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The Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture opens in 2016, and music will be an integral part of the collection, from the influence of artists like Cab Calloway to Public Enemy. We speak with archivists and music historians who are traveling the country to bring objects like Chuck Berry’s Cadillac and Chuck D’s boombox to the National Mall.
- Timothy Anne Burnside Curatorial Museum Specialist, Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Ally Schweitzer Editor, WAMU 88.5's Bandwidth
- Kevin Strait Curatorial Museum Specialist, Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture
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