News from the Library of Congress

December 2000

  • December 28, 2000  (00-199)
    Library of Congress Classification Schedules Available Online During Pilot Test Library of Congress Classification schedules will be available online as a pilot project by the Library's Cataloging Distribution Service (CDS) from Jan. 8 to March 31, 2001. Developed by Cactus Software Inc., Classification Web will be accessible on the CDS Web site at www.loc.gov/cds."Classification Web provides instant access to Library classification data wherever a user has a Web connection," said CDS Chief Peter Young....
    • Date: 2000-12-28
  • December 27, 2000  (00-200)
    Librarian of Congress Names 25 More Films to National Film Registry Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced his annual selection of 25 motion pictures to be added to the National Film Registry. (See below.) This group of titles brings the total number of films placed on the Registry to 300.Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, each year the Librarian of Congress names 25 "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant motion pictures...
    • Date: 2000-12-27
  • December 27, 2000  (00-089)
    Cold War Cartoons To Be Discussed June 15 The Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon will hold its first public lecture, by 1999-2000 fellow Stephen Kercher. Mr. Kercher will present an illustrated lecture, "Positive Uses of Anger: The Art and Politics of the American Postwar Satiric Cartooning," on Thursday, June 15, at 2:30 p.m., in the West Dining Room on the sixth floor of the James Madison Building of...
    • Date: 2000-12-27
  • December 18, 2000  (00-197)
    Mystery Author John Dunning to Appear at the Library of Congress Mystery writer and radio historian John Dunning will discuss vintage radio and his new novel, Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime, on Friday, January 26, at 6 p.m. in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. (Capitol South Metro). The event, sponsored by the Library's Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, will include selections from the Library's collection of...
    • Date: 2000-12-18
  • December 18, 2000  (00-192)
    Library of Congress Receives $1 Million Grant from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation The Library of Congress is pleased to announce that it has just received a $1 million grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to support a two-year program (Dec. 1, 2000, through Nov. 30, 2002) to support the Katherine Dunham Legacy Project at the Library of Congress. The purpose of the project is to purchase the Katherine Dunham archives; to preserve materials that document...
    • Date: 2000-12-18
  • December 14, 2000  (00-191)
    Library Introduces Free Matinee Concerts in 2001 The Library of Congress will present two outstanding groups in matinee performances in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Thomas Jefferson Building on two Saturdays in February in an effort to make its concerts more accessible to patrons who are unable to come to the regular 8 o'clock evening concerts. A third matinee performance will be held in May.On February 17 at 2 p.m., the...
    • Date: 2000-12-14
  • December 12, 2000  (00-193)
    Program to Honor Poet Elizabeth Bishop and Founding of Brazil A program titled "The Poet and the Public: Elizabeth Bishop in the U.S. and Brazil" will take place on Thursday, December 28, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E. The event is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Office of Scholarly Programs in...
    • Date: 2000-12-12
  • December 11, 2000  (00-194)
    Library of Congress to Begin Its First Electronic Archives Beginning in January, the Library of Congress will acquire its first complete set of an electronic journal archives.The American Physical Society (APS), representing more than 42,000 physicists and a leader in the creation of e-journals, will soon begin electronically sending to the Library information from more than a century of physics research, including scientific history on the electron. The complete archives of eight of...
    • Date: 2000-12-11
  • December 11, 2000  (00-190)
    Library Of Congress To Host Numerous Events During Midwinter Meeting Of American Library Association In Washington The Library of Congress is hosting a variety of programs, including special tours, presentations, symposia and work experiences, for attendees of the 2001 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, from Jan. 12 through Jan. 16.A complete schedule of events and locations, as well as registration forms, can be found at www.loc.gov/ala. Some programs require advance registration, as space is limited. Shuttle buses will run to...
    • Date: 2000-12-11
  • December 11, 2000  (00-189)
    Koussevitzky Commissions For 2000 Announced The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and the Koussevitzky Music Foundation Inc. have awarded commissions for new musical works to 10 composers. The commissions are granted jointly by the foundations and the performing organizations that will present the newly composed works.Award winners and the groups co-sponsoring their commissions are: Anthony Brandt and the Flux Quartet; Quigang Chen and the Orchestre...
    • Date: 2000-12-11
  • December 4, 2000  (00-186)
    Library of Congress Co-Publishes Collaborative Work on the History and Significance of Braille Braille: Into the Next Millennium, a 600-page anthology of articles by international experts in the field of braille, has been published jointly by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress and the Friends of Libraries for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals in North America.In his foreword, NLS Director Frank Kurt Cylke notes, "With a tactile...
    • Date: 2000-12-04
  • December 4, 2000  (00-181)
    Aaron Copland Collection Debuts on American Memory Web Site The "Aaron Copland Collection" is now available on the American Memory collections Web site. This is the first in a series of online material commemorating the centennial of the birth of American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990).The initial online offering contains about 5,000 images dating from 1899 to 1981, with the bulk from 1920 to 1959. These items were selected from Copland's original music sketches,...
    • Date: 2000-12-04

November 2000

  • November 30, 2000  (00-187)
    Call for Applications for 2001 American Memory Fellows Institute at Library of Congress The American Memory Fellows Program is an excellent opportunity for outstanding teachers, librarians and media specialists to work with the Library of Congress to understand better how primary sources can enrich the learning experience of students in grades 4 through 12.This is a yearlong professional development opportunity, the cornerstone of which is the American Memory Fellows Institute, held in Washington at the Library of...
    • Date: 2000-11-30
  • November 29, 2000  (00-184)
    The Coca-Cola Company Donates 50 Years of Television Commercials Reflecting World Culture To the Library of Congress The Library of Congress today announced that The Coca-Cola Company, celebrating its 50th anniversary of television advertising, is donating its entire collection of historic television commercials as part of the Library's Bicentennial Gifts to the Nation program. The donation, which will eventually exceed 20,000 television ads, represents the largest donation of corporate advertising in the Library's 200-year history.The Library of Congress, the world's largest...
    • Date: 2000-11-29
  • November 27, 2000  (00-177)
    Library of Congress and Copyright Office Announce New Online Copyright Office Registration Program in Cooperation with Music Publishers The Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office today announced that they have signed a major new Cooperative Agreement with the National Music Publishers' Association, Inc. (NMPA) and its licensing subsidiary The Harry Fox Agency, Inc. (HFA) establishing the CORDS program (Copyright Office Electronic Registration, Recordation & Deposit System) for online copyright registration and deposit of musical works.The CORDS system allows music publishers...
    • Date: 2000-11-27
  • November 22, 2000  (00-188)
    David Ferry Wins 2000 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry David Ferry, Sophie Chantal Hart Professor Emeritus at Wellesley College, has been awarded the 2000 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry for his book Of No Country I Know: New and Selected Poems and Translations (1999, University of Chicago Press).The $10,000 award will be presented on Monday evening, December 18. Mr. Ferry will read from his Bobbitt Prize-winning collection that evening at 8...
    • Date: 2000-11-22
  • November 22, 2000  (00-185)
    Recorded Sound Collections Endangered Hundreds of thousands of historic ethnographic audio recordings are in serious danger, according to a recent survey conducted by the Library of Congress. Of the 300 respondents to the Library of Congress national survey, more than three-fourths reported that 25 to 50 percent of their collections are "seriously deteriorated."Problems associated with audio collections include:inadequate storage conditionscracked wax cylindersdecomposing acetate coatings of discs that "exude"...
    • Date: 2000-11-22
  • November 21, 2000  (00-183)
    "American Treasures" Exhibition Features Thanksgiving Holiday For the first time since the "American Treasures" exhibit opened 2 years ago, the Library is devoting an exhibition case to the American family holiday of Thanksgiving."American Treasures" is a rotating exhibition that showcases some 300 items representing the breadth and depth of the Library's American historical items.As Thanksgiving's popularity increased, various states including Florida, Texas, Virginia and Maine, have laid claim to having...
    • Date: 2000-11-21
  • November 21, 2000  (00-179)
    Presidential Inauguration Collection Debuts on American Memory Web Site A collection containing materials from all United States presidential inaugurations is now available on the American Memory collections Web site at www.loc.gov. "'I Do Solemnly Swear...': Presidential Inaugurations" is a presentation of 400 items from each of the 62 inaugurations, from George Washington's in 1789 to William Jefferson Clinton's in 1997, and will include items from the 63rd inauguration of 2001.The collection represents a...
    • Date: 2000-11-21
  • November 20, 2000  (00-182)
    Daniel J. Boorstin to Be Honored at Library of Congress on December 4 Historian and author Daniel J. Boorstin, who served as Librarian of Congress from 1975 to 1987, will be honored at a "Books & Beyond" program sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, December 4, in the West Dining Room on the sixth floor of the James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E....
    • Date: 2000-11-20
  • November 17, 2000  (00-180)
    Library of Congress Leads Audio Preservation Initiatives for the 21st Century On November 9, President Clinton signed the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000, establishing the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress (P.L.106-474). The new law was introduced and supported by Representatives William Thomas (R-CA) and Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Senator John Breaux (D-LA) to encourage the preservation of historic sound recordings, many of which are at risk from deterioration. It directs the...
    • Date: 2000-11-17
  • November 17, 2000  (00-178)
    Library of Congress, Copyright Office to Sign Agreement for Online Registration and Deposit of Musical Works from the Harry Fox Agency The Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office will sign a cooperative agreement with the National Music Publishers' Association Inc. (NMPA) and its licensing subsidiary, The Harry Fox Agency Inc. (HFA), to allow HFA to register musical works and deposit them for copyright online, through the Copyright Office's CORDS program (Copyright Office Electronic Registration, Recordation & Deposit System).The signing of the agreement will...
    • Date: 2000-11-17
  • November 9, 2000  (00-176)
    Congress Establishes Veterans' Oral History Project in American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress On Veterans' Day, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress will launch a program to collect and preserve the personal experience stories and oral histories of America's war veterans and make selections available to the public over the Internet.The Veterans' Oral History Project encourages war veterans, their families, veterans groups, communities, and students to audio- and video-tape the memories of veterans' time...
    • Date: 2000-11-09
  • November 9, 2000  (00-175)
    Library of Congress Hosts MirĂ³ and Wihan String Quartets The Library of Congress will echo with the sounds of Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak and Samuel Barber next month as two of today's most exciting young classical music ensembles -- the Wihan Quartet and the locally based MirĂ³ String Quartet - demonstrate their versatility in live performances.The music begins Friday, December 1, at 8 p.m., when the Wihan Quartet performs a program of Beethoven, Dvorak...
    • Date: 2000-11-09
  • November 9, 2000  (00-172)
    Hirschfeld Exhibition to Open The Library of Congress celebrates a recent "Gift to the Nation" of original drawings by theatrical caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, given by the artist in honor of the Library's Bicentennial, with an exhibition in the Swann Gallery. The exhibition, "Al Hirschfeld, Beyond Broadway," opens today and closes on March 31, 2001. The gallery, located adjacent to the Visitors' Center in the Jefferson Building, is open...
    • Date: 2000-11-09
  • November 9, 2000  (00-160)
    Library of Congress and Arena Stage Present Concert Readings of Unpublished To celebrate the Library of Congress's Bicentennial and Arena Stage's 50th anniversary, there will be concert readings of Zora Neale Hurston's folk comedy, Polk County, in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec.11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. No tickets are required. The Coolidge Auditorium is in the Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E.Polk County is an unpublished and unproduced...
    • Date: 2000-11-09
  • November 7, 2000  (00-174)
    New Book about Research in Library History Published by the Library Library History Research in America: Essays Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Library History Round Table has been published by the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. The volume contains papers presented at the Library on June 27, 1998, when the Center for the Book hosted a program marking the 50th anniversary of the American Library Association's Library History Round Table.The...
    • Date: 2000-11-07
  • November 7, 2000  (00-173)
    Jordi Savall Brings the Concert of Nations to the Library of Congress PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 30 SECONDS FOR USE THROUGH: NOV. 16GEORGE FREDERICK HANDEL'S MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS WILL LIGHT UP THE NIGHT ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, AT 8 P.M. IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS COOLIDGE AUDITORIUM. ACCLAIMED SPANISH CONDUCTOR JORDI SAVALL BRINGS THE CONCERT OF NATIONS, A PERIOD INSTRUMENT ORCHESTRA OF 32 INTERNATIONAL MUSICIANS, TO WASHINGTON'S PREMIERE AUDITORIUM FOR CHAMBER MUSIC. THEY WILL PERFORM...
    • Date: 2000-11-07
  • November 7, 2000  (00-164)
    Library of Congress Acquires Arnold T. Schwab Archives The Library of Congress has acquired the Arnold T. Schwab Collection, an archives of materials related to the life and work of Marian Nevins MacDowell, wife of composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908) and founder of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, N.H. The collection was given to the Library by Professor Arnold T. Schwab of Westminster, Calif.; it reflects Professor Schwab's longtime interest in the MacDowell...
    • Date: 2000-11-07
  • November 6, 2000  (00-170)
    ECIP Program Expands to Include Clinical Medicine In a partnership between two U.S. national libraries, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) now participates in the Library of Congress's Electronic Cataloging in Publication (ECIP) program. Under the ECIP program, publishers' galleys are received for cataloging at the Library of Congress or NLM prior to publication and resulting cataloging data are returned electronically to the publisher. The publisher then includes the cataloging data...
    • Date: 2000-11-06
  • November 1, 2000  (00-171)
    West Virginia Center for the Book Established The Library of Congress has approved a proposal from the West Virginia Library Commission for the creation of a West Virginia Center for the Book that will be located at the Library Commission and affiliated with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress."This is a welcome development," said Center for the Book Director John Y. Cole. "We look forward to working...
    • Date: 2000-11-01
  • November 1, 2000  (00-146)
    Descendants of L. Frank Baum Give Library of Congress Glinda Of Oz Manuscript Thousands of visitors to the Library saw the Glinda of Oz manuscript displayed in the recent exhibition "The Wizard of Oz: An American Fairy Tale"; it was on loan from the descendants and heirs of L. Frank Baum. Now the manuscript has been given to the Library by Gita Dorothy Morena, the great-granddaughter of L. Frank Baum; Craig Frederick Mantele, Baum's great-grandson; and Janet...
    • Date: 2000-11-01

October 2000

  • October 31, 2000  (00-169)
    Thomas Jefferson Exhibition Extended to Nov. 16 The Library's major Bicentennial exhibition on Thomas Jefferson -- founding father, farmer, architect, inventor, slaveholder, book collector, scholar, diplomat, third president of the United States and father of the Library of Congress -- has been extended through Nov. 16. It is on view in the Northwest Gallery and Pavilion of the Jefferson Building, 10 First Street S.E., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday.A...
    • Date: 2000-10-31
  • October 31, 2000  (00-167)
    Library of Congress Celebrates Geography Awareness Week, Nov. 13-17 Geography Awareness Week is being celebrated this year on Nov. 12-18, and the Library will mark the week with special map talks by staff cartographic specialists about some of the maps on display in the "American Treasures" exhibition, Monday through Friday of that week. All of the talks will begin at noon, with the exception of Wednesday, Nov. 15, when the map talk will...
    • Date: 2000-10-31
  • October 31, 2000  (00-166)
    Two Collections on Americans and Their Land Debut on American Memory Web Site New collections documenting use of natural resources in Southern West Virginia and homesteading in Nebraska are now part of the American Memory collections Web site. In addition, approximately 4,650 letters, scientific notebooks, journals, and photographs were added to the Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers."Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia" contains 679 excerpts from original sound recordings and 1,256 photographs from...
    • Date: 2000-10-31
  • October 30, 2000  (00-168)
    Author Jeffery Paine to Speak at the Library of Congress Nov. 2 On Thursday evening, November 2, Jeffery Paine, editor of The Poetry of Our World: An International Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (HarperCollins, 2000), will discuss and read from the book at the Library of Congress. The program, presented under the auspices of the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, will be at 6:45 p.m. in the Montpelier Room on the sixth floor of the...
    • Date: 2000-10-30
  • October 27, 2000  (00-165)
    Tadashi Yamamoto, Leading Japanese Intellectual, to Speak on Responsive Governance November 20 at the Library of Congress Tadashi Yamamoto, one of Japan's most distinguished leaders in the field of civil society and governance, will deliver the 2000 Mansfield American-Pacific Lecture, "Toward Responsive Governance in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the United States and Japan," at 6 p.m., November 20, in the Library of Congress Mumford Room, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E. Mr. Yamamoto will be introduced by Michael...
    • Date: 2000-10-27
  • October 27, 2000  (00-163)
    New Literary Map of Metropolitan Washington to Be Discussed at the Library of Congress on November 1 A new literary map of Metropolitan Washington, produced by the Washington Chapter of the Woman's National Book Association (WNBA) and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, will be previewed and discussed at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue S.E. The event is free and open to the public.The program...
    • Date: 2000-10-27
  • October 27, 2000  (00-162)
    SECURITY AND PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM OCT. 30-31 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 30 SECONDS FOR USE THROUGH OCT. 31THE SYMPOSIUM "TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT: THE STRATEGIC STEWARDSHIP OF CULTURAL RESOURCES" WILL BE HELD AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ON OCTOBER 30 AND 31, 8:30 A.M. TO 5 P.M. PROFESSIONALS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY WILL DISCUSS PRESERVATION AND SECURITY CHALLENGES FOR ARCHIVAL MATERIALS IN ALL FORMATS INCLUDING DIGITAL. EXPERTS IN THE FIELD WILL DISCUSS...
    • Date: 2000-10-27
  • October 27, 2000  (00-161)
    Interlibrary Loans Delivered Online The Library of Congress is now filling interlibrary loan requests for small, fragile items by scanning the material and making the images available over the Internet.Under the new service, still in its early stages, the requesting library is alerted that, although the item is noncirculating, it will be available at a specific time as a digital image. These images can be viewed and copied...
    • Date: 2000-10-27
  • October 27, 2000  (00-159)
    Fanfares and Free Concerts Highlight Copland Centennial Celebration at Library of Congress The Library of Congress honors one of America's most beloved composers, Aaron Copland (1900-1990), in November with a weeklong celebration featuring two concerts of Copland's music, newly commissioned fanfares, a symposium, a live radio broadcast and cybercast, the launching of the Library's new Aaron Copland Web site and a display of Copland memorabilia. As the institution that commissioned one of Copland's most famous works,...
    • Date: 2000-10-27
  • October 27, 2000  (00-139)
    Library of Congress Acquires Nicolas Slonimsky Collection The Library of Congress has acquired a large archives of the works of the important American conductor, composer, musicologist and lexicographer Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995). The papers, which comprise both printed and manuscript music, programs, writings, correspondence, a large musicians' biographical file, recordings and other formats were given to the Library in 1999 by Electra Yourke, Mr. Slonimsky's daughter. They join a significant number of...
    • Date: 2000-10-27
  • October 20, 2000  (00-157)
    Law Library Hours to Change Beginning Monday, October 30, the Law Library's public service hours will change. The new public service hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.After a thorough review of Law Library Reading Room usage, the Library of Congress concluded that primary usage of the Law Library's collections and services occurs between the core hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. After 5:00...
    • Date: 2000-10-20
  • October 18, 2000  (00-151)
    Mark Roosa Named Director for Preservation at Library of Congress Mark S. Roosa, formerly the Chief of the Library of Congress's Conservation Division, has been appointed to the position of Director for Preservation. He succeeds Diane Nester Kresh, who was appointed Director for Public Service Collections in April 1998."This is a pivotal time in the Library's history. Mr. Roosa's knowledge of and experience with a wide range of preservation challenges, for material of all...
    • Date: 2000-10-18
  • October 17, 2000  (00-133)
    "To Preserve and Protect" Symposium to be Held at Library Oct. 30-31 A Library of Congress Bicentennial symposium, "To Preserve and Protect: The Strategic Stewardship of Cultural Resources," will bring together professionals from across the country to discuss preservation and security challenges for archival materials, including those in digital format, on Oct. 30-31. The symposium is one of several events held in association with the 200th birthday of the Library in 2000.This two-day event will be...
    • Date: 2000-10-17
  • October 10, 2000  (00-156)
    Front Doors of Library's Madison Building to Close Temporarily The main entrance doors of the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress, located at 101 Independence Ave. S.E., will close for approximately six weeks beginning Saturday, Oct. 14, so that the ice melting system under the front plaza can be replaced. There will be no entry through the front doors during that period of time.The alternative door for researchers and visitors...
    • Date: 2000-10-10
  • October 5, 2000  (00-155)
    John Kluge Donates $60 Million to Library of Congress for Study Center and Prize Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), Chairman of the Joint Committee on the Library, Rep. Bill Thomas (R-California), Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on the Library, and James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress, announced today in Washington, D.C., that Metromedia President John W. Kluge has given $60 million to the Library.The announcement followed a meeting of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board, of which...
    • Date: 2000-10-05
  • October 2, 2000  (00-154)
    New Literary Map of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Depicts the Area's Rich Literary Heritage The Washington Chapter of the Women's National Book Association (WNBA) has published a colorful, two-sided and fully-illustrated map that locates more than 90 sites associated with authors who have lived in the Washington area. The map is a joint project of WNBA and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, which has promoted literary maps as valuable educational tools for more...
    • Date: 2000-10-02
  • October 2, 2000  (00-153)
    "Living Legend" Herman Wouk to Read from His Work at the Library of Congress on Wednesday, November 8 Herman Wouk, one of America's most popular writers and a Library of Congress Bicentennial "Living Legend," will read selections from his writings at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Coolidge Auditorium, ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street, S.E. The program is titled: "One Man Show: Herman Wouk Reads from his Books and Plays." Sponsored by the Library's Bicentennial Program and...
    • Date: 2000-10-02
  • October 2, 2000  (00-152)
    Author and Marketing Consultant Estelle Ellis to Speak at the Library of Congress on Nov. 6 Marketing consultant Estelle Ellis, co-author of The Booklover's Repair Kit: First Aid for Home Libraries (Knopf, 2000), will discuss her new book at the Library of Congress on Monday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E. Part of the Center for the Book's "Books & Beyond" author series, the program is free and...
    • Date: 2000-10-02