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    Nam June Paik, "Megatron/Matrix", 1995, eight- channel video installation with custom electronics; color, sound, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Mr. and Mrs. Barney A. Ebsworth, Nelson C. White, and the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment


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    On Friday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, in conjunction with the African American History and Culture Museum, will open a new exhibit that tells the story of civil rights in America through significant objects, such as Lincoln's top hat, Harriet Tubman's shawl, and a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation that Union soldiers distributed to blacks during the Civil War.


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    Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo in Washington, eats breakfast in December 2001. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


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    Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo in Washington, eats breakfast in December 2001. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


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    Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo in Washington, eats breakfast in December 2001. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


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    The Rothschild Collection of patent models is on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through November 2013.


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    The Rothschild Collection of patent models is on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through November 2013.


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    The Rothschild Collection of patent models is on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through November 2013.


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    Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo in Washington, eats breakfast in December 2001. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)


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