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Library of Congress Film Collection Finds Home in Nuclear Bunker

Built in 1969 during the height of the Cold War, an underground facility in Culpepper, Virginia called Mount Pony used to house pallets of U.S. currency, food, rations and assorted other items...

Library of Congress Shuttered

Today, the United States Library of Congress had been closed. From their website: Due to the temporary shutdown of the federal government, the Library of Congress is closed to the public and researchers beginning October...

The Library of Congress and ‘The Books that Shaped America’

The Library of Congress is celebrating books in a new an unique way. Beginning June 25th and running until September 29, 2012, they are presenting a list of "The Books the Shaped...

American’s New Poet Laureate

Pulitzer Prize winning author, Natasha Trethewey has been named America's newest Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, she is the first African-American to hold the post...

Poet Laureate Announced

L. McMaken 8-19-11 Cincinnati, OH He is know as the "urban poet" for his gritty, working man poetry. The Library of Congress has just name Philip Levine as the 18th American Poet Laureate. Mr. Levine...
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