NATAS staff with Donors (Lft to Rt) David Michaels, Carolyn Grippi, Alison Gibson, Tim Egan, Malachy G. Wiegnes, Robert Martin Liebscher, Susan Lucci, Alex Trebek, Kathy Parker, Phil Parker, Barbara Williams, Les Heintz

Photo Flash: Daytime TV Gets Primetime Spot at Smithsonian in Time for 40th Annual Broadcast
'The Smithsonian was so highly revered by my father, I wish he were here to share this moment with me,' says Susan Lucci, who joined Alex Trebek and Barney co-creators, Kathy and Phil Parker, as objects were added to the Smithsonian's permanent collections. On Thursday, May 9th, The National Museum of American History and The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced a partnership that will secure that future generations will remember great moments in daytime television history. Scroll down for photos from the event!

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