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Nearly 200 Gather to Dedicate Jonestown Memorial

OAKLAND, CA (AP).- Nearly 200 people gathered at Oakland's Evergreen Cemetery on Sunday to dedicate a newly completed memorial to the victims of the 1978 mass murder and suicide at Jonestown, Guyana, organizers said. The afternoon ceremony came after a...

Museum to Feature Ohio’s Old Electric Chair

By: Doug Whiteman, Associated Press COLUMBUS (AP)- Ohio's old electric chair will be on public view for the first time in 80 years as part of a small exhibit at the state's history museum that will spotlight artifacts from the more provocative side of ...

Smithsonian Chief Wayne Clough Says Banned Video by David Wojnarowicz a...

LOS ANGELES (AP).- After complaints prompted him to cut a 4-minute video from an exhibition about gay contributions to art, the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution became the target in a national censorship debate. Wayne Clough didn't publicly def...

Smithsonian Chief Wayne Clough Says Banned Video by David Wojnarowicz a...

LOS ANGELES (AP).- After complaints prompted him to cut a 4-minute video from an exhibition about gay contributions to art, the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution became the target in a national censorship debate. Wayne Clough didn't publicly def...

Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough Defends Decision to Remove Controversial Video

WASHINGTON (AP).- Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough on Tuesday defended his decision to remove an artist's video that depicted ants crawling on a crucifix from an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery, saying a controversy over the short clip threa...

Debate in Turkey Over Armenia Monument: Modern Art or a Blight...

ISTANBUL (AP).- Modern art or a blight on the landscape? A giant monument to friendship between historic enemies Turkey and Armenia has become a symbol of controversy rather than healing. Turkey's prime minister said the monument near the Armenian bord...

Debate in Turkey Over Armenia Monument: Modern Art or a Blight...

ISTANBUL (AP).- Modern art or a blight on the landscape? A giant monument to friendship between historic enemies Turkey and Armenia has become a symbol of controversy rather than healing. Turkey's prime minister said the monument near the Armenian bord...

John Lennon’s White ‘Abbey Road’ Two-Piece Suit Sells for $46,000 at...

STAMFORD, CT (AP).- The white two-piece suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album has been sold at auction in Connecticut for $46,000. The suit and other Beatles memorabilia were sold Saturday at the Braswell Galleries' annu...

Legendary Musician John Lennon’s Iconic "White Suit" from Abbey Road to...

NORWALK, CT.- No one could have foreseen the simple white suit Lennon wore to the famous Abbey Road recording studio was destined to become one of the most recognized, scrutinized, satirized and parodied garments in rock-n-roll folklore. The iconic two...

Smithsonian Stands Firmly Behind "Hide/Seek" Exhibition

WASHINGTON, DC.- The exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” which opened Oct. 30, recently sparked a great deal of controversy. One of the exhibition’s ...

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