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    Impact of Miranda Warning on Human Rights in Eastern Europe In celebration of Human Rights Day, a panel of distinguished American and European politicians and scholars discussed address how American laws -- and specifically,the Miranda warning -- have affected human rights developments in Romania and the former Soviet Union.
    • Date: 2016-12-09
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    BARD Mobile Android: Navigate an Audiobook Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to navigate an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for Android devices.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2015-06-01
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    Exploring the Library of Congress Website This film highlights the Library's online collections and provides searching techniques to better navigate the Library's website.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015
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    Keynote Address with Author Tonya Bolden Listen to award-winning children's author Tonya Bolden in an engaging conversation facilitated by elementary school librarian Tom Bober. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
    • Date: 2016-10-25
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    Records, Documents, and Stuff in the Digital Era This lecture focuses on Dr. Cox's teaching on "understanding" information and his other work on electronic records management and archival appraisal.
    • Contributor: Cox, Richard J.
    • Date: 2003-03-07
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    Journey to Freedom: The Boat People Retrospective (Luncheon S... In the years following the Vietnam War, more than 1 million refugees fled the war-ravaged countries of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Those who took to the ocean in small, overcrowded ships were dubbed the "boat people." Many perished on the seas, some at the hands of pirates, while others took refuge in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia. By the late ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-02
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    Stephen Dunn: 2012 National Book Festival Stephen Dunn appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dunn, Stephen
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Phil Wiggins & Friends: Acoustical Blues & Dance from Maryland A concert by Phil Wiggins and Friends, an all-star blues and dance group including Phil Wiggins (harmonica), Rick Franklin (guitar and vocals) Marcus Moore (violin) and Junious Brickhouse (dance).
    • Date: 2014-08-06
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    African Fiddle & Banjo Echo in Appalachia Concert Examples of Appalachian traditional music, with demonstrations from African and Appalachian musicians.
    • Contributor: Conway, Cece
    • Date: 2015-10-01
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    Nazi-Looted Books Still Far from Home Patricia Kennedy Grimsted tells the tale of large collections of books confiscated by the Nazis from individuals and institutions during the 1930s and early 1940s and secreted away in storage facilities around the Third Reich. Grimsted discussed the logistical and legal issues involved in repatriating the confiscated books to the heirs of their original owners.
    • Contributor: Grimsted, Patricia Kennedy
    • Date: 2016-04-28
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    The Cultural Memory of Robert Burns in 19th Century America In this lecture, Fulbright Scholar and Kluge Fellow Arun Sood discussed the complex, layered and multi-faceted cultural memory of Robert Burns in the United States of America, c. 1800-1900. Though Robert Burns (1759-1796) is most commonly known as Scotland's "National Poet," he also made a significant impact in the United States during the late-18th and 19th centuries. From Frederick Douglass to Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
    • Contributor: Sood, Arun
    • Date: 2017-04-06
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    International Literature: International Writing Program Showcase Christopher Merrill and his international students/alumni participate in panels and read from their work. Speakers included Bruce Armstrong, Cynthia Edul, Omar Pérez, Enrique Serrano, Natasha Tiniacos, Boaz Gaon, Mujib Mehrdad, Mamle Kabu, Sadek Mohammed, Binayak Banerjee, Bernice Chauly, Heekyung Eun, Chen Li, Franca Treur, Laurynas Katkus, Auguste Corteau and Gerõur Kristný.
    • Contributor: Merrill, Christopher
    • Date: 2014-11-06
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    Freeman A. Hrabowski oral history interview conducted by Jose... Freeman A. Hrabowski recalls growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, and attending the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. He remembers being arrested for marching in the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, and the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He also discusses attending Hampton University and later starting the Meyerhoff Scholars Program for African American men studying math and science.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hrabowski, Freeman A.
    • Date: 2011-08-14

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    The Life and Bookstore of Jan Mapou Poet, storyteller and dramatist Jan Mapou came to the Library of Congress to record an oral history of his life and times. In this program a master storyteller recounts his life and, in so doing, provides insight into the rich oral traditions that are an important part of Haitian culture. Stories told in Haiti are often recounted under the mapou tree, the tree that ...
    • Contributor: Mapou, Jan
    • Date: 2011-06-20
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    Jenny Han: 2015 National Book Festival Jenny Han discusses "P.S. I Still Love You" appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Han, Jenny
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Breaking the Color Barrier: The U.S. Naval Academy's First Bl... The Veterans History Project sponsored a lecture by Robert Schneller on his book, "Breaking the Color Barrier: The U.S. Naval Academy's First Black Midshipmen and the Struggle for Racial Equality." On hand to salute Cdr. Wes Brown was the Honorable Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. Schneller is a Navy historian and has published many volumes on American naval history. In his lecture he stated that ...
    • Contributor: Schneller, Robert
    • Date: 2005-08-10
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    Digressional Wanderings Na'ama Zussman discussed how digressions from the main subject in artist books carry the memory of a text, its physical form, its history, and shape a new entity.
    • Contributor: Zussman, Na'ama
    • Date: 2014-05-20
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    Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney: 2013 National Book Fest... Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney appear at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    The Ruins of Paris, 1871 Much of central Paris was burned during the Franco-Prussian War that saw the death of the Commune. The resulting ruins of Paris at once became a tourist attraction, and the subject of remarkable photographs made for the tourist trade. The novelist Gustave Flaubert came to visit the ruins, and found in them a lesson for his contemporaries: if only they had understood the novel ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, Peter
    • Date: 2016-06-02
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    Why Terrorist Ideologies are So Powerful Sociologist Neil J. Smelser presented a lecture titled "Why Are Terrorist Ideologies So Powerful." Smelser occupies the chair of the Countries and Cultures of the North in the Library's John W. Kluge Center, which sponsored the lecture. In his talk, Smelser goes beyond contemporary radical Islamic-inspired ideologies to cover extremist ideologies in general, some of which combine to generate terrorist activities. He discusses several ...
    • Contributor: Smelser, Neil
    • Date: 2006-11-29
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    Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses Alan Lomax & Woody Guthrie Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera discusses Alan Lomax and Woody Guthrie with Todd Harvey.
    • Date: 2015-09-09
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    Jon Kabat-Zinn: Book Fest 05 Author Jon Kabat-Zinn at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Kabat-Zinn, John
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    The Civil Rights History Project: Primary Sources and Oral Hi... History is most fascinating when we feel connected to the people who lived in the past. One way to pique student interest is by using primary sources from the Library of Congress -- letters, photographs, and oral histories -- that document real people's lives. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress recently launched the Civil Rights History Project, a digitized collection of ...
    • Contributor: Lederle, Cheryl
    • Date: 2014-09-11
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    Eric Wight: 2011 National Book Festival Graphic novelist Eric Wight appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Wight, Eric
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    David Kirby: Book Fest 05 Author and poet David Kirby at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Kirby, David
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Babel Through Jewish Latin-American Eyes Mirta Kupferminc discussed her works based on Jewish texts and their impact on contemporary universal artists. Tova Shvartzman discussed the Tower of Babel, as it appears in the Bible, in conjunction with "The Library of Babel" by Jorge Luis Borges. Kupferminc and Shvartzman are involved in "LABA-BA," a laboratory for Jewish culture, which supports artists' fellowship programs in Argentina. A mix of visual artists, ...
    • Date: 2017-06-02
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    End of the Cold War James Goldgeier, the Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, presented a lecture titled "The End of the Cold War and the Struggle Over American Foreign Policy" in a program sponsored by the Kluge Center.
    • Contributor: Goldgeier, James
    • Date: 2006-11-15
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    Sandra Brown: Book Fest 05 Author Sandra Brown at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brown, Sandra
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    David Mercer Ackerman and Satoko Ito Ackerman oral history in... David and Satoko Ackerman recall meeting at the Chicago Theological Seminary and remember their classmate Jesse Jackson urging students to attend the Selma to Montgomery March. They recall traveling to Selma, participating in the march, and their later life in Silver Spring, Maryland.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Ackerman, David M. - Ackerman, Satoko Ito
    • Date: 2011-09-20

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    John Lewis: 2012 National Book Festival Rep. John Lewis appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lewis, John
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Two Thousand Flutes An introduction to the Library's remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library's nearly 2,000 instruments in this lecture-recital featuring flutist Lorna McGhee of the Pittsburgh Symphony, pianist Ryo Yanagitani of the S&R Foundation, and musical instrument curator Carol Lynn Ward Bamford. Produced in association with the S&R Foundation.
    • Date: 2015-05-02
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    The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1 Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against ...
    • Date: 2007-12-08
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    Walter Dean Myers: 2012 National Book Festival Walter Dean Myers appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Sharyn McCrumb: 2006 National Book Festival Sharyn McCrumb speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McCrumb, Sharyn
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Personal Archiving Day: Photos Library of Congress experts discuss how to care for personal photograph collections, including traditional as well as digital photographs.
    • Date: 2010-05-10
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    Alexandra Stoddard: 2006 National Book Festival Alexandra Stoddard speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Stoddard, Alexandra
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Salman Rushdie: 2008 National Book Festival Salman Rushdie appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Rushdie, Salman
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    The Changing Face of Christianity Lamin Sanneh, holder of the Chair of Countries and Cultures of the South at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, discussed "The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West and the World," a volume offering nine new essays addressing Christianity's place and role in the world and their importance for the future of Christianity. Over the past century, Christianity's place ...
    • Contributor: Sanneh, Lamin
    • Date: 2005-03-10
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    Elmer Dixon oral history interview conducted by David P. Clin... Elmer Dixon discusses his childhood in Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington, where he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., and heard Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) leader Stokely Carmichael speak. At 17 he met Black Panthers Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in Oakland and established, with his brother Aaron Dixon as Defense Captain, the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party. Dixon discusses his ...
    • Contributor: Dixon, Elmer - Cline, David P. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2013

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    Removing Residual Iron in Platinum and Palladium Prints Matthew Clark and Dana Hemingway discuss preservation techniques in the handling of platinum and palladium prints.
    • Date: 2015-10-28
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    Mark Teague: 2013 National Book Festival Mark Teague appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Teague, Mark
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    CMA Songwriters Series 2013 Host Bob DiPiero returns in this annual event sponsored by the Country Music Association with three chart-topping colleagues: Ronnie Milsap, with 40 #1 hits over an impressive five-decade career taking in country, pop, R&B and gospel; the elegant Lorrie Morgan, with over six million records sold to date, a lifetime member of the Grand Ole Opry at 25 ("Five Minutes;" "Watch Me"); and songwriter ...
    • Date: 2013-03-20
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    The sound of Broadway music - A conversation with Jonathan T... videorecording | videorecording : 149 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditourium, Library of Congress, Washington DC. (Venue). Recorded on May 6, 2009 at 5 PM. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Tunick, Jonathan
    • Date: 2009
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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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    Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 200...
    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Wagner, Rosanne
    • Date: 2001-12-02
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    David Weber: 2015 National Book Festival David Weber discusses "Like a Mighty Army" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Weber, David
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    R.S. Gwynn
    • Contributor: Gwynn, R.S.
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Anne-Marie O'Connor: 2015 National Book Festival Anne-Marie O'Connor discusses "The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: O'connor, Anne-Marie
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    The Jihadis' Path to Self-Destruction Do contemporary jihadists hold, in their own doctrine, the seeds to self-destruction? Nelly Lahoud, a top expert on jihadi ideology and a West Point associate professor, discusses this topic, the subject of her new book of the same name.
    • Contributor: Lahoud , Nelly
    • Date: 2011-02-16
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    Imagining the Amazon: European Colonialism & the Making of Mo... Kluge Fellow Anna Browne Ribeiro describes European accounts of travel in Amazonia, depicting a savage and wondrous place. Over the centuries, travel writing fed into Enlightenment thought and vice versa, never losing its fantastical qualities, until Amazonia was transformed into a modern global icon: the relict, sparsely populated virgin forest of a bygone era. Ribeiro examines how, in spite of archaeological evidence that counters ...
    • Contributor: Ribeiro, Anne Browne
    • Date: 2016-01-14
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    Catherine Asaro
    • Contributor: Asaro, Catherine
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    John Lewis John Lewis speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lewis, John
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Poetry of Mark Strand and Charles Wright Mark Strand and Charles Wright read from their works as part of the Poetry Center's Spring literary season.
    • Date: 2008-04-24
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    Claudia Emerson: 2011 National Book Festival Poet Claudia Emerson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Emerson, Claudia
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS & Modern... Author Douglas Waller discusses "Wild" Bill Donovan and his role in the OSS and modern American espionage, the subject of his new book.
    • Contributor: Waller, Douglas
    • Date: 2011-02-24
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    Engaging Africans in Policy Dialogue: The Southern Voices Net... Steve McDonald discusses the new Southern Voices Network initiative. In 2011, the Leadership Project launched the network stemming from the concern that the Southern "voice" or perspective is seldom heard in debates around issues directly affecting the nations of the global South.
    • Contributor: McDonald, Steve
    • Date: 2013-07-23
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    Azar Nafisi
    • Contributor: Nafisi, Azar
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Ted Kooser Ted Kooser reads from his poetry at the 2004 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Kooser, Ted
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative The Hermitage Photograph Conservation Initiative is a collaborative project to provide training in conservation, documentation and cataloging practice to forward the preservation of the museum's collection of more than 470,000 photographs.
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    The Value of the Enslaved from Womb to Grave Daina Ramey Berry gives a lecture entitled "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved from Womb to Grave." From the moment of birth and before, those invested in buying and selling human beings put a price tag on enslaved people. This fiscal marker served as a projection of future worth as well as a monetary value of a market ...
    • Contributor: Berry, Daina Ramey
    • Date: 2017-06-22
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    Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues videorecording | videorecording; 55 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). February 17, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ferris, William R.
    • Date: 2010
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    Observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of... A special program commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, specifically the Voter Rights Act of 1965 with Rep. Terri Sewell.
    • Contributor: Sewell, Terri
    • Date: 2014-02-27
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    Poetry Readings from Maxine Kumin and Wesley McNair The Library of Congress 2006 Literary Season continued with poetry readings from poets Maxine Kumin and Wesley McNair, two New England poets, who through the magic of poems, style takes the listener on a joyful ride through non-urban America.
    • Date: 2006-11-09
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    Justin Cronin: 2016 National Book Festival Justin Cronin discusses "The City of Mirrors" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Cronin, Justin
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Data Conservancy: A Web Science View of Data Curation The Data Conservancy is one of two initial awards through the National Science Foundatiom's DataNet Program. The Data Conservancy embraces a shared vision: data curation is not an end, but rather a means to collect, organize, validate and preserve data to address grand research challenges. Sayeed Choudhury provides an overview of the Data Conservancy with an emphasis on the data framework aspects of the ...
    • Contributor: Choudhury, Sayeed
    • Date: 2010-06-07
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    Dana Gioia
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    [Patricia Lamb Conn in an interview with David Sager] videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 11 min., 51 sec.) : sd., col. | videorecording | Title supplied by cataloger. Interviewers: David Sager, Loras Schissel; interviewee: Patricia Lamb Conn. Recorded in the Recording Laboratory, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, 2006 (Venue). Courtesy of Pat Lamb Conn. (Copyright Notice). In an interview with David Sager and Loras Schissel, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Conn, Patricia Lamb - Sager, David - Schissel, Loras J. - Library of Congress. Recording Laboratory
    • Date: 2006
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    Mary Brigid Barrett: 2009 National Book Festival Award-winning children's book author and illustrator Mary Brigid Barrett appears at National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brigid Barrett, Mary
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Judith Ortiz Cofer
    • Contributor: Cofer, Judith Ortiz
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    The Life of a Poet: Dunya Mikhail Poet, translator and journalist Dunya Mikhail will discuss her work with Ron Charles of the Washington Post.
    • Date: 2016-03-02
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    Demons of the Mind: Ebb and Flow in the Sea of Sadness, Part 2 The Office of Scholarly Programs, in conjunction with the Dana Foundation, Heinz Family Philanthropies and the National Institute of Mental Health, sponsored a two-day conference, "Demons of the Mind: 21st Century Science vs. Depression," bringing together top neuroscientists and mental health experts to discuss mental depression.
    • Date: 2006-04-19
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    Setting Robert Lowell's Poetry to Music Composer Michael Hersch and Kay Redfield Jamison of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discussed the role of mood disorders in poetry, as well as Hersch's Library of Congress commission "Carrion-Miles to Purgatory."
    • Date: 2015-10-16
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    What Time Was the American Revolution? Reflections on a Famil... This lecture challenged our traditional assumptions about the chronology of the American Revolution. T.H. Breen rejected a familiar story that begins in the early 1760s with the coronation of George III and then traces a slow buildup of grievances until the colonists declare independence and set the country on the road to the Constitution. This talk introduced a radically different timeline that reinterprets the ...
    • Contributor: Breen , Timothy
    • Date: 2017-04-20
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    Bobbitt Prize Reading with Nathaniel Mackey & Claudia Rankine The Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry was awarded to Nathaniel Mackey (lifetime achievement) and Claudia Rankine (for "Citizen: An American Lyric"). The poets received their awards and read selections from their work.
    • Date: 2017-04-20
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    Mahan Esfahani: Harpsichord Concert Mahan Esfahani plays Wanda Landowska's Pleyel harpsichord, featuring pieces from her 1927 concert at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Esfahani, Mahan
    • Date: 2010-05-29
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    Imperial Ethiopia's Unique Symbols, Structures & Role in the ... Gregory R. Copley discussed his research on the role of Ethiopia in the modern world.
    • Contributor: Copley , Gregory
    • Date: 2017-05-11
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    Films on-by Zochrot = Seraṭim shel-ʻal Zokhrot /
    Zochrot films | Seraṭim shel-ʻal Zokhrot
    Zochrot ["Remembering"] is a group of Israeli citizens working to raise awareness of the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948.
    • Date: 2007
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    Janet Nolan & Thomas Gonzalez: 2016 National Book Festival Janet Nolan and Thomas Gonzalez discuss "Seven and a Half Tons of Steel" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Ledward Kaapana Oral History Master Hawaiian slack key guitarist, ukelele player and vocalist Ledward Kaapana discusses his life and musical career.
    • Contributor: Kaapana, Ledward
    • Date: 2017-07-05
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    Dipper Mouth Blues Thomas Brothers discusses Louis Armstrong, composer of King Oliver's "Dipper Mouth Blues."
    • Contributor: Thomas Brothers
    • Date: 2012-03-29
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    Authors, Attribution & Integrity 5: The Intersection of Moral... This panel discussed moral rights in the contexts of licensed and unlicensed uses of copyrighted works (including fair use and orphan works) and how authors use business arrangements and contracts to supplement statutory moral rights, as well as the interplay between moral rights and free speech, including commercial speech and political debate. The official transcript of this event has been published by the George ...
    • Date: 2016-04-18
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    Listening to Stone: The Art & Life of Isamu Noguchi Hayden Herrera discusses her book on the acclaimed Japanese-American artist and designer Isamu Noguchi, an important creative partner of Martha Graham. "Without Isamu Noguchi I could have done nothing," Graham said. "Always he has given me something that lived on stage as... another dancer." This and other events celebrating Noguchi were presented through the support of Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno.
    • Contributor: Herrera, Hayden
    • Date: 2016-03-24
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    Musicians from Marlboro Concert Members of Musicians from Marlboro perform Haydn's Quartet in D major, op. 76, no. 5, HIII:79; Selections from Beethoven's "Irische Lieder, WoO 152" ("Irish Songs"); "On Wenlock Edge" by Ralph Vaughan Williams; and Beethoven's String Quartet in C major, op. 59, no. 3. Presented in association with the Bill and Mary Meyer Concert Series of the Smithsonian Freer and Sackler Galleries.
    • Contributor: Musicians from Marlboro
    • Date: 2017-01-25
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    Can you imagine that? videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 59 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Merrill, Bob
    • Date: 2012
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    Saturday Young Readers Center Grand Opening View the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for Saturday hours at the Young Readers Center with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and members of the Young Readers Center Teen Board. Award winning author Meg Medina reads from her bilingual book, "Mango, Abuela and Me."
    • Date: 2017-01-28
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    Chris Madden: Book Fest 05 Author and interior designer Chris Madden at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Madden, Chris
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Art from War: Documenting Devastation/Realizing Restoration Larson Fellow Tara Tappert discusses how different artistic approaches to the experiences of war trauma can be traced to the devastations of the First World War.
    • Contributor: Tappert, Tara
    • Date: 2015-01-22
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    Eric Rohmann
    • Contributor: Rohmann, Eric
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Hemingway in Pamplona Yolanda Barcina, mayor of Pamplona, and others present a discussion on "Ernest Hemingway and Pamplona."
    • Date: 2010-02-12
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    The path to violence : making our schools safer /
    Making our schools safer
    Ever since the wake-up call that was Columbine, schools and law enforcement have developed multiple strategies to prevent attacks. Indeed, the horror of Newtown needs to be seen in a context that's not defined by defeat. Remarkably, more than 120 school assaults have been thwarted in the past ten years. But, while security hardware and physical barriers can play a deterrent role, it's been ...
    • Contributor: Slobogin, Kathy - Lindsay, Jim - Nutting, Meredith - Rosenbaum, Jill - Waterston, Sam - Ballow, Barbara - Jwm Productions - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    My Father's Paradise Yona Sabar was born in a mud hut in the remote Kurdish region of Northern Iraq. Protected by towering mountains, the Jews of Zakho lived peacefully among Muslims and Christians for hundreds of years. But in the late 1940s, the outside world came crashing in, and Yona would be the last boy in Zakho to become a bar mitzvah. Yona's son Ariel Sabar discussed ...
    • Contributor: Sabar, Ariel
    • Date: 2009-02-11
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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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    Annette Gordon-Reed: 2009 National Book Festival Pulitzer Prize winning author Annette Gordon-Reed appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Gordon-Reed, Annette
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Alessandro Frassica & Victor Hazan: National Book Festival 2016 Alessandro Frassica presents "Veggie Pan'ino" and Victor Hazan presents "Ingredienti: Marcella's Guide to the Market" in a panel discussion on the Italian kitchen with Guy Lamolinara at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival Edmund Morris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Morris, Edmund
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video
    The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras Author Marcial Cerrato Sandoval gives a Spanish-language book talk on his newest work, "The Story of the Town of Minas de Oro in Honduras."
    • Contributor: Sandoval, Marcial Cerrato
    • Date: 2011-04-25
  • Film, Video
    Helen Benedict on "The Edge of Eden" Author Helen Benedict discusses her novel of British diplomacy and clashing cultures set in 1960 on the remote Seychelle Islands in the Indian Ocean.
    • Contributor: Benedict, Helen
    • Date: 2010-04-06
  • Film, Video
    Patricia Sullivan: 2009 National Book Festival Professor and history author Patricia Sullivan appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Patricia
    • Date: 2009-09-26
  • 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
    Capturing Recorded Sound Through Imaging: The IRENE Project a... Over the past four years the Library has been collaborating with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the development of new imaging methods to preserve and create digital access to recorded sound, on mechanical carriers. Imaging methods are non-invasive and scale naturally to an automated approach. For these reasons they hold promise both as preservation tools and as a basis for mass digitization. In ...
    • Contributor: Haber, Carl
    • Date: 2007-06-18