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The Power of Portraits

Lecture no. 18 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

The Power of Portraits

Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Peer into powerful faces from the past, including those of Pocahontas, Frederick Douglass, and the female factory worker apocryphally known as Rosie the Riveter, who appears on an iconic poster from World War II. Also inspect another icon: the signature stovepipe hat worn by Abraham Lincoln.

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