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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.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Library of Congress, Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address

Library plans Civil War blog with voices from past

First-person accounts from the Civil War are being brought to life in a new blog that will feature the voices of Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and others.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 12:36pm EDT

Tags: Library of Congress, Civil War

New U.S. poet laureate to give 1st reading in D.C.

The newest U.S. poet laureate who is the first to hail from the South since 1986 will soon give her inaugural reading at the Library of Congress in Washington.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 08:54am EDT

Tags: Natasha Trethewey, Library of Congress

Aesop's Fables go digital through Library of Congress

One of the world's most famous collections of short stories has gone digital.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 09:02am EDT

Tags: Library of Congress, aesop

Brazil's ex-leader accepts award at US library

Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso is in Washington to accept a top humanities prize at the Library of Congress for his studies of Brazil's economy and race relations.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 03:26am EDT

Tags: Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Library of Congress, Kluge Prize

Carl Sagan papers donated by 'Family Guy' creator

The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that, thanks to Seth MacFarlane's generosity, it has acquired the personal papers of the late scientist and astronomer, who spoke to mass audiences about the mysteries of the universe and the origins of life.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 12:59pm EDT

Tags: Carl Sagan, Library of Congress

Joe Smith gives 200 audio interviews to U.S. library

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.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 01:27pm EDT

Tags: joe smith, Library of Congress

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