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Press Conference

March 14, 2008

WHEN: Saturday, March 1511 a.m.

WHERE: Smithsonian Institution Building ("Castle")The Commons (first floor)1000 Jefferson Drive S.W.(Use the Mall entrance on Jefferson Drive)

WHO: Secretary designateAlan Spoon, Regent and search committee chair, managing-general partner of Polaris Venture Partners and former president of The Washington Post CompanyRoger Sant, Regent and chairman of the board, co-founder of AES Corp. and

Regent Roger Sant will introduce the 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian. A Q-and-A session will follow the remarks.


Linda St. Thomas
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Becky Haberacker
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