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New Video: Engaging Young Learners

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:40:05 -0500

Can teaching with primary sources engage young learners? Exposure to these raw materials can spark students' imaginations and support inquiry, historical thinking, and constructive learning. If you've ever wondered how early elementary students develop historical thinking skills, take a look at this lesson as Teresa St. Angelo works with a group of kindergarten historians.

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New Video: Bob Adelman - Witness to History

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:39:17 -0500

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the Library's acquisition of the entire Bob Adelman photographic archive. Adelman was a renowned documentary and news photographer who captured many historic events throughout the latter half of the 20th century.

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New Video: Launching a Data Revolution

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:37:14 -0500

Ilya Zaslavsky discussed online systems for visual analysis, sharing of surveys and image collections, and applications for analyzing indicators of sustainable development goals.

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New Video: Islam - Facts & Fictions

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:36:24 -0500

Chase Robinson discussed his work on the history of Islamic civilization.

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New Video: IQ Five Battery Analyzer

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:23:35 -0500

An introduction to using the IQ Five Battery Analyzer provided to NLS network libraries to test and analyze Talking Book Machine batteries.

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New Video: Vietnam Era & Disco

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:22:51 -0500

Panel discussion on the role of music in supporting servicemembers and veterans from the Vietnam era through the present.

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New Video: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:15:46 -0500

Iconic images of the civil rights movement were largely photographed in the South. In a new volume of extraordinary photographs, historian Mark Speltz focuses on compelling civil rights images from north of the Mason-Dixon line, in places such as Philadelphia, Cleveland and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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New Video: Harpsichordist Richard Egarr

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:15:02 -0500

Harpsichordist Richard Egarr discusses Baroque harpsichord repertoire and performance, as well as his work as a conductor, with the Library's Anne McLean. This interview was presented in conjunction with a performance by Egarr at the Library featuring works by Blow, Byrd, Purcell and Sweelinck.

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New Video: Gabriel Muñoz Oral History

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:14:07 -0500

Musician Gabriel Muñoz talks about his life and work with folklorist Dan Sheehy.

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New Video: The Original Black Elite

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:13:18 -0500

The story of Daniel Alexander Payne Murray and the rise and fall of America's black upper class during the latter quarter of the 19th Century is the subject of a new book by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, "The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era."

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New Video: Secret of Tutankhamun's Tomb

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:18:26 -0500

Mamdouh Eldamaty discusses his exploration of the tomb of Tutankhamun, a research venture supported by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.

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New Video: Anuradha Nehru Oral History

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:17:41 -0500

Kalanidhi Dance Company founder Anuradha Nehru talks about the Indian classical dance form called Kuchipudi.

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New Video: Relevance of Islamic Architecture

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:16:46 -0500

Heba Abdelnabi from the University of Alexandria, Egypt discussed her work in Islamic architecture.

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New Video: Zulal Trio & Ara Dinkjian Oral History

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:15:31 -0500

Members of the Zulal Trio discuss the history of the group and their music.

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New Video: Poet Brenda Shaughnessy

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:58:59 -0500

Washington Post Book World editor Ron Charles spoke with poet Brenda Shaughnessy about her career and the major events that have shaped her work.

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New Video: Poet Immanuel Mifsud

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:58:02 -0500

Malta native Immanuel Mifsud discussed his career and read from his poetry.

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New Video: Dance Battle with Urban Artistry

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:56:13 -0500

Urban Artistry performers shared the rich traditions of their cultural communities in a series of dance battles, set to the beats of DJ Baronhawk Poitier.

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New Video: Talk with Edoardo Albinati

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:55:23 -0500

Author Edoardo Albinati discussed his book, "La Scuola Cattolica."

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New Video: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:45:28 -0500

Author and food blogger Feride Buyuran discussed her book, "Pomegranates and Saffron," the first comprehensive cookbook on Azerbaijani cuisine published in the U.S. The book contains recipes of traditional and modern Azerbaijani dishes including appetizers and salads, soups and stews, vegetarian dishes, pasta dishes, and desserts, all adapted for preparation in a Western kitchen.

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New Video: Soundwaves of Feminism

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:44:48 -0500

Women's history professor Bonnie J. Morris discussed on the women's music movement. Her talk explored rare materials and cultural changes introduced onstage by feminist and lesbian artists.

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New Video: La Hoja de Mar

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:44:01 -0500

Juan Duchesne Winter of the University of Pittsburgh and Ruben Ríos Ávila of NYU presented the book "La hoja de Mar: Efecto Archipiélago I," followed by a conversation with the author, Puerto Rican poet and critic Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia of the University of Maryland. In Spanish.

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New Video: Dressing the Past

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:43:09 -0500

The periods of the American Revolution and the Civil War remain topics of pride and contention, subjects of popular writing, and inspiration for costumed performance. In 18th-century garments at Colonial Williamsburg and in 19th-century uniforms on Civil War battlefields, modern Americans celebrate the nation's history, and at the same time take the opportunity to air their political and cultural opinions while exploring significant aspects of their identities.

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New Video: 2016 Educators Conference

Mon, 15 May 2017 12:13:11 -0500

CORRECTED: A two-day event, “Discover and Explore with Library of Congress Primary Sources," included 15 one-hour sessions facilitated by Library specialists, instructional experts from the Library’s Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium and other recognized K-12 leaders:







New Video: Pacifica Quartet & Jörg Widmann

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:19:40 -0500

The exuberant Pacifica Quartet joins forces with German composer and clarinetist Jörg Widmann for a program featuring Haydn's Quartet in G major, op. 76, no. 1; Widmann's String Quartet no. 3 ("Jagdquartett"); and Weber's Clarinet Quintet in B-flat major, op. 34.

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