16 Nov Library of Awesome: Lynda Carter
June 16, 2017. During “Library of Awesome,” a pop-up exhibition featuring items from the Library’s comic-book collections presented in conjunction with the Washington, D.C. Awesome-Con comics convention, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden interviewed Lynda Carter, the actress known for her role as Wonder Woman in the 1970s television series, to a packed house in the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium. Speaker Biography: Actress Lynda Carter is best known for her role in the 1970s Wonder Woman television series. Following her role as Wonder Woman, Carter has performed as an actor and singer. She has appeared live in Las Vegas and has made guest appearances on television shows such as “Law & Order,” “Smallville” and “Two and a Half Men.” In 2005 she appeared in the film version of The Dukes of Hazzard and played Mama Morton in the West End London production of “Chicago.” Most recently, Carter played the role of President Olivia Marsdin in season two of the CW’s “Supergirl” series. Speaker Biography: Carla D. Hayden is the 14th Librarian of Congress.
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