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This Day In History

August 23, 1923

Today in 1923: The dinner menu for first-class passengers on voyage aboard the steamship Leviathan includes clams, jugged hare, and plum pudding.

Video: 1965 Mustang

What word would you use to describe a vintage Mustang? How about "awesome"? In our newest Founding Fragments episode, host Tory Altman talks with associate curator of road transportation Roger B. White about the combination of looks, affordability, and driving experience that made the original pony car an icon.

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Intrigued by a piece of charred wood in the museum's First Ladies exhibition, intern Auni Gelles explores the story behind this slice of...
As objects representing Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning history enter the museum's collection...
Fans and friends of Julia Child will pause today, as they do every year on August 15, to remember the beloved icon of American culinary...

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