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Washington fans express their outrage at Bob Short moving team to Texas in 1971
Washington Senators Move to Texas
Bob Short, owner of the Washington Senators moved the team to Arlington, Texas following the 1971 MLB season. Baseball wouldn't return to D.C. until 2005.
White House Easter Egg Roll (1898)
The Changing Face of White House Security: From Unfenced Yards to Strict Controls
This guest post by Rick looks at the changing face of White House security over time, from a lack of fencing in the Civil War to the current strict controls. Read on to learn more!
Takoma Theater in the 1980s (WAMU)
The Rise and Fall of the Takoma Theatre, DC's Nearly 100-Year-Old Movie House
The Takoma Theatre opened in 1924, but the rise of the multiplex and its response with adult cinema saw it close its doors in 2006. Read the 100-year story of this DC movie house.
Hirshhorn Museum construction 1972
All Eyes On The Hirshhorn, But It Wasn't Always Pretty (Or Round)
This is a guest post by Aaron. Rendering of “SONG 1” (hirshhorn.si.edu) Art fans will focus Thursday night on the outer walls of the Hirshhorn Museum.  Eleven video projectors will paint the Smithsonian’s modern and contemporary ring with 360 degrees of a looping film called, “SONG 1.”  The Hirshhorn’s exterior will become exhibition space as artist Doug Aitken transforms the circumference into an inside-out movie screen.  Just for a few...

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