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History sometimes seems dead and buried... until Trent Lott recalls the Dixiecrats, or an exhibition ignites controversy over the atomic bomb. What does it take to run the nation's premier showcase of its past? Join host Neal Conan and guest Brent Glass — the new director of the National Museum of American History.

Guest:

Brent Glass
*Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History (there are 16 Smithsonian museums)