A collection of news and information related to Smithsonian Institution published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 91 » View wsbtradio.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next >
ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Photographer Wayne F. Miller, who created a ground-breaking series of portraits chronicling the lives of black Americans in Chicago after serving with an elite Navy unit that produced some of the most indelible combat images of...
Tags: Lobbying, Politics, Photography, Arts, Unrest, Conflicts and War
Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
Few archaeological finds have been as sensational as the first physical evidence of cannibalism unearthed at Historic Jamestowne in 2012 and announced in a riveting press conference at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History on...
Enjoy a truly unique musical role-playing experience with General Grant and President Lincoln. Will and Bernadine Boyce have spent years perfecting their impersonations of General and Mrs. Grant (along with other Civil War personalities) and Dr. Duke...
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for six decades. "Grandpa...
Like many World War II veterans, he speaks modestly about his service. He is quiet and a polite listener, not the kind to draw attention to himself. But a few months ago, as he visited the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, other veterans noticed...
TULSA, Okla. - The woman in the wheelchair and headphones is watching pictures go by and hearing a narrator speak about a place and a moment long ago. On the screen a typewritten love letter appears and the words scroll down and you can imagine the woman...
Tags: Music Industry, Poetry, Woodrow Wilson, Music, Arts
A documentary on L. Frank Baum, who lived in Aberdeen and was the author of the book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," will be shown and discussed at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Culture Heritage Center in Pierre. The event is being hosted as a celebration of...
Maryland midfielder Katie Schwarzmann and attacker Alex Aust are among five finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college lacrosse player, when the list of nominees was whittled down from 25 on Thursday....
The Smithsonian Institution museums in Washington have had to close some spaces due to the effects of the federal budget cuts known as sequestration, the organization announced this week. The budget cuts have resulted in a reduction in a contract for...
A Smithsonian Institution exhibit that explains our country’s diverse regional cooking and eating traditions opens Saturday in the historic Opera House Lobby in Ellendale, N.D. “Key Ingredients: America by Food” runs through June 16....
Tags: Lobbying, Politics, Salt, Arts and Culture
Scientists say they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists survived harsh conditions by resorting to cannibalism. On Wednesday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and...
May 23, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 21, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 22, 2013 | Daily Press
May 20, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 16, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 12, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
May 9, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 1, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 1, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
May 1, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
Original site for Smithsonian Institution topic gallery.