Current Exhibitions

Honoring the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement"
A display of the Public Law awarding Rosa Parks the Congressional Gold Medal. February 1 - 28, 2013

Coming Soon:
Searching for the Seventies:
The DOCUMERICA Photography Project
Opening March 8 in the Lawrence F. O'Brien Gallery at the National Archives Building, Washington, DC

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News & Events

February 19, at noon

Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage

bookcover: Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage

Eisenhower and Nixon had a twenty-year political and personal relationship despite differences in age and temperament. Their association helped to shape the nation’s political ideology, foreign policy, and domestic goals, from civil rights to the civilian space program. Author Jeffrey Frank discusses this relationship and provides a view of America during the Cold War. A book signing will follow the program.

February 20–24

9th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects

The National Archives Experience hosts the ninth annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories.

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McGowan Theater

Did you miss one of our fantastic programs? The National Archives Experience is proud to offer a selection of streaming video programs from our public program repertoire.

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