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    David McCullough
    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation Analyst and renowned terrorism expert Gabriel Weimann discussed his new book "Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation." Weimann has been in the forefront of tracking terrorist movements online since the late 1990s. His recent research has brought attention to the fastest emerging form of terrorism, the "lone wolf," a person who commits acts in support of some group, movement or ideology, but does so...
    • Contributor: Weimann, Gabriel
    • Date: 2014-04-01
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    Deaf Culture: Art and De'VIA Panelists discussed how deaf artists portray the integration of deaf culture and community and how those artists define and redefine art for the deaf.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2016-03-29
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    The Sultan's Gift: Book Diplomacy in the Early Hamidian Period Guy Burak spoke about his work with the Abdul Hamid collection, a reflection of the Ottoman Empire during the reign of one of its last sultans, Abdul-Hamid II.
    • Contributor: Burak, Guy
    • Date: 2016-04-07
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    Charles Darwin, Geologist The Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of Congress celebrated the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth with a lecture by Sandra Herbert, one of the world's leading authorities on Darwin. She discussed her book "Charles Darwin, Geologist," which explores how geology changed Darwin and how Darwin changed science. In "Charles Darwin, Geologist," Herbert provides a fresh perspective on the life and...
    • Contributor: Hebert, Sandra
    • Date: 2009-02-18
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    Teaching the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Join the Library of Congress education and newspaper experts to learn about the digitized historic newspapers available through the Chronicling America program. Explore teaching strategies for using the materials with students.
    • Date: 2015-10-28
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    Megan McDonald: Book Fest 07 Megan McDonald in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: McDonald, Megan
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    The Last Mission: The Legacy of a Lost World War II Bomber Crew Journalist and author Gregg Jones reconstructed the lives and times of ten airmen aboard U.S. Army Air Forces B-24 Liberator 41-23711, Jerk's Natural, which disappeared over Austria on October 1, 1943. Jones traced the lives of the fallen servicemen, situates them within a larger story of air combat deaths in Europe in the summer and fall of 1943, and tells of his own personal...
    • Contributor: Jones, Gregg
    • Date: 2015-12-17
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    Annie Barrows: 2012 National Book Festival Annie Barrows appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Barrows, Annie
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    BARD Mobile Android: Introduction & TalkBack Gestures Judy Dixon introduces the BARD Mobile application for Android and provides a tutorial on how to use basic TalkBack gestures.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2015-06-01
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    Jeffrey Brown: 2013 National Book Festival Jeffrey Brown appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Brown, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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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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    Concert: Gautier Capuçon & Gabriela Montero videorecording | videorecording ; 97 min | An exciting musical partnership born under the aegis of the legendary Martha Argerich: her Venezuelan protégé and the brilliant young French cellist, two of the most exciting young performers of today. (Content). Recorded November 9, 2010 (Date). Gautier Capuçon is a renowned French cellist. (Biographical). Gabriela Montero is a Venezuelan-American pianist. (Biographical). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Capuçon, Gautier - Montero, Gabriela
    • Date: 2010
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    Douglas Brinkley: 2012 National Book Festival Douglas Brinkley discusses his biography "Cronkite" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brinkley, Douglas
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    An Archives of Legendary Performances Recording engineer Michael Turpin discussed the Library's long history of legendary performances and the technology used to capture and preserve them.
    • Contributor: Turpin, Michael
    • Date: 2015-11-04
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    Stephen H. Grant Discusses His Book "Peter Strickland: New London Shipmaster, Boston Merchant, First Consul to Senegal" Capt. Peter Strickland owes much to author Stephen H. Grant. His diplomatic career as the first United States consul in Senegal might still be unknown if it wasn't for a chance successful bid on eBay. The item, an envelope bearing a blue three-cent stamp of President James Garfield and addressed to "Capt. Peter Strickland, U.S. Consul, Goree, West Africa," marked the genesis of Grant's...
    • Contributor: Grant, Stephen
    • Date: 2007-03-22
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    Afghan Women's Stories: the Problematics of Cover Afghan women in burkas have become iconic representations of women's oppression in western media, but this representation is contested in various ways by Afghan women and men. The most common observation by Afghan women activists is that we westerners should get over it, that the burka, hot, uncomfortable and inconvenient as it is, is certainly not their most pressing problem. It has even proved...
    • Contributor: Mills, Margaret - Mills, Margaret Ann - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-09-19
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    Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth, Part I The Library of Congress and the Cornell University Library sponsored a scholarly symposium on Old Norse sagas. The symposium, "Saga Literature and the Shaping of Icelandic Culture," featured five sessions presented by distinguished scholars in the field of Old Icelandic studies. Today's session, "Sagas and Daily Life in the Icelandic Commonwealth," featured Jenny Jochens, United States: "Gudridr Thorbjarnardottir: Transmitter of Pagan Culture and Christian...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2000-05-24
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    The Long and Short of It Composer Paul Lansky is joined by Jack Marquardt and Tracy Jacobson of WindSync to discuss Lansky's "The Long and Short of It," a Library of Congress commission for woodwind quintet.
    • Date: 2015-10-24
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    Buzz Aldrin: 2015 National Book Festival Buzz Aldrin discusses “Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet” with NPR's Joe Palca and Christina Korp, Buzz's mission director, at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Aldrin, Buzz
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Never Forgotten, the Search for Israel's Lost Submarine Dakar On Jan. 25, 1968, the Dakar, Israel's just-commissioned submarine, disappeared without a trace in the eastern Mediterranean. Israel spent the next 31 years looking for the massive submarine and her crew of 69 officers and seamen. In 1996, the country invited a noted ocean explorer, David Jourdan, to investigate, and in 1999 Jourdan and his team solved the legendary mystery. Jourdan discussed "Never Forgotten,"...
    • Contributor: Jourdan, David
    • Date: 2009-06-08
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    Orphan Works 7: Mass Digitization, Generally Although mass digitization was ongoing in 2008, the practice has since become much more prevalent. Thus, it is important to understand how mass digitization fits into an orphan works solution. Because many of the comments submitted in response to the Notice indicated that the issue of mass digitization should be treated separately from the issue of orphan works, it also is important to understand...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-11
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    Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University Janet Sims-Wood discusses her book, "Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University: Building a Legacy of Black History." Wesley was a renown archivist who helped create a world-class archives known as the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and cemented her place as an important figure in the preservation of African-American history.
    • Contributor: Sims-Wood, Janet
    • Date: 2015-02-24
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    Paul Bogard: 2014 National Book Festival Paul Bogard appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Bogard, Paul
    • Date: 2014-08-30