When is a photograph more than a picture? 150+ photos and related objects from our @nmaahc’s collection will go on display Friday for the museum’s first special exhibition.  The images, by established and emerging photographers from the 19th century to the present, show a range of American experiences. They challenge you to look beyond the surface to consider their significance in history, their cultural meaning, and your own perspective. Here’s a preview:  1️⃣“Lewis 'Big June' Marshall…

When is a photograph more than a picture? 150+ photos and related objects from our @nmaahc’s collection will go on display Friday for the museum’s first special exhibition. The images, by established and emerging photographers from the 19th century to the present, show a range of American experiences. They challenge you to look beyond the surface to consider their significance in history, their cultural meaning, and your own perspective. Here’s a preview: 1️⃣“Lewis 'Big June' Marshall…

The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March came and went this past weekend without so much of a splash in the media.

Why No One's Covering The New Million Man March

The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March came and went this past weekend without so much of a splash in the media.

1978: Charlie Chaplin's stolen body found | In March 1978, in the small village of Corsier, on the edge of Lake Geneva thieves dug up and stole the body of Charlie Chaplin and demanded a million Swiss Francs from the Chaplin family for its safe return. The BBC’s Mike Lanchin hears from one of the men involved in tracking down the grave-robbers.

The theft of Charlie Chaplin's body

1978: Charlie Chaplin's stolen body found | In March 1978, in the small village of Corsier, on the edge of Lake Geneva thieves dug up and stole the body of Charlie Chaplin and demanded a million Swiss Francs from the Chaplin family for its safe return. The BBC’s Mike Lanchin hears from one of the men involved in tracking down the grave-robbers.

#Repost @repadamschiff ・・・ We march to honor, to remember, and to demand justice for the 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children slaughtered in the Armenian Genocide.

#Repost @repadamschiff ・・・ We march to honor, to remember, and to demand justice for the 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children slaughtered in the Armenian Genocide.

1995, October 16: The Million Man March gathers on and around the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Called by Louis Farrakhan, the march attracts more than 800,000 people to address the economic and social ills plaguing the African-American community.

1995, October 16: The Million Man March gathers on and around the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Called by Louis Farrakhan, the march attracts more than 800,000 people to address the economic and social ills plaguing the African-American community.

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