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Adm. James Stavridis: 2017 National Book Festival

Adm. James Stavridis: 2017 National Book Festival

>>From the Library of Congress in Washington DC.>>Karen Lloyd: It’s my distinct pleasure to introduce you our next speaker. Admiral Stavridis is a retired Navy Admiral who is currently the Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He has commanded at all levels of the military to include; Commander, European …

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National Book Festival Presents Alexander McCall Smith

National Book Festival Presents Alexander McCall Smith

>>Shari Werb: Good evening. Thank you for joining us tonight. This is the fifth event in our new National Book Festival Presents Series. I’m Shari Werb, Director of the Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement. And among the many other things that we do, the Center is responsible for organizing the National Book Festival, which …

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Meg Medina: 2018 National Book Festival

Meg Medina: 2018 National Book Festival

>>Marisa Bellack: Hi there everyone. Look comfy on those bean bag chairs. Hello, I’m Marisa Bellack, I’m an editor at the Washington Post, a charter sponsor of the book festival. And I’m pleased to introduce Meg Medina. Author of books for children, pre-teens and young adults that feature strong Latina characters grappling with questions of …

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Copyright Matters: 2019 National Book Festival

Copyright Matters: 2019 National Book Festival

>>George Thuronyi: Who’s excited about copyright in this room? Anybody? All right. Good. And, if you’re not, you’re going to be by the end of this. My name is George Thuronyi from the U.S. Copyright Office.>>Catie Rowland: And, I’m Catie Rowland from the Copyright Office.>>George Thuronyi: All right. So, what we’re going to talk about …