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National Museum of African American History and Culture: What to know
More than a million visitors have gone to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture since it opened in September in Washington, D.C. And those who go apparently find a lot to see in what is the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Visitors spend on average six hours or
What to See and What to Skip in Washington, DC
With political winds shifting sharply, the spotlight is clearly on Washington, D.C ., this month. But no matter who occupies the White House, or who inhabits the halls of Congress, D.C.'s draw as a traveler's playground remains intact. A plethora of free attractions creates value in our nation's
Donald Trump Taps Sen. Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on what to expect at the Justice Department if Senator Jeff Sessions is confirmed as attorney general.
Priebus Dismisses Controversy Over Sessions: 'He Will Be Confirmed'
President-elect Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus says the future president will lead by "bringing America together."
What Jeff Sessions Has Said About Race and Civil Rights
The man who Donald Trump has tapped as his nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions , R-Ala., is being criticized anew for decades-old allegations that he made racist remarks as a federal prosecutor in his home state. Even then, Sessions insisted he harbored no racial bias and disputed the
Artifacts Spotlight: National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture finally opens its doors today on the National Mall. It includes 12 inaugural exhibitions and close to 37,000 artifacts, but only 3,000 will be on display. Here are 10 must-see artifacts featured in the inaugural exhibit. Rosa
How the Library of Congress is Advancing Children's Education With New Technologies
Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden weighs in on the future of education in conjunction with the Library of Congress.
What Are the Plans For the Future of the Library of Congress?
ABC News' Ali Rogin finds out in an interview with new Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden.
New Librarian of Congress Talks Significance of Maintaining One of the Largest Libraries in the World
ABC News' Ali Rogin talks the future of the library and the huge effort to digitize all archives with Dr. Carla Hayden.
History at the Library: First Woman, African-American Sworn In as Librarian of Congress
As the first woman and first African-American to become the Librarian of Congress –- an institution with a lifespan almost as long as the nation itself –- Dr. Carla Hayden made it clear in her acceptance speech that she fully grasped the magnitude of the transition. "People of my race were once