March 18, 2003 Iris Miller's "Washington in Maps" Presentation Scheduled April 22
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The presentation by Iris Miller, author of "Washington in Maps, 1606-2000" (Rizzoli International Publications, 2002), originally scheduled for Feb. 19, has been rescheduled to 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Memorial Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., in Washington, D.C. Ronald E. Grim, specialist in Cartographic History in the Library's Geography and Map Division, will provide commentary and response. A reception, which features a small exhibition, and book signing will follow the program in the Geography and Map Division foyer and reading room.
The Books & Beyond program is part of the Center for the Book's series of talks about new books based on the Library's collections and programs. It is co-sponsored with the Geography & Map Division and the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. The event is open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.
Author Iris Miller maintains a practice in landscape architecture and urban design in Washington, D.C. She is director of Landscape Studies in the School of Architecture and Planning at the Catholic University of America.
For information about the Center for the Book's program, publications, and forthcoming events and the activities of its affiliates in 50 states and the District of Columbia, consult its Web site at http://www.loc.gov/loc/cfbook/.