Unclaimed Royalties Study: Artist Focus

Unclaimed Royalties Study: Artist Focus

>>Regan Smith: All right, thank you all for being here, for coming back. And this is now starting the artist focus panel. My name is Regan Smith, general counsel of the Copyright Office. And one thing that unites everyone in this room is their love for music. No matter your taste, each of us can […]

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Veterans History Project Art Showcase: Operation Song & Jamie Fox

Veterans History Project Art Showcase: Operation Song & Jamie Fox

>>Karen Lloyd: Good evening. I’m Karen Lloyd, a retired Army aviation colonel and director of the Veterans History Project. On behalf of the Librarian of Congress and all of our colleagues, I would like to welcome you and thank you for joining us for the musical portion of the Veterans Art Showcase. The week-long Art […]

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Renaud Capuçon Conversation

Renaud Capuçon Conversation

>>Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford: So, hello.>>Renaud Capucon: Hello. Good evening.>>Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford: Welcome Back.>>Renaud Capucon: Thank you.>>Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford: Thank you. You were here many years ago.>>Renaud Capucon: Yeah, when I was young. A long time ago.>>Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford: Yeah. Okay. I was probably young too then. And when you were here you looked at the […]

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Malawi Music with Giddes Chalamanda

Malawi Music with Giddes Chalamanda

>>Announcer: From the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.>>Laverne Page: Thank you so much for coming today. I would like to welcome you to the Library of Congress, to this concert, which I expect to be wonderful. I’m so pleased to see you here and with us to enjoy our visitors from Malawi. My name […]

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Leadership Lessons from Lincoln & Grant

Leadership Lessons from Lincoln & Grant

>>John Haskell: Welcome everybody. Good to see you all here, and I’m glad you could make it to the library. I’m John Haskell, director of the Kluge Center here at the library. In the words of the Kluge Center Charter, it was created to quote, reinvigorate the interconnection between thought and action through conversations and […]

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Deaf Culture: Art and De’VIA

Deaf Culture: Art and De’VIA

>>From the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.>>Hello, everyone. I want to thank everybody for coming. I know a few of you were at the first luncheon that we had, and so your support is really great and really appreciated. This one, the Library of Congress Deaf Association sponsored this event, so I want to […]

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The Ancient Alexandria Library Anew for the 21st Century

The Ancient Alexandria Library Anew for the 21st Century

>>Joan Weeks: Afternoon everyone. We’re very excited today to present this program on the library of Alexandria. On behalf of all my colleagues in the African Middle Eastern division, I’d really like to extend a very warm welcome to everyone. I’m Joan Weeks, I’m head of the Near East Section of the African and Middle […]

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Conversation with Cartoonist Lynn Johnston

Conversation with Cartoonist Lynn Johnston

>>Helena Zinkham: Ready to get started? All right, I’m excited too. [ Applause ] I’m Helena Zinkham, by the way. Chief of the Prints and Photographs Division. Thank you for joining us for today’s program with award winning cartoonist Lynn Johnston. This talk is presented in connection with the library’s new exhibit, called Comic Art: […]

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Persian Language Rare Materials Digitization Project

Persian Language Rare Materials Digitization Project

>>Eugene Flanagan: Again, good morning to everybody. I’m Eugene Flanagan. I’m director of general and international collections here at the Library of Congress. And on behalf of the Library we’d like to thank you for joining us today in celebration of the Library’s Persian Language Rare Materials Digitization Project which was launched on March 20th, […]

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National Book Festival Presents Edwidge Danticat

National Book Festival Presents Edwidge Danticat

[ Applause ]>>Shari Werb: Good evening, everyone. Thank you for joining us tonight. This is the third event in our new special series called The National Book Festival Presents. I’m Shari Werb. I’m Director of the Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement here at the Library of Congress. Among many things, the Center is responsible […]

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