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  • emA Fools Errandem
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    A Fool's Errand

    Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie Bunch, author of A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture During the Age of Bush, Obama, and…

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  • Star Spangled Banner Conservation
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    Star Spangled Banner Conservation

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  • Remembrances of 1960 Greensboro NC SitIns
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    Remembrances of 1960 Greensboro, NC Sit-Ins

    In February 1960, four black college students were refused service at a lunch counter in North Carolina. They staged a sit-in protest, which touched off a student-led demonstration movement…

    502 views
  • AfricanAmericans and the Presidency
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    African-Americans and the Presidency

    In honor of Black History Month, historians talked about the political landscape of two key eras, the 1860s and the 1960s, and how events and the presidents of those times affected the…

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  • Smithsonian Presidents Exhibition
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    Smithsonian Presidents Exhibition

    Mr. Crew and Mr. Bunch from the Smithsonian were on location at the museum of American history discussing the newsiest display paying tribute to all of U.S. presidents. They also talked…

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  • African American Culture
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    African American Culture

    Ms. Berry, at the W.E.B. Dubois Symposium, talked about the life of Mr. Dubois. She focused on his efforts for citizenship for African Americans and his writings on African American…

    287 views
  • Saving Americas Treasures KickOff Event
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    Saving America's Treasures Kick-Off Event

    President Clinton and the first lady announced the effort to preserve the Star-Spangled Banner joined by Michael Heyman of the Smithsonian.

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  • Museum of American History
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    Museum of American History

    Mr. Heyman and Mr. Crew announced the re-opening of the National Museum of American History, which had been closed because of the government shutdown.

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  • Peace and Tolerance
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    Peace and Tolerance

    Vice President Gore spoke about the need for respect among all citizens in the United States no matter how different they are. He also talked about the U.S. responsibility to show other…

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  • Washington Journal Smithsonian Institution
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    Washington Journal: Smithsonian Institution

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Inaugural Gown Donation
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    Inaugural Gown Donation

    The first lady donated her 1993 Inaugural gown and coat to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. The gown will be displayed in the museum’s "Ceremonial Court,"…

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