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Library of Congress Digital Strategy

>>Mark Sweeney: Good afternoon and welcome to today’s LC Digital Future and You program. Today we’re going to hear from the Director of Digital Strategy, Kate Zwaard and her Digital Strategy team. They’re going to update us on the library’s […]

World’s Largest Hindu Library – Nithyananda Vedic Library
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World’s Largest Hindu Library – Nithyananda Vedic Library

The Veda-Agamas are the source of all Enlightenment Knowledge. But much of the original scriptures the shastras are lost, and may not be recovered. His Divine Holiness Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Swami is creating the world’s largest Vedic library and online […]

The Soul of a Library
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The Soul of a Library

Every line I’m about to say has already been written. Written long before I started this script. Jorge Luis Borges’ Library of Babel contains every book, article, and poem ever written. It has the script for every one of my […]

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,” […]