NBC anchor and Greatest Generation author Tom Brokaw recently visited The National WWII Museum to reflect on the lessons of America's divisions, as well as its unities in purpose. In this NBC Nightly News clip, historian David McCullough accompanies Brokaw on a visit through the Museum's newest permanent exhibit, The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George R. Brown Salute to the Home Front. Both gentleman share wartime memories, while examining the importance of bringing history to life.
The Arsenal of Democracy
Telling the story of how the war was won is at the heart of The National WWII Museum’s mission, and The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George R. Brown Salute to the Home Front—the Museum's newest permanent exhibit, located on the second level of the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, the Museum’s original building—literally brings that story home.