The New Mexico Governor’s Mansion Foundation is releasing a new short film narrated by award-winning author Hampton Sides that tells the story of New Mexico’s historic Governor’s Mansion. With tours of the home cancelled due to COVID-19, the film provides a rare opportunity to see parts of the building and grounds that are seldom on display. Check out this short trailer and find the full-length video HERE.
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