Smithsonian Struggles With History The Museum of American History is presenting "The Price of Freedom," a controversial war exhibit that starts with the American Revolution and extends to present-day Iraq. But some historians -- and members of the Smithsonian's advisory board -- worry that the museum is telling only part of the story. NPR's Lynn Neary reports.
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Smithsonian Struggles With History

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The Museum of American History is presenting "The Price of Freedom," a controversial war exhibit that starts with the American Revolution and extends to present-day Iraq. But some historians — and members of the Smithsonian's advisory board — worry that the museum is telling only part of the story. NPR's Lynn Neary reports.

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