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US Book Festival Closes with $5M Gift for Future

The National Book Festival is closing with the announcement of a $5 million gift to continue the event for at least the next five years on the National Mall.

09/22/2013

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Va. Man Pleads Guilty to Posting Fake Sex Ads on Craigslist

A former Library of Congress employee accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has pleaded guilty to stalking and identification fraud.

08/12/2013

A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Adds To Their Gay Rights Collection

The Library of Congress has acquired the papers, photographs, films and memorabilia of gay rights pioneer Lilli Vincenz.

07/25/2013

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Library of Congress to Feature History of Opera

Opera now will have a showcase at the Library of Congress.

07/10/2013

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Library of Congress Wins Special Grammy Award

The music industry is honoring the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings.

04/17/2013

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Library of Congress Worker Indicted in Sex Ad Case

A Library of Congress film preservationist accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has been indicted.

04/11/2013

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Va. Man Arrested for Posting Fake Sex Ads Targeting Ex-Girlfriend

A Library of Congress film preservationist is facing federal charges for allegedly posting fake sex ads on Craigslist targeting an ex-girlfriend.

04/04/2013

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Best Poetry Events In Washington DC

From poetry performance spotlights, to open mic nights, to readings by established poets, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Check out some of these upcoming events.

04/01/2013

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Library of Congress Displays Gettysburg Address

One of five known manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Library of Congress.

03/22/2013

Musicians Art Garfunkel (L) and Paul Simon (R) of Simon & Garfunkel. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Post-JFK Assassination Ballad Among 25 Songs To Be Preserved

A popular tune by Simon and Garfunkel written after John F. Kennedy’s assassination and Chubby Checker’s 1960s dance hit ‘The Twist’ will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress.

03/21/2013

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