May/June 2004 - Vol. 63, No. 5/6
Brown v. Board at 50
Fifty years ago the U.S. Supreme Court changed the face of schools nationwide with its landmark Brown v. Board decision, and a new Library exhibition commemorates the event.
NEWS OF THE DAY
A panel of reporters looked back on the role of the media in Brown v. Board.
THOUGHTS OF CHINA
A recent panel of experts discussed China and democracy in the Library's Kluge Center.
RECORDS OF FOLKLIFE
The American Folklife Center has acquired the unparalleled Alan Lomax Collection of ethnographic material.
SONG OF THE SOUTH
Singer and songwriter Dolly Parton was awarded a Living Legend medal at a Library ceremony and performance April 14.
WORDS OF WOUK
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk spoke at the Library April 21.
Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko read his work in an April 29 Library presentation.
ASSEMBLAGE OF ATTORNEYS
The Law Library of Congress hosted Law Day 2004.
PARLIAMENT OF PAKISTAN
Legislators from Pakistan visited the Law Library in April.
ASIAN IN AMERICA
Author and professor Frank Wu discussed his book on another facet of race relations in the United States.
STUDY OF ADVERTISING
The Library has announced its 2004 Coca-Cola fellowship for the Study of Advertising and World Cultures.
HEALTH AND SPIRITUALITY
A gift to the Library will establish a fellowship in health and spirituality.