White House curator preserves history

WASHINGTON - It's been a couple of weeks since our mike bush interviewed President Obama at the White House, but he also took the opportunity to learn more about the white house itself.

You think of the white house as the home of the president but it's also a museum. First Lady Jackie Kennedy got the White House declared a museum in 1961, and since then a curator has acted as the historian and chief preserver of the white house's historic collection of art and furnishings.

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