National Museum of African American History

Mr. Weinstein interviewed Lonnie Bunch at an evening event hosted by the National Archives. Mr. Bunch is the founding… read more

Mr. Weinstein interviewed Lonnie Bunch at an evening event hosted by the National Archives. Mr. Bunch is the founding director of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, which would soon be assigned a location in downtown Washington, D.C. Following their discussion, Mr. Bunch responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Then, Mr. Weinstein presented Mr. Bunch with a gift that included names from his family.

This talk “Remembrance and Reality: The New African American Museum” was the second of the National Archives American Conversations, a series of informal conversations between the archivist and people who’ve shaped the dialogue about the interpretation and use of American heritage. This program was co-sponsored by NARA’s Afro-American History Society. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Lonnie G. Bunch III Founding Director National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Allen Weinstein Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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National Museum of African American History

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190314-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 3, 2006

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  • Dec 24, 2005 | 5:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2006 | 12:41pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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