Event | Exhibits and Tours Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture

Date and Location

  • When: Monday, April 22, 2019

    8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT

  • Where: Thomas Jefferson Building - Bob Hope Gallery of American Entertainment

    10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540

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Politicians and entertainers have dominated public life in America for much of the twentieth century. Members of both professions have found their worlds increasingly entangled. The exhibition explores some of these entanglements, focusing on the careers of Bob Hope and other entertainers who were involved in the political climate of their times. Explore artifacts that represent an array of viewpoints on the interplay of politics and entertainment in American public life.