Boston Globe: James Billington, librarian of Congress for expansive, tumultuous tenure, dies at 89

Boston Globe: James Billington, librarian of Congress for expansive, tumultuous tenure, dies at 89. “James Billington, an eminent American scholar of Russian culture who reigned for three decades as librarian of Congress, propelling the expansion of the world’s largest library but struggling to lead it into the digital age, died Nov. 20 at a hospital in Washington. He was 89.”

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