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Hidden Treasures: Vice Presidential Artifacts

When John Adams became the country's first vice president, he called the job "the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived." The job profile has changed over the years, but most people still don't know what the vice president does.

Harriet Baskas visits a museum dedicated to one of nation's hidden treasures: the vice president.

This story is part of the Hidden Treasures Radio Project, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Cultural Development Authority of King County, Wash.

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Harriet Baskas