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"The TIME of Our Lives" exhibit at National Portrait Gallery opens. It features people whose portraits graced the cover of Time Magazine for the past 20 years. The reception was attended by many of those featured, as well as the artists. These included Eugene McCarthy, John Sirica, Jamie Wyeth, William C. Westmoreland, Lady Bird Johnson, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, and Julia Child.


  • TIME of Our Lives, The (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Time Magazine


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 6/1978, p. 6

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May 1, 1978


  • Art
  • Exhibit openings
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