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    Library of Congress

    This Academy Award-winning short documentary takes viewers on a tour through the Library’s reading rooms and facilities, highlighting how the institution benefits the public and scholars…

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    Librarian of Congress Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request

    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden testified before the House Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee on the library’s fiscal year 2022 budget request. Topics included how the library…

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    Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

    Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden spoke with Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS). This talk took place at the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, held at the Mississippi State Capitol in…

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    Interview with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

    Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress and the first woman and African American to hold the position, talked about her new role. The former chief executive of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt…

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    Hearing on Modernizing Library of Congress

    Carla Hayden, the head of the Library of Congress, testified before the Senate Rules and Administration Committee on modernizing the library. She updated committee members on efforts to digitize…

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    Researching the 1948 Lizzie Borden Ballet

    Library of Congress archivist and dance curator Libby Smigel delivered an illustrated talk on how to utilize the library’s resources and collections. Her presentation focused on Fall River…

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    Library of Congress in the Digital Age

    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden talked with journalist Ray Suarez about running the library in the digital age. New York University’s John Brademas Center in Washington, D.C. hosted this…

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    Panel Discussion on Former Librarian of Congress James Billington

    Panelists talked about the life and career of Librarian of Congress James Billington, who served from 1987-2015.

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    Library of Congress Budget Request

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch held a hearing on the fiscal year 2019 Library of Congress budget request. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden testified about…

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    Library of Congress Jefferson Building

    Docent Tom Hoban talked about the Library of Congress Jefferson Building, including the designers, construction, and decoration throughout its halls. This was part of U.S. Capitol Historical…

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    Librarian of Congress Nominee Carla Hayden Confirmation Hearing

    Carla Hayden, President Obama’s nominee to be the next Librarian of Congress, testified at her confirmation hearing. Many questions Ms. Hayden answered concerned the Library of Congress’s…

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    Q&A with Carol Highsmith

    Carol Highsmith talked about and showed her photography, including some from her current project to photograph each state in the country, as well as her earlier project to photograph the…

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    The Library of Congress

    C-SPAN’s original feature documentary, The Library of Congress, is a behind-the-scenes look at the national repository, providing the history of the institution, a tour of its iconic Jefferson…

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    Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress

    John Cole, co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress, published by Bernan Press, appeared on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk it. The book covers the history of the Library…

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    Twitter Donation to Library of Congress

    Matt Raymond talked about Twitter’s donation of its entire digital archive of public tweets to the Library of Congress. Highlights of the donated material include the first-ever tweet from…

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    Library of Congress on Lincoln

    John Sellers spoke about a Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit at the Library of Congress that featured a handwritten copy of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. “With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln…

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    Mark Dimunation

    Daniel De Simone and Mark Dimunation were interviewed about the Library of Congress’s efforts to reconstruct President Thomas Jefferson’s library. The Jefferson Library was originally…

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    The House Book Party

    A party celebrating the publication of Robert Remini’s latest book, The House: A History of the House of Representatives, published on May 1, 2006 by Collins for the Library of Congress and…

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    Legislative Branch Budget

    The witnesses testified about the 2005 fiscal year budget proposals for the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Visitors' Center, and other projects.

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    Festival Organizer Interview

    Mr. Cole talked about the National Book Festival and the role of the Library of Congress' Center for the Book in organizing the festival.

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