Mission and Future of the Smithsonian Institution

Wayne Clough, who had been secretary of the Smithsonian for just over a year, talked about taking the Smithsonian in a new direction,… read more

Wayne Clough, who had been secretary of the Smithsonian for just over a year, talked about taking the Smithsonian in a new direction, changing management policies following news reports that showed overspending and lack of oversight in a predecessor’s term, and how to interest young tech-savvy people in the Smithsonian. Topics included having the Smithsonian become more of a resource on major issues of the day such as the subject of climate change. After the interview, the reporters discussed his responses with the host. close

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Mission and Future of the Smithsonian Institution

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288716-1
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Interview
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Roundtable
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 6, 2009

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  • Sep 06, 2009 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 06, 2009 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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