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Planning is well underway for ALIVE FROM NEW YORK, our historic Times Square event scheduled for Saturday, May 4th.Featuring a live 4D ultrasound of a baby in the third trimester of pregnancy and broadcast on the jumbotrons in the middle of Manhattan, this celebration of life will also include live music along with an inspiring cast of speakers and well-known personalities.The goal of this unprecedented New York City event is straightforward but also profound.The post Save the Date: Alive from New York on May 4th! appeared first on Jim Daly.
Book historian Sarah Werner draws on her experience of writing a book introducing handpress printing to explore how to create a feminist history of printing. Looking at how scholars, theorists, artists, and poets have talked about the acts of printing and being a female maker, she weaves a practice of historical connections and present acts that makes a case for the necessity of opening our field to all questioners.Click here to watch the video.
Marcin Wodzinski discussed his cartographic reference book on one of the modern era's most important Jewish mystical, social and religious movements, Hasidism, which developed in Eastern Europe.Click here to watch the video.
In honor of National Popcorn Day on Jan. 19, here’s a quick rundown from 1933 of some fun ways to incorporate more grains into your diet! There’s of course the traditional style of popcorn for snacking, “popped while you wait, with a generous pour of melted butter and a big shake of salt” according to the Midland Journal (Rising Sun, MD). But why not enjoy some popcorn “merrily floating on the surface of creamy soups,” or combine popcorn, cheese, and mayonnaise for cheeseballs in a fruit salad! Read more about it, check out some recipes and follow us on Twitter @librarycongress #ChronAm!
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 of America’s most influential motion pictures to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress because of their cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation’s film heritage. These films range from Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” and Paul Newman’s unforgettable “Hud” to the opulent musical “My Fair Lady” and the rocking sounds of “Monterey Pop.” Selection to the registry will help ensure that these films will be preserved for all time.Click here for more information.