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    Nora Pouillon: 2015 National Book Festival

    Nora Pouillon discusses "My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Pouillon, Nora
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    The Approach of the Halakah and Sharia' to Contemporary Legal...

    Judaic and Islamic legal systems (based on Halakah and Sharia', respectively) have endured for centuries despite the rapid changes and challenges of the modern world --from exploration of outer space to human cloning. They serve as a testimony to the relevance and universality of their underlying values and principles. The potential application of these legal systems to the development of foreign policy was the ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2009-06-17
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    Kevin Doyle: Irish Step Dance

    Performance by Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Kevin
    • Date: 2014-09-18
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    Eric Rohmann

    • Contributor: Rohmann, Eric
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Jan Crawford Greenburg: Book Fest 07

    Jan Crawford Greenburg in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Greenburg, Jan Crawford
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Young Adventures: 2015 National Book Festival

    Authors Jared Thomas and Bruce Pascoe join with author/illustrator Dub Leffler to share their stories, characters and insights at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    X.J. Kennedy

    • Contributor: Kennedy, X.J.
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Suzan Shown Harjo Delivers the 2008 Native American History M...

    Native American activist, journalist and poet Suzan Shown Harjo delivered the keynote address for the Library's 2008 celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The theme was "Celebrating Tribal Nations."

    • Contributor: Harjo, Suzan Shown
    • Date: 2008-11-13
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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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    James Ransome: 2010 National Book Festival

    National best-selling author and illustrator James Ransome appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Ransome, James
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Scholarfest: Reflections: Looking Back, Looking Forward

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, two former Kluge Center directors reflect on the its past and examine its future.

    • Date: 2015-06-11
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    Scott Turow, Part 1

    • Contributor: Turow, Scott
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Stephen L. Carter: Bookfest 03

    Stephen L. Carter in a presentation at the 2003 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Carter, Stephen L.
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Justin Torres: 2012 National Book Festival

    Justin Torres appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Torres, Justin
    • Date: 2012-09-23
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    CIP & ONIX: The Future of Bibliographic Control?

    Karl Debus-López presents background information on the Cataloging in Publication Program as it enters its fortieth year. He reviews new developments that position the program to meet an objective of the "On the Record" report to provide enhanced access to information through greater use of publisher supplied data and subject terminology. He also discusses new developments in the Electronic Cataloging in Publication Cataloging Partnership ...

    • Date: 2010-09-14
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    Provoking Inquiry Through Primary Sources

    As educators, we have answered the question: Why inquiry? This session engaged participants in answering the question: Why use primary sources during inquiry? They investigated ways that primary sources bring inquiry alive in our students: creation of intellectual space, building authentic connections to the real world, integration of inquiry skills, and the development of empathy.

    • Contributor: Stripling, Barbara
    • Date: 2015-10-28
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    Great conversations: the conductors: Zubin Mehta

    videorecording | 1 digibeta videotape; duration: 65 min., 10 sec. | In a series of three one-on-one discussions, the Russian-born Mstislav Rostropovich, Indian-born Zubin Mehta, and James Conlon, a native of New York City, converse about leadership and inspiration on the podium, their views about the influence of European classical music on American music, and the influence of American popular music on other cultures. ...

    • Contributor: Peter Rosen Productions, Inc - Istomin, Eugene - Mehta, Zubin - Rosen, Peter - Warshaw, Hilan
    • Date: 2005
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    Coffeehouses: Folk Music, Culture & Counterculture

    Since the 1950s, the history of the American folk music revival has been intertwined with the rise of coffeehouses and coffeehouse culture. This forum brings together notable coffeehouse producer Betsy Siggins from Boston's legendary Club 47, Caffe Lena History Project Founder and Producer Jocelyn Arem, filmmaker and documentarian Todd Kwait, and Baltimore-based performer and "open mic" organizer Rob Hinkal to explore folk music coffeehouses, ...

    • Contributor: Arem, Jocelyn - Hinkal, Rob - Groce, Nancy - Kwait, Todd - Siggins, Betsy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-04-11
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    Afraid of microbes /

    A man who fears the influenza microbe buys an antiseptic spray from a pharmacist. On his way home, he insists on spraying everyone he encounters, including the police. A growing group of outraged people chases and captures him. He is tied up and doused with water.

    • Contributor: Pathé Frères (france) - Pathé Frères (u.s.) - Afi/Jones (john) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1908
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    A Book That Shaped Me Contest: 2013 National Book Festival

    "A Book That Shaped Me" is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region top winners read their essays and were honored during this special program at the 2013 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-09-22
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    Jane O'Connor: 2011 National Book Festival

    Jane O'Connor appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: O'connor, Jane
    • Date: 2011-09-24
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    Danielle Allen: 2015 National Book Festival

    Danielle Allen discusses "Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Allen, Danielle
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    "Taps" and Gen. Daniel Butterfield

    In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of "Taps," Nicholas Brown (a descendant of General Daniel Butterfield, who arranged the military call) explores the origin and history of America's bugle call and the man behind it. Special appearances by Master Sergeant Allyn Van Patten, principal special bugler for U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," and Jari Villanueva, director, Taps for Veterans. Presented in conjunction with the ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A.
    • Date: 2013-12-16
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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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    Sreevidhya Chandramouli with Poovalur Sriji: South Indian Cla...

    Sreevidhya Chandramouli plays the vina, a plucked Indian lute with a fret board spanning three and a half octaves. She was trained in the Karaikudi vina tradition, the only school of south Indian vina players that goes back more than ten generations. Also featured is Poovalur Sriji on the mridangam.

    • Date: 2009-08-20
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    Pre-Qin Gold and Its Application in Ancient China

    Based on archaeological findings, Junchang Yang introduces the use of gold and the development of the making of gold artifacts during the pre-Qin period, including the type and the scope of gold being utilized at different dynasties of pre-Qin period. The composition of gold material and manufacturing methods are also discussed.

    • Contributor: Yang, Junchang
    • Date: 2009-09-17
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    From Terra to Terabytes: Scientific Cartography & The Future ...

    Day Two, afternoon sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Jill Desimini, Laura Kurgan, John Hessler and Douglas Richardson) presented a sweeping ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-16
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    Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa

    Writer/editor Frank Stewart and scholar/translator Katsunori Yamazato read from the MANOA special feature "Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa" and participated in a moderated discussion with poet Brenda Shaughnessy.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-09-11
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    Pre-Concert Conversation with St. Lawrence String Quartet

    A pre-concert conversation with the St. Lawrence String Quartet, considered to be among the world's finest chamber ensembles.

    • Contributor: St. Lawrence String Quartet
    • Date: 2014-10-24
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    Pivot of Empire: Settler Politics in Japanese Manchuria, 1913...

    In April 1895, Japan was victorious in battle and humiliated in diplomacy. The Triple Intervention orchestrated by France, Germany and Russia compelled the nascent Meiji empire to relinquish its most recent additions, the Kwantung Leasehold and Railway Zone, both located in Northeast China. Journalist Tokutomi Soho was famously "vexed beyond tears" at news of the reversal of Japan's fortunes, and his grief echoed the ...

    • Contributor: O'dwyer, Emer
    • Date: 2012-05-24
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    How Different Jurisdictions Treat Foreign Law: Panel

    Three speakers discussed "How Different Jurisdictions Treat Foreign Law In Their Jurisprudence" at the Law Library of Congress.

    • Date: 2010-03-23
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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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    Opening of the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress

    For the first time in its history, the Library of Congress has a center for young people, called the Young Readers Center.

    • Date: 2009-10-23
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    Panoramic view of the Place de l'Concord [sic]

    From Edison films catalog: Taken from an automobile. This picture was taken during the fashionable driving hour, making a complete circle of the Place de la Concorde, passing hundreds of carriages and busses. The beginning of the picture shows the historical church of the Madeleine in the background, the picture ending by approaching and running under the main entrance to the Paris Exposition. 100 ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Snow Byte & the Seven Formats: A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale

    From the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, the never-before published tale of Snow Byte and the Seven Formats.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-06-24
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    Global Refugees: The Case of Jews & Greeks in 20th Century Cz...

    Michal Frankl discussed Czechoslovakia's pre-WWII refugees (centered around 1938), the story of sealed borders, anti-Semitic refugee policies, and anti-Jewish revision of citizenship. Kateřina Králová discussed post-WWII Greek refugees in Czechoslovakia.

    • Date: 2015-12-14
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    Iranian Jewry: From Past To Present (Morning Session)

    The Jews of Iran comprise not only one of the oldest populations of Jews in the world, but also one of the most ancient threads in the diverse fabric of the ancient Iranian community. Beginning with the Achaemenid period (550-330 B.C.) and lasting beyond the emigration of a portion of Iran's Jewish population to the United States and Israel in the late 1970s, Jews ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-11-03
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    Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation

    A symposium titled "Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation" was sponsored jointly by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Tunisia. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor made a special presentation. The other speakers included Alifa Chaabane Farouk, Hayet Laouni and Mounira Charrad.

    • Date: 2006-11-30
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    The Gospel Sensibility: Evangelicals, Modernity & Sacred Song...

    Kluge Fellow Douglas Harrison examines the history, performance culture and role of southern gospel music within evangelical Christian experiences.

    • Contributor: Harrison, Douglas
    • Date: 2014-08-14
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    Palace of Electricity

    The camera pans around the Exposition grounds, providing views of the Champs-de-Mars, including a close view of the Palace of Electricity, a partial view of the Eiffle Tower, and views of many visitors to the Exposition.

    • 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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    Boers bringing in British prisoners /

    From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their faces show who is the victor, and who the vanquished. You can read in the dust and smoke-begrimed countenances of the prisoners, the story of their stubborn ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
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    Freight train

    "The long train is just coming out of the tunnel. An engine and a header, nineteen freight cars, a caboose and a pusher engine creep slowly round the curve and up the steep grade. Fine smoke effects. Magnificent scenery. 100 feet--Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 21. "Southern Pacific Company series: The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    Donald Hall: 2006 National Book Festival

    Donald Hall speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hall, Donald
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /

    Probably part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to their officials who afforded us every opportunity in their power to obtain these splendid views. Many of the scenes are incident to the excitement prevailing at the time of the Klondike gold ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    B.H. Fairchild

    B.H. Fairchild at the 2003 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Fairchild, H.
    • Date: 2003-10-04
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    Robert MacNeil: Book Fest 05

    Author Robert MacNeil at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Macneil, Robert
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

    A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera. As they cross a grate on the sidewalk they pause, and the escaping air blows the woman's dress to her knees. From a contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Edward O. Wilson: 2010 National Book Festival

    Scientist Edward O. Wilson speaks at the 2010 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wilson , Edward O.
    • Date: 2010-09-25
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    Preserving Your Memories: Traditional & Digital Albums & Scra...

    Conservators highlight basic preservation measures one can do at home for long-lasting albums and scrapbooks; enumerate the pros and cons of dismantling old scrapbooks and albums in poor condition; and discuss how to address condition problems. Digital archivists cover preservation considerations for digital scrapbooks and albums. Staff from the Library's Veterans History Project share information on how to participate in the Project.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2013-04-22
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    Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session I

    In celebration of the 160th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Liberia co-sponsored a symposium with the theme "Liberian-United States Relations: Past, Present and Future." Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., made a special presentation. Other speakers included His Excellency Charles A. Minor, Liberian Ambassador to the United States; Wilton Gbakolo Sengbe Sankawulo, Sr., novelist ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-07-24
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    Asian Ambassadors Lecture Series

    The Library of Congress Asian Division and the Asian Division Friends Society host a program marking the launch of the Asian Ambassador Lecture Series. Ambassador Chan Heng Chee is featured as the guest speaker.

    • Contributor: Chee, Chan Heng
    • Date: 2009-12-02
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    Creative Nonfiction Panel: 2014 National Book Festival

    What is creative nonfiction? What makes it creative? How do writers of this genre approach their subject matter and tackle some of its inherent challenges? National Endowment for the Arts Literature Director Amy Stolls moderated a discussion with creative nonfiction writers Paisley Rekdal and Eula Biss about their work and experiences with such issues as research, sticking to the facts, points of view and ...

    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Nightcap Conversation with Meredith Monk

    The visionary artist Meredith Monk's groundbreaking exploration of the voice as an instrument expands the boundaries of musical composition, creating landscapes of sound that unearth feelings, energies, and memories for which there are no words.

    • Contributor: Monk, Meredith
    • Date: 2015-10-30
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    Hard Science - Hard Choices: Science, Ethics and the Law

    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 do.

    • Date: 2005-05-10
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    Annual Meeting of the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians...

    A discussion on the different aspects of and issues surrounding linked data from theory to practical applications at the annual meeting of the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians.

    • Date: 2015-10-23
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    'The High Lonesome Sound' Revisited: Documenting Traditional ...

    In the early 1960s, the multitalented musician, filmmaker, and photographer John Cohen journeyed to eastern Kentucky to document the songs of church-goers, miners, and farmers, and the rural community that produced and sustained their uniquely American sound. The result was "The High Lonesome Sound," a classic 1963 documentary film than evocatively illustrates how music and religion help Appalachian people maintain their dignity and traditions ...

    • Contributor: Cohen , John
    • Date: 2009-06-11
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    Tommy Sands with Moya and Fionan Sands in Concert

    Tommy Sands, with his daughter Moya and son Fionan, performed in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress. This event was co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the American Folklife Center. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. It is the main support for ...

    • Contributor: Sands, Tommy
    • Date: 2008-10-09
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    Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O.

    The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. Above the steps is a door out of which, coming toward the camera position, are approximately a hundred and fifty mail carriers of the postal service. They are in uniform and are all carrying mail bags. They continue down the steps in formation for the full length of the film.

    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Jeffrey Deaver: Book Fest 05

    Author Jeffrey Deaver at the 2005 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Deaver, Jeffrey
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Ensemble Intercontemporain

    Since its foundation by Pierre Boulez in 1976, Ensemble Intercontemporain has been one of the world's great ensembles dedicated to new music and 20th-century repertoire. Under the direction of composer/conductor Matthias Pintscher, the group performed a special collection of masterworks by Varèse, Berg and Ligeti, as well as two recently composed pieces of chamber music: the world premiere of a new work for violin ...

    • Contributor: Ensemble Intercontemporain
    • Date: 2015-11-13
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    Liberian-U.S. Relations Symposium: Session II

    In celebration of the 160th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Embassy of Liberia co-sponsored a symposium with the theme "Liberian-United States Relations: Past, Present and Future." Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., made a special presentation. Other speakers included His Excellency Charles A. Minor, Liberian Ambassador to the United States; Wilton Gbakolo Sengbe Sankawulo, Sr., novelist ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-07-24
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    Billy Collins: 2014 National Book Festival

    Billy Collins appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Collins, Billy
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Dylan Goes Electric! Music, Myth & History

    Through recordings, images, and new research, Elijah Wald explores the world that shaped Bob Dylan and his music, as well as the varied worlds of the people who loved him, hated him, ignored him or felt he was betraying them, seeking to understand both the changes happening in that moment and the reasons some people found those changes so threatening.

    • Contributor: Wald, Elijah
    • Date: 2016-03-16
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    President McKinley and escort going to the Capitol /

    "The film begins by showing military personnel on horseback. The camera was positioned on a side street and photographed representatives of several different companies of American cavalry. Just as the film ends, foot soldiers and West Point cadets preceding the two horse-drawn carriages, one containing President McKinley's party, come into view"--Early motion pictures. "This most excellent picture was secured at the junction of Pennsylvania ...

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1901
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    Edward Gorey: Selections from Recent Acquisitions

    Glen Emil discussed his donation of items to the Edward Gorey Collection at the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Emil, Glen
    • Date: 2016-02-11
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    Erik Weihenmayer

    • Contributor: Weihenmayer, Erik
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    A romance of the rail /

    From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Life of a Poet: Frank Bidart

    Ron Charles interviews Award-winning poet Frank Bidart, who reads his work and talks about his development as a poet.

    • Date: 2015-02-19
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    Chilean Poet Raúl Zurita

    Poet Raúl Zurita and his translator, Anna Deeny Morales gave a bilingual reading of Zurita's work, followed by a moderated discussion.

    • Date: 2016-02-11
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    Afghan Art and Architecture Through the Ages

    Hamid Naweed spoke about his new book, "Art Through the Ages in Afghanistan," a study of the pictorial and sculpting arts from the the prehistoric period to the Islamic era in Afghanistan.

    • Contributor: Naweed , Hamid
    • Date: 2013-08-06
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    J. Allyn Rosser: 2008 National Book Festival

    Poet J. Allyn Rosser appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Rosser, J. Allyn
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Avant Garde Art & Artists in Mexico

    Susannah Joel Glusker discusses and signs her new book "Avant-Garde Art & Artists in Mexico: Anita Brenner's Journals of the Roaring Twenties."

    • Contributor: Glusker, Susannah Joel
    • Date: 2012-06-01
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    Government camp song [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 2 min. | Audio track taken from AFS 5101 a1 (General). Photographs taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Children under an FSA camp sign (http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afcts/images/p014/0001u.tif) -- Children of migrant Oklahoma family, now living near Fresno, California, picking cotton(http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021850/PP/ ) -- Pea picker's home (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998018292/PP/) -- Migrant agricultural worker's family (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021554/PP/) -- Baseball game at ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Mary - Treat, Margaret - Campbell, Betty - Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert
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    Extraterrestrial Real Estate: Measuring Habitability on Mars ...

    Pamela Conrad discussed her research on planetary habitability assessments. NASA's Curiosity rover is providing vital insight about Mars' past and current environments that will aid plans for future robotic and human missions.

    • Contributor: Conrad, Pamela
    • Date: 2013-04-16
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    Women in Iran: Past, Present and Future

    Nafisi discusses the current state of women in the Islamic republic of Iran.

    • Contributor: Nafisi, Azar
    • Date: 2004-03-16
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    Marie Arana: 2013 National Book Festival

    Marie Arana appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Arana, Marie
    • Date: 2013-09-21
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    Dawn: A Journey to the Beginning of the Solar System

    Lucy McFadden discussed NASA's Dawn Mission, which seeks to unlock the mysteries of planetary formation. McFadden investigates comets, asteroids and meteorites for the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and is a co-investigator on the Dawn mission to the asteroid 4 Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.

    • Contributor: McFadden, Lucy
    • Date: 2015-11-19
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    William Saunders oral history interview conducted by Kieran W...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Saunders, William - Taylor, Kieran Walsh
    • Date: 2011-06-09

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    George Will

    • Contributor: Will, George
    • Date: 2001-09-08
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    Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community

    Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington spoke about the history of the Jewish community in Washington, D.C. The talk also included images from the new book, "Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community." The program was sponsored by the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division. The collections of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, used ...

    • Date: 2007-10-18
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    TR reviewing and speaking to 13th Regiment at Sagamore Hill, ...

    TR speaks to several unidentified people, including a man who looks like TR, on the porch at Sagamore Hill. There are two views of TR addressing soldiers assembled on the lawn of Sagamore Hill: the first segment shows TR's back as he speaks; the second is a long shot of TR, shot from the rear of the group of soldiers.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt Memorial Association - Warner Bros. Pictures - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress) - Roosevelt, Theodore - Warner Bros
    • Date: 1917
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    Robert Hass: 2010 River of Words Ceremony

    River of Words (ROW) is a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy, creative expression and community awareness of our most critical environmental concern: water. River of Words was co-founded by U.S. Poet Laureate (1995-1997) Robert Hass and writer Pamela Michael to help young people make a personal and lasting connection to the environment.

    • Contributor: Hass , Robert
    • Date: 2010-06-30
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    From Terra to Terabytes: Popular Cartography, and Military an...

    Day One, morning sessions of the annual conference of the Philip Lee Phillips Map Society of the Library of Congress, established in 1995 as an association of collectors, geographers, historians and map enthusiasts, with a shared interest in supporting the programs and activities of the Library's Geography and Map Division. Speakers (including Mark Monmonier, Stephen Hornsby, James Akerman and Ralph Ehrenberg) presented a sweeping ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-05-15
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    Garrison Keillor: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author and radio performer Garrison Keillor appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Keillor, Garrison
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Juan Felipe Herrera: 2015 National Book Festival

    Juan Felipe Herrera discusses "Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Kate Masur: An Example for All the Land

    In "An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C." (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), author Kate Masur offers the first major study in more than 50 years of the nation's capital during Reconstruction. The author's panoramic account considers grassroots struggles, city politics, Congress and the presidency, revealing the District of Columbia as a unique battleground in ...

    • Contributor: Masur, Kate
    • Date: 2011-01-12
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    Fifty years of Coca-Cola television advertisements highlights...

    Presents television advertisements, outtakes, and experimental footage documenting the historical developments of television advertising for the Coca-Cola carbonated beverage. Includes stop-motion advertising developed between 1954 and 1956; excerpts from the Experimental TV Color Project of 1964; historical, biographical, and finding aid information; timeline; and selected bibliography.

    • Date: 2000
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    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Activate the VoiceOver Function

    John Brown provides a tutorial on how to activate the VoiceOver Function in the BARD Mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

    • Contributor: Brown, John
    • Date: 2013-09-01
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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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    Mildred Bond Roxborough oral history interview conducted by J...

    Roxborough discusses how she became active in the Civil Rights Movement at the age of nine, when she sold subscriptions to the NAACP The Crisis magazine. Roxborough began working with the NAACP as a fieldworker and worked in a variety of administrative positions including as director of development.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Roxborough, Mildred Bond - Bond, Julian
    • Date: 2010-10-29

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    Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad comes dashing underneath at full speed, head on to the audience.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    The Making of a King: King Peggy

    Peggielene Bartels, also known as King Peggy, spoke about how she became King of Otuam, a small fishing village on the coast of Ghana.

    • Contributor: Bartels, Peggielene
    • Date: 2015-03-31
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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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    Victoria Rowell: Book Fest 07

    Victoria Rowell in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Rowell, Victoria
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    California here I come [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from Victor 19261-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox (General). Pictures used: Washington, D.C. Snow-covered cars and broken limbs felled by a storm (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b37438) -- Westward Ho! (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b32810) -- View from Twin Peaks, Aug. 1, 1929 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c02728) -- In the heart of modern Chinatown, San Francisco, Calif. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b44570) -- [Unidentified house, ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Manhattan Merrymakers - Price, George - Desylva, G. (buddy Gard) - Meyer, Joseph - Jolson, Al
    • Date: 1924
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    Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players (Sat): 201...

    Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players appear on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival (Saturday).

    • Contributor: Roberts, Justin
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    Ishmael Beah: 2014 National Book Festival

    Ishmael Beah appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Beah, Ishmael
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Northwest Washington, D.C.: Tales from West of the Park

    From the history of Georgetown College and American University to stories of runaway slaves seeking protection at Fort Reno, historian Mark N. Ozer charts the evolution of the storied neighborhoods of the nation's capital in "Northwest Washington, D.C.: Tales from West of the Park."

    • Contributor: Ozer, Mark N.
    • Date: 2012-05-23
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    W.S. Merwin, Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetr...

    Celebrated poet W.S. Merwin received the 2006 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and read selections of his work in a program sponsored by the Library's Poetry and Literature Center. The prize, the ninth to be given, was awarded to Merwin for his book "Present Company," published in 2005 by Copper Canyon. The 2006 Bobbitt Prize is awarded for the most distinguished book ...

    • Contributor: Merwin, W.S.
    • Date: 2007-10-31
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    Marilyn Luper Hildreth oral history interview conducted by Jo...

    Marilyn Hildreth describes growing up in segregated Oklahoma and the leadership of her mother, Clara Luper, in the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) youth group. She recalls participating in a drug store sit-in as a child, and the success the group had with several restaurants in Oklahoma City. She remembers her mother's leadership in the African American community in ...

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hildreth, Marilyn Luper
    • Date: 2011-05-24

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