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    Nazarbayev and the Making of Kazakhstan Author Jonathan Aitken discusses his book "Nazarbayev and the Making of Kazakhstan: From Communism to Capitalism," which focuses on the activities of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the first 20 years of that nation's independence from the former Soviet Union.
    • Contributor: Aitken, Jonathan
    • Date: 2010-04-14
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    Christian Robinson: 2015 National Book Festival Christian Robinson discusses "Leo: A Ghost Story" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Christian
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Sharon Creech: Book Fest 05 Author Sharon Creech at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Creech, Sharon
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    When Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder and ... Between December 16, 1811, and late April 1812, a catastrophic series of earthquakes shook the Mississippi Valley. Towns were destroyed, an 18-mile-long lake was created and even the Mississippi River temporarily ran backwards. In his book, journalist Jay Feldman examines the quakes' remarkable physical power and the resulting social, political and military upheavals.
    • Contributor: Feldman, Jay
    • Date: 2005-08-04
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    Research Data & Curation Panel A panel at the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting discusses how effective data reuse depends on a complex chain of activities and involves the interplay of data producers, reusers and curators. A key challenge is determining what specific data curation practices are needed to enable data reuse. In this session, three presenters explored these issues in two different contexts: a cyberinfrastructure project that enables the ...
    • Date: 2014-07-23
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    Gurcharan Das: 2010 National Book Festival Author and management consultant Gurcharan Das speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Das, Gurcharan
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Interview with Composer and Pianist Fred Hersch Part of the series "American Creativity: The Composer-Performer," this interview with the composer and pianist Fred Hersch, one of a series of portraits of major jazz figures appearing at the Library of Congress, was presented by the Library's Music Division as a pre-concert presentation. The interviewer is Ben Roe.
    • Contributor: Hersch, Fred
    • Date: 2007-10-26
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    Welcome to DPLAfest 2016 Dan Cohen of the Digital Public Library of America joins representatives from host organizations and major funders to welcome the public to DPLAfest 2016, hosted at the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2016-04-14
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    Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio & Freedom Award-winning radio producer Sonja D. Williams illuminates Durham's extraordinary career in her book "Word Warrior", which draws on archives and hard-to-access family records, as well as interviews with family and such colleagues as Studs Terkel and Toni Morrison. She discussed and signed her book.
    • Contributor: Williams, Sonja D.
    • Date: 2016-02-03
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    Sheila P. Moses: 2015 National Book Festival Sheila P. Moses discusses "Dark Girls" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Moses, Sheila P.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Man on white horse and others in forest] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Annie Barrows: 2012 National Book Festival Annie Barrows appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Barrows, Annie
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Kislak Lecture: Jonathan Spence on Matteo Ricci Historian Jonathan D. Spence, one of the foremost experts on modern China, delivers the fourth Jay I. Kislak lecture titled "Mapping the Way: The Chinese Quests of Matteo Ricci."
    • Contributor: Spence, Jonathan
    • Date: 2010-04-13
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    Alexander McCall Smith: 2008 National Book Festival Alexander McCall Smith speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Smith, Alexander McCall
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Louise Broadway oral history interview conducted by Will Grif... Louise Willingham Broadway shares her experiences of segregated education in Baker County, Georgia, and she discusses the lessons that her parents taught her when she was a child. Broadway describes her experiences as a mother sending her daughter to an all-white school. She also describes her involvement in the Baker County Movement, especially her work for a doctor who treated Freedom Riders.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Griffin, Willie James - Broadway, Louise W.
    • Date: 2013-03-09

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    Human Rights Day Panel 2011: Women's Rights and Opportunities A group of distinguished speakers discussed the rights and opportunities of women in honor of International Human Rights Day.
    • Date: 2011-12-09
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    Lien-Hang Nguyen: 2012 National Book Festival Lien-Hang Nguyen appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Nguyen, Lien-Hang
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Analysis & Curation of American Travelers' Visual Documents o... Saule Satayeva discussed her archival research related to American travelers who illuminated Kazakh Nomadic culture through their visual documents from 1876-1937.
    • Contributor: Satayeva, Saule
    • Date: 2016-03-23
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    The Candidate's a Dodger videorecording ; 4 min | Forms part of the Seeger Family Tribute Collection (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress (Venue). 4:3
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Seeger, Pete - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy
    • Date: 2007
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    Scholarfest: Evening Gala More than 70 scholars descend on Capitol Hill for a lively mixture of rapid-fire dialogues, panels and scholarly conversations to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center. The opening proceedings bring two former Kluge Prize recipients together in a discussion moderated by Kluge Center director Jane McAuliffe.
    • Date: 2015-06-10
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    Gwen Ifill: 2009 National Book Festival Best-selling author Gwen Ifill appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Ifill, Gwen
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge: Jim H... Jim Herbert and Karla Peterie sing "Rollin' and Tumblin'" as part of the Lomax Challenge.To mark the 100th birthday of influential folklorist and musician Alan Lomax (1915-2002), who collected songs from musicians like Muddy Waters, Lead Belly, Aunt Molly Jackson and Woody Guthrie, Folk Alliance International joined the American Folklife Center to create the Lomax Challenge. Folk Alliance members chose collected by Lomax from ...
    • Date: 2015-02-21
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    Nakotah LaRance: Native American Hoop Dancing Joining Nakota and Steve LaRance in this performance of Native American hoop dancing are Steve LaRance's granddaughter Shade Phea Young and nephew Quotsvenma Denipah-Cook.
    • Contributor: Larance, Nakotah
    • Date: 2016-05-18
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    The Return of the Masters: Connections, Contestations & Redra... As part of the Library's lecture series on the Persian book, Kevin Schwartz discusses Persian literary history.
    • Contributor: Schwartz, Kevin
    • Date: 2016-10-25
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    Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsm... Scenes from the 1905 peace conference between the Russian and Japanese Governments, mediated by the U.S. Government at the invitation of President Theodore Roosevelt. Scenes of the dignitaries and celebrities who are part of the conference include travel between Oyster Bay, New York and Portsmouth. The Japanese, then the Russian, delegations, including envoys Count Vitte, Baron Rosen, and Marquis Jutarō Komura depart, from the ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    Imminence of Estrangement & Liability of Inner Emigration Distinguished visiting scholar Sreten Ugričić discusses the tensions between self-censorship and inner emigration, a form of political disassociation and dissidence, under totalitarian regimes.
    • Contributor: Ugri&#269 - I&#263 - , Sreten
    • Date: 2015-10-15
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    Saving Libraries During a Time of War Daniel Gullo discussed efforts to recover manuscripts damaged by acts of war in Malta, ensuring that the contents of these irreplaceable witnesses to centuries of history will not be lost forever.
    • Date: 2016-10-14
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    The Legacy of Ola Belle Reed: Oral History In celebration of the legacy of the pioneering old-time musician Ola Belle Reed (1916-2002), Reed's son Dave Reed, her nephew Hugh Campbell and members of the acclaimed bluegrass band Danny Paisley and Southern Grass gather to discuss their family history as well as bluegrass and gospel songs of their Appalachian heritage.
    • Date: 2015-09-09
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    Oral History with Harmonia Band
    Oral history with Harmonia band
    Members of "Harmonia" discuss the band's origins and the traditional folk music of Eastern Europe.
    • Contributor: Austen, Theadocia Millich - Harmonia (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-07-11
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    Tapping a furnace, Westinghouse works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
    A large bucket is lowered into a pit by male workers using machinery. Molten material from a furnace is poured into the bucket using a slide. The bucket, which has flames coming from inside, is lifted up from the pit by a crane.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kearns Goodwin, Doris
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Charles F. McDew oral history interview conducted by Joseph M...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - McDew, Charles
    • Date: 2011-06-04

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    Mesa Verde Prehistoric Public Works Kenneth R. Wright, civil engineer and hydrologist, and president of Wright Water Engineers, Inc., of Denver, Colorado, presented a slide show and lecture.
    • Contributor: Wright, Kenneth R.
    • Date: 2003-10-20
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    David Baldacci: Book Fest 05 Author David Baldacci at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Concerns for Data Scholarship Although data scholarship has increased the capacity for discovery, concerns such as biased design, participation barriers, and dehumanization remain. Three presentations explore such concerns and propose solutions to this growing dilemma at the Library's symposium, "Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access." "Documenting the Now Project," "Engaging with Communities and API-Driven Accessioning of Digital Folklife" and "Deep-Fried Data."
    • Date: 2016-09-27
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    Cynthia Baker Anderson and Fletcher Anderson oral history int... Cynthia and Fletcher Anderson remember the segregation and job discrimination they faced in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their decision to join the Civil Rights Movement. Fletcher recalls working many different jobs at the Crown Zellerbach paper mill, the harassment of the police and Ku Klux Klan, and joining the Deacons of Defense and Justice. They discuss their job discrimination lawsuits, their friends involved in the ...
    • Contributor: Anderson, Cynthia Baker - Anderson, Fletcher - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2011

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    Conservation Education: Commemorating Library Conservation Ed... In 1992, when Columbia's School of Library Service closed, the conservation and preservation program moved to the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). In the past 30 years, alumni of the programs at Columbia and UT Austin have led preservation departments and conserved library and archive collections across the nation, bringing their unique combination of library science and preservation/conservation knowledge to bear upon ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-11-15
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    NCSU's Faceted Catalog: 18 Months Later In 2006, NCSU Libraries launched a new catalog powered by an e-commerce enterprise search engine. Years of frustration with legacy systems and inadequate search tools are driving many libraries and their vendors to create new products and services rarely seen in catalogs. In this webcast, Pace discusses: what led to the decision to implement the Endeca Information Access Platform; statistics of how patrons are ...
    • Contributor: Pace, Andrew
    • Date: 2007-07-18
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    Susan Cooper: 2013 National Book Festival Susan Cooper appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cooper, Susan
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Trick bears 77519 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77519. Duration: 1:49 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 526; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    The Roosevelt Dam [1] Film depicts TR's commitment to the reclamation of desert land and his belief that natural resources exist for the public benefit. Included are close-up views of Frederick H. Newell, first director of the U.S. Reclamation Service and Gifford Pinchot, first chief forester and leader of the conservation movement in the U.S.; both influenced TR's thinking and action on conservation. TR fought successfully for the ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Newell, Frederick Haynes - Pinchot, Gifford - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Hill, Louis C. (Louis Clarence) - Fowler, Benjamin A. - Sloan, Richard E. - Orme, John P. - United States. Bureau of Reclamation - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Roosevelt Memorial Association. Film Library - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1928
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    DPLAfest 2016: Wide Open Spaces - Bringing the Rest of the We... DPLA Service Hubs in single states around the country have often worked with cultural heritage institutions physically located within 50 or 100 miles of the Hub. What happens when digitization and aggregation must be provided across the larger regions and states in the West? This session looks at issues that have emerged as collaboration is stretched across hundreds of miles, different cultures, and topographical ...
    • Date: 2016-04-14
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    [Flash Gordon serials--trailers]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Trailers for the first two Flash Gordon serials spliced together on one reel. Original serial based on the comic strip by Alex Raymond. Sources used: Kinnard, Fifty years of serial thrills, p. 129-161; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed October 25, 2013; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed October 25, 2013.
    • Date: 1936
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    Arthur and Pauline Frommer: 2008 National Book Festival Travel authorities Arthur and Pauline Frommer appear at the National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    The Ancient Maya & the Year 2012 Mark Van Stone will discuss what the ancient Maya actually said about 2012. The result is based entirely on science, archaeology, decipherment and Precolumbian art.
    • Contributor: Van Stone, Mark
    • Date: 2012-10-11
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    Men, Let's Sing: Choral Music For Men's Voices Preceding the Cantus concert was a panel discussion titled "Men, Let's Sing: Choral Music for Men's Voices" in a program sponsored by the Music Division. Panelists for the preconcert presentation were Frank Albinder, director of the Washington Men's Camerata; Ann Meier Baker, president of Chorus America; and Gunilla Marcus-Luboff and the Library's Robert Saladini, co-developers of the Library of Congress Series of Choral Music, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-03-30
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    Teacher Resource: PS 153 & New York Draft Riots Unit Three educators from PS 153 in New York City open share their teaching practices of using primary sources with their 4th graders. They developed a unit on the New York Draft Riots of 1863 and integrated the inquiry process into their lesson plans.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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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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    Teacher Resource: The Power of Maps An introduction to the map collections at the Library of Congress. Maps are much more than pictures of the world. They can tell us about the people who made them, the times those people lived in, and what they knew and didn't know.
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2015-05-23
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    [Boats on a body of water] Title devised by Library staff. On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "71-79 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y.C." Forms part of: Visual materials from the Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. papers (Library of Congress).
    • Date: 1925
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    Secrets of the dead. China's terracotta warriors /
    China's terracotta warriors
    The story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. Since then no one has seen these ancient warriors in their original splendor, brightly painted and fully armed, ready to protect their ...
    • Contributor: Schreiber, Liev - Natural History New Zealand Ltd - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Wnet.org - National Geographic Channel (Television Station : Washington, D.C.) - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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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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    The Moral Conscience of the World: The United Nations and Pal... The United Nations' role in the creation of the state of Israel marked the beginning of a critical episode in the changing colonial world order, according to historian William Roger Louis. Louis discussed the topic in a lecture titled "The Moral Conscience of the World: The United Nations and Palestine in 1947" in a program sponsored by the Library's John W. Kluge Center and ...
    • Contributor: Louis, William Roger
    • Date: 2008-07-16
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    An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic Michael Dirda, senior editor of the "Washington Post Book World", discussed his new memoir.
    • Contributor: Dirda, Michael
    • Date: 2003-10-14
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    John Irving: 2009 National Book Festival Best-selling author John Irving appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Irving, John
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Madame Parliamentarian "Madame Parliamentarian," a short documentary film depicting women's active participation in Lebanon's political life, explores the reasons behind this situation and examines solutions adopted by other countries to increase the number of women in political leadership.
    • Contributor: Itani, Rouane
    • Date: 2015-10-08
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    Interview with Sen. Barbara Mikulski On the eve of her retirement as the longest-serving woman in congressional history, Sen. Barbara Mikulski sits down with the Library's Colleen Shogan to reflect on her 40-year career.
    • Date: 2016-10-05
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    A Thousand Years of the Persian Book This lecture launched the "A Thousand Years of the Persian Book" exhibition at the Library of Congress. The rich literary tradition of the Persian language over the last millennium was discussed. From illuminated manuscripts to contemporary publications, the exhibition will bring attention to the literary achievements of Iran and the greater Persian-speaking regions of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Central and South Asia and the Caucasus.
    • Date: 2014-03-27
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    Carl Sagan home movies of childhood
    Carl Sagan--home movies
    A series of short silent home movie clips from Carl Sagan's parents (Sam and Rachel) and family documenting his childhood and youth. A young Carl Sagan is seen playing the piano and playing outside with his sister Cari, and other children. Other clips document trips to the beach and horseback riding.
    • Date: 1940
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    Edward P. Jones: Book Fest 07 Edward P. Jones in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Jones, Edward P.
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Alban Gerhardt & Anne-Marie McDermott in Concert German cellist Alban Gerhardt is joined by American pianist Anne-Marie McDermott for a duo program. The repertoire includes Samuel Barber's Cello Sonata, op. 6, Benjamin Britten's Sonata in C major for cello and piano, op. 65, Lukas Foss' "Capriccio" and Astor Piazzolla's classic "Le Grand Tango."
    • Date: 2016-01-16
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    2015 Kellogg Lecture on Jurisprudence: Justice, Neutrality an... Michael J. Sandel delivered the 2015 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence. The lecture focused on such questions as whether the law should affirm certain moral judgments, or be neutral on moral and spiritual questions.
    • Contributor: Sandel, Michael J.
    • Date: 2015-10-29
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    Gentlemen Prefer the Taubenpost: Love & Longing in the Songs ... David Plylar lectures on love and longing in the songs of Beethoven and Schubert in conjunction with a recital by tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Andrew West.
    • Contributor: Plylar, David
    • Date: 2016-10-17
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    Pres. Roosevelt at the dedication ceremonies, St. Louis Expos...
    President Roosevelt at the dedication ceremonies, Saint Louis Exposition | St. Louis Exposition exercises | Saint Louis Exposition exercises
    At the speaker's platform, President Theodore Roosevelt prepares to enter a carriage.
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Selig Polyscope Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Alyson Hagy: 2013 National Book Festival Alyson Hagy appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hagy, Alyson
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Predicting Disease Outbreaks from Space NASA scientist Assaf Anyamba, an expert on using earth science satellite data to see links among weather, disease and famine, discusses predicting disease outbreaks from Space.
    • Contributor: Anyamba, Assaf
    • Date: 2011-05-18
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    The Unsignificant Poet Srikanth Reddy discusses his craft as a part of an ongoing Library of Congress series.
    • Contributor: Reddy, Srikanth
    • Date: 2015-09-10
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    Marilynne Robinson: 2009 National Book Festival Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Marilynne
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Teatro de la Luna's 19th Poetry Marathon In this celebration of words, the only Spanish-language poetry marathon in the country, renowned Spanish-language poets were accompanied by audience members of all ages who recited, read or interpreted their own work or that of well-known authors. Participants included Medar Serrata (Dominican Republic), Veronica Zondek, Omar Lara (Chile), Gustavo Adolfo Garces (Colombia), Rafael Bordao (Cuba), Kary Cerda (Mexico), Vanessa Droz (Puerto Rico) and Maria ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2011-04-22
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    Britten's Coolidge Commission & Shostakovich's Soviet Redemption In a pre-concert presentation, Nicholas A. Brown discusses 20th Century masters Benjamin Britten and Dimitri Shostakovich.
    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas
    • Date: 2012-11-13
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    Grandma and the bad boys
    Grandma and the bad boys, or The tables turned | Tables turned
    "The scene opens in the kitchen which is strewn with cooking utensils, indicating that grandma is busy preparing the Christmas pastry. Two bad boys of the red headed, freckled face type, enter. The mischievous expressions on their faces indicate that they have already planned a huge joke on grandma. One of the boys climbs to the kitchen table and takes down the old kitchen ...
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    A Teacher's Guide to Education Law J.C. Blokhuis and Jonathan Feldman discuss their new book on education law designed for an audience of educators.
    • Date: 2013-12-11
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    The Long Presence of French & German Immigrants on the Missis... Anny Bloch-Raymond discusses the French-Jewish communities along the Mississippi River and the issue of belonging.
    • Contributor: Bloch-Raymond, Anny
    • Date: 2010-12-08
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    Rodgers & Hammerstein: Some Enchanted Evening In the fifth episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein discusses South Pacific, Mary Martin, and the beloved song "Some Enchanted Evening." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
    • Contributor: Feinstein, Michael
    • Date: 2014-02-03
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    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Read a Braille Book Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to read a braille book with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2013-09-01
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    From Vienna to Chicago and Back Distinguished Austrian historian Gerald Stourzh, professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, is one of the few prominent scholars equally at home with U.S. history and the history of central Europe. Stourzh discussed his storied career and his latest book, a collection of 15 essays previously published from 1953 to 2005, in a lecture at the Library of Congress titled "Traces of an Intellectual ...
    • Contributor: Stourzh, Gerald
    • Date: 2008-09-24
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    Steam whistle, Westinghouse works
    Westinghouse works. | Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 1
    A closeup of the steam whistle blowing at the "Westinghouse works" complex of factories in Pennsylvania, probably at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co.
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
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    Fantagraphics Books and the Advent of the Graphic Novel Comic book editor and publisher Gary Groth recounts the history of Fantagraphics Books, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year. Groth discussed the struggles, achievements and highlights of his company, which grew from a small, upstart press operating in College Park, Md., into the influential and noteworthy publisher it is today. Part of a series of programs held in conjunction with the annual SPX ...
    • Contributor: Groth, Gary
    • Date: 2016-09-16
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    Latina, contortionist
    Latina, contortionist-act-with-rings
    A woman wearing a light-colored leotard, gathered at the waist, and tights stands against a black background. Although she is filmed in a long shot, her feet are cut off in the frame. She opens with a flourish of her arms and faces the camera. First stretching up with her arms, Latina then bends in half at the waist, steps into a metal ring ...
    • Contributor: Latina - Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    Hip Hop Harry: 2012 National Book Festival Hip Hop Harry performs on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Hip Hop Harry
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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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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    Biological Consequences of Nuclear Disasters: From Chernobyl ... Timothy Mousseau discusses the impact of radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl disaster on natural populations and the impact of high radiation levels on the Fukushima, Japan, area. One aim of his research is to determine whether or not organisms can adapt to radioactive environments.
    • Contributor: Mousseau, Timothy
    • Date: 2014-05-15
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    Listen to Our Story: Alan Lomax, Folk Producer/Folk Promoter Nathan Salsburg of he Association for Cultural Equity explores two key undertakings from this aspect of Lomax's career, his 1959 "Southern Journey" field-recording trip and its later ancillary, the American Patchwork video recording project (1978-1985). He argues that Lomax's technological, curatorial and promotional savvy were fundamental to the success of his mission. He also discusses the outlets that ACE has pursued, since Lomax's retirement ...
    • Contributor: Salsburg, Nathan
    • Date: 2015-06-10
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    ASCAP 2014: We Write the Songs The Library's annual ASCAP concert featuring: Jon Batiste, Alan Bergman, Josh Kear, Randy Newman, Carly Simon, Narada Michael Walden with Shelea Frazier, Jimmy Webb and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-16
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    The Golden Treasures of King Tut Nevine H. Tolba discussed the Egyptian museum and the archaeological findings from the tomb of King Tutankhamun in Egypt.
    • Contributor: Tolba, Nevine H.
    • Date: 2014-01-15
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    Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Chinelo Okparanta Chinelo Okparanta read selections from her work and participated in a moderated discussion.
    • Contributor: Okparanta, Chinelo
    • Date: 2015-02-03
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    Cathal Armstrong: 2014 National Book Festival Chef Cathal Armstrong appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Armstrong, Cathal
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • Film, Video
    Stephen Savage: 2015 National Book Festival Stephen Savage discusses "Where's Walrus? and Penguin?" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Savage, Stephen
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Hon. Reynaldo Garza, Juris... 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
  • Film, Video
    2016 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature The Library and its partners hosted the inaugural ceremony for the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Gene Luen Yang.
    • Date: 2016-01-07
  • Film, Video
    No Place to Hide: Behind the Scenes of Our Emerging Surveilla... Robert O'Harrow, reporter for the Washington Post, discussed his book, "No Place to Hide: Behind the Scenes of Our Emerging Surveillance Society." In his talk, O'Harrow discusses how the government, using advanced computer technology, is accumulating private marketing, medical, travel and other personal data on citizens as it steps up its fight against terrorism and what the impact of these practices is on traditional ...
    • Contributor: O'harrow, Robert
    • Date: 2005-07-18
  • 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
    Sue Monk Kidd: Book Fest 05 Author Sue Monk Kidd at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Monk Kidd, Sue
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video
    Law in the Lives of Medieval Women: Beyond the Magna Carta Ruth Mazo Karras discussed, through an analysis of the lives of three women, the way law affected (or not) women at different levels of society in medieval England.
    • Contributor: Mazo Karras, Ruth
    • Date: 2015-01-14
  • Film, Video
    Why Two in One Flesh: The Western Case for Monogamy Over Poly... John Witte Jr. discussed the history of the West's predilection for monogamy over polygamy.
    • Contributor: Witte Jr., John
    • Date: 2013-04-30
  • Film, Video
    Pan African Cuisine: Healing Secrets of the Continent Tambra Raye Stevenson shared her culinary nutritional discoveries in African heritage foods.
    • Contributor: Stevenson , Tambra Raye
    • Date: 2014-02-20
  • Film, Video
    Walt Whitman: Literary Birthday Celebration Poets Joshua Beckman and Stanley Plumly celebrate the birthday of American poet Walt Whitman by reading selections from his work and discussing his influence on their own writing.
    • Date: 2012-05-31
  • Collection
    Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner Two first place World Hoop Dance Champions have joined together to model and dance a vision of male and female balance, harmony and respect as traditionally practiced by their ancestors. Dallas Chief Eagle, Rosebud Sioux tribal member, and Jasmine Pickner of the Crow Creek Sioux tribe are both world-traveled hoop dancers. They performed as part of the American Folklife Center's Homegrown Concert Series.
    • Contributor: Pickner, Jasmine - Chief Eagle, D. - Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2007-11-15
  • Film, Video
    Jon Scieszka: 2015 National Book Festival Jon Scieszka discusses "Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Scieszka, Jon
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video
    Katherine Paterson: 2011 National Book Festival Author and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Katherine Paterson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Paterson, Katherine
    • Date: 2011-09-24