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Michelle Obama's dress 'makes history'

14 January 2014 Last updated at 02:15 GMT

The Smithsonian Museum in Washington has decided to put Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown on display.

It is the first time that a dress worn by the first lady at a second inauguration will be displayed in the Smithsonian's museum of American History.

Lorna Blount reports.

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