February 2005 - Vol. 64, No. 2
Johnny Carson, who died in January, ruled the airwaves after dark for 30 years, and the Library has acquired scripts, plans and other documents from his run on "The Tonight Show."
The James Madison Council has spent the past 15 years offering remarkable support to the Library.
LIFETIMES OF ACHIEVEMENT
Historian Jaroslav Pelikan and philosopher Paul Ricoeur were awarded the John W. Kluge Prize in the Human Sciences.
SAVING THE SILVER SCREEN
The Librarian of Congress has named 25 new motion pictures to the National Film Registry, including "Ben-Hur," "Eraserhead" and "The Nutty Professor."
The Library of Congress and the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran have signed an agreement to exchange materials.
WAR, DRAWN TO SCALE
Two Virginia libraries have joined with the Library of Congress to bring thousands of maps and charts from the Civil War to the Internet.
Author and historian Anthony Pitch described the joys of study at the Library of Congress in the annual Judith Austin Memorial Lecture.
RUNNING FOR A DREAM
Olympian Billy Mills delivered the keynote address of the Library's American Indian Heritage Month.
A new guide to the collections of the Library's American Folklife Center has been published.
The Library has acquired archival materials of 20th century dancer-choreographer Adolph Bolm.