|2019_06_23A1_ALA||113||American Library Association 2019 conference in Washington, DC (Sunday Exhibit Hall)|
Folks here include: Mac Barnett, Leo Espinosa, Kate DiCamillo, Shannon Hale, Cece Bell, J. Robert Deans, Amy Chu, Jesse Oliveros, Dana Wulfekotte, K-Fai Steele, Minh Le, Dan Santat, Carla Hayden, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker, Art Baltazar, Michael Cherkas, Larry Hancock, Mariko Tamaki,... (Partially reviewed)
|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...
|2019_03_11B1_Estefan||128||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Emilio Estefan (w/Carla Hayden)|
In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Emilio Estefan
The Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden in conversation with Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song honoree Emilio Estefan regarding his experience as a music mogul, his success in entrepreneurship and the art of cultivating... (Partially reviewed)
|2018_DC_Getty_Address155_181119||95||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...
|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_DC_NBF_Proulx_180901||37||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...
|2018_DC_NBF_Misc_180901||38||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.
|2018_DC_NBF_Sotomayor_180901||44||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...
|2018_DC_Long_ConvoS1A_181207||176||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 @ Arts and Industries Bldg|
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...
|2019_08_12_Straczynski||117||Politics & Prose -- J. Michael Straczynski ("Becoming Superman")|
J. Michael Straczynski - Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood
Straczynski is best known as the creator of the Babylon 5 and Sense8 TV shows, but his amazing four-decade career also encompasses screenwriting—Changeling, Thor, and World War Z—writing for several D.C. and Marvel Comi... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_02C2_Touchstone_AmerIsO||152||DC -- Touchstone Gallery -- Opening Reception: America Is...|
AMERICA IS ...
Artists Explore, Ask and Answer: What is America today?
National Juried Show
On display: August 2 – 29, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6 - 8:30 pm
Hors d'oeuvres by Occasions Caterers
Gourmet Frozen Desserts by Moorenko's Ice Cream
Program: 7pm - jurors remarks, 7:15pm - c... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_01A1_McAuliffe||168||Politics & Prose -- Terry McAuliffe ("Beyond Charlottesville")|
Terry McAuliffe - Beyond Charlottesville: Taking a Stand Against White Nationalism
Governor of Virginia from 2014 to 2018, McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville when white supremacists descended on the town in August 2017. His action was undermined by Trump, however, who, findin... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_07_20C4_SDCCP03||82||CA -- San Diego -- Comic-Con International 2019 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices I|
Cartoon Voices I
Each year, moderator Mark Evanier gathers a bevy of the most talented cartoon voice actors working today and invites them to explain and demonstrate their artistry. This year's lineup includes Marieve Herington (Big City Greens, Disney Junior), Adam McArthur (Star vs. the Forces of ... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_07_21C3_SDCCP03||141||CA -- San Diego -- Comic-Con International 2019 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices II|
Cartoon Voices II
With the smash-hit success of yesterday's Cartoon Voices I panel, there's no choice but to do another one-with different but equally talented actors from the world of animation voicing. Once again, moderator Mark Evanier has assembled an all-star dais that will include Jim Meskimen... (Partially reviewed)