We interview Robin Fryday, co-director of the Academy Award® nominated film: The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and has screened across the country throughout the year including the Library of Congress and on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Robin Fryday is a photographer residing in Marin County, California. The Barber of Birmingham is Fryday’s first film. Visit http://barberofbirmingham.com/
Today is the groundbreaking of the National Museum of African and American History & Culture (NMAAHC), the first national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture. Scheduled to open in 2015, the museum will be the first green building on the National Mall. Building designed by Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup. Construction by Clark/Smoot/Russell. We speak to Paul Gardullo, Museum Curator, about this historic event and San Francisco Bay Area connections to this wonderful institution launch this morning at 10 a.m. ET. To watch visit: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/02/22/president-obama-ground-breaking-ceremony-smithsonian-national-museum-african-america
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