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Sign of the Times Exhibit Opens December 10, 2020

Historically, the ephemeral hardworking American political poster has been hiding in plain sight, attempting to catch our eye and capture our vote through the use of visual language. In a survey that spans the life of these ubiquitous messengers, Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844–2012 explores a variety of styles, design trends, and printing technology that will delight your eye, engage your imagination, and lead you to ruminate over past political commitments. Sign of the Times features the most exciting and rarely seen posters created in the last 170 years and opens December 10, 2020.

How Irish are the Clintons?

How Irish are the Clintons?

On St. Patrick’s Day Americans like to indulge in traditions such as parades, wearing green, and drinking green beer to celebrate the Irish heritage in our country. Those celebrations tend to be fun but don’t often account for the historic relationships between Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the United States. Both President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton have made significant contributions to the relations between these countries. 

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Touring Arkansas: U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Touring Arkansas: U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Arkansas is rich in history, but there’s a difference between places and events in the past that should be celebrated, and those that should be honored, and never forgotten. The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail marks events and locations that fall into the latter category, sites in Little Rock that were significant to the national Civil Rights Movement.

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The Legacy of Johnny Cash

The Legacy of Johnny Cash

The Clinton House Museum is excited to host 1968: A Folsom Redemption at the museum from September 1 to October 20, 2019. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of a landmark event, this exhibit is a collection of photographs and memories of two journalists lucky enough to be among a handful of eyewitnesses to the historic Johnny Cash concerts at Folsom Prison.

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Hillary Rodham Appeared in Life Magazine Fifty Years Ago Today

Hillary Rodham Appeared in Life Magazine Fifty Years Ago Today

Fifty years ago today, on June 20, 1969, Life Magazine published an article about notable recent college graduates and their rousing commencement speeches. Nested in the middle of the article was Hillary Rodham’s photo and an excerpt of her commencement address to the graduating class of Wellesley College.

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