05.28.19

Comment On The Election Of Lonnie G. Bunch III To Become The Next Secretary Of The Smithsonian Institution

Comment Of Smithsonian Regent Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
On The Election Of Lonnie G. Bunch III
To Become The Next Secretary
Of The Smithsonian Institution

May 28, 2019

At a meeting this morning of the Smithsonian Regents, chaired by Chief Justice Roberts, I was proud to vote in favor of Lonnie Bunch’s candidacy to become our next Secretary of the venerated Smithsonian Institution. His election is not only a superb choice, recognizing his proven achievements, but also acknowledges the historic nature of his accomplishments within the Institution.

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