U.S. President Obama and first lady Michelle are joined by Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Clough at the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum

 
U.S. President Obama and first lady Michelle are joined by Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Clough at the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum
U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are joined by Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Wayne Clough (L) as they place their hands over their hearts while the American flag is honored at the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington February 22, 2012. The museum is scheduled to open on the National Mall in 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)