Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Everyday Struggle of a Child Whose Parents Are Incarcerated more American men and women in prison than ever before in our history, millions of children are struggling with the effects of a fractured family lifeThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Far-Reaching Effects of American Incarceration photo essays explore the history and modern-day consequences of the world's highest incarceration rateThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000After 39 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment, Ricky Jackson Is Finally Free up for a murder he didn't commit, he served the longest sentence of any U.S. inmate found to be innocentThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Injustice of Japanese-American Internment Camps Resonates Strongly to This Day WWII, 120,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into camps, a government action that still haunts victims and their descendantsThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000Why Were Electric Cars Once Advertised as "Ladies' Cars"? questions answered by our expertsThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:15:07 +0000The Master of Disguise of the Ocean Reveals Its Secrets marine creature’s unusual defense is becoming perfectly clear Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:12:45 +0000Discussion responses to our December issueThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000A Portrait of Obama in the Final Days of His Presidency for <em>Smithsonian</em> magazine, this painting shows a leader at a crossroadsThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Forever the nation teetered on the brink of war in the 1930s, two Western-educated thinkers struck out for the hinterlands to save their country's richesWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:32:43 +0000A New Documentary Conceived by David Byrne Explores the Wonder of the Color Guard dazzling offshoot of the marching band gets its moment in the spotlightWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:31:26 +0000This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization recent discovery of the grave of an ancient soldier is challenging accepted wisdom among archaeologistsWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:31:05 +0000March to the Joyous, Raucous Beat of the Sonic Boom of the South football seasons come and go, but the joyous thunder of Jackson State's iconic marching band rolls onWed, 04 Jan 2017 16:20:38 +0000Why Do We Play "Hail to the Chief" for the President? Scottish rebel features prominently in the anthemTue, 03 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000This Is the "Jass" Record That Introduced Millions of Americans to a New Kind of Music record that introduced millions of Americans to a new kind of musicTue, 03 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000