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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution , established in 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. Originally organized as the "United States National Museum," that name ceased to exist as an administrative entity in 1967. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Smithsonian Institution has hosted 85 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1985 Forum. The year with the most events was 2000 with 11 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2004 with an average of 2,159 views per video. Most appearances with Lawrence M. Small (11), Thomas Lovejoy (5), Marc Pachter (4). Most common tags: U.S. History, Environment, Science & Technology.

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    Smithsonian Artifact Recovery Team

    The Smithsonian Institution graduated a specially trained team designed to recover national treasures endangered by threats from extreme…

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    Colonial historian Mary Beth Norton looked at the year 1774, the lead-up to and the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

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    Smithsonian Secretary Installation Ceremony

    Lonnie Bunch outlined his priorities during remarks at his official installation ceremony as Smithsonian Institution…

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    The Biological Mind

    MIT’s Alan Jasanoff looked at the influence of the environment, from chemicals and bacteria to the weather, sights, and…

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