Author Beverly Gray Looks Back On 50 Years Of ‘The Graduate’ In Her Latest Book

NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Hollywood writer Beverly Gray about her new book, Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation. The book offers behind-the-scene details of the 1967 film, The Graduate and looks at its lasting impact on the industry.

Smithsonian Commemorates America’s Veterans With Performances, Exhibitions and More

November 8, 2017 The Smithsonian commemorates veterans throughout history with a series of performances, exhibitions and family activities. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated. Programs National Air and Space Museum “Remembering World War I: Stories From the Great War” This museum-wide family friendly event will explore a wide range …

Smithsonian Participates in FotoWeekDC 2017

November 8, 2017 The Smithsonian is partnering with FotoDC for its annual FotoWeekDC Nov. 11–19. Seven Smithsonian museums have exhibitions on view or events taking place during this week that will appeal to photography lovers. Smithsonian American Art Museum The Smithsonian American Art Museum is a premium partner with FotoDC, a partnership …

Smithsonian Meets Kickstarter Goal, Encourages Backers To Continue Giving To Preorder a Copy of Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap

November 9, 2017 Founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, Lonnie G. Bunch III, and Huib Schippers, director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, have announced the success of the Hip-Hop Kickstarter campaign and are encouraging the public to continue donations to preorder a copy of …