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A Library of Congress film preservationist is facing federal charges for allegedly posting fake sex ads on Craigslist targeting an ex-girlfriend.
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.
One of five known manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Library of Congress.
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.
The Library of Congress plans to display a copy of the Gettysburg Address over a six-week period starting later this month.
The Library of Congress unveiled an extensive plan Wednesday to help libraries and archives nationwide preserve recorded sound to guard against losing historic recordings as has happened with those by George Gershwin, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland.
Go to a museum on any given weekend in Washington, and chances are you’ll find a free movie to barge in on. This weekend, though, there are a lot more cinematic offerings with no ticket required, and many of them aren’t even decades old.
The Library of Congress is celebrating “Books that Shaped America” with a list of 88 titles and an exhibit in Washington.
Retired music executive Joe Smith is donating more than 200 audio interviews with popular singers including Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Paul McCartney and others to the Library of Congress.
Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso has won the $1 million Kluge Prize created by the Library of Congress to honor achievements in the humanities not covered by the Nobel Prizes.