National Press Club

Smithsonian Institution

September 21, 2007

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Run time: 60 minutes

Cristi·n Samper talked about what he had done in the six months he had been acting secretary of the Smithsonian and outlined his vision for the Smithsonian's future. He talked about public exhibitions, opportunities for research, and the scope of operations of the institution. He also answered questions from reporters in the audience.