Perot Offers $70 Million to Move MAI to Dallas, Texas
H. Ross Perot has offered to invest $70 million in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, if the Museum's trustees agree to move the museum to Dallas, Texas. According to the museum's trust, it is not allowed to leave the state of New York.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
McGill, Douglas C. "Perot Seeks to Move Indian Museum." The New York Times, 21 February 1985, p. C24.
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