|2017_DC_BollingP_170329||72||DC -- Library of Congress -- Ceremony: Herblock Prize (2017): Ruben Bolling -- Presentation|
THE HERB BLOCK FOUNDATION cordially invites you to Award Ceremony & Lecture
Lecturer: Representative John Lewis
Prize Winner: Ruben Bolling
Finalist: Marty Two Bulls Sr., a freelance cartoonist who has drawn for the Indian Country Today Media Network.
Speakers in sequence:
* Carla Hayden,...
|2017_DC_Nolan_171102||38||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Christopher Nolan In Conversation (w/Carla Hayden)|
Director Christopher Nolan In Conversation
Critically acclaimed film director, producer and writer Christopher Nolan joins Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden for a conversation about Nolan's recent films (including Dunkirk, Interstellar, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and Inception) and...
|2018_11_19A_Getty_Address155||135||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Gettysburg Address 155 -- Letters to Lincoln Challenge|
On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Library of Congress will recognize the 155th anniversary of this historic speech with a one-day celebration, including work stations for a hands-on experience transcribing Lincoln documents using the... (Partially reviewed)
|2017_DC_Carter_170616||104||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Lynda Carter (w/Carla Hayden)|
Library of Congress Presents: Library of Awesome: Lynda Carter:
During "Library of Awesome," a pop-up exhibition featuring items from the Library's comic-book collections presented in conjunction with the Washington, D.C. Awesome-Con comics convention, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden interviewed...
|2017_DC_Preserving_PP1_171103||84||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Preserving Public Broadcasting at 50 Years -- Panel 1: Origins (w/Ervin Duggan, Nicholas Johnson, Bill Siemering, and Cokie Roberts) and Welcome|
Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio
Industry Pioneers to Examine History and Legacy of Public Broadcasting
Introductions and Welcoming Remarks:
* Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress
* Patricia Harrison, President and CEO, CPB
* Jon Abbott, President and CEO,...
|2016_DC_NBF_Shaped_160924||38||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- A Book That Shaped Me Contest / Letters About Literature|
A Book That Shaped Me Contest
"A Book That Shaped Me” is a summer writing contest that encourages rising fifth and sixth graders to reflect on a book that has had a personal impact on their lives. The contest is administered through local public library systems in the Mid-Atlantic region. Top winners...
|2016_DC_NBF_Woodward_160924||23||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Bob Woodward|
Bob Woodward has worked for The Washington Post since 1971. He has won nearly every American journalism award, and the Post won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for his work with Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal. In addition, Woodward was the main reporter for the Post’s articles on the...
|2016_DC_NBF_Yang_160924||68||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Gene Luen Yang|
Gene Luen Yang
National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang is a writer of both graphic novels and comics. His first graphic novel “American Born Chinese” is about a teenager struggling with his identity – a theme that is common in much of Yang’s work, which emphasizes the...
|2016_DC_NBF_MRobinson_160924||29||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Marilynne Robinson|
The winner of the 2016 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, Marilynne Robinson is the acclaimed author of “Housekeeping” (Picador) and Pulitzer Prize-winning “Gilead.” Robinson has also received the 2012 National Humanities Medal and published numerous essays, book reviews...
|2017_DC_NBF_Rice_170902||14||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Condoleezza Rice (w/David Rubenstein)|
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is the second woman and the second African American to hold the office. She was secretary of state in 2005-2009 and national security adviser in 2001-2005 for President George W. Bush. She has been on the faculty of Stanford University since...
|2017_DC_NBF_McCullough_170902||44||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- David McCullough (w/David Rubenstein)|
Former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citizen chronicler" for his meticulously researched and beautifully written historical books, such as the Pulitzer Prize winners "Truman" and "John Adams," the latter of which became an Emmy Award-winning...
|2018_09_01E1_NBF_Proulx||55||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Annie Proulx w/Carla Hayden and Marie Arana|
Annie Proulx is the 2018 recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Her novel “The Shipping News” won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and was adapted into a major motion picture. Her short story “Brokeback Mountain” (from the story collection... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_09_01A_NBF_Misc||44||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Miscellaneous|
Miscellaneous things. The Poltics and prose book sale area, the Pavilion of States, the Library of Congress Town Square, etc.
Folks include Carla Hayden, Michelle Krowl, Martha Kennedy, Joe Wos, Robert Pohl, Stephanie Stebich, Peter Slen (the C-Span interviewer), and Carlos Lozada. (Partially reviewed)
|2018_09_01C1_NBF_Sotomayor||57||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Sonia Sotomayor w/Carla Hayden|
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Sonia Sotomayor, an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in the Bronx, New York. She earned a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She served as assistant district attorney in New York County and then as a litigator... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_12_07C1_Long_ConvoS1A||229||Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 1 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, David Skorton, Larisa Martinez, Michael Govan, Obi Felten, Danny Hillis, Liz Cottrell, Carla Hayden, Cheech Marin, Jacqueline Suskin, and Mily Treviņo-Sauceda|
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_12_22B_Thompson_Party||87||Personal --Thompson Holiday Party (Partially reviewed)|
|2018_11_29C_Norway_Xmas||103||DC -- Union Station -- Norway's Christmas tree lighting ceremony (2018)|
Holiday Celebration at Union Station
Co-presented by Washington Performing Arts, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce - Mid-Atlantic Chapter, the Bach Project, and Union Station
Presented in association with Brightest Young Things, the Library of Congress, the Emba... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_01_07E_Kalb||115||Politics & Prose -- Deborah Kalb and Robert Lunsford ("President and Me: John Adams & the Magic Bobblehead")|
Deborah Kalb and Robert Lunsford - President and Me: John Adams & the Magic Bobblehead — in Children and Teens
When Ava’s mom remarries, Ava gets stuck with a younger, annoying stepbrother, J.P. Struggling to adjust to her new life, Ava’s mom announces a family trip to Boston. While on this trip, Av... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_12_02_Honors||300||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2018)|
Folks here include: (Rehearsal) Amanda Seyfried, Melissa Peterman (Barbara Jean on "Reba"), Charles Kelley (from Lady Antebellum), Bobby Bones ("Dancing with the Stars"), Christopher Neal Jackson ("Hamilton" and "Bull"), Emilio Estefan, Christopher Neal Jackson, Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Lovano, Espera... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_12_09A1_Meyers||157||National Gallery of Art -- Artist talk: linn meyers: work|
linn meyers: work
linn meyers, artist and cofounder, STABLE, in conversation with Jonathan Frederick Walz, director of curatorial affairs and curator of American art, Columbus Museum
Artist linn meyers creates works that reveal the expansive potential of drawing. In monumental installations drawn st... (Partially reviewed)