African American National Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony

At a groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture speakers included President Obama, the… read more

At a groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture speakers included President Obama, the museum’s director, the secretary of the Smithsonian Institute, Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and former First Lady Laura Bush. The event featured musical performances by Denyce Graves, Thomas Hampson, jazz pianist Jason Moran, Stanley Thurston and the Heritage Signature Chorale, Howard University Jazz ensemble-Afro Blue, Madrigal Singers of St. Albans and the National Cathedral Schools, and U.S. Navy Band. close

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African American National Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Program ID:
304542-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 26, 2012

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  • Feb 22, 2012 | 9:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 4:43pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 8:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 1:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 6:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Feb 25, 2012 | 8:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2012 | 3:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
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