Richard Kurin serves as the Smithsonian Institution's undersecretary for history, art, and culture.
April 9 2014 12:05 PMVisit Marian Anderson's Fur Coat Today, Its 75th BirthdayOn April 9, 1939, Marian Anderson was forced by segregation to sing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. She showed up in the coolest fur coat ever.Richard Kurin
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