Watch: State of Our Union: Telling the American Story

How can we craft an American story with room for all?

Two of our country’s foremost cultural leaders, Mellon Foundation President Elizabeth Alexander and Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, recently came together to share their knowledge as builders of scholarship and institutions that have opened a fuller understanding of history and culture in the US.

This livestream event was co-presented by Mellon Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution on January 26, 2023.

Watch this event with ASL interpretation here.

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