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    Capitol Grounds in Spring

    Stephen Ayers, acting architect of the Capitol, spoke about the U.S. Capitol grounds, little-known places of interest on the grounds, and maintenance of the grounds in springtime. 

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    Capitol Visitor Center Oversight

    Capitol Visitor Center employees testified in an oversight hearing. They focused on operations since the official opening and dedication of the new center and addressed a number of…

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    Pre-Inaugural Events

    Telephone lines were opened for viewer comments about inauguration day activities and preparations. Studio and remote guests also commented on the significance of the inaugural…

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    Preparations for the Presidential Inauguration

    Senator Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, talked to the press in the Russell Senate Office Building about the upcoming presidential…

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    Capitol Visitor Center Opening Ceremony

    Officials spoke at opening ceremonies were in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Emancipation Hall. The center was designed to provide both enhanced security and greater educational…

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    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

    A preview of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center was held for the media prior to the December 2, 2008, opening, which marks the 145th anniversary of the raising of the statue on top of the…

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    Capitol Visitors Center Update

    In an oversight hearing the witnesses testified about the progress of the construction of the new U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.

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    Global Climate Change and Energy Independence

    Officials testified about the relationship between fossil fuels and global climate change. Topics included the economic benefits of reduced energy consumption, use of renewable energy…

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