Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for the premiering of the PBS documentary, Rubén Salazar: Man in the Middle. The documentary tells the story of the life and death of prominent Civil Rights-era journalist, Rubén Salazar, killed in 1970 by an L.A. County sheriff's deputy. The premiere screening event includes introductions by filmmaker Phillip Rodriguez and curator E. Carmen Ramos and a panel discussion following the screening. Free tickets are available in the Museum's G Street Lobby beginning at 6 p.m.
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