Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta
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Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta

>>Marie Arana: Wonderful to see you all here. My name is Maria Arana, and I’m the Literary Director here at the library. Welcome to the 2019 Jonah Salkoff Eskin Memorial lecture. It’s a special program in honor of the memory […]

String Quartet Traditions in Russia
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String Quartet Traditions in Russia

>>David Plylar: Good evening, everybody. My name is David Plylar and I’m with the concert office in the music division at the Library of Congress, and I’m very pleased to introduce our speaker for the evening, who will I’m sure […]

Evan Thomas on Sandra Day O’Connor
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Evan Thomas on Sandra Day O’Connor

>>John Haskell: Today, we have Evan Thomas, the author of 10 books, including “The New York Times” Bestseller “John Paul Jones,” books on Robert Kennedy, Nixon. He was a writer, correspondent, and editor for 33 years at “Time” and “Newsweek,” […]

The Ancient Alexandria Library Anew for the 21st Century
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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. […]

National Book Festival Presents Dav Pilkey
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National Book Festival Presents Dav Pilkey

[ Applause ]>>Roswell Encina: Good evening everyone. How are you? So – thank you for being patient and joining us tonight. So I see a lot of kids here wearing those caps. Can I see them? Yay. What does it […]

Conversation with Cartoonist Lynn Johnston
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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 […]

Leadership Lessons from Lincoln & Grant
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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, […]