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Stetson Kennedy, Who 'Unmasked' The Klan, Dies

Stetson Kennedy infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940s and wrote about it in his book The Klan Unmasked. Guest host John Ydstie remembers the folklorist, who died Saturday at the age of 94.
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'A Stone Of Hope' Arrives On The National Mall

The memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. is the first to immortalize a non-president and African-American on the National Mall. NPR's Corey Dade reports on the dedication of the new memorial, the story of its creation and what visitors can expect.
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Curator Catalogs U.S. House's Human Side

Since the late 1700s, the U.S. House of Representatives has seen roughly 11,000 members populate its chamber in the Capitol Building. It's the job of one woman -- the House's curator -- to take this vast institution and show the public its more personal, human side.

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Catholic Clergy Members Get Early Look At MLK Memorial

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial won't be unveiled for another month, but one group had the chance to get a sneak peek at it yesterday.

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9/11 Memorials Prepare For 10-Year Anniversary

Managers of the memorial sites to the 9/11 terrorist attacks are now preparing for the 10th anniversary of the tragedy, and some of them gathered at the National Building Museum last night to talk about the challenges of creating something both timely and timeless.

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Museum Holds 9/11 Memorial Discussion

The National Building Museum in downtown D.C. is hosting a discussion tonight on 9/11 memorials in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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