Library in the News, 4/30/07

A few AP photos are starting to move from the event that ended barely an hour ago, in which German Chancellor Angela Merkel formally transferred the 1507 Waldseem?Map to the Library of Congress and the American people (represented by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer).

You can see them here, here, here, here, here and here, for starters.

The AP story itself can be found here (via the WashingtonPost.com).

Here?s a related English-language article from Germany?s ?Spiegel.?

I?ll post more news links as I find them ?

UPDATE:

The webcast is now up. (RealMedia streaming file, 36:59)

A link from The Washington Times

NPR did a nice interview here

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