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The Smithsonian Galaxy, a weekly series of 2 1/2-minute radio features, is inaugurated to serve 202 stations in 44 states as well as the Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, Australia, Germany, and Canada.


Smithsonian Galaxy (Radio Series)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • The Annual Report for 1984 gives the date as December, 1979.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984, p. 405
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "S. Dillon Ripley Chronology"

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


January 6, 1979


  • International Activities
  • Public programs
  • Radio
  • Australia
  • Canada


  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Germany

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