Senators Blast Smithsonian for Political Agenda'

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Summary

Concerns the accusations of two Republican senators that the Smithsonian is advancing leftist political views in their projects. Two programs criticized include the National Museum of American Art's exhibit "The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Past" and the television series "The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes."

Subject

  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The Washington Post (Newspaper)

Contact information

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

Date

May 16, 1991

Topic

  • Art
  • Art, American
  • Controversies
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions
  • History
  • Art objects
  • Art--History

Place

  • United States
  • North America

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