• Film, Video
    A Public Trust at Risk: Findings of the Heritage Health Index The Heritage Health Index, published in 2005, was the first survey to assess the condition of U.S. collections held by institutions, large and small, from internationally renowned art museums and research libraries to local historical societies and archives. Heritage Preservation, the country's leading conservation advocate, conducted the study in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services. To date, 25,000 copies of A ...
    • Contributor: Laise, Kristen Overbeck
    • Date: 2007-07-16
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    The Poem Is You Poet and critic Stephen Burt gave a lecture titled "The Poem Is You."
    • Contributor: Burt, Stephen
    • Date: 2015-11-24
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    Mark Kurlansky: 2009 National Book Festival New York Times best-selling author Mark Kurlansky appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Kurlansky, Mark
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Harlyn Geronimo: 2015 National Book Festival Harlyn Geronimo discusses "In Geronimo's Footsteps: A Journey Beyond Legend" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Geronimo, Harlyn
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    House Science & National Labs Caucus: Neil deGrasse Tyson Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicked off the House Science & National Labs Caucus with a lecture at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Tyson, Neil Degrasse
    • Date: 2013-01-23
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    Conversations with African Poets & Writers: Tope Folarin Tope Folarin read selections from his short story "Miracle" and was interviewed by the Library's Angel Batiste on the body of his work and on African contemporary literature.
    • Contributor: Folarin, Tope
    • Date: 2014-03-20
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    Anna Dewdney: 2012 National Book Festival Anna Dewdney appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dewdney, Anna
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Mary Pope Osborne: Book Fest 05 Author Mary Pope Osborne at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Pope Osborne, Mary
    • Date: 2005-09-26
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    The New Iraq: Memory and National Identity Part 2 The symposium focused on the importance and the preservation of millions of documents from the Baathist archives of Iraq uncovered after the war in 2003. The keynote speaker was the Honorable `Ala' al-Tamimi, the Mayor of Baghdad. There was a slide presentation shown at the symposium which displayed photographs and art works made by Iraqis depicting the scourge of war. Kanan Makiya, the Iraqi ...
    • Date: 2005-03-08
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    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2010-10-13
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    Berkeley Breathed: 2016 National Book Festival Berkeley Breathed discusses "The Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Breathed, Berkeley
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Larry King Magna Carta Public Service Announcement Television and radio host Larry King announces the upcoming Library of Congress exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor."
    • Contributor: King, Larry
    • Date: 2014-07-11
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    Julianne Moore: 2011 National Book Festival (2) Actor and author Julianne Moore appears at the 2011 National Book Festival in the Family Storytelling pavilion.
    • Contributor: Moore, Julianne
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Samuel Berry McKinney oral history interview conducted by Dav...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - McKinney, Samuel Berry
    • Date: 2013-04-17

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    American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) discussed, "American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country." "American Heroines" is a blend of biography, history and personal memoir that profiles notable American women from the 19th century to the present. This compelling mix of social history and personal recollection presents female pioneers in fields as varied as government, business, education and health care, who overcame the ...
    • Contributor: Hutchison, Kay Bailey
    • Date: 2005-03-14
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    Stuart Eizenstat: 2013 National Book Festival Stuart Eizenstat appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Jim Lehrer: 2011 National Book Festival Television journalist Jim Lehrer appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Rita Williams-Garcia: 2014 National Book Festival Rita Williams-Garcia appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Williams-Garcia, Rita
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Daniel Yergin: 2012 National Book Festival Daniel Yergin appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Yergin, Daniel
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    Marcia Muller: Book Fest 05 Author Marcia Muller at the 2005 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Muller, Marcia
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Wickersham Award: Justice John Paul Stevens The Friends of the Law Library of Congress presented the 2011 Wickersham Award for exceptional public service and dedication to the legal profession to former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens. Following the award presentation, Justice Stevens was interviewed by Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for "PBS NewsHour."
    • Contributor: Stevens, Justice John Paul
    • Date: 2011-06-13
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    Jan Brett: National Book Festival 2008 Children's author and illustrator Jan Brett appears at the 2008 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Brett, Jan
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Women Who Dare The seven authors of the Library of Congress "Women Who Dare" series, which celebrates the lives of remarkable women who have shaped American history, discussed their books in a program sponsored by the Library's Center for the Book. The "Women Who Dare" series focuses on women who have changed the course of American history through their courage and spirit, often in the face of ...
    • Date: 2006-11-16
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    A Digital Library of British Printed Images to 1700 Michael Hunter discusses a collaborative project with the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London to produce a digital library of British printed images to 1700. The project, to be completed by 2009, will present online 12,000 images mainly from the holdings of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. A retrieval system is being constructed which will ...
    • Contributor: Hunter, Michael
    • Date: 2007-03-27
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    Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake & New Ta... In this lecture, Tateo Arimoto discusses the new science technology and innovation policy of the Japanese government.
    • Contributor: Arimoto, Tateo
    • Date: 2013-01-08
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    Cresencio Cris Arcos: Keynote Program Cresencio Arcos, former U.S. ambassador to Honduras, marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month events with a keynote address.
    • Contributor: Arcos, Cresencio Cris
    • Date: 2009-09-17
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    Gene Luen Yang: 2014 National Book Festival (Teens) Gene Luen Yang appears in the Teens Pavilion at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Yang, Gene Luen
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    The Library of Congress Is Your Library An overview of the history of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015
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    Walter Mosely, Part 2
    • Contributor: Mosley, Walter
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    James McPherson
    • Contributor: McPherson, James
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    John Feinstein
    • Contributor: Feinstein, John
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Stories about Life in the Cosmos: Historical, Cultural, and A... Part three of the three-part Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology series that convenes scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers from across the country and around the world to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns.
    • Date: 2015-08-06
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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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    Orphan Works 9: Structure & Mechanics of Possible Extended Co... Panelists discussed specific details of an appropriate extended collective licensing system in the United States for mass digitization purposes. While some other countries have embraced extended collective licensing, the United States currently does not have the legal framework for such a system. It is unclear, however, how extended collective licensing could integrate with the current U.S. legal infrastructure to streamline the licensing process, or ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-03-11
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    Dance & Democracy: Politics & Protest, World War I Through th... In 1927 Isadora Duncan declared "I See America Dancing"--a reference to Walt Whitman's poem "I Hear America Singing" envisioning dance as a powerful tool for cultural expression. The exhibit Politics and the Dancing Body explores how American choreographers between World War I through the Cold War used dance to celebrate American culture, to voice social protest, and to raise social consciousness. The exhibition also ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-03-08
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    Rulemaking Process: Renewal of Previously Granted Exemptions The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), codified in part in 17 U.S.C. ยง1201, makes it illegal to circumvent technological measures used to prevent unauthorized access to copyrighted works, including copyrighted books, movies, videos, video games and computer programs. This session will explore the process of renewal of exemptions granted under a prior rulemaking including consideration of proposals for presumptive renewal when there is no ...
    • Date: 2016-05-19
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    Women in Science and Engineering To honor women who have taken the lead in the environmental or "green" movement, the National Women's History Project chose "Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet" as the 2009 theme for National Women's History Month. In celebration, a panel discussion on "Women in Science and Engineering" was held at the Library. The moderator and featured panelist was Carol Burger, associate professor in ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-03-12
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    HIV/AIDS 2011: Where Are We Now? Mehret Mandefro discusses the past, present and future of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
    • Contributor: Mandefro, Mehret
    • Date: 2011-04-21
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    Kate DiCamillo: 2014 National Book Festival National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Kate DiCamillo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Gary Soto
    • Contributor: Soto, Gary
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    The Gannon Family The Gannon Family performs Irish music and dance from Missouri, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Gannon Family - Gannon Family (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2006-11-15
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    Jack Gantos: 2014 National Book Festival Jack Gantos appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Gantos, Jack
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    From Spanish Court to Ottoman Palace Ann Brener discusses Hebrew books from the 16th century in the collections of the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Brener, Ann
    • Date: 2012-08-21
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    Literacy Best Practices: Literacy Assistance Center The Literacy Assistance Center provides professional development training to adult literacy educators in New York City. It offers workshops and online learning programs for teachers and tutors focused on teaching innovative and effective practices in adult reading, writing, math instruction, and related subjects.
    • Contributor: Yankwitt, Ira
    • Date: 2014-10-08
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    Dorothy Height
    • Contributor: Height, Dorothy
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Sonia Manzano Sonia Manzano speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Manzano, Sonia
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Nathaniel Philbrick
    • Contributor: Philbrick, Nathaniel
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Ian Fleming, James Bond & the Public Perception of the CIA Christopher Moran explores the similarities between Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and the real world of the Central Intelligence Agency.
    • Contributor: Moran, Christopher
    • Date: 2011-06-02
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    Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Am... The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society will co-host a special commemorative program honoring Asian Pacific American heroism during World War II. This session of the symposium includes Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba's overview of the war in the Pacific Theater, Anna Chennault's recollection of her life with the Flying Tigers and Poet Vince ...
    • Date: 2009-10-26
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    Wells Fargo 2015 National Book Festival Public Service Announ... Mike Golden invites all to the 2015 National Book Festival and gives an overview of Wells Fargo activities at the festival.
    • Contributor: Golden, Mike
    • Date: 2015-07-13
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    John Tyler Papers Interview
    • Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
    • Date: 1996-06-01
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    Svetlana Kim Delivers the 2009 Asian Pacific American History... Author Svetlana Kim delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2009 celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. She discussed her new book, "White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee," which describes her journey from Korea to the United States and her rise from poverty to a successful career as a stockbroker.
    • Contributor: Kim, Svetlana
    • Date: 2009-05-07
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    Expedition to the Equator: A Scientific Adventure Story Ricardo V. Luna holds a conversation with Larrie D. Ferreiro, whose latest book describes an 18th-century scientific expedition to the equator to determine the true shape of the Earth. Ferreiro's new book tells the story of a 10-year scientific expedition to the equator to resolve the mystery surrounding the shape of the Earth. It was known that the Earth was not a perfect sphere, ...
    • Date: 2011-10-25
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    Albert Goldbarth: 2013 National Book Festival Albert Goldbarth appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Goldbarth, Albert
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Flory's Flame A discussion of the documentary film on the life and music of Flory Jagoda by producers Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland.
    • Date: 2015-01-21
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    When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World ... Molly Guptill Manning discussed her book that tells the story of how, during World War II, publishers, book sellers and librarians mobilized to launch a program that distributed more than 122 million small, lightweight paperbacks to troops overseas.
    • Contributor: Manning, Molly Guptill
    • Date: 2015-09-25
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    Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (English) This seminar examines the life and career of Joaquim Nabuco, a leader of the abolitionist movement in Brazil and later Brazil's first ambassador to the United States. (This seminar is also available in Portuguese, see below.)
    • Date: 2010-11-23
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    Classified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Clas... Randa A. Kayyali from the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University spoke about the intersections of religion and race for immigrants in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century.
    • Contributor: Kayyali, Randa A.
    • Date: 2015-11-04
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    Young Learners Explore Library of Congress Images This presentation describes research-informed strategies to foster early childhood and primary grade students' multiple literacies through the developmentally appropriate use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.
    • Date: 2015-10-28
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    Laila Lalami: 2016 National Book Festival Laila Lalami discusses "The Moor's Account" with Bilal Qureshi from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Lalami, Laila
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Read Nepal Rural Education and Development Nepal (READ Nepal) provides access to books by establishing community libraries in villages across Nepal. READ Nepal's Practical Answers Program collects questions on topics such as law, health care, and farming, and creates print materials that answer these questions in an accessible format, offering people an incentive to read.
    • Contributor: Bahadur Khatri, Chhatra
    • Date: 2014-10-08
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    Jerry Pinkney: 2016 National Book Festival Jerry Pinkney discusses "In Plain Sight" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Pinkey , Jerry
    • Date: 2016-09-24
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    Martha Raddatz: Book Fest 07 Martha Raddatz in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Raddatz, Martha
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    The Road to Home: My Life and Times Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, discussed his new autobiography
    • Contributor: Gregorian, Vartan
    • Date: 2003-05-19
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    David Baldacci/Mysteries: 2015 National Book Festival David Baldacci discuses "The Escape" and "Memory Man" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Baldacci, David
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Revolution in the Archives: The Future of Scholarly Publishing The seventh speaker in this special series, Edward L. Ayers, Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia, presented a talk titled "Revolution in the Archives: The Future of Scholarly Publishing." Among the questions Ayers addresses are the effects of digitization on understanding the human record and the impact of the digital revolution on scholarly writing. ...
    • Contributor: Ayers, Edward
    • Date: 2005-03-14
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    Rosa Parks Collection: Telling Her Story at the Library of Co... Highlights of the collection of Rosa Parks, a seminal figure of the Civil Rights Movement, on loan to the Library from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation for 10 years. The collection is now available online. Howard Buffett decided to purchase this s ...
    • Contributor: Narrator
    • Date: 2016-02-04
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    Terry Pratchett: Book Fest 07 Terry Pratchett in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Pratchett, Terry
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Patricia Cornwell: 2012 National Book Festival Patricia Cornwell discusses her book "Red Mist" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cornwell, Patricia
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    The 2007 National Book Festival Breakfast The 2007 National Book Festival Breakfast at the White House.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly ... A Is for American is a fascinating, well-illustrated account of how language was used in the early American Republic to define national character and shape national boundaries.
    • Contributor: Lepore, Jill
    • Date: 2002-02-26
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    Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the... The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center sponsored a panel discussion honoring Asian-Pacific American veterans. This discussion explored the service experience of Asian-Pacific Americans.
    • Date: 2010-05-25
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    The Great Tradition of Ancient South Asia: From Sanskrit Lite... This lecture focuses on the puzzles of the earliest South Asian civilization -- the Harappan/Indus Civilization of the 3rd millennium BC -- from the point of view of ancient Indian thought. The main themes discussed in the lecture are: the use of ancient texts in the analysis of archaeological data, the historicity of ancient Indian literature, the sociopolitical identity of the Harappan culture, and ...
    • Contributor: Eltsov, Peter
    • Date: 2009-07-09
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    Bully!: The Life & Times of Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was a favorite subject of political cartoonists, due in large part to his outsize personality, his exploits as one of the leaders of the Rough Riders and, of course, his career as president. Roosevelt's biography as told through these political cartoons forms the basis of "Bully!: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt" by Rick Marschall.
    • Contributor: Marschall, Rick
    • Date: 2011-11-29
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    Technofiles: Music, Technology & the Entrepreneur Panos Panay discusses the intersection of creativity, technology and business. Case Rae discusses issues presenting both challenges and opportunities for creative entrepreneurs in the digital marketplace. David Dufresne, Emilien Moyon, Ethna Schiff and Nick Susi talk about the real-life, first-hand experience of investing in their own ideas while managing their risk.
    • Date: 2014-11-05
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    A Bullet in the Chamber: The Politics of Catastrophe & the De... As members of Congress gathered in April 1917 to decide whether to declare war on Germany, some legislators arrived with battle scars. For Civil War veterans, the memory of that catastrophic war would inform their understanding of a new conflict. Historian Mary Dudziak revealed what it would take to generate sufficient support to enter a faraway war: a politics of catastrophe.
    • Contributor: Dudziak, Mary
    • Date: 2015-09-25
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    Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05 Author Joseph J. Ellis at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Ellis, Joseph J.
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Islam Through Western Eyes According to author Jonathan Lyons, the Western view of Islam has prevented the West from responding effectively to its most significant 21st-century challenges: the rise of Islamic power, the emergence of religious violence, and the growing tension between established social values and multicultural rights among Muslim immigrant populations. Lyons addresses the issues of Islam and modernity, Islam and violence, and Islam and women and ...
    • Contributor: Lyons, Jonathan
    • Date: 2012-02-16
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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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    History and the Mystery What do Sir Walter Raleigh, Harry Houdini, Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Jefferson and a current-day vintner from Virginia have in common? They are characters who show up in historical mysteries and are the topic of discussion among a panel of authors. Writers Louis Bayard, Ellen Crosby and Daniel Stashower share their insights on writing mysteries. They discuss inspiration for plots and characters; ...
    • Date: 2011-05-23
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    Moona Luna (Sun.): 2011 National Book Festival Moona Luna performs on Sunday at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Luna, Moona
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Ambassador Johnnie Carson: 40 Years of Dedication to Africa Ambassador Johnnie Carson took part in a discussion of his career in the U.S. State Department.
    • Contributor: Carson, Johnnie
    • Date: 2011-12-08
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    Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music That Makes Them Weep? Music-induced weeping represents one of the most powerful and potentially sublime experiences available to human listeners. Modern neuroscience provides helpful insights into music-induced weeping, how sounds can evoke sadness or grief, and why such sounds might lead to "a good cry."
    • Contributor: Huron, David
    • Date: 2010-02-26
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    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Manage Your Downloads Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to pause and re-start downloads with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.
    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2013-09-01
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    Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason Authors Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason speak at the 2004 National Book Festival.
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Describing the World: Data Model Patterns When an organization is planning to develop or revise the automation of information processing, a typical first step is to analyze the underlying structure of its business. The 'entity/relationship' (or simply 'data') model is a good vehicle for doing this. What has been discovered over the years is that there are a number of structures that are universal and applicable to all kinds of ...
    • Contributor: Hay, David
    • Date: 2009-03-24
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    Justin Cronin: 2013 National Book Festival Justin Cronin appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Cronin, Justin
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Information Ethics: Challenges for Library and Information Sc... As the roles of LIS professionals continue to evolve, new challenges face us in balancing the many roles demanded of us. Increasingly, we are called up to serve as educators and "translators" to teach the many publics we serve, to continue to educate ourselves, and to translate among the many groups with whom we interact, increasingly across institutional boundaries and national borders. We are ...
    • Contributor: Carbo, Toni
    • Date: 2002-12-09
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    Indian Yell: The Heart of an American Insurgency During the 19th century, conflict between Native Americans and American settlers was at an all-time high. Western expansion was more than just cowboys and gun fights at the O.K. Corral--it was a movement marked by battles and bloodshed between immigrants coming to stake a claim and a people who had already done so. Novelist, screenwriter and activist Michael Blake discussed his new book, "Indian ...
    • Contributor: Blake, Michael
    • Date: 2007-06-25
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    Reflections on Issues of Race & Class in 21st Century America... In his controversial book, "The Declining Significance of Race" (1978), scholar William Julius Wilson featured two major underlying themes: the effect of fundamental economic and political shifts on the changing relative importance of race and class as a determinant of a black person's life trajectory, and the swing in the concentration of racial conflict from the economic sector to the sociopolitical order. Wilson reflects ...
    • Contributor: Wilson , William Julius
    • Date: 2015-05-21
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    Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview conducted by J...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Richardson, Gloria
    • Date: 2011-07-19

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    Uses and Abuses of the Visible Brain In May 2005, the Library of Congress, the Dana Foundation, Columbia University, and the National Institute of Mental Health gathered leaders in neuroscience and ethics to discuss the rights and wrongs of using or not using new therapies and enhancements. By defining the most advanced and promising research findings, the conference sought to dispel public confusion about what brain science today can and cannot ...
    • Date: 2005-05-10
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    Renewing American Culture: The Pursuit of Happiness Theodore R. Malloch and Scott T. Massey discussed their book, "Renewing American Culture: The Pursuit of Happiness" in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book. The foreword to the book is by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, who participated in a panel discussion about the volume following the presentation. The other panel members were Michael Novak, a writer and scholar, and ...
    • Date: 2006-05-25
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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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    National Student Poet Inaugural Reading A celebration of the National Student Poets Program, the nation's highest honor for youth poets creating original work, and the inaugural reading of the 2014 class.
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-19
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    Publishing in the Digital Age: 2015 National Book Festival Lynn Freed, Geoffrey Kloske and Kevin Larimer discuss how book publishing has changed, and may change, in the age of digitization at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Dead Center: The Collapse of Bipartisanship and Its Implicati... Americans are living in an era marked by political partisanship and polarization. What happened to the bipartisanship of previous decades, and how does this political climate affect U.S. engagement in global affairs? In his lecture, Charles Kupchan will draw on an article, co-authored with Peter Trubowitz, titled "Dead Center: The Demise of Liberal Internationalism in the United States," which appears in the fall issue ...
    • Contributor: Kupchan, Charles
    • Date: 2007-09-20
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    From Promises to Proof Studying complementary and alternative medicine.
    • Contributor: Straus, Stephen
    • Date: 2003-01-14
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    Literacy Best Practices: Dr. AV Baliga Memorial Trust The Dr. A.V. Baliga Memorial Trust (DAVBMT) provides literacy services through resource centers that it has established in slums, resettlement areas and unauthorized colonies throughout New Delhi. Many of its programs focus particularly on the education and empowerment of women and girls.
    • Contributor: Das, Varsha
    • Date: 2014-10-08
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    Purcell Maurice Conway oral history interview conducted by Jo...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Conway, Purcell Maurice
    • Date: 2011-09-13

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