May 3

The mystery of Justice Byron White



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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



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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.