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Kirk Johnson, Sant Director, National Museum of Natural History

The federal government is the biggest buyer in the world. Some items are harder to come by than others. A T-Rex dinosaur skeleton just arrived at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The purchase is a case study in government acquisition. It will be a centerpiece of the museum's new dinosaur hall in 2019. Sant Director Kirk Johnson told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp how the museum acquired the skeleton from the Army Corps of Engineers.

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Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:46am EDT
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Julia Ziegler, Michael O'Connell, Federal News Radio

The National Museum of American History celebrates a big birthday this year. It's now 50 years old. Federal News Radio takes a look at the museum's past and present. Web Manager Julia Ziegler and Web Editor Michael O'Connell share details with Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp. Read Federal News Radio's related article.

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Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:33am EDT
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From ruby slippers to first ladies' gowns, American History Museum celebrates major milestone

2014 marks 50 years since the Smithsonian Institution opened the doors on its National Museum of American History. Federal News Radio explores the museum's beginnings through pictures and stories with the people who were there then and now.

Tags: National Museum of American History , Art Molella , technology , history , Michael OConnell

Friday - 04/18/2014, 04:00am EDT

Michael O'Connell, Web Editor, Federal News Radio

One Smithsonian museum is celebrating a big milestone this year. The National Museum of American History turns 50-years old. Federal News Radio is taking a look back at the museum's creation with a special Web feature Friday. Web editor Michael O'Connell gives In Depth with Francis Rose a preview.

Tags: Michael OConnell , National Museum of American History , In Depth

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:42pm EDT
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Smithsonian boosts network, tools to meet increasing digital demands

Deron Burba, the Smithsonian's CIO, said the organization will launch 3-D technology this fall to let researchers and others explore digital images like never before.
November 28, 2013

Tags: technology , Ask the CIO , Deron Burba , data management , information sharing , mobile computing , Jason Miller , Internet2

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 12:17pm EST
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Smithsonian boosts network, tools to meet increasing digital demands

Deron Burba, the Smithsonian's CIO, said the organization will launch 3-D technology this fall to let researchers and others explore digital images like never before.
October 10, 2013

Tags: technology , Ask the CIO , Deron Burba , data management , Internet 2 , information sharing , mobile computing , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 12:17pm EDT
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Smithsonian to reopen 1 of Mall's oldest buildings

The Smithsonian Institution announced plans Wednesday to create an innovation pavilion with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall.

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Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 03:11pm EST

Snow collapses Smithsonian storage warehouse

The heavy snow fall that has closed much of the Washington area on Wednesday collapsed the roof and a wall at a Smithsonian storage facility in Suitland, Maryland.

Tags: management , newsstand , Linda St. Thomas , Max Cacas , National Air and Space Museum

Wednesday - 02/10/2010, 05:16pm EST

The Smithsonian Institution

Ann Speyer,
CIO, The Smithsonian Institution
Feb, 19, 2009

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Wednesday - 02/18/2009, 01:28pm EST
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Smithsonian worker files whistleblower complaint

An exhibits specialist at the National Air and Space Museum is filing a federal whistleblower complaint against the Smithsonian Institution for retaliating when he complained of improper handling of asbestos in the museum's outside walls.

Tags: mngt , National Air & Space Museum , whistleblowers , asbestos

Tuesday - 03/17/2009, 02:30pm EDT
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