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  • Film, Video

    Universal Access to All Knowledge

    Brewster Kahle, digital librarian, director and co-founder of the Internet Archive, presented the second in this series of evening lectures on "Managing Knowledge and Creativity in a Digital Context" featuring some of the best known experts in digitally networked communications.

    • Contributor: Kahle, Brewster
    • Date: 2004-12-13
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    Farming, Food Security and Climate Change

    Molly E. Brown, a research scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has been involved for the past 10 years with the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) use of satellite remote sensing to monitor food security in developing regions. Satellite estimates of crop production play an important role in USAID's Famine Early Warning System. According to Brown, changes in population size, ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Molly E.
    • Date: 2009-03-03
  • Film, Video

    Kathryn Erskine: 2013 National Book Festival

    Kathryn Erskine appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Erskine, Kathryn
    • Date: 2013-09-22
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    Teacher Resource: Working with Photos & Prints

    This short film will show you shortcuts on how to access photographs from the Library of Congress including how to find, view and save.

    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-05-23
  • Film, Video

    Christopher Buckley

    • Contributor: Buckley, Christopher
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Film, Video

    America Between the Wars

    The 12-year period between the end of the Cold War and the destruction of the Twin Towers was perceived as calm and peaceful. Yet foreign-policy experts say these were pivotal years in shaping America's role in the world. Derek Chollet and James Goldgeier examined those years in a lecture at the Library of Congress on their new book "America Between the Wars." The event ...

    • Date: 2008-06-12
  • Film, Video

    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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    Tony DiTerlizzi: 2006 National Book Festival

    Author Tony DiTerlizzi speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Diterlizzi, Tony
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Film, Video

    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
  • Film, Video

    The Early Herblock

    Scholar Warren Bernard discussed Herb Block's early life and the rise of his career as a political cartoonist in one of several outreach programs for the "Herblock!" exhibition at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Bernard, Warren
    • Date: 2009-10-30
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    Interview with Sarah Campbell, Naples, Italy, November 19, 2001

    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Campbell, Sarah
    • Date: 2001-11-19
  • Film, Video

    Why Does Digital Reference Matter?

    Dr. Janes discusses digital reference.

    • Contributor: Janes, Joseph
    • Date: 2003-02-10
  • Film, Video

    From Slave Ship to Harvard: Yarrow Mamout & the History of an African American Family

    James H. Johnston discusses his book about Yarrow Mamout, an educated Muslim from Guinea who was brought to Maryland on a slave ship and gained his freedom 44 years later.

    • Contributor: Johnston, James H.
    • Date: 2016-04-06
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    Sharon Draper: 2006 National Book Festival

    Sharon Draper speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Draper, Sharon
    • Date: 2006-09-30
  • Film, Video

    George Crumb & David Starobin

    A conversation with composer George Crumb on his American Songbooks cycle with a longtime friend, Bridge Records producer David Starobin.

    • Date: 2011-04-28
  • Film, Video

    Stanley Plumly: 2011 National Book Festival

    Stanley Plumly appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Plumly, Stanley
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    Bourgeois Town: Lead Belly in Washington DC

    To celebrate the 125th birthday of the legendary folk singer Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, Todd Harvey interviews Lead Belly family members Terika Dean and Alvin Singh on their famous relative, his contributions to American culture and world music and an overview of the significant Lead Belly materials in the Center's archive.

    • Date: 2015-04-24
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    A History of Future Cities

    Daniel Brook talked about his recently published book, which reports on the history and growth of four "instant cities" - Dubai, St. Petersburg, Shanghai and Mumbai.

    • Contributor: Brook, Daniel
    • Date: 2013-04-15
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    Kimberla Lawson Roby: 2011 National Book Festival

    Kimberla Lawson Roby appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Roby, Kimberla Lawson
    • Date: 2011-09-25
  • Film, Video

    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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    Lionel Loueke Trio

    West African harmonies and jazz rhythms are seamlessly blended by guitarist/singer/composer Lionel Loueke with Massimo Biolcati on bass and Ferenc Nemeth on drums.

    • Contributor: Loueke, Lionel
    • Date: 2010-12-03
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    Soul of a People

    The origins and legacy of the Federal Writers' Project are the focus of an excerpted film screening and panel discussion.

    • Date: 2009-04-28
  • Film, Video

    "World War II: 365 Days"

    Described in a recent review as "one of the best single-volume histories of the war yet published," "World War II: 365 Days" is a unique compilation of riveting text and more than 600 color and black-and-white images (many of them rarely seen) from the Library of Congress's collections. The speakers discuss their work on the book.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-05-27
  • Film, Video

    Interview with Howard Marotto, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 1 of 2)

    • Contributor: George, Scott Edward - Marotto, Howard
    • Date: 2001-11-26