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The Festival: Living History

In this year when we are preparing to celebrate our nation's Bicentennial in 1976 many of our efforts are being directed toward reviewing, interpreting and displaying the contributions made by all our peoples to the political, technological, cultural and social development of our country.

Throughout the nation appropriate activities will be staged in 1976 to commemorate the people and events that made our history. Obviously, not all Americans will be able to visit all these sites. However, millions of Americans will visit our nation's capital this year and next. The estimates on the number expected during the Bicentennial reachas high as 35 ...

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