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Sponsored Post: The Rise of the Senate Progressive Caucus: Democrats’ Midterm Defeat Elevates Liberal Senators to Positions of Power
 
Sponsored Post: The Rise of the Senate Progressive Caucus: Democrats’ Midterm Defeat Elevates Liberal Senators to Positions of Power

Sponsored Post: The Rise of the Senate Progressive Caucus: Democrats’ Midterm Defeat Elevates Liberal Senators to Positions of Power

This post comes from our Gold Partner Sponsor, Leadership Directories. Below is a sample of the political analysis they conduct on their Beltway Insider blog.   By Brendan Timmons, Leadership Directories By any measure, the 2014 midterms were a disaster for the Democratic Party. Not only did the Republicans increase their majority in the House, but […]

75th Anniversary Showing of the Grapes of Wrath (FREE!)

Join in the 75th Celebration of the award winning film “Grapes of Wrath” (1940) by joining DC/SLAers at  the Packard Campus Theater of the National AV Conservation Center of the Library of Congress in  Culpeper, VA for a FREE showing. Carpool from the Vienna METRO, South Side, at the end of the Orange Line for […]

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Library Visit – Rare Books at the National Gallery

Photos and write-up by Carol Abrams The rare book librarian at the National Gallery of Art shared some of his collection’s gems with members of the Washington Rare Book Group, who graciously included me in their visit. Thanks to librarian Yuri Long’s hospitality, we saw books handmade by artists, books designed by photographers such as […]

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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – February 2015

      Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors:           President’s Message – Let Them Know – By Deena Adelman. Let’s celebrate the character and contributions of our members. Let them know. Let everyone know. Sponsored Post The Rise of the Senate Progressive Caucus: Democrats’ Midterm Defeat Elevates Liberal Senators […]

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President’s Message – Let Them Know

By Deena Adelman, 2015 DC/SLA President Since the passing of DC/SLA member Allen Overland last month, many members have offered their heartfelt thoughts about Allen and his contributions to their personal and professional lives.  Zeinab Mansour and Tim Myers submitted beautiful tributes, speaking of Allen’s many qualities, including his kindness and dedication. Although I did […]

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Allen Overland: My Boss. My Colleague. My Friend.

By Tim Myers In October 2013 I said good bye and good luck to Allen Overland, my boss for over 13 years. Allen was leaving his position as the Director of the Democracy Resource Center (DRC) at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in Washington, DC to take on new challenges as the Supervisory Librarian […]

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