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    Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference

    Spencer Crew spoke about the operation of presidential sites and libraries, the role of the facilities in the local community, developing partnerships to educate the public on American…

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    Star Spangled Banner Conservation

    A briefing on efforts to preserve the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star Spangled Banner.” Spencer Crew, Director of the National Museum of American History gave…

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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…

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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…

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    Saving America's Treasures Kick-Off Event

    President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced an effort to preserve the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a White House initiative. They were joined by Smithsonian Institute…

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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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    Washington Journal: Smithsonian Institution

    This Washington Journal program looked at the various facilities owned by the Smithsonian Institution and some of the exhibits at the National American History Museum.

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