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    Jeffrey Deaver: Book Fest 05

    Author Jeffrey Deaver at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Deaver, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Ensemble Intercontemporain

    Since its foundation by Pierre Boulez in 1976, Ensemble Intercontemporain has been one of the world's great ensembles dedicated to new music and 20th-century repertoire. Under the direction of composer/conductor Matthias Pintscher, the group performed a special collection of masterworks by Varèse, Berg and Ligeti, as well as two recently composed pieces of chamber music: the world premiere of a new work for violin ...

    • Contributor: Ensemble Intercontemporain
    • Date: 2015-11-13
  • Film, Video

    Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session II

    In celebration of the 160th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Liberia co-sponsored a symposium with the theme "Liberian-United States Relations: Past, Present and Future." Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., made a special presentation. Other speakers included His Excellency Charles A. Minor, Liberian Ambassador to the United States; Wilton Gbakolo Sengbe Sankawulo, Sr., novelist ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-07-24
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    Billy Collins: 2014 National Book Festival

    Billy Collins appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Collins, Billy
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Dylan Goes Electric! Music, Myth & History

    Through recordings, images, and new research, Elijah Wald explores the world that shaped Bob Dylan and his music, as well as the varied worlds of the people who loved him, hated him, ignored him or felt he was betraying them, seeking to understand both the changes happening in that moment and the reasons some people found those changes so threatening.

    • Contributor: Wald, Elijah
    • Date: 2016-03-16
  • Film, Video

    Edward Gorey: Selections from Recent Acquisitions

    Glen Emil discussed his donation of items to the Edward Gorey Collection at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Emil, Glen
    • Date: 2016-02-11
  • Film, Video

    Erik Weihenmayer

    • Contributor: Weihenmayer, Erik
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Film, Video

    Life of a Poet: Frank Bidart

    Ron Charles interviews Award-winning poet Frank Bidart, who reads his work and talks about his development as a poet.

    • Date: 2015-02-19
  • Film, Video

    Chilean Poet Raúl Zurita

    Poet Raúl Zurita and his translator, Anna Deeny Morales gave a bilingual reading of Zurita's work, followed by a moderated discussion.

    • Date: 2016-02-11
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    Afghan Art and Architecture Through the Ages

    Hamid Naweed spoke about his new book, "Art Through the Ages in Afghanistan," a study of the pictorial and sculpting arts from the the prehistoric period to the Islamic era in Afghanistan.

    • Contributor: Naweed , Hamid
    • Date: 2013-08-06
  • Film, Video

    J. Allyn Rosser: 2008 National Book Festival

    Poet J. Allyn Rosser appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Rosser, J. Allyn
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Film, Video

    Avant Garde Art & Artists in Mexico

    Susannah Joel Glusker discusses and signs her new book "Avant-Garde Art & Artists in Mexico: Anita Brenner's Journals of the Roaring Twenties."

    • Contributor: Glusker, Susannah Joel
    • Date: 2012-06-01
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    Extraterrestrial Real Estate: Measuring Habitability on Mars with the Curiosity Rover

    Pamela Conrad discussed her research on planetary habitability assessments. NASA's Curiosity rover is providing vital insight about Mars' past and current environments that will aid plans for future robotic and human missions.

    • Contributor: Conrad, Pamela
    • Date: 2013-04-16
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    Women in Iran: Past, Present and Future

    Nafisi discusses the current state of women in the Islamic republic of Iran.

    • Contributor: Nafisi, Azar
    • Date: 2004-03-16
  • Film, Video

    Marie Arana: 2013 National Book Festival

    Marie Arana appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Date: 2013-09-21
  • Film, Video

    Dawn: A Journey to the Beginning of the Solar System

    Lucy McFadden discussed NASA's Dawn Mission, which seeks to unlock the mysteries of planetary formation. McFadden investigates comets, asteroids and meteorites for the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and is a co-investigator on the Dawn mission to the asteroid 4 Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.

    • Contributor: McFadden, Lucy
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran Walsh Taylor in Charleston, South Carolina, 2011-06-09.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Saunders, William - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Date: 2011-06-09

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    George Will

    • Contributor: Will, George
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community

    Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington spoke about the history of the Jewish community in Washington, D.C. The talk also included images from the new book, "Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community." The program was sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division. The collections of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, used ...

    • Date: 2007-10-18
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    Robert Hass: 2010 River of Words Ceremony

    River of Words (ROW) is a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy, creative expression and community awareness of our most critical environmental concern: water. River of Words was co-founded by U.S. Poet Laureate (1995-1997) Robert Hass and writer Pamela Michael to help young people make a personal and lasting connection to the environment.

    • Contributor: Hass , Robert
    • Date: 2010-06-30
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    From Terra to Terabytes: Popular Cartography, and Military and Intelligence Cartography (Morning, Day 1)

    Day One, morning sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Mark Monmonier, Stephen Hornsby, James Akerman and Ralph Ehrenberg) presented a sweeping ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-15
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    Garrison Keillor: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author and radio performer Garrison Keillor appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Keillor, Garrison
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Juan Felipe Herrera: 2015 National Book Festival

    Juan Felipe Herrera discusses "Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Kate Masur: An Example for All the Land

    In "An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C." (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), author Kate Masur offers the first major study in more than 50 years of the nation's capital during Reconstruction. The author's panoramic account considers grassroots struggles, city politics, Congress and the presidency, revealing the District of Columbia as a unique battleground in ...

    • Contributor: Masur, Kate
    • Date: 2011-01-12
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    Fifty years of Coca-Cola television advertisements highlights from the motion picture archives at the Library of Congress / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Presents television advertisements, outtakes, and experimental footage documenting the historical developments of television advertising for the Coca-Cola carbonated beverage. Includes stop-motion advertising developed between 1954 and 1956; excerpts from the Experimental TV Color Project of 1964; historical, biographical, and finding aid information; timeline; and selected bibliography.

    • Date: 2000