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case with artifacts from christening of USNS Bob Hope

Documentation of the battleship USNS BOB HOPE’s 1997 christening, including the launching hatchet and a ceremonial champagne bottle given to Dolores Hope, suspended from red, white and blue ribbons.

[Photograph of the traveling exhibit, Bob Hope: American Patriot, as previously installed at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley.]