LOC Event to Honor Women Veterans

Posted March 21, 2003 at 3:52pm

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project is hosting a “Salute to Women” today from noon to 1 p.m. in the James Madison Building’s Mumford Room.

The program will feature a display and explanation of artifacts from, or submitted on behalf of, the female veterans of World War I, World War II, as well as the Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars. Audio and video clips from the Library’s collection will be shown, and participants will have a chance to tour the Veterans History Project Web site.

The event is free and open to the public.

Book Discussion To ‘Bloom’ at LOC

Harold Bloom, a widely recognized literary critic, will discuss “Shakespeare and Genius” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Montpelier Room of the Library of Congress’ James Madison Building.

Bloom, a professor at Yale and New York universities, will concentrate on three of his most recently published books: “Hamlet: Poem Unlimited,” “Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human” and “Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds.”

The event is free and open to the public.

— Bree Hocking and Sara Faiwell