Film, VideoBARD Mobile Android: Read an Audiobook Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to read an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for Android devices.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2015-06-01
Film, VideoContemporary Russian Poetry Bilingual Reading The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) jointly hosted an evening of Russian poetry, featuring Evgeny Bunimovich, Elena Fanailova and Yuli Gugolev. The poets read their work ...
- Date: 2008-04-07
Film, VideoHow About That! The Life of Mel Allen Stephen Borelli, baseball editor of USA Today Sports Weekly, discussed his new book, "How About That! The Life of Mel Allen," the first biography of Allen, one of the most famous sports ...
- Contributor: Borelli, Stephen
- Date: 2005-10-18
Film, VideoThe Mind of an Artist videorecording | videorecording ; 67 min | Michael Kubovy and Judith Shatin, both from the University of Virginia, discuss "The Mind of the Artist." Debate has long raged about whether and how ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Kubovy, Michael - Shatin, Judith
- Date: 2009
Film, VideoGwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Montgomery, Alabama, 2011-06-01.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
- Date: 2011-06-01
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CollectionNew Ideas of Music Ownership & the Musical Life of the Kïsêdjê The introduction of ideas taken from international intellectual property regimes to communities of indigenous peoples can lead to serious repercussions. This presentation discusses some of the results of the arrival new ideas ...
- Contributor: Seeger, Anthony - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2015-04-08
Photo, Print, Drawing[Building] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoJim Crawford and Samuel Fromartz Discuss Organic Farming Almost from the inception of the organic food movement there has been conflict between the mom-and-pop farmers and large-scale retailers. Farmer Jim Crawford and business journalist Samuel Fromartz explored this dichotomy and ...
- Date: 2007-05-23
Film, VideoJane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival National bestselling author Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Smiley, Jane
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoMichael Dirda: 2012 National Book Festival Michael Dirda discusses Sherlock Holmes and his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Dirda, Michael
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoGraphic Satire, Paper Money & the Art of Engraving in Britain, 1797-1821 Amanda Lahikainen demonstrates how graphic satires and satirical banknotes reflected and helped produce the changing cultures of paper money and engraving during the Bank Restriction Period (1797-1821).
- Contributor: Lahikainen, Amanda
- Date: 2013-11-14
Film, VideoAmerican Loyalists in the Revolutionary World On Nov. 25, 1783, the last British troops pulled out of New York City, bringing the American Revolution to an end. Patriots celebrated their departure and the confirmation of U.S. independence. But ...
- Contributor: Jasanoff, Maya
- Date: 2011-03-24
Film, VideoThe Life of a Poet: Dunya Mikhail Poet, translator and journalist Dunya Mikhail will discuss her work with Ron Charles of the Washington Post.
- Date: 2016-03-02
Film, VideoMary Neighbour: Speak Right On On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that African-Americans were not U.S. citizens, a decision that intensified ongoing debates about slavery, further polarizing the North and the South and helping ...
- Contributor: Neighbour, Mary E.
- Date: 2007-03-06
Film, VideoFrancisco Campbell Hooker: The African Presence in Latin America Ambassador Francisco Campbell Hooker of the Republic of Nicaragua discusses the African presence in Latin America.
- Contributor: Campbell Hooker, Francisco
- Date: 2010-10-12
Film, VideoElizabeth Dowling Taylor: 2012 National Book Festival Elizabeth Dowling Taylor appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoMaster Class with Paolo Pandolfo Considered one of the world's finest gambists, Paolo Pandolfo offered a free master class in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium, working with three exceptional young students: Amy Domingues (known in indie-rock circles for ...
- Contributor: Pandolfo, Paolo
- Date: 2012-01-27
Film, VideoThe Secret War in El Paso: Mexican Revolutionary Intrigue 1906-1920 Authors Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler discuss their work and the Mexican Revolution.
- Date: 2010-11-08
Film, VideoFirst Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters Gerard W. Gawalt of the Library's Manuscript Division and his daughter Ann G. Gawalt discussed their new book "First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters" in a program sponsored by ...
- Contributor: Gawalt, Gerard
- Date: 2004-10-27
Film, VideoDPLAfest 2016: ESDN Partners Present a Look at New York's DPLA Service Hub from the Ground ... Liaisons and digital collection administrators from the ESDN New York DPLA regional partners discuss the business of contributing to DPLA from their various contexts and platforms. Panelists discussed their experience working with ...
- Date: 2016-04-14
Film, VideoBlind Boys of Alabama I Fresh from their Grammy win, the Blind Boys of Alabama present a free, lunchtime gospel concert on the steps of the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama
- Date: 2002-06-05
Film, VideoAct of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works & How It Doesn't A look behind the scenes of a congressional legislative negotiation is revealed through the prism of a single bill -- the Dodd-Frank Act -- in a book by author and Washington Post ...
- Contributor: Kaiser, Robert G.
- Date: 2013-11-19
Film, VideoUrban Social Dance, Jamaica Fieldwork motion picture | Duration: 1:51:16 | Filmed by Katherine Dunham in1936 on 16mm, this clip shows a couple dancing in the urban setting of Kingston, Jamaica. The film is a compilation of ...
Film, VideoCoffee, Culture and Intellectual Property Rights: The Case of Ethiopia Heran Sereke-Berhan discusses coffee and intellectual property rights in Ethiopia.
- Contributor: Sereke-Berhan , Heran
- Date: 2011-03-31
Film, VideoCurtis Chamber Orchestra Robert Spano leads the Curtis Chamber Orchestra in an exclusive Washington, D.C. appearance. Violist Roberto Díaz premieres a new concerto by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by the Library of Congress and the Curtis ...
- Date: 2015-03-07
Film, VideoGala: 2010 National Book Festival The night before the 10th Anniversary of the National Book Festival, the Library of Congress hosted a gala honoring the festival authors and illustrators. The authors' program included remarks by Librarian of ...
- Date: 2010-09-24
Film, VideoBatucada Originally recorded on 16mm at various performances between 1943-1944, the film contains sections of Dunham works Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham as the Woman with the Cigar; Son (2 minutes); Rara ...
CollectionThe Western Flyers The Western Flyers (Joey McKenzie, Katie Glassman and Gavin Kelso) perform in concert.
- Contributor: Various - Western Flyers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2015-02-02
Film, Video[Man standing by river] 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 ...
- Date: 1925
Film, VideoArditti Master Class Master class for Maryland's Aeolus Quartet, given by members of the Arditti String Quartet.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2012-04-09
Film, VideoDunham Technique: Leg swings with two circles In 2002, with funds from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Library of Congress undertook the documentation of Katherine Dunham’s dance technique. Included in this website are clips on breathing; contractions; fall ...
Film, VideoDaniel J. Boorstin Memorial Service A memorial service for Librarian of Congress Emeritus Daniel J. Boorstin, who died on Feb. 28, was held in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Thomas Jefferson Building.
- Contributor: Billington, James H.
- Date: 2004-04-27
Film, VideoEmily Dickinson Marathon Reading (Part 1) Part one of an all-day reading of Emily Dickinson's works in honor of the poet's 184th birthday.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-12-08
Film, VideoRosenzweig Forum on Technology & the Humanities: Preserving & Interpreting Born-Digital Collections On Monday, April 22, the Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program co-hosted the Rosenzweig Forum on Technology and the Humanities: Preserving and Interpreting Born-Digital Collections, as a special ...
- Date: 2013-04-22
Film, VideoAlma Powell Alma Powell at the 2003 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Powell, Alma
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoBreast Cancer Update Robert Clarke provides an update on current research and treatment for breast cancer, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
- Contributor: Clarke , Robert
- Date: 2015-10-15
Film, VideoJohn Green: 2012 National Book Festival John Green appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Green, John
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoChris Madden: Book Fest 05 Author and interior designer Chris Madden at the 2005 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Madden, Chris
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoToni Morrison: 2011 National Book Festival Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Morrison, Toni
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoFood Politics: What to Eat in Today's Era of Food Anxiety Marion Nestle, a New York University professor of nutrition, discussed "Food Politics: What to East in Today's Era of Food Anxiety" in a lecture sponsored by the Library's Science, Technology and Business ...
- Contributor: Nestle, Marion
- Date: 2007-04-18