Garth Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood, herself a country star and a celebrity chef, came to the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium to talk with Librarian Carla Hayden about love, food, music and his receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
For pretty much all her life, Mari Yoshihara has had one foot in the United States and the other in Japan: She was born in New York City, raised in Tokyo. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tokyo, then an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Brown University. Her career as an academic […]
This is a guest post by Julie Miller, a historian in the Library’s Manuscript Division. For both George Washington and King George III of England, the summer of 1788 began a year shaped by illness and worry. Even though the sources of their troubles differed, each George had reason to look anxiously across the Atlantic. […]