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'Architecture Of An Asylum' Tracks History Of U.S. Treatment Of Mental Illness

Founded in 1855, St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., grew from 250 patients to 8,000. A new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the links between architecture and mental health.

Quiroga Por Bulerias Paco de Lucia
Kangaru Various
Prologue Pedro Bromfman
Bogota by Bus Jesse Cook

A police officer stands near the site where Officer Miosotis Familia was killed. Familia was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside her command post by an ex-convict, authorities said. He was later killed after pulling a gun on police. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Police Fatalities On The Rise

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Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow Spiro
The Crossing Menahan Street Band
Three Faces Menahan Street Band

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'Architecture Of An Asylum' Tracks History Of U.S. Treatment Of Mental Illness

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60 Years Ago, 2 Boys Met And The Beatles Began

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With A Little Help From My Friends (Take 1 - False Start And Take 2) The Beatles
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Party Like It's 1988 Windsor Airlift
Spanish Angels Michaels Robert
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Spinner Portico Quartet
Petit Sekou Bembeya Jazz National
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Something New For Baby To Chew On: Rocket Science And Quantum Physics

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