Opinion: A pink palace by any other name won’t sound as sweet

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 13, 2021 2:36 PM CT | Published: June 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Kevin Thompson is executive director of the Pink Palace, which is now under the &ldquo;umbrella brand&rdquo; of Memphis Museum of Science and History (MoSH).</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Kevin Thompson is executive director of the Pink Palace, which is now under the “umbrella brand” of Memphis Museum of Science and History (MoSH). (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

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It seems that the people managing the museums want to call themselves something other than the Pink Palace. But we “the locals” will never call the Pink Palace anything else. Even with a primer to explain whatever a MoSH is.

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Memphis Pink Palace Museum Kevin Thompson Clarence Saunders

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