The Immediate Aftermath

  • Martin Harwit


Smithsonian regents’ meetings are always held on a Monday. I had spent the previous weekend writing letters of thanks to all our many supporters on the now canceled exhibition, both in the United States and in Japan. As soon as Heyman had delivered his announcement, those went into the mail. The difficult problems, I knew, would be internal to the museum. My main concern was with morale after this tremendous setback on an exhibition toward which so many members of the staff had devoted their efforts for years.


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