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Youth Journalism International interviews Librarian of Congress James Billington …hjournalisminternational.blogspot.com/2014/09/lesson… pic.twitter.com/DJRZ5Kmz9j
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A treasury of early American beers, including pumpkin brew. Yum. go.usa.gov/vYPk
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Congress.gov Out of Beta with New Enhancements: The free legislative information website, Co... 1.usa.gov/1rpk24c
New @librarycongress web archiving collection available: United States Election 2010 go.usa.gov/dvGG
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New on our Flickr page: These images from the 30s & 40s set the stage for Civil Rights movement in the 60s & beyond flickr.com/photos/library…
West Side Story opened on Broadway Sept. 26, 1957. See the online exhibit marking its 50th anniversary. go.usa.gov/ppBH
Anything to get the shot! Aquatic photography through history. go.usa.gov/dn7R
In celebration of Hispanic American Heritage month, a sampler of music & song from our Folklife Today blog: go.usa.gov/dWpW
Anatomy of the Flute: (The following is a feature on “Technology at the Library” from the September-October 20... 1.usa.gov/1CnRA7S
Pres. Eisenhower sent troops to protect 9 black students desegregating Little Rock’s Central High, Sept 25, 1957 go.usa.gov/dWex
Don't forget: tomorrow night, inaugural reading by Poet Laureate Charles Wright, 7pm go.usa.gov/dZjx pic.twitter.com/GP0bX2E4Ba
Event Honors Collegiate Book Contest Winners: The winners of the National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest w... 1.usa.gov/1ChX4B9
Film preservation in a post-film world, courtesy of The @washingtonian Magazine washingtonian.com/articles/peopl…
This Thursday, Poet Laureate Charles Wright gives his inaugural reading at the Library, 7pm go.usa.gov/dZjx
C-SPAN3's American History TV launches a series of interviews with our Kluge Center scholars this Saturday @KlugeCtr series.c-span.org/History/Events…
To celebrate the Jewish New Year beginning at sundown tonight, view highlights from the Library’s Hebraic collections go.usa.gov/ppg4
We continue to seek applications and nominations for our Kissinger Chair. Research on any aspect of US foreign policy go.usa.gov/paHk
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Remembering the Real Fifties: (The following is a guest post by Tom Wiener of the Library’s Publishing Office ... 1.usa.gov/1x7aaAU
On Sept. 23, 1806, Lewis and Clark returned. See how theirs, along with other journeys, helped form the U.S. map. go.usa.gov/ppC3
DC #poetry lovers: Charles Wright’s first reading as US Poet Laureate coming up Thursday @librarycongress: ow.ly/BMMJ4
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Sept. 22, 1862, days after the Battle at Antietam, Lincoln read his draft Emancipation Proclamation to the cabinet. go.usa.gov/pVM5
See a page from Christopher Columbus' Book of Privileges in this issue of #LCM go.usa.gov/VxGR
Happy birthday David Ross Locke, aka Petroleum V. Nasby! Lincoln enjoyed the satire, even at his own expense. go.usa.gov/pV6m
These stories from our Veterans History Project have special meaning to the Library staff who care for them. go.usa.gov/pp9w
The anatomy of a glass flute & other library high-tech in this issue of #LCM go.usa.gov/VxGR
New Book on Gandhi to be Discussed Oct. 2: The Library of Congress will mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (Oct. 2... 1.usa.gov/1txnwDW
Washington’s farewell address, published Sept 19, 1796, gave a plea for consensus rather than partisan fighting. go.usa.gov/pVsz
Mathew Carey (1760-1839), Philadelphia Publisher and Provocateur: (The following is a guest post by Julie Mill... 1.usa.gov/1wvOT0F
Day Two of our astrobiology symposium will be live-streamed today at ac.arc.nasa.gov/loc/ & live-tweeted @KlugeCtr #PrepareToDiscover
See this great vaudeville comedy & fiddle act from 1923: go.usa.gov/pVp3
The Great Charter’s Enduring Influence: The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Cart... 1.usa.gov/1wJL3UO
VHP Spotlights Staff Picks: The Veterans History Project (VHP) today launches the latest edition of the Experi... 1.usa.gov/YW65Sf
The cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol was laid on Sept. 18, 1793. Find out about the early planning & design. go.usa.gov/ypvF
Astrobiology symposium today & tomorrow, live tweeting @KlugeCtr live streaming at ac.arc.nasa.gov/loc/ #PrepareToDiscover
Scandalous presidential love letters … from the 1920s! In this issue of #LCM go.usa.gov/VxGR
Columbus Day Open House Oct. 13: Twice each year, the Library of Congress opens its magnificent Main Reading R... 1.usa.gov/1wEodhj
TOMORROW: Kluge astrobiology symposium #PrepareToDiscover ( go.usa.gov/VYEe ) live-streamed via NASA ac.arc.nasa.gov/loc/
Sept 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War, with 23,000 casualties in the Battle at Antietam. go.usa.gov/ypVw
We the People: Today we celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in Ph... 1.usa.gov/1p0Uk2C
Information on this week's @NASA / @librarycongress astrobiology symposium is in today's blog post go.usa.gov/pTxY #PrepareToDiscover
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The route of Theodore Roosevelt"s last expedition is shown on this 1914 map from the  Bulletin of the AGS: go.usa.gov/pWbB
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October Films Salute Newspapers, Lauren Bacall, James Garner: The 74th year of National Newspaper Week (Octobe... 1.usa.gov/1sjEelX
The latest Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress is now available as a downloadable PDF. go.usa.gov/p27F
Did you know that we've launched a new set of tablet apps for use in the classroom? Very cool: go.usa.gov/p4pC @TeachingLC