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Woodrow Wilson Library, SIB, by Unknown, 1972, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 72-4900.

October 24, 1968

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is established by the United States Congress (P.L. 90-637), and is placed at the Smithsonian Institution under a Board of Trustees appointed by former President Lyndon Johnson and President Richard Nixon. In 1970, it will be installed in the newly created floors occupying the former upper main hall of the Smithsonian Institution Building.More

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