Welcome to Founding Fragments, a new video series that gets up close and personal with historical treasures in the collection of the National Museum of American History.
What word would you use to describe the Mustang, the iconic sixties sporty coupe? For Roger B. White, associate curator of road transportation, the Mustang is simply "awesome." Host Tory Altman discovers that between the Mustang's sculptural design, affordable cost, opportunity for customization, and the exhilarating feeling it gave drivers, this car changed the way Americans thought about driving.