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"Personal Legacy: The Healing of A Nation" Exhibit, NMAH

October 28, 1992

The National Museum of American History opens Personal Legacy: The Healing of a Nation, an exhibition commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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