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Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...past quarter century, The Birth of a Nation has been enshrined and entombed.In 1992, to much criticism, the Library of Congress added Griffith's work to the National Film Registry, calling it a "controversial, explicitly racist, but landmark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
Search is on for Korean War veterans

...Veterans History Project for the Library of Congress, documenting the oral histories...Historical Society and the Library of Congress."Eventually, you'll be able to go into a database at the Library of Congress and put a guy's name in and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-02-10/search-korean-wa
The Artside: Reality, delusion are topics of art exhibit

...including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur "genius" fellowship and a Witter-Brynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. He teaches creative writing at Florida International University.Aribisala is professor of English at the University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-29/artside-reality-delus
Clarence Bell

...Society for his participation in the WW II Veteran History Project. A copy of his participation was sent to the Library of Congress in Washington, and to Augusta State University. He was a member of the American Legion in North Augusta and was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173111670
Washington Monument to reopen after nearly three years

...Smithsonian Institution and is chairman of the Kennedy Center. He has also made major gifts to the National Archives and Library of Congress.During the monument's restoration, the AP had a look at some of the worst damage from the 500-foot level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-11/washington-monument-reopen-after-ne
Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...Frost, Thomas Hardy, Conrad Aiken and Edna St. Vincent Millay.After he died, Emma donated those letters to the Library of Congress, where a printout of their catalog is a half-inch thickLester lived her later years in Washington, where she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/augusta-missionary-emma-
Rock legend Lou Reed dead at 71

...Rock and Roll of Fame in 1996 and their landmark debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico, was added to the Library of Congress' registry in 2006.Reed's career was an ongoing exhibit of how any subject could be set to rock music ? the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-27/rock-legend-lou-reed-dead-71
Foundation names 'genius grant' winners

...who make final recommendations to the foundation's Board of Directors. A National Public Radio report about the Library of Congress worrying about damaging old recordings just by playing them sparked the imagination of Carl Haber, a 54-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-09-25/foundation-names-genius-gran
War stories

...and compiled as part of a national effort by the Library of Congress to preserve this national treasure of untapped experiences...willing to tell it.The videos will be sent to the Library of Congress, to Reese Library at the former Augusta State University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-25/war-stories
Across the region

...creative writing program. She is also serving as the 19th Poet Laureate and is in residence through May 2013 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.Trethewey is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry collection, Native Guard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-28/across-region