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Imagination Library Story Time: Rachel Isadora

Imagination Library Story Time: Rachel Isadora

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From the Library of Congress from Washington DC. Good morning! I’m Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress and I want to welcome you to this very special Story Time at the Library. I love reading, don’t you? It’s so much fun to let our imaginations run wild. We’re excited to be teaming up with Ms. […]

Karin Slaughter: 2017 National Book Festival

Karin Slaughter: 2017 National Book Festival

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>>From the library of Congress in Washington DC.>>Nora Krug: I have the pleasure of introducing Karin Slaughter today. And, first thing first is she gets this question a lot, I think it. That is her real name. And, she’s the author of 17 books including pretty girls, copies books are hugely popular. 35 million books. […]

Innovative Approaches by Law Enforcement to Assist PTSD-Afflicted Veterans in Crisis

Innovative Approaches by Law Enforcement to Assist PTSD-Afflicted Veterans in Crisis

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Western Capitalism & Rise of Asia: 2019 National Book Festival

Western Capitalism & Rise of Asia: 2019 National Book Festival

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>>David M. Rubenstein: Okay, thank you all for coming. How many of you are from the Washington area? I’m just curious. Okay, how many of you are from outside of Washington? Okay, how many of you are capitalists? Any capitalists? How many anti-capitalists here? Alright, how many people came because you think you’re going to […]

Immigration Memoirs: 2019 National Book Festival

Immigration Memoirs: 2019 National Book Festival

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[ Applause ]>>Carlos Lozada: Good afternoon. My name is Carlos Lozada. I am the nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post. The Post is a charter sponsor of the festival, and I hope will be for a long time to come. It is my great pleasure to be here with these three authors. And let […]

Barbara Kingsolver: 2019 National Book Festival

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>>Carla Hayden: Thank you and good afternoon and how are you enjoying the festival [applause]? It has just been [applause]– just truly wonderful and going from place to place and all the ages and people and everything, it’s just wonderful. So, I just wanted to– actually I’m butting in and taking this opportunity to– to […]

Elaine Pagels: 2019 National Book Festival

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>>I’m Jon Peede: Good afternoon. I’m Jon Peede, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and on behalf of my colleagues, we want to welcome you to the pavilion we have funded. And before we start, could we just acknowledge the wonderful work of the Library of Congress, Dr. Haden, and the staff. […]

Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

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From the Library of Congress in Washington DC. [MUSIC] Librarianship was really an adventure for me-to find out that there’s a profession that was dedicated to making books and reading and knowledge available to people. And that just seemed ideal. The confirmation process was really an eye-opener for me in so many ways because I […]

Library of Congress Tour in 360

Library of Congress Tour in 360

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[TEXT: The Library of Congress, Jefferson Building] We’re in front of the Library of Congress, the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The Library represents the belief that knowledge is a global resource that should benefit all. No matter where you’re from or what language you speak, you’ll find something to inspire you […]

Finding Their Voices: 2019 National Book Festival

Finding Their Voices: 2019 National Book Festival

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>>Lee Ann Potter: Good afternoon.>>Good afternoon [Multiple Speakers].>>Lee Ann Potter: Happy to see a nice crowd this afternoon. Welcome. My name is Lee Ann Potter and I direct the Office of Learning and Innovation at the Library of Congress and it is really my pleasure to welcome you to the Teen Stage this afternoon. And […]