National Archives Building

A panel discussion was held on architect John Russell Pope’s masterwork, the National Archives building in Washington, D.C. Patty… read more

A panel discussion was held on architect John Russell Pope’s masterwork, the National Archives building in Washington, D.C. Patty Reinert Mason is the author of The National Archives Building: Temple of American History, published by the Foundation for the National Archives to mark the 75th anniversary of the building. She talked about the building’s history, features, and the symbolism of its ornate sculptures. Scott Teixeira, the architect who did the renovation on the building, talked about John Russell Pope and the architecture. The moderator was Rick Blondo, the National Archives management and program analyst involved in the restoration of the building. Slides were shown during the discussion. Then the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Rick Blondo Analyst National Archives and Records Administration->Management and Programs
  • Frank Cordes Director Foundation for the National Archives->Marketing and Administration
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National Archives Building

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Program ID:
292357-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 14, 2010

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  • Mar 13, 2010 | 12:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 13, 2010 | 6:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2010 | 12:36am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2010 | 6:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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