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Film, Video Library of Congress Honors Herman Wouk with Literary Award

Event video

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Title

  • Library of Congress Honors Herman Wouk with Literary Award

Summary

  • Writer Herman Wouk received the first Library of Congress Lifetime Achievement Award for the Writing of Fiction. During this event, ABC News' Martha Raddatz, William Safire of The New York Times and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg read from Wouk's novels. Jimmy Buffett spoke about his relationship with Wouk and performed songs from the musical "Don't Stop the Carnival," based on Wouk's novel of the same name. The event also marked the donation of Wouk's papers to the Library of Congress.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Center for the Book, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2008-09-10.

Headings

  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Culture, Performing Arts
  • -  Literature
  • -  Performing Arts, Music

Notes

  • -  Group name: Fiction Prize. 10
  • -  Classification: General Works.
  • -  Classification: Language and Literature.
  • -  Classification: Music and Books on Music.
  • -  Herman Wouk, Various.
  • -  Recorded on 2008-09-10.
  • -  Kids, Families.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688000

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Library of Congress Honors Herman Wouk with Literary Award. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-10, 2008. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688000/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Center For The Book, S. B. (2008) Library of Congress Honors Herman Wouk with Literary Award. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-10. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688000/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Library of Congress Honors Herman Wouk with Literary Award. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-10, 2008. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688000/>.