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Zoo to reveal cause of panda cub death

The National Zoo is set to reveal what killed a 6- day-old giant panda cub.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 11:35am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, panda, Smithsonian

Dorothy's ruby slippers depart from Smithsonian

One of the most popular items at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington is being taken off display for a special loan to a London museum.

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 04:10am EDT

Tags: Wizard of Oz, ruby slippers, Smithsonian

Smithsonian features US national anthem in Spanish

A little-known official translation of the U.S. national anthem to be sung in Spanish is now part of the Smithsonian Institution's collection.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 02:41am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, national anthem, spanish

Smithsonian to add covered wagon at history museum

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is installing a covered wagon from its collection to show more of its objects on the museum floor in Washington.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 03:43am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, covered wagon, National Museum of American History

Smithsonian buys Ben Franklin suit for collection

Benjamin Franklin's three-piece silk suit worn on a diplomatic mission to France in 1778 is joining the permanent collection of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 04:20am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, benjamin franklin

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