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Carlene Stephens

Curator, Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History

Carlene Stephens appears in the following:

Ghost in the machine

When the 17-year-old crown prince of Spain, Don Carlos, fell down a set of stairs in 1562, he threw his whole country into a state of uncertainty about the future. Especially his father, King Philip II, who despite being the most powerful man in the world, was helpless in the ...

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Ghost Stories

Friday, June 29, 2012

Real-life people try to pin down, and make peace with, mysterious figures that haunt them, prod them, and fade out of existence.

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A Clockwork Miracle

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

In 1562, King Philip II needed a miracle. So he commissioned one from a highly-skilled clockmaker. In this short, a king's deal with God leads to an intricate mechanical creation, and Jad heads to the Smithsonian to investigate. 

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