• Film, Video
    A Public Trust at Risk: Findings of the Heritage Health Index The Heritage Health Index, published in 2005, was the first survey to assess the condition of U.S. collections held by institutions, large and small, from internationally renowned art museums and research libraries to local historical societies and archives. Heritage Preservation, the country's leading conservation advocate, conducted the study in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services. To date, 25,000 copies of A ...
    • Contributor: Laise, Kristen Overbeck
    • Date: 2007-07-16
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    The Poem Is You Poet and critic Stephen Burt gave a lecture titled "The Poem Is You."
    • Contributor: Burt, Stephen
    • Date: 2015-11-24
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    Mark Kurlansky: 2009 National Book Festival New York Times best-selling author Mark Kurlansky appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kurlansky, Mark
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Pamela Frank and friends motion picture | 1 videorecording ; 95 min. | Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, Washington, DC (Venue). October 10, 2012 (Date). Pamela Frank and Alexander Simionescu, violin. Dmitri Murrath and Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola. Peter Wiley and Edward Arron, violoncello. (Performers). Miniatures, op. 75a(1887)/Antonín Dvořák -- Verkla¨rte Nacht, op.4 / Arnold Schoenberg -- Sextet in B-flat major, op. 18 / Johannes Brahms (Content). 16:9 Motion ...
    • Contributor: Frank, Pamela - Simionescu, Alexander - Murrath, Dmitri - Ngwenyama, Nokuthula - Wiley, Peter - Arron, Edward - Dvořák, Antonín - Schoenberg, Arnold - Brahms, Johannes
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    Harlyn Geronimo: 2015 National Book Festival Harlyn Geronimo discusses "In Geronimo's Footsteps: A Journey Beyond Legend" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Geronimo, Harlyn
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Dom F... Dom Flemons sings "Hey Hey Baby and "Pick a Bale of Cotton" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected ...
    • Contributor: Flemons, Dom
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    House Science & National Labs Caucus: Neil deGrasse Tyson Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicked off the House Science & National Labs Caucus with a lecture at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Tyson, Neil Degrasse
    • Date: 2013-01-23
  • Film, Video
    Theodore Roosevelt his life and times on film / Derived from the Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection and the Paper Print Collection of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division at the Library of Congress, presents 104 films that document the events in Theodore Roosevelt's life from the Spanish-American War in 1898 to his death in 1919. Features selected bibliography, timeline, film chronology, and four sound recordings of Roosevelt stating his progressive political ...
    • Date: 1999
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    Conversations with African Poets & Writers: Tope Folarin Tope Folarin read selections from his short story "Miracle" and was interviewed by the Library's Angel Batiste on the body of his work and on African contemporary literature.
    • Contributor: Folarin, Tope
    • Date: 2014-03-20
  • Film, Video
    The Founding Fathers Unite
    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark
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    Anna Dewdney: 2012 National Book Festival Anna Dewdney appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dewdney, Anna
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Mary Pope Osborne: Book Fest 05 Author Mary Pope Osborne at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Pope Osborne, Mary
    • Date: 2005-09-26
  • Film, Video
    The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2 The symposium focused on the importance and the preservation of millions of documents from the Baathist archives of Iraq uncovered after the war in 2003. The keynote speaker was the Honorable `Ala' al-Tamimi, the Mayor of Baghdad. There was a slide presentation shown at the symposium which displayed photographs and art works made by Iraqis depicting the scourge of war. Kanan Makiya, the Iraqi ...
    • Date: 2005-03-08
  • Collection
    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010-10-13
  • Collection
    The Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long & Phil Wiggins In this concert, Sherman Holmes and Brooks Long are joined by the great blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins.
    • Contributor: Wiggins, Phil - Holmes, Sherman - Long, Brooks - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015-04-15
  • Film, Video
    Berkeley Breathed: 2016 National Book Festival Berkeley Breathed discusses "The Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Breathed, Berkeley
    • Date: 2016-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Larry King Magna Carta Public Service Announcement Television and radio host Larry King announces the upcoming Library of Congress exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."
    • Contributor: King, Larry
    • Date: 2014-07-11
  • Film, Video
    Julianne Moore: 2011 National Book Festival (2) Actor and author Julianne Moore appears at the 2011 National Book Festival in the Family Storytelling pavilion.
    • Contributor: Moore, Julianne
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Samuel Berry McKinney oral history interview conducted by Dav...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - McKinney, Samuel Berry
    • Date: 2013-04-17

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    American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) discussed, "American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country." "American Heroines" is a blend of biography, history and personal memoir that profiles notable American women from the 19th century to the present. This compelling mix of social history and personal recollection presents female pioneers in fields as varied as government, business, education and health care, who overcame the ...
    • Contributor: Hutchison, Kay Bailey
    • Date: 2005-03-14
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    Stuart Eizenstat: 2013 National Book Festival Stuart Eizenstat appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video
    Renaissance Dance: Branle Charlotte videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:26 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Branle Charlotte" from Arbeau. Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
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    Jim Lehrer: 2011 National Book Festival Television journalist Jim Lehrer appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Rita Williams-Garcia: 2014 National Book Festival Rita Williams-Garcia appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Williams-Garcia, Rita
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Daniel Yergin: 2012 National Book Festival Daniel Yergin appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Yergin, Daniel
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Marcia Muller: Book Fest 05 Author Marcia Muller at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Muller, Marcia
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video
    The magician From Edison films catalog: The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow to the audience, removes his coat and hat, and they disappear mysteriously into the air. He then takes a white handkerchief from his pocket, holds it over his knees, and his long trousers disappear, and behold! he is clad in knickerbockers. He next ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video
    The ball game Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The Reading pitcher has just let a Newark batter walk to first. He gets up on his toes, ready to head for second base. The next batter up cracks first ball pitched for a two bagger, and races for the base with a burst of speed. The first ...
    • Contributor: Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    Wickersham Award: Justice John Paul Stevens The Friends of the Law Library of Congress presented the 2011 Wickersham Award for exceptional public service and dedication to the legal profession to former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens. Following the award presentation, Justice Stevens was interviewed by Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for "PBS NewsHour."
    • Contributor: Stevens, Justice John Paul
    • Date: 2011-06-13
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    Jan Brett: National Book Festival 2008 Children's author and illustrator Jan Brett appears at the 2008 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brett, Jan
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Women Who Dare The seven authors of the Library of Congress "Women Who Dare" series, which celebrates the lives of remarkable women who have shaped American history, discussed their books in a program sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. The "Women Who Dare" series focuses on women who have changed the course of American history through their courage and spirit, often in the face of ...
    • Date: 2006-11-16
  • Film, Video
    A Digital Library of British Printed Images to 1700 Michael Hunter discusses a collaborative project with the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London to produce a digital library of British printed images to 1700. The project, to be completed by 2009, will present online 12,000 images mainly from the holdings of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. A retrieval system is being constructed which will ...
    • Contributor: Hunter, Michael
    • Date: 2007-03-27
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    Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake & New Ta... In this lecture, Tateo Arimoto discusses the new science technology and innovation policy of the Japanese government.
    • Contributor: Arimoto, Tateo
    • Date: 2013-01-08
  • Film, Video
    A visit to Theodore Roosevelt at his home at Sagamore Hill, O...
    Visit to the illustrious colonel | Visite à l'illustre colonel | Theodore Roosevelt
    First film footage taken of Theodore Roosevelt at his home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, Long Island, summer of 1912. Views of the house and surrounding grounds. Roosevelt reviews his mail, assisted by his son Archie. William P. Helm, Associated Press correspondent for New York City and Washington from 1910 to 1918, who was detailed to Woodrow Wilson and Roosevelt during the 1912 campaign, ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Roosevelt, Archibald (Archibald Bulloch) - Helm, William P. (William Pickett) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920
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    Sleighing scene A view of a snow-covered road in Central Park. A variety of horse-drawn sleighs ride by the camera from both directions. Only two pedestrians appear. From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: SLEIGHING SCENE. Unbehangen [code for telegraphic orders]. A view taken on the West Side Drive in Central Park. Shows a continuous stream of handsome rigs and turnouts passing in both directions. Pedestrians ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - White, James H. (James Henry) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Cresencio Cris Arcos: Keynote Program Cresencio Arcos, former U.S. ambassador to Honduras, marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month events with a keynote address.
    • Contributor: Arcos, Cresencio Cris
    • Date: 2009-09-17
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    TR in Norway and Denmark, 1910 [1]
    Theodore Roosevelt in Norway and Denmark, 1910 [1]
    While returning from Africa in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt visited many European countries, including Denmark, May 2-3, and Norway, May 4-6. Roosevelt, King Haakon, Edith Roosevelt, Queen Maud, Ethel Roosevelt, Kermit Roosevelt, and others enter carriages outside the railroad station in Oslo, Norway. Carriages arrive at the wharf in Helsingør, Denmark. Roosevelt and Kermit arrive by carriage outside the National Theater in Oslo where he ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Haakon VII - Maud - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Derby, Ethel Roosevelt - Roosevelt, Kermit - Christian X - Egan, Katharine M. - Egan, Maurice Francis - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1910
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    Gene Luen Yang: 2014 National Book Festival (Teens) Gene Luen Yang appears in the Teens Pavilion at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Yang, Gene Luen
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Trick bears 77519 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77519. Duration: 1:49 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 526; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Loomis' Glide Mazurka (feet only) videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:28 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Only for Thee-Polka Mazurka," by Hermann Fliege in Modern dance music, Boston and Chicago: White, Smith and Co., 1890. See: p. 148 in Gilbert, M. Round dancing, (#250), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
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    The Library of Congress Is Your Library An overview of the history of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015
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    Walter Mosely, Part 2
    • Contributor: Mosley, Walter
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    James McPherson
    • Contributor: McPherson, James
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    John Feinstein
    • Contributor: Feinstein, John
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Waltz (also known as La valse à... videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:35 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Waltz aus der oper "La Sonnombula" in A collection of dance music, waltzes, galops, polkas, polonaises, marches, etc., arranged in most part from operas by German and French composers, Mainz: B. Sohne, [182-?-184-?]. See: p. 26 (waltze a trois temps) in ...
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    Stories about Life in the Cosmos: Historical, Cultural, and A... Part three of the three-part Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology series that convenes scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from across the country and around the world to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns.
    • Date: 2015-08-06
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    Comparing Independence Movements in the Americas Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela hosted the second of three panels on "Creating Freedom in the Americas, 1776-1825." Participants are historians from the U.S., Latin America, and Spain. Presentations by the panelists are discussed by commentators and by the audience.
    • Date: 2010-11-19
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    An Evening with the Music of Marvin Hamlisch Broadway stars Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell), Capathia Jenkins (Caroline or Change, Newsies), Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), and Whitney Bashor (Bridges of Madison County) join Marvin Hamlisch's friend and music director Ted Sperling for an unforgettable night celebrating the life and work of the Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony-award winning composer.
    • Date: 2015-10-19
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    Orphan Works 9: Structure & Mechanics of Possible Extended Co... Panelists discussed specific details of an appropriate extended collective licensing system in the United States for mass digitization purposes. While some other countries have embraced extended collective licensing, the United States currently does not have the legal framework for such a system. It is unclear, however, how extended collective licensing could integrate with the current U.S. legal infrastructure to streamline the licensing process, or ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-11
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    Move on Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have gathered to sell their goods. In the foreground are fruit and vegetable carts. An elevated railroad track crosses over the street in the background. As the film progresses, two policemen can be seen heading up the street toward the camera and ordering all of the vendors to ...
    • Contributor: Abadie, Alfred C. (Alfred Camille) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    Dance & Democracy: Politics & Protest, World War I Through th... In 1927 Isadora Duncan declared "I See America Dancing"--a reference to Walt Whitman's poem "I Hear America Singing" envisioning dance as a powerful tool for cultural expression. The exhibit Politics and the Dancing Body explores how American choreographers between World War I through the Cold War used dance to celebrate American culture, to voice social protest, and to raise social consciousness. The exhibition also ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-03-08
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    Laurence Moftah interviews Margit Toth and Martha Roy, March ... videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | Duratation - 1:31:23 (General). Courtesy of Laurence Moftah and Philip Croom, Associate Dean of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, American University in Cairo. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: American University in Cairo - Moftah, Laurence - Toth, Margit - Roy, Martha
    • Date: 2002
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    Rulemaking Process: Renewal of Previously Granted Exemptions The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), codified in part in 17 U.S.C. §1201, makes it illegal to circumvent technological measures used to prevent unauthorized access to copyrighted works, including copyrighted books, movies, videos, video games and computer programs. This session will explore the process of renewal of exemptions granted under a prior rulemaking including consideration of proposals for presumptive renewal when there is no ...
    • Date: 2016-05-19
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    Women in Science and Engineering To honor women who have taken the lead in the environmental or "green" movement, the National Women's History Project chose "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet" as the 2009 theme for National Women's History Month. In celebration, a panel discussion on "Women in Science and Engineering" was held at the Library. The moderator and featured panelist was Carol Burger, associate professor in ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-03-12
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    HIV/AIDS 2011: Where Are We Now? Mehret Mandefro discusses the past, present and future of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
    • Contributor: Mandefro, Mehret
    • Date: 2011-04-21
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    Kate DiCamillo: 2014 National Book Festival National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Kate DiCamillo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Film, Video
    Gary Soto
    • Contributor: Soto, Gary
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    The Gannon Family The Gannon Family performs Irish music and dance from Missouri, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Gannon Family - Gannon Family (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2006-11-15
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    Funeral leaving the President's house and church at Canton, Ohio
    President McKinley's body leaving the house and church
    In order to film the funeral of President McKinley, the photographer placed his camera in three locations. The first scene shows the casket being carried from his home by the honor guard and placed in the hearse. The second scene shows the hearse, the honor guard, and people lining the streets. The third scene shows the celebrities who attended the funeral preceding the casket ...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William - Roosevelt, Theodore - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Jack Gantos: 2014 National Book Festival Jack Gantos appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Gantos, Jack
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    From Spanish Court to Ottoman Palace Ann Brener discusses Hebrew books from the 16th century in the collections of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Brener, Ann
    • Date: 2012-08-21
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    Literacy Best Practices: Literacy Assistance Center The Literacy Assistance Center provides professional development training to adult literacy educators in New York City. It offers workshops and online learning programs for teachers and tutors focused on teaching innovative and effective practices in adult reading, writing, math instruction, and related subjects.
    • Contributor: Yankwitt, Ira
    • Date: 2014-10-08
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    Dorothy Height
    • Contributor: Height, Dorothy
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Sonia Manzano Sonia Manzano speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Manzano, Sonia
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Nathaniel Philbrick
    • Contributor: Philbrick, Nathaniel
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Ian Fleming, James Bond & the Public Perception of the CIA Christopher Moran explores the similarities between Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and the real world of the Central Intelligence Agency.
    • Contributor: Moran, Christopher
    • Date: 2011-06-02
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    Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Am... The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society will co-host a special commemorative program honoring Asian Pacific American heroism during World War II. This session of the symposium includes Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba's overview of the war in the Pacific Theater, Anna Chennault's recollection of her life with the Flying Tigers and Poet Vince ...
    • Date: 2009-10-26
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    Wells Fargo 2015 National Book Festival Public Service Announ... Mike Golden invites all to the 2015 National Book Festival and gives an overview of Wells Fargo activities at the festival.
    • Contributor: Golden, Mike
    • Date: 2015-07-13
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    John Tyler Papers Interview
    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Date: 1996-06-01
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    Cello Master Class with Daniel Müller-Schott Daniel Müller-Schott conducts a cello master class.
    • Contributor: M&uuml - Ller-Schott, Daniel
    • Date: 2014-04-15
  • Film, Video
    Svetlana Kim Delivers the 2009 Asian Pacific American History... Author Svetlana Kim delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2009 celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. She discussed her new book, "White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee," which describes her journey from Korea to the United States and her rise from poverty to a successful career as a stockbroker.
    • Contributor: Kim, Svetlana
    • Date: 2009-05-07
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    Expedition to the Equator: A Scientific Adventure Story Ricardo V. Luna holds a conversation with Larrie D. Ferreiro, whose latest book describes an 18th-century scientific expedition to the equator to determine the true shape of the Earth. Ferreiro's new book tells the story of a 10-year scientific expedition to the equator to resolve the mystery surrounding the shape of the Earth. It was known that the Earth was not a perfect sphere, ...
    • Date: 2011-10-25
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    Trapeze disrobing act Camera is positioned as if in the audience at a vaudeville or burlesque show. Two men with long hair and beards in rough clothing appear to be eating and talking in a box on the left as a female aerialist sits on a trapeze over the stage and its painted backdrop of trees. Fully dressed in street clothing, the trapezist removes her jacket and ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Afi/Holt (H. L.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Holt (H.L.) Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
  • Film, Video
    Albert Goldbarth: 2013 National Book Festival Albert Goldbarth appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Goldbarth, Albert
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video
    Flory's Flame A discussion of the documentary film on the life and music of Flory Jagoda by producers Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland.
    • Date: 2015-01-21
  • Film, Video
    When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World ... 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
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    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
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    Classified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Clas... 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
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    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
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    Merita Halili and the Raif Hyseni Orchestra Albanian Music f... 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-Ameri... 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).
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    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
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    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 Co... 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 ... 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... 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