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American Artifacts: U.S. Department of Treasury Building Part 2

American Artifacts: Treasury Building Part 2

American Artifacts: Treasury Building Part 2

Washington, DC
Sunday, May 15, 2011

Curator Richard Cote leads us on a tour of the Treasury building to learn about a long-term restoration project begun in 1986. In the second half of a two-part program, we see Secretary Timothy Geithner's office, a suite of rooms that has served Treasury Secretaries since 1910. We also learn about the restoration of the ornate West Dome and the gold gilding that had once been painted over and forgotten.

Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011 at 11:46am (ET)

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