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  • Film, Video

    Mapmaking...on Horseback

    • Contributor: Hebert, John R.
  • Film, Video

    Russian-American Jazz Summit Featuring Cyril Moshkow and Larry Appelbaum

    The Open World Leadership Center and the Library of Congress Music Division cosponsored the Russian-American Jazz Summit. Conversations on the American influence in Russian Jazz were led by two world-renowned jazz experts, Russian Cyril Moshkow and American Larry Appelbaum. Both of these experts have been involved with Open World Jazz delegations.

    • Date: 2009-09-30
  • Film, Video

    "Parallel Worlds: The Remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the Enduring (In)significance of Melanin"

    When William Henry Hunt married Ida Alexander Gibbs in the spring of 1904, their wedding was a glittering Washington social event that joined an Oberlin-educated diplomat's daughter and a Wall Street veteran who could trace his lineage to Jamestown. Their union took place in a world of refinement and privilege, but both William and Ida had mixed-race backgrounds, and their country therefore placed severe ...

    • Contributor: Logan Alexander, Adele
    • Date: 2010-03-03
  • Film, Video

    Liz Carpenter

    • Contributor: Carpenter, Liz
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Film, Video

    Paul Orfalea: Copy This! Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turned a Bright Idea into One of America's Best Companies

    Paul Orfalea, the creative and inspiring founder of Kinko's (now FedEx Kinko's), discussed his theories and instincts on how to succeed, in business and in life in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Orfalea based his talk on his memoir, which he co-wrote with Ann Marsh, titled "Copy This! Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turned a Bright Idea into ...

    • Contributor: Orfalea, Paul
    • Date: 2007-02-26
  • Film, Video

    TR and Leonard Wood at the New York flower show, 1917

    Shots of TR and Leonard Wood on March 20, 1917, at the 5th Annual International Flower Show, Grand Central Palace in New York City. Medium-close view of TR and Wood standing together and talking, facing camera; TR, seated, poses for photographer, with Wood and an unidentified man standing behind him.

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Wood, Leonard - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1917
  • Film, Video

    TR's arrival in Panama, November 1906 [2]

    TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an inspection tour of the Panama Canal. On November 15, 1906, in Panama City there are views of the processional, including a marching band and escorts on horseback, as spectators gather; long shot of TR, accompanied by Manuel Amador Guerrero, first President of Panama, and two unidentified men standing on ...

    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Theodore - Amador Guerrero, Manuel - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Giada De Laurentiis: Book Fest 05

    Chef and author Giada De Laurentiis at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: De Laurentiis, Giada
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Library of Congress Opens "Cartoon America" Exhibition

    A host of well-known cartoonists and publishers were on hand at the Library of Congress to celebrate the opening of "Cartoon America: Highlights from the Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature," a exhibition featuring 100 masterworks of the nation's most renown cartoonists. It was also the occasion for the launching of a companion book titled "Cartoon America: Comic Art in the Library of ...

    • Date: 2006-11-01
  • Film, Video

    Growth & Transformation Plan of Ethiopia

    Girma Birru discusses the prospects and challenges of the Ethiopian 2011-2015 Growth and Transformation Plan.

    • Contributor: Birru, Girma
    • Date: 2013-02-28
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    Corsican Language & Expressive Culture

    Since the mid-20th century, a variety of social, economic and political factors have affected the cultural practices and conceptions of identity on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Linguistic anthropologist Alexandra Jaffe discusses the Corsican language and Corsican expressive culture. She addresses both the island's shift towards the French language and the Corsican language revitalization movement that began in the early 1970s. Drawing on ethnographic ...

    • Contributor: Jaffe, Alexandra - Jaffe, Alexandra M. (alexandra Mystra) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-12-02
  • Film, Video

    The Warren and Margot Coville Collection of Photographs from the Clarence H. White School of Photography

    Warren Coville describes his experience collecting works by photographers associated with this influential, but historically under-appreciated school. Joining him is Kathy Erwin, Curator of the Coville Collection.

    • Date: 2001-10-11
  • Film, Video

    Harry Bliss: 2011 National Book Festival

    Author and illustrator Harry Bliss appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bliss, Harry
    • Date: 2011-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Business in History

    Louis Galambos, holder of the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the John W. Kluge Center, discussed "Business in History." In light of Enron and other recent corporate scandals, there is a heightened awareness today of ethical business practices. In his lecture, Galambos places in historical perspective society's concern for business ethics, ranging from the early 20th century to ...

    • Contributor: Galambos, Louis
    • Date: 2006-06-14
  • Film, Video

    Buzz Aldrin: Book Fest 05

    Author and former Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the 2005 National Book Festival

    • Contributor: Aldrin, Buzz
    • Date: 2005-09-24
  • Film, Video

    Katherine Dunham on breathing in Dunham Technique

    In this series of clips recorded in September 2002, Katherine Dunham speaks about her influence on American dance; dance anthropology; her anthropological films; Shango; L’Ag’Ya; the Mazouk from L’Ag’Ya; the need for a Dunham Technique; breathing in Dunham Technique; the circle of energy; the concept of the “pole through the body” in Dunham Technique; the hand in Dunham Technique; the position of the arm ...

  • Film, Video

    Richard Price: 2008 National Book Festival

    Novelist and screen writer Richard Price appears at the National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Price, Richard
    • Date: 2008-09-27
  • Film, Video

    Reflections on the First Baseball Classic of 2006

    Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, sterling professor of comparative literature at Yale University, presented "Reflections on the First World Baseball Classic of 2006" in a program sponsored by the Hispanic Division. A major literary critic of Spanish and Latin American Literature, he is an expert on baseball and the author of "The Pride of Havana," winner of the Dave Moore Award of Best Baseball Book in ...

    • Contributor: Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto
    • Date: 2006-06-30
  • Film, Video

    Jean Reagan: 2015 National Book Festival

    Jean Reagan discusses "How to Surprise a Dad" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Reagan, Jeanne
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • Film, Video

    BARD 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, Video

    Jim Lehrer, Part 1

    • Contributor: Lehrer, Jim
    • Date: 2002-10-12
  • Film, Video

    [ Clip of "The Gypsy Drinking Song" from the film "The Inspector General"]

    videorecording | Clip features Danny Kaye performing the Sylvia Fine song "The Gypsy Drinking Song." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    Millard Fillmore & Maps


    • Contributor: Van Ee, Patricia Molen
    • Date: 1996-06-01
  • Film, Video

    After Newtown: guns in America / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    An unprecedented exploration of America's enduring relationship with firearms. From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority, and ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Richard - Silvers, Jonathan - Flynn, Patrick - Shapiro, Alissa - Caccamise, Robert - Saybrook Productions, Ltd - Public Broadcasting Service (u.s.) - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video

    Marc Brown & Judy Sierra: 2012 National Book Festival

    Marc Brown & Judy Sierra appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Date: 2012-09-22