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    Allen Say: 2011 National Book Festival Allen Say appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Say, Allen
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    2015 Library of Congress Literacy Awards The receipts of the 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Award were honored in a ceremony. Through the generosity of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the U.S. or abroad.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015-10-27
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    Avenues to Library Services: User Preferences A model depicting customers of library reference services and the librarians providing these services in both synchronous and asynchronous settings was presented and explored.
    • Contributor: Kaske, Neal
    • Date: 2003-01-15
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    Cokie Roberts: 2014 National Book Festival Cokie Roberts appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Cokie
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Comparing Independence Movements in the Americas Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela hosted the second of three panels on "Creating Freedom in the Americas, 1776-1825." Participants are historians from the U.S., Latin America, and Spain. Presentations by the panelists are discussed by commentators and by the audience.
    • Date: 2010-11-19
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    Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection Juan Felipe Herrera discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection with Cathy Kerst.
    • Date: 2015-09-09
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    Hardcover Mysteries at the Library The Library of Congress, as part of its special celebration of the 10th annual National Book Festival, joined with the national television channel Investigation Discovery to host "Hardcover Mysteries." Mystery authors David Baldacci, Sandra Brown and Kathy Reichs discussed their writing careers, the inspirations for their books and the crossover of fact and fiction.
    • Date: 2010-09-20
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    Steven Kellogg: 2009 National Book Festival Children's author and illustrator Steven Kellogg appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kellogg, Steven
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    From Manuscript to Printed Text Ittai Joseph Tamari discussed the Talmud in a program sponsored in cooperation with the Jewish studies program of American University and the Judaic studies program of George Washington University.
    • Contributor: Tamari, Ittai Joseph
    • Date: 2016-10-19
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    Torcuato Zamora: Flamenco Guitar with Dancers from Furia Flamenco A concert featuring guitarist Torcuato Zamora and flamenco dance company Furia Flamenco.
    • Date: 2014-04-23
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    In Search of Sacco & Vanzetti It was a bold and brutal crime: robbery and murder in broad daylight on the streets of South Braintree, Mass., in 1920. Tried for the crime and convicted, two Italian-born laborers, anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, went to the electric chair in 1927, professing their innocence. Journalist Susan Tejada has spent years in the Library of Congress and elsewhere investigating the case, sifting ...
    • Contributor: Tejada, Susan
    • Date: 2012-06-21
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    An Introduction to BARD Express Karen Keninger introduces BARD Express, a Windows-based application.
    • Contributor: Keninger, Karen
    • Date: 2016-06-09
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    Pre-concert Talk: Joy Zinoman Joy Zinoman talks about Samuel Beckett and the genesis of the Library's special production of "Ohio Impromptu."
    • Contributor: Zinoman, Joy
    • Date: 2012-03-07
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    'Remember Belgium' -- Poetry as Propaganda During the First World War In 1914 the case of Gallant Little Belgium stirred political and artistic attention and emotion all over the world. Invaded by "the Huns," the Belgians found themselves at the heart of a propaganda battle in both warring and neutral nations. The writing of war poems became part of the war effort. American poets as well joined in. Kluge Fellow Geert Buelens address the use ...
    • Contributor: Buelens, Geert
    • Date: 2008-07-17
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    The Mind of the African Strongman Herman Jay Cohen discussed his book, "The Mind of the African Strongman," reflecting on nearly four decades of work throughout the African continent. He shared stories of his personal encounters with some of Africa's most legendary leaders and an account of dealing with U.S. presidents, secretaries of State, and other key leaders shaping U.S. foreign policy toward Africa in the post-colonial/Cold War era.
    • Contributor: Cohen, Herman Jay
    • Date: 2016-05-17
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    Rock Hall of Fame Guitarist Chris Hillman Rock pioneer Chris Hillman talks about the craft of the songwriter and about his prolific career.
    • Contributor: Hillman, Chris
    • Date: 2009-10-16
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    Preconcert Talk: Stephan Sänger Stephan Sänger, co-artistic director of Concerto Köln, discusses his work.
    • Contributor: S&auml - Nger, Stephan
    • Date: 2012-04-20
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    Reflections on a Year as President of the American Library Association Roberta Stevens gave an illustrated presentation on her experiences and travels in the U.S. and internationally as the 2010-2011 president of the American Library Association, which represents 67,000 members nationally and internationally.
    • Contributor: Stevens, Roberta
    • Date: 2011-12-06
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    The Jewish Book in America In the Fifth Annual Myron M. Weinstein Memorial Lecture on the Hebraic Book, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University discussed the Jewish book in America.
    • Contributor: Sarna, Jonathan D.
    • Date: 2004-06-07
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    Sikh Conference: Achievements of Extraordinary Sikh Women in Art The Library's Sikh conference continued with a session on "Achievements of Extraordinary Sikh Women in Art." The even was sponsored by the Kaur Foundation under the auspices of the Library's Asian Division and Asian Division Friends Society.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-06-18
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    Lincoln's Other White House: the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency Elizabeth Smith Brownstein, author of "If This House Could Talk ...: Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans," discussed her new book, "Lincoln's Other White House; the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency," in a lecture sponsored by the Humanities & Social Sciences Division. Using diaries, letters and (often amusing) eyewitness accounts, she offered new insight into the life of President Lincoln and his family ...
    • Contributor: Smith Brownstein, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2006-02-07
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    Civil Rights Act Exhibition Opening Program The opening ceremony of the Library exhibition, "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom," which explores the events that shaped the civil rights movement, as well as the far-reaching impact the act had on a changing society. The act is considered the most significant piece of civil rights legislation since Reconstruction. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-09
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    Schools that Peter the Great Built: Projectors & the State in Early Modern Russia Igor Fedyukin focused on his current research for a book which, among other points, refutes the received wisdom that Peter I single-handedly designed schools and other institutions and forced them on an unwilling Russian public. A greater role was played by the administrative entrepreneurs (or "projecteurs," as they were called) who pursued their own career goals and pet ideas, and competed for status and ...
    • Contributor: Fedyukin, Igor
    • Date: 2016-05-11
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    Jon Meacham on Literacy Jon Meacham addresses the importance of literacy at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Meacham, Jon
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Landscape Renovation: New Plantings for the Madison Building Gardens The planting beds in the front of the Madison Building were completely redesigned in the Spring of 2006. Senior Landscape Architect of the United States Capitol Matthew Evans presented a lecture describing the design which was a collaborative effort of three institutions. The lecture was presented by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Other speakers included Holly H. Shimizu, executive director of the United ...
    • Date: 2006-03-23