Clark is Made Regent

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  • Legislation appointing Jeannine Smith Clark to the Board of Regents is signed by President Reagan.
  • Among her many contributions to the Smithsonian, Clark chaired the Cultural Education Committee, established in 1987, to consider questions of representation of minorities and sensitivity to cultural pluralism in the Smithsonian's exhibit programs.


  • Clark, Jeannine Smith 1928-2018
  • Board of Regents


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," October 1983, p. 1.

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August 26, 1983


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