New National WWII Museum exhibit looks at fight on home front

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The newest permanent exhibit at the National World War II Museum tells the home front story from the 1920s to the development of the atomic bomb.

"Salute to the Home Front" opens to the public Saturday at the museum in New Orleans.

Technological innovation and racial discrimination are among the complex topics explored in nine galleries covering nearly 10,000 square feet (930 sq. meters).