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Summary

Describes the success of the National Air and Space Museum since its opening on July 1, 1976. Provides a brief history of the creation of the museum with particular attention to the struggle in Congress to receive funding.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Aviation Week and Space Technology (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

July 16. 1979

Topic

  • Openings
  • Congressional Debates
  • Budget
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

Physical description

pp. 111

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