News from the Library of Congress

December 2003

  • December 15, 2003  (03-207)
    Library of Congress Calls for Personal Remembrances of 9/11 In partnership with the September 11 Digital Archive Project, the Library of Congress is launching a new interactive Web site, "Contribute Your Story," accessible through a link on the Library’s “Witness and Response” online exhibition at http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/911/.
    • Date: 2003-12-15

November 2003

  • November 13, 2003  (03-199)
    Prominent Historians To Discuss Writing About American Presidents Historians Douglas Brinkley, Joyce Appleby, John Patrick Diggins and Kevin P. Phillips will discuss “Writing the Lives of American Presidents” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Library of Congress in the Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E. in Washington, D.C.
    • Date: 2003-11-13

October 2003

August 2003

  • August 15, 2003  (03-142)
    Library Accepts September 11 Digital Archive, Holds Symposium The Library of Congress will mark its first major digital acquisition of September 11, 2001, materials with the addition to its collections of the September 11 Digital Archive (http://911digitalarchive.org).
    • Date: 2003-08-15

April 2003

  • April 21, 2003  (03-079)
    Robert Caro Discusses His New Book on President Lyndon B. Johnson at the Library of Congress on May 20 Robert A. Caro, who recently won the Pulitzer Prize in biography for the "Master of the Senate" (Knopf, 2002)-the third volume in his biography of President Lyndon B. Johnson- will speak at the Library of Congress at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, in the Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., in Washington, D.C. The program, which is free...
    • Date: 2003-04-21

January 2003

  • January 27, 2003  (03-007)
    The Library of Congress and the Ad Council Launch New Campaign To Encourage Historical Literacy The Library of Congress announces the launch of new public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to encourage adults to learn more about American history by visiting the Library of Congress' Web site, www.loc.gov. Created pro bono by advertising agency DDB Chicago and distributed by The Ad Council, the television and radio ads engage viewers and listeners by highlighting instances in which people incorporate historical facts...
    • Date: 2003-01-27