Visit the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial and help bring his vision to life: “With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope.” Read more.
Visit the NASA sponsored exhibit "Moving Beyond Earth" which through interactive displays and artifacts will highlight our moving into space, living and working there, and then envisioning our future. Read more.
19 Statues: 14 Army, 2 Marines, 1 Navy, 1 Air Force. Each weighs~1,000 lbs. Reflected on the wall it creates the image of a total of 38 statues, symbolic of the 38th Parallel & 38 months of the war. Read more.
Dedicated in April 1979, coinciding with Einstein's 100th birthday, the statue is 12 feet tall and weighs about 4 tons. Watch this 90 second C-SPAN YouTube video about the memorial. Read more.
The Kennedy Center, which first opened in 1971, has 9 stages, 2 of which are Millennium Stages located in the Great Foyer that house free performances every day of the year. Watch video for more info. Read more.
@cspanhistory visited the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery to learn about Delphine Hirasuna's book & exhibit "The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946." Read more.
What is your favorite indoor activity in Washington D.C.? The Fairmont Washington, D.C.: "The museums – newly renovated National Portrait Gallery." Read more.