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/.
November 13, 2003
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.
October 30, 2003
New Book on George Washington and Slavery To Be Featured on Nov. 5
Historian Henry Wiencek will discuss his new book, "An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003) at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Library of Congress in the Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., in Washington, D.C.
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...