|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_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)
|2019_03_31B_ONeill||48||Politics & Prose -- Eric O'Neill ("Gray Day")|
Eric O'Neill - Gray Day: My Undercover Mission to Expose America's First Cyber Spy
A frequent speaker on espionage, national security, cybersecurity, corporate defense, hacking, and Russia, O’Neill got his experience early: at age twenty-six, he was assigned to investigate an FBI agent suspected of ... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_03_16B1_LincolnS||279||Abraham Lincoln 2019 Symposium @ Fords Theatre -- Speakers|
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Opening Remarks at 9:00 a.m. This even... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_02_27E1_Addiction||213||Natl Archives -- PBS NOVA "Addiction" screening and discussion|
Addiction, a documentary produced for PBS’s NOVA, examines how easy access to drugs like heroin, fentanyl, and even prescription medications like OxyContin has fueled an epidemic of addiction—the deadliest in U.S. history. Now, science is revealing how addiction affects the brain, and top ... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_03_09A1_Hernandez||104||Politics & Prose -- Jaime Hernandez ("Is This How You See Me?") w/Sarah Boxer|
Jaime Hernandez - Is This How You See Me? in conversation with Sarah Boxer
With his brothers Gilbert and Mario, Jaime Hernandez created Love and Rockets, one of the first comics to appear in the 1980s alternative comics movement. Hernandez has continued and expanded that series with his award-winnin... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_03_23A3_CBlossomFD_Drums||268||Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- SAAM Cherry Blossom -- Taiko Drumming, with Nen Daiko|
Join SAAM and the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a celebration of Japanese culture. A taiko drumming performance kicks off the day on our F Street plaza. Afterward, move into the Kogod Courtyard for a day of Japanese music and performances. Enjoy face painting, make cherry blossom crafts, deco... (Partially reviewed)