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DAVOS-KLOSTERS/SWITZERLAND, 30JAN09 - David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Carlyle Group, USA captured during the session 'Advice to the US President on Competitiveness' at the Annual Meeting 2009 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 30, 2009. Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo by Monika Flueckiger

A $10 million dollar gift by philanthropist David Rubenstein to the Library of Congress will help fund a project to reimagine and enhance the visitor experience for the nearly 2 million people who visit the Thomas Jefferson Building each year. The goal is to better connect visitors with library’s history and the collections. Rubenstein is the chairman of the Library’s James Madison Council.