November 14, 1975

“Portraits from the Americans: the Democratic Experience,” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Daniel J. Boorstin, director of the National Museum of History and Technology from 1969 to 1973 (now the National Museum of American History), opens on the renovated third floor of the National Portrait Gallery.

Posted: 14 November 2010
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