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    The Loveliest Woman in America: A Tragic Actress, Her Lost Diaries and Her Granddaughter's Search for Home Rosamond Pinchot was dubbed "the loveliest woman in America" at 23, yet 10 years later she was dead by her own hand. An acclaimed actress, socialite and sportswoman, she was the toast of Broadway and Hollywood during the 1920s and 1930s. Bibi Gaston, who took a remarkable journey to discover the truth about her forgotten grandmother, discussed and signed "The Loveliest Woman in America: ...
    • Contributor: Gaston, Bibi
    • Date: 2009-03-17
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    Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way Bruce Rosenstein discussed his book, "Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way." Peter Drucker's groundbreaking work turned management theory into a serious discipline. Drucker penned numerous influential works on organization and management. In his second book based on the late Drucker's work, Rosenstein argues how Drucker's teachings go beyond the discipline of management to individual growth.
    • Contributor: Rosenstein, Bruce
    • Date: 2014-01-29
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    Aubrey & Don Wood: 2015 National Book Festival Audrey Wood and Don Wood discuss "The Napping House" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    2015 National Book Festival Promo Celebrating its 15th year, the Library of Congress National Book Festival has become one of the nation's premiere literary events.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-06-04
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    Imad Moustapha: Syrian Cultural Event Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States and Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    • Date: 2010-04-22
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    Jonathan Franzen: 2010 National Book Festival Author Jonathan Franzen appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Franzen , Jonathan
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Maya Jasanoff: 2011 National Book Festival Maya Jasanoff appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Jasanoff, Maya
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    The History of Education in Jamaica Anthony S. Johnson, Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States, delivered a lecture titled "The History of Education in Jamaica."
    • Date: 2009-04-21
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    Judith Warner: Book Fest 05 Author Judith Warner at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Warner, Judith
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Congress: Crucible of American Democracy Though often treated by historians, political scientists and the American public as of lesser consequence than the Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress has historically served as the crucible of American democracy. In continual interaction and evolution as an institution, Congress has molded and directed national policy affecting the lives of virtually every American citizen. Its history is as diverse and complex as the nation ...
    • Contributor: Stathis, Steven
    • Date: 2008-05-29
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    Scott Turow, Part 2
    • Contributor: Turow, Scott
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Conversations About RDA: Capitalization, Abbreviations & Numbers Four Library of Congress bibliographic description experts provide tips and strategies for working with the RDA: Resource Description and Access instructions in a new training series titled "Conversations about RDA."
    • Date: 2015-05-20
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    Marisa de los Santos: 2008 National Book Festival Poet and author Marisa de los Santos speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: De Los Santos, Marisa
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Opens Literary Season Ted Kooser, in his second term as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, opened the Library's 2005-06 literary season with a reading of his work.
    • Contributor: Kooser, Ted
    • Date: 2005-10-13
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    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary - Snetselaar, Rebecca - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2008-08-20
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    Is Diplomacy the Answer? Does the U.S., as a longstanding superpower, need a diplomatic strategy to protect and advance our interests in the new world? William R. Smyser examined the topic in a lecture at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Smyser, Dick
    • Date: 2008-10-23
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    Ensemble Dal Niente Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente performs the world premiere of George Lewis' "The Mangle of Practice," a Library of Congres McKim Fund commission, as well as the composer's "Assemblage." Also featured is "in vain" by G.F. Haas, a monumental work with dramatic lighting effects.
    • Contributor: Ensemble Dal Niente
    • Date: 2014-10-30
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    Jewish American Heritage Month Opening Ceremony With a national theme of "The American Jewish Experience: Celebrating Religious Pluralism, Cultural Diversity and Commitment to American Civic Culture," the second annual Jewish American Heritage Month is celebrated by the Library of Congress with public lectures and a new Web presentation. In 1654, after Portugal recaptured Brazil and expelled its Jewish settlers, a group of 23 Jewish refugees arrived in New Amsterdam (now ...
    • Date: 2010-05-05
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    Vivek Tiwary & Kyle Baker: 2014 National Book Festival Vivek Tiwary and Kyle Baker appear at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Geraldine Brooks: 2008 National Book Festival Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brooks, Geraldine
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    The Geneva Conventions at 60: Taking Stock The Law Library of Congress, the American Red Cross and the Friends of the Law Library of Congress present a program to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions of 1949. The discussion begins with a brief history of the origins of these ground-breaking treaties and the role played by the Red Cross. A panel examines the Conventions' roots as the foundation of ...
    • Date: 2009-12-03
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    Lesa Cline-Ransome & James Ransome: 2013 National Book Festival Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome appear at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Jon Scieszka: 2008 National Book Festival National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jon Scieszka appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    A Money Doctor from Japan: Megata Tanetaro in Korea, 1904-1907 It is by now established knowledge that Japanese colonialist policies versus Korea cannot have been motivated by economic profits. Literature on Japanese imperialism does, however, fail to address the role of a series of monetary and financial reforms the Japanese government sought to implement after the peninsula had been turned into a protectorate. In his lecture, Michael Schiltz demonstrates how the 'Megata reform', as ...
    • Contributor: Schiltz, Michael
    • Date: 2007-12-05
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    Looking at Pictures: An Invitation to the Prints and Photographs Collections at the Library of Congress Barbara Orbach Natanson provides an overview of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division holdings and tips for exploring the collections. Using the example of National Child Labor Committee photos by Lewis Hine, she discusses some questions to ask when interpreting pictures and demonstrates some of the illuminating interconnections that can be found among the array of materials in the collections.
    • Contributor: Orbach Natanson, Barbara
    • Date: 2009-07-07