Moser Named Editor of Smithsonian Magazine

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Donald B. Moser, who had been serving as acting editor of the Smithsonian Magazine since January 1980, is named editor. Edward K. Thompson, founding editor and publisher, continues to serve at the Smithsonian Institution as a consultant to Secretary S. Dillon Ripley on print and electronic media.


  • Moser, Donald B
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Thompson, Edward K. 1907-
  • Smithsonian Magazine


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," March 1981, p. 4.

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February 1981


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