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"Hidden Figures" Screening at NMAAHC (NHQ201612140040)

Founding Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie G. Bunch III welcomes the audience to a screening of the film “Hidden Figures” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 in Washington DC. The film is based on the book of the same title, by Margot Lee Shetterly, and chronicles the lives of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson -- African-American women working at NASA as “human computers,” who were critical to the success of John Glenn’s Friendship 7 mission in 1962. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

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Taken on December 14, 2016