
    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Naval Training School
    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the young cadets going through their daily exercises and drill, and is full of life, and photographically perfect. 75 feet. $11.25.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video
    Hotel Del Monte From Edison films catalog: Shows a party of tourists at this famous resort; located in Monterey, Cal., on the Southern Pacific Railroad. The magnificence of its surroundings is clearly shown. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Terry Pratchett: Book Fest 07 Terry Pratchett in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Pratchett, Terry
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video
    Patricia Cornwell: 2012 National Book Festival Patricia Cornwell discusses her book "Red Mist" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cornwell, Patricia
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Film, Video
    The 2007 National Book Festival Breakfast The 2007 National Book Festival Breakfast at the White House.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Film, Video
    [At the beach and other seaside scenes]
    À la plage et d'autres scènes au bord de la mer | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française
    French language translation title, À la plage et d'autres scènes au bord de la mer, is supplied for the France in America project. Contents titles and Catalogue Lumière numbers from La production cinématographique des frères Lumière. English language release title for Gros temps en mers is Bad weather on the sea. English language release title for Enfants au bord de la mer is Children ...
    • Contributor: Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896
  • Film, Video
    CMA songwriters series 2011 videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 97 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Nov. 16, 2011. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - Black, Clint - Loveless, Patty - Nichols, Tim - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Reverence for Life 6: Rodrigue Mortel & Closing Remarks Rodrigue Mortel discusses "Hospital Albert Schweitzer: A Model to Emulate in Medicine and Beyond" at this symposium on the history of the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in the Artibonite Valley of Haiti, followed by closing remarks on the day.
    • Contributor: Mortel, Rodrigue
    • Date: 2002-05-22
  • Film, Video
    A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States A Is for American is a fascinating, well-illustrated account of how language was used in the early American Republic to define national character and shape national boundaries.
    • Contributor: Lepore, Jill
    • Date: 2002-02-26
  • Film, Video
    Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center sponsored a panel discussion honoring Asian-Pacific American veterans. This discussion explored the service experience of Asian-Pacific Americans.
    • Date: 2010-05-25