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National Book Festival Presents “War, Combat and the American Soldier” on March 25

Posted by: Anne Holmes

On Thursday, March 25, at 7 p.m. ET, prominent historians of war Margaret MacMillan (“War: How Conflict Shaped Us”) and Rick Atkinson (“The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777”) will be in conversation with philanthropist David M. Rubenstein as part of the National Book Festival Presents series.

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Free Webinar—Teaching Poetry: Living Nations, Living Words on March 24, 4-5 ET

Posted by: Anne Holmes

Join us for an engaging and generative teacher-focused conversation on “Living Nations, Living Words,” U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s signature project. Leading the discussion will be specialists from the Library of Congress and members of the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council for the Social Studies.

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Made at the Library: “Rediscovering Eleanor Roosevelt” on March 18

Posted by: Anne Holmes

On Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m. ET, David Michaelis discusses his new biography of Eleanor Roosevelt ("Eleanor") with Colleen Shogan, senior vice president and director of the David M. Rubenstein Center at the White House Historical Association, and Library of Congress Manuscript Division staff. This is the first event in a new series called Made at the Library, which focuses on books that have been substantially written using the Library of Congress’ extraordinary collections.