On March 16, the Library of Congress, in cooperation with the James Madison Commemoration Commission, will host a symposium to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Madison, the nation's fourth president. The symposium, "James Madison: Philosopher and Practitioner of Liberal Democracy," will explore the thought and character of James Madison as well as his many significant contributions to the nation's history.
The all-day symposium, which will be held in the Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119, will begin at 9:00 am and conclude at 4:45 pm. The symposium is open to the public without charge or advance reservation. In addition, the Library of Congress will provide a live cybercast of the proceedings at: www.loc.gov/loc/madison/.
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