Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The "New Deal Washington" Tour

Pretty soon poet Kim Roberts will know something historic about every inch of D.C.! Here’s another one of her famous cultural walks around town:

Sunday May 3, and Saturday, May 16, 2009, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
The Big Read DC cultural heritage tours.

Our book this year is Carson McCullers's The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Kim Roberts leads tours of "New Deal Washington" in the Foggy Bottom and Downtown neighborhoods surrounding the White House for The Humanities Council of Washington. Self-guided tour brochures now available online. Guided tours on the mornings of the two above dates are free, but space is limited, and advance reservations are required. Meet in front of DAR Constitution Hall, 311 18th St. NW. Rain or shine. To reserve, call (202) 387-8391 or email


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