Attention Washington, DC Area: Copyright Matters Program on February 25

The U.S. Copyright Office is pleased to announce a Copyright Matters program taking place on Tuesday, February 25 and featuring leaders of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers on the occasion of ASCAP’s 100th birthday.

The program will include musical performances as well as a discussion of the history and future of composers, authors, and publishers. It will feature ASCAP’s president and chairman, Paul Williams (Love Boat theme; Rainbow Connection; We’ve Only Just Begun), and Jimmy Webb, ASCAP’s vice chairman (By the Time I Get to Phoenix; MacArthur Park; Wichita Lineman; Up, Up and Away). Former White House press secretary and political and media analyst, Dee Dee Meyers, will moderate the discussion.

The program will take place at 2:00 p.m. in the historic Coolidge Auditorium on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and is open to the public.

For more information on the Copyright Matters series, please visit