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The Second Amendment: A Biography

The Second Amendment: A Biography

>>From the Library of Congress, in Washington, DC.>>John Cole: Well, good afternoon. Welcome to the Library of Congress. I’m John Cole. I’m the director of the Center for the Book, which is the reading and literacy promotion arm of the Library, and I’m very pleased that you can join us today for a Center for …

The Soul of a Library

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 video essays. It has every diary entry you’ve ever scrawled, then torn up out of …

Roger Steffens: Oral History of Bob Marley

Roger Steffens: Oral History of Bob Marley

>>From the Library of Congress in Washington DC.>>Anne McLean: Good evening. Welcome. I’m Anne McLean from the Library’s music division. Tonight’s book talk is part of the Concerts in the Library of Congress series and we have a wonderful lineup for you this season. And I wanted to say that I know there are patrons …

eResources | Newspapers for Family History

eResources | Newspapers for Family History

Good afternoon, my name’s Shannon and I work in the newspaper and family history team at the library so thanks for tuning in today. In today’s session we’re going to be taking a quick look at just a few of the newspapers available by the library’s e-resources, which includes digitized newspapers, full-text newspaper eResources and …

US Army MEDEVAC Changemakers

US Army MEDEVAC Changemakers

>>Karen Lloyd: Good afternoon. I’m Karen Lloyd, director of the Veterans History Project here at the Library of Congress, and on behalf of our team, the Library, and the Librarian of Congress, I’d like to thank you for choosing to be with us today. As an Army aviator who served as a dust-off pilot, I …

In the Shadows of Notre Dame – Afternoon Session

In the Shadows of Notre Dame – Afternoon Session

>>Tim St Onge: Good afternoon, everybody.>>Good afternoon.>>Tim St Onge: So, welcome back. Hope you enjoyed lunch. We’re back for our afternoon session of speakers today on GIS Day. So, we’ll be kicking off our afternoon session with Dr. Mari Nakahara of the Prints and Photograph division here at the Library of Congress. Where she is …

Family History in U.S. Church Records

Family History in U.S. Church Records

>>Michele Sellars: Good afternoon everyone. I think we’re ready to start the program. I’d like to welcome you to the Library of Congress. My name is Michele Sellars. I serve as the head of the local history and genealogy section of researcher and reference services division here at the Library of Congress. We are excited …