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    Library of Congress History

    Mr. Cole provided a tour of the exhibit on the history and origins of the Library of Congress. He also took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    The Book Guys

    Mr. Cuthbert and Mr. Stybeck talked about books, talked with guests via telephone and in the studio and appraised books for their value. The program is carried across…

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    200th Anniversary Plans

    Mr. Billington announced plans to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Library of Congress, which occurs April 24, 2000. He said the celebration will entail the support and ideas of…

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    Book Discussion on American Scripture

    Mrs. Maier talked about her new book, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Indepedence. She focused particularly on the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence which is…

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    Library of Congress Reading Room

    Mr. Cole talked about the history and purpose of the Reading Room in the Library of Congress. He also talked about the design of the building and the room and described some of…

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    Jefferson Building Restoration

    Mr. Cole talked about Jefferson building at the Library of Congress and its recently completed renovation.

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    Book Discussion on The Book in America

    Mr. Clement talked about his book, The Book in America, which traces the history of books and reading in the U.S. and includes the history of authors, printers, reviewers and…

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    Book Discussion on Gladstone: A Biography

    The author discussed his new book, Gladstone: A Biography, and the reading habits of politicians. William Gladstone was British prime minister intermittently from 1868 to 1894.

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