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Preview thumbnail for video'A 1970s Visit to Bamiyan
A 1970s Visit to Bamiyan (3:42)
Preview thumbnail for video'Excavating a Secret Gas Chamber
Excavating a Secret Gas Chamber (4:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Grand Staircase of Escalante Monument
The Grand Staircase of Escalante Monument (2:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Secret Lives of Civil War Soldiers
The Secret Lives of Civil War Soldiers (3:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'From Slave to Soldier to Forever Free
From Slave to Soldier to Forever Free (3:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Curators' Tour Through Inaugurations Past
The Curators' Tour Through Inaugurations Past (4:49)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Hall of Presidents
The Hall of Presidents (2:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'Portrait Gallery Exit Poll
Portrait Gallery Exit Poll (1:29)
Preview thumbnail for video'America's Backyard
America's Backyard (2:26)
Preview thumbnail for video'The First Ladies' Dresses at the Smithsonian
The First Ladies' Dresses at the Smithsonian (3:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Lightest Bowling Pin
The Lightest Bowling Pin (3:16)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Battle of Fort McHenry, Through Francis Scott Key's Eyes
The Battle of Fort McHenry, Through Francis Scott Key's Eyes (3:31)
Preview thumbnail for video'Death by Werwolf
Death by Werwolf (2:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Origin Story of Wonder Woman
The Origin Story of Wonder Woman (4:36)
Preview thumbnail for video'Did Halley's Comet Convert the Irish to Christianity?
Did Halley's Comet Convert the Irish to Christianity? (3:39)
Preview thumbnail for video'Air Travel Was a Party, and They Were the Hosts
Air Travel Was a Party, and They Were the Hosts (2:57)
Preview thumbnail for video'The History of the Electric Guitar
The History of the Electric Guitar (5:16)
Preview thumbnail for video'Wrongfully Admitted to Sunbury Asylum
Wrongfully Admitted to Sunbury Asylum (10:00)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why is a Piece of Joan of Arc's Dungeon in the Smithsonian?
Why is a Piece of Joan of Arc's Dungeon in the Smithsonian? (4:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Bill Morrison
Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Bill Morrison (1:37)