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    Melting Pot America: 2015 National Book Festival Ray Suarez, Erika Lee & Tom Gjelten present a dynamic portrait of America as the world's melting pot at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Beyond the Bubble: A New Generation of Historical Thinking Assessments During this session, participants learned how to use free online assessments designed by the Stanford History Education Group that incorporate documents from the Library of Congress archives. Part of the Library's 2016 online conference for teachers.
    • Contributor: Breakstone, Joel
    • Date: 2016-10-25
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    Bob Adelman: Photographer, Artist, Witness to History Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the Library's acquisition of the entire Bob Adelman photographic archive. Adelman was a renowned documentary and news photographer who captured many historic events throughout the latter half of the 20th century. She was joined by Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, novelist and short story writer Ann Beattie, James Estrin, editor of the New York Times' Lens blog, and...
    • Date: 2017-03-20
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    The Impact of China and Russia on United States-Mongolian Political Relations in the 20th Century Dr. Alicia Campi discusses her book "The Impact of China and Russia on United States-Mongolian Political Relations in the Twentieth Century."
    • Date: 2010-03-18
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    Jane Hirshfield: 2009 National Book Festival Jane Hirshfield, author of six collections of poetry appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hirshfield, Jane
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Magna Carta: Drafting Modern Constitutions Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers discuss how Magna Carta's political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at this symposium, Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter, held in conjunction with the Library's exhibition, "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor." Speakers include A.E. Dick Howard, Cornelius Kerwin and David Fontana.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-12-09
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    An Introduction to Congress.gov A Brief Introduction to Congress.gov Video Tutorial
    • Contributor: Brammer, Robert
    • Date: 2014-08-21
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    X.J. Kennedy
    • Contributor: Kennedy, X.J.
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    George Will
    • Contributor: Will, George
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    The Herb Garden at the National Arboretum Mr. Adams talked about the uses of herbs and showed many slides to illustrate his talk.
    • Contributor: Adams, Jim
    • Date: 2003-03-01
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    World Intellectual Property Day - Movies: A Global Passion The U.S. Copyright Office hosted a Copyright Matters program in connection with World Intellectual Property Day. This year's theme, as announced by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), was Movies: A Global Passion. The program featured special remarks from Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and a discussion with multi-award-winning feature film and television director Matthew Harrison, two-time Daytime Emmy...
    • Date: 2014-04-23
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    Five Countries in 21 Days The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress presents "Five Countries in 21 Days."
    • Contributor: Kawar, Nawal
    • Date: 2009-09-22
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    A New Challenge to the Congressional Black Caucus What did Ossie Davis envision in 1971 when he proclaimed to the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) that "it's not the man, it's the plan"? In a special forum at the Library of Congress, Congressman Major Owens hosted a distinguished panel of U.S. representatives and political scientists in a discussion of his book, "The Peacock Elite: A Subjective Case Study of the Congressional Black Caucus...
    • Contributor: Owens, Major
    • Date: 2007-10-01
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    The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress is sponsoring a series of lectures on Iraq history and society. Jonathan Lyons, a researcher at the Global Terrorism Research Center at Monash University, Victoria, Australia, discussed his new book, "The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization."
    • Contributor: Lyons, Jonathan
    • Date: 2008-02-26
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    The Life of a Poet: Dana Levin Poet Dana Levin discussed her work with Ron Charles, editor of the Washington Post's Book World.
    • Date: 2017-04-04
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    Nancy Milford
    • Contributor: Milford, Nancy
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    US-Canada Capital Poetry Exchange Suzanne Buffam, David O'Meara and Liz Howard recited their poetry in the first of an ongoing collaboration between Ottawa's VerseFest and the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2017-03-30
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    Candice Millard: 2011 National Book Festival Author Candice Millard appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Millard, Candice
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Library of Congress Honors Herman Wouk with Literary Award Writer Herman Wouk received the first Library of Congress Lifetime Achievement Award for the Writing of Fiction. During this event, ABC News' Martha Raddatz, William Safire of The New York Times and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg read from Wouk's novels. Jimmy Buffett spoke about his relationship with Wouk and performed songs from the musical "Don't Stop the Carnival," based on Wouk's novel...
    • Date: 2008-09-10
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    William Alexander: 2006 National Book Festival William Alexander speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Alexander, William
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Latinos & Libraries Mark Hugo López and Anna Brown presented their findings from a national survey on the Hispanic population of the U.S. and its use of public libraries.
    • Date: 2015-04-08
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    The Lincoln Deception David O. Stewart, known for his award-winning nonfiction works on Aaron Burr, President Andrew Johnson and the Constitution, discussed his first novel, "The Lincoln Deception." Blending real and fictional characters, the book is a gripping historical mystery exploring the endless fascination with Lincoln's assassination and the conspiracy behind it.
    • Contributor: Stewart, David O.
    • Date: 2013-12-04
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    2011 Junior Fellows Display The Junior Fellows program is profiled and the findings of the 2011 class of fellows are featured.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-07-28
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    Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams Author Louisa Thomas presents the first comprehensive biography of Louisa Adams, wife of President John Quincy Adams and the nation's first foreign-born first lady.
    • Contributor: Thomas, Louisa
    • Date: 2016-11-03
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    Phil Klay: 2015 National Book Festival Phil Klay discusses "Redeployment" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Klay, Phil
    • Date: 2015-09-05