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  • Shakespeare Looking Good for 450
    The Washington Post
    April 6, 2014
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  • 450th Birthday of Shakespeare in DC
    WUSA, Channel 9
    April 4, 2014
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  • Family, Admirers Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th
    Kids Post | The Washington Post
    April 1, 2014
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  • Why the Folger Shakespeare Library is in DC
    The Washington Post Express
    March 21, 2014
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  • Where There's a Will: Shakespeare's Influence in Washington
    The Washington Post Express
    March 21, 2014
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  • Folger Library Launches Open-Source Digital Shakespeare
    The Los Angeles Times
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  • Folger Library Traces London's Rise
    The New York Times
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  • Restored Scribble May Be Shakespeare's Signature
    MSNBC
    April 3, 2012
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  • Shakespeare in the Digital Age
    The Wall Street Journal
    March 22, 2012
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  • Authors in Rooms of Their Own
    The New York Times
    February 24, 2012
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  • All That They Labored
    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    December 31, 2011
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  • The Data-Mining's The Thing: Shakespeare Takes Center Stage In The Digital Age
    Fast Company
    December 14, 2011
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  • Director Michael Witmore on Shakespearean Dimensions in Phone-Hacking Scandal
    PRI's The World
    July 21, 2011
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  • At Folger Library, Shakespeare Folios Venerated as Relics
    The New York Times
    July 7, 2011
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  • A major First Folio exhibit opens at the Folger Shakespeare Library
    The Washington Post
    June 3, 2011
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  • 'Cyrano' adapts to minor surgery
    The Washington Post
    April 22, 2011
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  • Deborah Eisenberg Wins 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
    The Washington Post
    March 16, 2011
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  • Pop Culture Happy Hour: Oscar Nominees, Soap Eternity, and Shakespeare
    NPR
    February 4, 2011
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  • Comedy of Errors review:
    Blurred identities clear path for laughs at Folger
    The Washington Post
    February 4, 2011
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  • Exhibit review of "Vivat Rex!"
    The Washington Post
    October 17, 2010
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  • Scholars Test Web Alternative to Peer Review
    The New York Times
    August 23, 2010
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  • The Sea and the English Who Tried to Master It
    The New York Times
    August 18, 2010
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  • Durham First Folio Trial
    The Washington Post
    July 10, 2010
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  • Lost at Sea
    The Washington Post
    July 7, 2010
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  • Folger Director Announces Retirement
    The Washington Post
    June 15, 2010
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  • Top Ten Plays of the Decade
    The Washington Post
    December 27, 2009
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  • Fingering Shakespeare's First Drafts
    NPR | Weekend Edition Saturday
    November 28, 2009
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  • A Caribbean Take on Shakespeare's "Much Ado"
    NPR | Talk of the Nation
    November 25, 2009
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  • "Much Ado" About D.C.'s Modern-Day Culture
    The Washington Post
    October 16, 2009
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  • A Revelatory Night at PEN/Faulkner
    The Washington Post
    September 23, 2009
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  • Waiting for William
    The Washington Post
    August 30, 2009
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  • Curators' Curiosities
    The Washington Post
    August 21, 2009
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  • Stoppard Staged Shakespeare-Style
    The Wall Street Journal
    May 29, 2009
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  • PEN/Faulkner Winner Has a Reader in the White House
    Washington Post
    May 11, 2009
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  • Folger Shakespeare Library's iTunes and 445th Birthday Bash
    DC Examiner
    April 24, 2009
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  • Catching Some Zs in Days of Yore
    The New York Times
    March 28, 2009
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  • Is This What Shakespeare Looked Like?
    Time
    March 9, 2009
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  • Mashups, Remixes, and Web 2.0:  Playing Fast and Loose with Shakespeare 
    PBS Media Infusion
    March 2009
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  • When the News was New
    New York Times
    January 23, 2009
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  • Ranters and Corantos: Renaissance Journalism
    The Nation
    January 12, 2009  
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  • The News Then and Now: Public Radio's Bob Garfield tours the Breaking News exhibition with Betsy Walsh  |  On the Media
    January 9, 2009
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  • At the Folger, Old News with Timely Relevance
    The Washington Post
    January 5, 2009
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  • Savoring the Serendipity at the Folger Library
    The Washington Post
    December 2, 2008
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  • The Reliable Source: A Bit of Navel Gazing About the Media
    and the Campaign Trail | The Washington Post
    November 20, 2008
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  • A Grave Situation: Max Brooks and Zombie Satire
    Express
    November 6, 2008
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  • Folger's Powerful Cast Reigns in Nuanced 'Henry IV'
    The Washington Post
    October 18, 2008
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  • Prose Over Politics at the PEN/Faulkner Gala
    New York Social Diary
    September 25, 2008
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  • Folger to showcase exhibits on early newspapers
    Washington Times
    September 23, 2008
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  • A special tour of the Folger Vault
    CBS Weekend News Round-Up
    Aired weekend of September 19, 2008
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  • Missing Shakespeare Knocks on Folger's Door
    The Washington Post
    July 12, 2008
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  • Printing Press Replica Headed to Folger
    Bucknell University
    July 11, 2008
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  • Pushing the Envelope, "Best Shakespeare" 
    The Washington Post
    June 29, 2008
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  • Folger Shakespeare Library Expands to YouTube
    The Shakespeare Post
    June 26, 2008
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  • The Spoils of War: 'Arms and Armor in Shakespeare' | Express
    June 12, 2008
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