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Oversight Hearing on the "Future of the National Mall"
Friday, June 1, 2012 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
1334 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS
1334 Longworth House Office Building
Friday, June 1, 2012
10:00 a.m.





OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:

  • "Future of the National Mall"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Rob Bishop
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Stephen E. Whitesell
Regional Director
National Capital Region
National Park Service

Tom Luebke
Secretary
U.S. Commission of Fine Arts

Preston Bryant
Chairman
National Capital Planning Commission

Justin Shubow
President and Chairman
National Civic Art Society
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. Jenice View
Washington, DC
(Truth in Testimony Form)

STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD:

The Honorable Sam Farr, CA-17
Member of Congress

BACKGROUND:

Home to the Washington Monument, the World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials, and the Smithsonian Museums, the National Mall is America’s front yard. Each year Congress must consider potential changes and additions to the Mall and deliberate how each proposal could affect this important resource and its finite capacity. This hearing will provide an opportunity to discuss a broader prospective on the future of this historic area.

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