May 3

The mystery of Justice Byron White

Posted 1 year, 11 months ago.


Justice Byron R. White served on the Supreme Court for 31 years, but now, a decade after his death, he remains something of an enigma. A blunt, often irascible man, he turned out to be considerably more conservative than expected when appointed by President John F. Kennedy, and left a legacy that is in many… [Continue Reading]

Apr 13

The Contents of Lincoln’s Pockets

Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.


A visitor to the Library of Congress can choose to examine any of over 123,000,000 books, newspapers, maps, photographs, prints, pieces of sheet music, sound recordings, and manuscripts.