Photo: The rescue capsule emerges, carrying the first of the trapped Chilean miners. Credit: RussiaToday.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is marking the first anniversary of the 2010 rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners with “Against All Odds: Rescue at the Chilean Mine.” There’s also a film and panel discussion with two of the miners and Chilean Minister of Mining Laurence Golborne. Melissa Steffan, writing in the Washington Post’s On Leadership, interviews Golborne.
Michelle Locke of the Associated Press looks at “ghost wineries” of Napa Valley that have been renovated after being abandoned during Prohibition.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is examining whether Latino history is adequately represented and asked the National Park Service to review sites the could receive special status. Ed O’Keffe in the Washington Post.