Time to Circle the Wagons

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Summary

Discusses the controversy surrounding the National Museum of American Art's exhibit, "The West as America: Reinterpreting Images of the Frontier, 1820- 1920." Senator Ted Stevens suspects that the Smithsonian Institution is advancing their leftist political agenda in the exhibit and he advocates a cut in funding to the Smithsonian.

Subject

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

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Newsweek (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

May 27, 1991

Topic

  • Art, American
  • Controversies
  • Ethnology
  • Exhibitions

Place

  • United States
  • North America

Physical description

pp. 70

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