May 2011 - Vol. 70, No. 5
The Miley Collection: A Passion for Sports, Caught on Tape
Sporting “Goods”: The Library acquires John Miley’s immense collection of pre-1972 sports broadcast recordings—the largest collection of its kind in America.
A SOUNDTRACK TO SPORTS HISTORY
A few of the significant recordings found in the Miley Collection.
THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE
A diverse compilation of sounds rounds out the 2010 National Recording Registry.
WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
Photographic albums are the focus of a new Library publication.
CUT AND PRINT
Screen legend Clint Eastwood films at the Library for his upcoming biopic on J. Edgar Hoover.
The first Arab-American novel “The Book of Khalid” (1911) is the subject of a centennial symposium held at the Library.
DIGNITY AND THE HUMAN
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick participates in a panel discussion on human dignity, sponsored by the Kluge Center.
WITTER BYNNER 2011
Poets Forest Gander and Robert Bringhurst receive the 2011 Witter Bynner fellowships and read from their works at the Library.
Former Poet Laureate Kay Ryan wins the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her latest work.