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    Louis Bayard: 2011 National Book Festival Louis Bayard appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Bayard, Louis
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Carla L. Peterson: 2011 National Book Festival Carla L. Peterson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Peterson, Carla L.
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Scott Turow: 2010 National Book Festival Author Scott Turow presents at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Turow , Scott
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Hoda Kotb: 2011 National Book Festival Hoda Kotb appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kotb, Hoda
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Poets and Patriotism: The 200th Birthday of the Star-Spangled Banner A panel discussion on the national anthem with experts in music and history.
    • Date: 2014-07-03
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    Wreck of the battleship "Maine"
    Wreck of the "Maine" in Havana Harbor
    "Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and steel was blown out of all semblance of a vessel. The background of this picture is formed by the shores of Havana Harbor, and as the yacht moves ...
    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Recent and Predicted Book Industry Trends The Science, Technology and Business Division sponsored a lecture by Albert Greco, who discussed recent and predicted book industry trends. This event was cosponsored with the Office of Technology Policy of Library Services.
    • Date: 2006-05-19
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    William G. Anderson oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Detroit, Michigan, 2011-07-26. William Anderson recalls growing up in Americus, Georgia, serving in the navy during World War II, and his friendships with Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ralph Abernathy. He remembers opening his osteopath practice in Albany, Georgia, becoming a leader of the Albany Movement, and supporting protesters from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He discusses his several arrests with King and Abernathy, appearing on ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Anderson, William G.
    • Date: 2011-07-26

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    Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from the Civil Rights Years Patricia Sullivan discussed her book "Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from The Civil Rights Years" in a program sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center. As a privileged white Southern woman, Durr (1903-1999) was an unlikely yet monumental champion of civil rights. "Freedom Writer" is a collection of her letters during three decades of struggle for racial equality. In 1951, returning to ...
    • Contributor: Sullivan, Patricia
    • Date: 2006-03-30
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    Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted Frederick Law Olmsted is best remembered for his landscape architecture, from New York's Central Park and Boston's Emerald Necklace to the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the campus of Stanford University. Olmsted was also an influential journalist, an early voice for the environment and an abolitionist credited with helping dissuade England from joining the South in the Civil War. Justin Martin discusses his ...
    • Contributor: Martin, Justin
    • Date: 2011-07-07
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    The Music of Irving Fine Musicologist Georgia Luikens leads a discussion with composer Martin Boykan and conductor Joel Spiegelman about the music of Irving Fine. Spiegelman studied under Fine at Brandeis University and Boykan held the Fine professorship in composition at Brandeis.
    • Date: 2014-12-06
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    Mike Richman: 2008 National Book Festival Journalist Mike Richman appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Richman, Mike
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven In this lecture, Timothy M. Rohan from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discusses the exhibition he curated, "Model City: Buildings and Projects by Paul Rudolph for Yale and New Haven," which draws upon works from the Paul Rudolph Archive in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Paul Rudolph (1918-1997) was one of the most innovative American architects of the post-World ...
    • Contributor: Rohan, Timothy
    • Date: 2008-12-16
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    E.L. Doctorow: Book Fest 05 Author E.L. Doctorow at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Doctorow, E.L.
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Tom Angleberger: 2015 National Book Festival Tom Angleberger discusses "McToad Mows Tiny Island" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Angleberger, Tom
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Literary Birthday Celebration: Langston Hughes Poets Dolores Kendrick and Evie Shockley celebrate the birthday of American poet Langston Hughes by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.
    • Date: 2012-02-01
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    Federal Discrimination & the Decline of National Black Politics in the Early 20th Century Racial discrimination in federal offices during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson implicated the United States government in the economic limitation of African Americans in the early twentieth century. The Civil Service's stable pay and chance for promotion had helped to foster a vibrant black middle class in the nation's capital. This promising island in Jim Crow America was maintained by a political patronage coalition ...
    • Contributor: Yellin, Eric
    • Date: 2011-12-08
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    Dante Alighieri's 750th Birthday Anniversary In partnership with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, the Library hosted a panel discussion of distinguished scholars who spoke about Dante Alighieri's influence on music, American art and popular culture, philosophy, science and the law.
    • Date: 2015-12-03
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    Religious Freedom & the U.S. Constitution In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of Congress hosted a public program on that examined the right of religious freedom, which is protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
    • Date: 2015-09-19
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    John Carlos oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in New York, New York, 2013-08-18.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Carlos, John P.
    • Date: 2013-08-18

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    My Irish Song of Songs Janet McKinney explores Irish-American identity in popular song and musical theater, as evidenced in the sheet music and recording collections at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: McKinney, Janet
    • Date: 2016-03-15
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    A History of Law in American Film Jessica Silbey presented a lecture that focused on the depiction of the courtroom process from the beginning of film in 1895 to the present day. She also discussed how the workings of the law has been shown in other forms of popular culture.
    • Contributor: Silbey, Jessica
    • Date: 2016-07-20
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    A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Hon. Reynaldo Garza, Jurist & Hispanic American Pioneer Rep. Filemon B. Vela Jr. pays tribute to the life and legacy of Reynaldo Garza, the first Mexican-American appointed to a federal court. Other speakers included Mariel Buffington and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-15
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    Albany, N.Y., fire department A sidewalk crowd on a main street of Albany, N.Y., watches as fourteen pieces of horse-drawn fire equipment quickly pass by.
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Hungarian Literature: László Krasznahorkai Hungarian novelist László Krasznahorkai reads from his recently translated novel, "Sátántangó," and discusses the state of contemporary Hungarian literature.
    • Contributor: Krasznahorkai, L&aacute - Szl&oacute
    • Date: 2012-06-13