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Rosa Parks In Her Own Words: Exhibition Opening

Rosa Parks In Her Own Words: Exhibition Opening

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>>Please welcome the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. [ Applause ]>>Carla Hayden: Good evening. Good evening. And welcome to the Library of Congress. It is our pleasure to have everyone here for a very special night as we open the Library’s newest exhibition, Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words. It is my honor to […]

1941: The Year Germany Lost the War

1941: The Year Germany Lost the War

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>>Kenneth Nyirady: Good afternoon. Or evening, since we’ve changed the clocks, and welcome to the Library of Congress. I am Kenneth Nyirady, Head of the European Reading Room at the Library. We’re pleased that you can join us to hear our guest speaker, Andrew Nagorski discuss his latest book, “1941: The Year Germany Lost the […]

Library of Congress Digital Strategy

Library of Congress Digital Strategy

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>>Mark Sweeney: Good afternoon and welcome to today’s LC Digital Future and You program. Today we’re going to hear from the Director of Digital Strategy, Kate Zwaard and her Digital Strategy team. They’re going to update us on the library’s digital strategy. And the work that they’re doing across the library to implement it. You […]

Emerson Quartet & David Finckel Conversation

Emerson Quartet & David Finckel Conversation

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>>Anne McLean: Good evening. I’m Anne McLean from the Libraries Concert Office. We are tremendously excited tonight to present the eminent Emerson String Quartet. [ Applause ] Phil Setzer, Eugene Drucker, Lawrence Dutton, and Paul Watkins. And on the end, a wonderful guest artist, cellist David Finckel, whose the co-director of The Chamber Music Society […]

World Digital Library

World Digital Library

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>>From the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.>>I’d like to introduce our presenters for this afternoon. Carissa Pastuch is a Description Coordinator for the World Digital Library, also known as WDL, and is involved at all stages of the production process. She collaborates with WDL partners around the world with in-house [inaudible] and with contractors. […]

World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress

World War I Sheet Music at the Library of Congress

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>>From the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.>>Paul Fraunfelter: Good afternoon. I’m Paul Fraunfelter with the Music Division. And I call this presentation, World War One Sheet Music at the Library of Congress, America’s War as Viewed by Publishers and the Public. So, 100 years ago today, Congress was across the street debating President Wilson’s […]

Quince & TAK Ensembles Conversation

Quince & TAK Ensembles Conversation

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>>David Plylar: Good evening, everybody. My name is David Plylar. I’m a music specialist at the Library of Congress. And I am super excited about tonight’s concert. Which is a double bill for our annual founders day concert. That takes place on October 30 of each year on the birthday of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge who […]

Opus 90: Celebrating 90 Years of Concerts from the Library of Congress

Opus 90: Celebrating 90 Years of Concerts from the Library of Congress

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>>From the Library of Congress in Washington DC. [ Silence ]>>Anne McLean: Good evening. I’m Anne McLean from the Library’s concert office. With this talk, I’m delighted to be officially opening the 90th anniversary celebration of the Library’s concert series. We’re celebrating nine decades of splendid concerts, a long and storied legacy. Coming up, a […]

Angie Thomas: 2017 National Book Festival

Angie Thomas: 2017 National Book Festival

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>>From the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.>>Angie Thomas: Okay we’re going to be like this. Say hey.>>Hey!>>Angie Thomas: Alright [inaudible]. [ Laughter ] Who’s sway? Okay here we go and I’m on mic so.>>Marisa Bellack: Alright let’s go. Hi I’m Marisa Bellack, I’m an editor at the Washington Post, which is a charter sponsor […]

Lakota John & Kin Conversation

Lakota John & Kin Conversation

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>>Stephen Winick: Welcome! I’m Stephen Winick. We’re here in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on August 7, 2019. And I’m here with Lakota John & Kin, which is a group that just gave us a great concert in the Coolidge Auditorium. And I’m going to let them say each of their individual […]