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  • Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden
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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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  • Librarian of Congress Nominee Carla Hayden Confirmation Hearing
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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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  • Panel Discussion on Former Librarian of Congress James Billington
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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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  • QA with Carol Highsmith
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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  • emThe Houseem Book Party
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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
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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
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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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  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    Dr. Billington described the National Book Fair beginning today in Washington, DC, to celebrate the book. The Library of Congress is a sponsor of the event along with first lady Laura Bush.…

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  • Presidential Papers
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    Presidential Papers

    Library of Congress officials exhibited the collection of presidential papers housed in the Madison building of the library. They outlined the process of conducting research at the library,…

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  • Library of Congress 200th Birthday
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    Library of Congress 200th Birthday

    Footage of the reception celebrating the bicentennial of the Library of Congress and the opening of the Thomas Jefferson exhibition was shown. Speakers talked about the important role that…

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    Library of Congress

    Ms. Marshall and Mr. Wiser talk about their book The Library of Congress: An Architectural Alphabet, published by Pomergranate. The book is an illustrated guide to the art and architecture of the…

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  • Library of Congress Bicentennial
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    Library of Congress Bicentennial

    Mr. Billington talked about the Library of Congress, its establishment, and history. He also responded to viewer calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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  • Future of Libraries
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    Future of Libraries

    Mr. Billington spoke on the topic, “The Library and the Electronic Future.” He talked about the future of libraries during an age in which citizens access information electronically. Mr.…

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  • Library of Congress Security and Management
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    Library of Congress Security and Management

    Mr. Billington and others testified about security of the collections and management practices at the Library of Congress.

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  • Library of Congress Scholarship and Books
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    Library of Congress, Scholarship, and Books

    Librarian of Congress James Billington spoke with C-SPAN about the role of books and scholarship in the American society. Mr. Billington talked about the future of books with the rise of…

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