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Free and Open to the Public


“One Letter Home”

A Lecture by Martha-Ann Alito



10:00a.m. Saturday, October 2, 2010

in the Recital Hall at

Singletary Center for the Arts


There will be a Post-Lecture Q&A Session



The Hellenic Ideals Program of the Bluegrass

& The University of Kentucky Law School

present the first in their collaborative lecture series.



            The University of Kentucky awarded her a B.A. in comparative literature and a master of science in library science. Her professional career included positions as reference librarian at Neptune Public Library and librarian at the United States Attorney’s Office in Newark, N.J., as well as Head of Reference at the Department of Justice and Library Director at Congressional Quarterly.


            United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel and Mrs. Martha-Ann Alito reside in Washington, D.C.  They have two grown children, a son and a daughter.  Mrs. Alito, the child of an Air Force father, was born at Fort Knox, Kentucky, but during her childhood, she lived in the Azores, Texas, France, Maine and New Jersey.


            Since coming to Washington, she initiated the Wounded Warrior biannual visits to the United States Supreme Court. Another charitable activity is the Woodmont House INNitative for the the Children's Inn at the National Institutes of Health. Her faith and her life long passion for the United States of America as the best country on earth, reading and education, swimming and women's lacrosse and her pride in her family's accomplishments constitute her happiness.