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“Rights and Resistance: Civil Liberties During World War I” [Lectures & Sym...

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Montpelier Room, Sixth Floor

James Madison Memorial Building

101 Independence Ave. SE

Washington, DC 20540

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The Law Library of Congress and Manuscript Division will offer a symposium entitled “Resistance and Rights: Civil Liberties during World War I” in the Montpellier Room from 2:15 – 4:30pm June 8, on the sixth floor of the Madison Building located at 101 Independence Avenue S.E., Washington D.C. The event is free and open to the public. Audience members are encouraged to visit the Library of Congress exhibit, “Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I, which is located in the Southwest Gallery on the second floor of the Jefferson Building, prior to the event.

Registration is not a guarantee of admission. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Please request ADA accommodations at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ada@loc.gov.

Books will be available for purchase at a discount and there will be a book signing following the presentation.

This event will be recorded for presentation as a webcast on the Library of Congress website. There will be a 30 minute Q&A following the presentation. If you participate in the Q&A you may be included in the recorded webcast.

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The best way to arrive is by public transportation. The closest Metro stations are Capitol South (Blue/Orange/Silver Line—a two block walk) or Union Station (Red Line—a half-mile walk). Limited metered and two-hour zoned parking is available in the surrounding neighborhoods. Public parking garages are also available, with the largest being at Union Station. For more details, see https://www.loc.gov/visit/directions/.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

All visitors must pass through airport-like security to enter the Library. Please allow for additional time and double-check to make sure you've removed ALL metallic and electronic items from your person. These items include some articles that may surprise you, like belt buckles and bracelets; and items that are easily forgotten like keys and cell phones. No provisions are made for checking or holding prohibited items. For more information, please visit http://www.loc.gov/visit/guidelines-and-tips/.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email specialevents@loc.gov.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, it is not necessary to bring your printed ticket after registering.

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James Madison Memorial Building

101 Independence Ave. SE

Washington, DC 20540

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