LOC National Book Festival (2010) - jef1000

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Librarian of Congress James H. Billington issues closing remarks at the 10th annual National Book Festival. Organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, the Festival was held on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Dr.Billington is the 13th incumbent of that position since the Library was established in 1800. Under his leadership, the Library has expanded its public outreach, most notably in major international exhibits and through the establishment of a new National Digital Library and other electronic services for users in remote locations. (Photo by Jeff Malet).