June 2001 - Vol. 60, No. 6
World Treasures of the Library of Congress: 'Beginnings'
"World Treasures of the Library of Congress," featuring items from the Library's extensive international collections, opens this month.
WEAVING YARNS, TELLING STORIES
The American Folklife Center has joined with the International Storytelling Center to establish a repository for storytelling.
A director of the Veterans History Project has been appointed.
LEADER OF THE PIX
The Library has named a new chief of its Prints and Photographs Division.
CHANGING HEARTS AND MINDS
Norman Mineta gave the keynote address for the Library's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Nature writer David Quammen spoke on Charles Darwin at the Library's annual Bradley Lecture.
Maps and documents from the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition were previewed April 4.
David McCullough discussed John Adams and the author's new biography of the second president April 24.
The Friends of the Law Library of Congress celebrated Law Day May 1.
Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte received the 2001 Wickersham Award March 27.
THE RARE AND THE SPECIAL
The Library held a forum on the relationship between libraries and private collectors of rare books.
'A PETAL FROM A ROSE'
Illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green from the early 1900s are on display through Sept. 29.
New subject bibliographies on diabetes, vitamins and minerals, and sports medicine are available from the Library's Science, Technology and Business Division.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PUBLICATION
New publication features Cold War military archives.