February/March 2004 - Vol. 63, No. 2/3
Churchill and the Great Republic
The life and career of Sir Winston Churchill and his lifelong relationship with the United States is the subject of a new exhibition at the Library.
PIECES OF HISTORY
Many items relating to Churchill's life were found hidden deep within the collections and personal papers housed in the Library's Manuscript Division.
GIFT OF A GLOBE
A copy of a world globe given to President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill has been restored by the Conservation Division.
Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz discussed the past and current state of foreign relations in a February speech at the Library titled "A Changed World."
The director of the National Library of Serbia came to Washington to sign an agreement to exchange materials on the Balkan wars and culture of the 1990s.
Librarian of Congress Emeritus Daniel J. Boorstin died in February and is remembered by the current Librarian.
THE MARK OF COPYRIGHT
The Copyright Office has adopted an updated seal and logo.
STORIES OF SLAVERY
Audio recordings of former slaves are now available on the Library's Web site.
MORE FROM GEORGE AND TOM
Projects to digitize and make available online the papers of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are complete.
AS THE WORLD TURNS
Scholar Lanxin Xiang chaired a panel on how the world has changed since the Iraq War.
THE HEIGHT OF CIVIL RIGHTS
Congressional Gold Medal winner Dorothy Height came to the Library to discuss her life in thecivil rights movement.
BROWN AT 50
Brian Jones, general counsel at the Department of Education, spoke on the effects of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision.
WOMEN OF ISLAM
The rights and roles of women in Islamic societies were the subject of a panel at the Library.