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    Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps videorecording | videorecording ; 71 min | The Master Chorale of Washington, in partnership with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, presented the "Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps," a work based on the songs and letters written by Nazi concentration camp prisoners. The cantata, composed and conducted by Donald McCullough, stands as a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust....
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McCullough, Donald
    • Date: 2005
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    A Conversation with Jessye Norman Jessye Norman's incomparable voice and exceptional artistry made her a legend in the world of the opera stage and the concert hall. This conversation, conducted just months before her death, focused on her career and involvement with new music, mentorship for young artists and thoughtful advocacy for projects like the Jessye Norman School for the Arts, as a crucial avenue for arts education.
    • Contributor: Norman, Jessye - Hayden, Carla
    • Date: 2019-05-16
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    ZOFO Concert Zofo's name is shorthand for "20-Finger Orchestra" and they truly make use of the piano to emulate a brilliantly full orchestral sound. One of only a handful of duos worldwide devoted exclusively to piano duets, Zofo is blazing a bold new path for four-hands groups by focusing on contemporary repertoire and commissioning new works. Hear them perform two symphonic transcriptions, Beethoven's symphonies no. 4...
    • Contributor: Nakagoshi, Keisuke - Zimmerman, Eva-Maria
    • Date: 2020-12-10
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    Death & the Civil War: Drew Gilpin Faust & Ric Burns In conjunction with the landmark exhibit The Civil War in America, the Library presented Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust in conversation with filmmaker Ric Burns for this commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced the event, which explored how death in the Civil War permanently transformed the character of American society. The program featured a clip from the PBS documentary...
    • Contributor: Faust, Drew Gilpin - Burns, Ric
    • Date: 2013-02-27
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    Francisco de Miranda & the United States Art historian Claudia Isabel Navas discusses Hispanic revolutionary Francisco de Mirand and his involvement in the United States Battle of Pensacola of 1782.
    • Contributor: Navas, Claudia Isabel
    • Date: 2017-10-17
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    Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb "Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest"--Edison films catalog.
    • Contributor: American Vitagraph Company - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Blackton, James Stuart - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - White, James H. (James Henry)
    • Date: 1898
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    Geographers on Film Interview With Peter R. Gould.
    • Contributor: Dow, Maynard Weston - Association of American Geographers - Hart, John Fraser - Gould, Peter
    • Date: 1971
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    Dunham Technique: Twelve-count leg swings 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 and recovery; pull-through contraction or full body roll; second position plié with footwork; second position plié with parallel stretch in fourth position; second position plié with contraction and release variations; advanced second...
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    [Children and man] 1 photograph : hand-colored transparency on glass ; plate 8 x 10 cm (lantern slide format)
    • Date: 1925
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    Performance: Still Over There Written by Operation Song's Jim Collins and Air Force and Navy veteran Franklin Tootle, "Still Over There" describes Tootle's journey with PTSD as a result of his service in Iraq, and how his commitment to country, family and his fellow veterans drives him daily. Operation Song is a Tennessee based not-for-profit program that pairs veterans, active-duty military, and their families with professional songwriters to...
    • Contributor: Tootle, Franklin
    • Date: 2020-11-08
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    Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Bujold, Lois McMaster
    • Date: 2004-10-09
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    Jenna Bush Hager: National Book Festival 2020 The former first daughter and granddaughter, bestselling author and co-anchor of the "Today" show, Jenna Bush Hager shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on to her. Hager launches her new book, "Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss" (William Morrow), at the Festival. Interview with Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation...
    • Contributor: Bush Hager, Jenna - Lucas, Lisa
    • Date: 2020-09-26
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    The Role of Heritage in Storytelling This symposium on the contribution of diverse cultural experiences to literature for children and youth was moderated by award-winning author Meg Medina. An audience of educators, literacy professionals, university professors and graduate students had an opportunity to ask questions for the presenters as part of the program.
    • Contributor: Zunon, Elizabeth - Laínez, René Colato - Shang, Wendy - Medina, Meg - Saeed, Aisha
    • Date: 2016-05-25
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    Fiction, Faith and the Imagination: Celebrating Marilynne Robinson Geraldine Brooks and Paul Harding joined Alan Lightman to discuss the myriad ways faith informs the work of Marilynne Robinson. The conversation was moderated by Steven Knapp. Robinson joined the panel discussion for its conclusion.
    • Contributor: Lightman, Alan - Harding, Paul - Brooks, Geraldine - Robinson, Marilynne
    • Date: 2017-04-03
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    Ruth Crawford Seeger, Modernist Composer in the Folk Revival: Biography as Music History In the first of a Music Division lecture series presenting members of the American Musicological Society who have completed research in the division's unique collections, Judith Tick discusses aspects of her work on composer Ruth Crawford Seeger. She introduces Seeger's training as a musician and composer, her work collecting folk songs and her role as wife and mother. In Tick's words, "As life and...
    • Contributor: Tick, Judith
    • Date: 2008-03-26
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    Publishing Trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran The Near East Section of The African Middle Eastern Division and the John W. Kluge Center presented a lecture by Nasrollah Pourjavady, Distinguished Visiting Scholar from Tehran University at the Roshan Persian Studies Center of the University of Maryland. He discussed "Publishing Trends In the Islamic Republic of Iran."
    • Contributor: Pourjavaday, Nasrollah
    • Date: 2008-06-24
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    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Heel-and-Toe Polka (also known as the Bohemian) videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:29 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Heel and Toe (Kutsche) Polka," in The national dance album by favorite composers, Philadelphia: Thos. Hunter, 1882. See: p. 58-59 in [Brown, R]. A treatise on the elements of dancing, (#162). Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).
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    Jodi Picoult: Book Fest 07 Jodi Picoult in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Picoult, Jodi
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Acquiring and Developing an Offsite High Density Collections Storage Facility In addition to operating state-of-the art preservation quality storage facilities at Ft. Meade, the Library operates a rental property which meets its needs for interim storage. This webinar discusses the Librarys experience in acquiring and developing this facility. Cabin Branch (located in Landover, Md.) shows a way to control costs without compromising on collections care. The webinar will explain how the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Herman, Steve - Roache, Rohn - Lev-Alexander, Nancy
    • Date: 2020-04-28
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    Charles McLaurin oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Indianola, Mississippi, 2015 December 05. Charles McLaurin discusses his work as a Civil Rights activist in the 1950's and 60's. He begins by discussing the racism he experienced growing up and how this shaped his personal and political values. McLaurin mainly describes working with African American voter registration rights issues, SNCC, and the Freedom Riders. He describes how he became a congressional officer for a number of years in...
    • Contributor: McLaurin, Charles - Bishop, John Melville - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye
    • Date: 2015
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    Katherine Eban: National Book Festival 2020 From award-winning journalist Katherine Eban, "Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom" (Ecco) is an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-threatening dangers on a global scale, achieving for the pharmaceutical industry what Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" did for the meatpacking industry.
    • Contributor: Eban, Katherine
    • Date: 2020-09-26
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    Terra Sapiens: The Human Chapter in the History of Earth David Grinspoon examines choices facing humanity as we enter the Anthropocene Era, the epoch when human activities are becoming a defining characteristic of the physical nature and functioning of Earth.
    • Contributor: Grinspoon, David
    • Date: 2013-10-31
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    Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature Literary scholar Lewis M. Dabney discussed his new book,"Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005). One of the early 20th century's most respected men of letters, Wilson (1895-1972) stood at the center of the American cultural scene from the Jazz Age through the McCarthy era. He rose to prominence first as associate editor of The New Republic and later as...
    • Contributor: Dabney, Lewis
    • Date: 2005-11-02
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    What's in a Name? AIDS, Vernacular Risk Perception and the Culture of Ownership Since reports of the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s, contemporary, or "urban," legends about origins of the virus, modes of transmission, deliberate infection, withheld treatment and minority genocide have proliferated. Told cross-culturally, AIDS legends recount HIV-filled needles in movie theater seats, pinpricks in drugstore shelf condoms, semen in fast food and HIV-positive sexual predators. Diane Goldstein explores the story-making activities that...
    • Contributor: Goldstein, Diane
    • Date: 2006-10-04
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    The little penguin Pororo's racing adventure
    Little penguin | Pororo's racing adventure Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Curious penguin Pororo dreams of becoming a Super Sled champion in Northpia's Super Sled Championships. When Pororo and his friends hitch a ride on an airplane, he accidentally causes the airplane to make an emergency landing, and he has his chance to compete and make his dream come true.
    • Contributor: Simka, Mychal - Bell, Drake - Mohr, Jay - Trainor, Jerry - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Lovato, Dallas - Heder, Jon - Anderson, Anthony - Zhong Hua Yu Le Dian Ying Zhi Zuo You Xian Gong Si - Schneider, Rob
    • Date: 2014