Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780813125886
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135489 | DOI:
Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?

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This chapter discusses and traces the impact of security threats on the project development and management of the Capitol Visitor Center. It was under construction from 2001 to 2008 and was opened to the public on December 2, 2008. The chapter examines the evolution of the policy debate that surrounded the Capitol Visitor Center and the subsequent debate over management of the massive project.

Keywords: security threats; project development; management; Capitol Visitor Center; policy debate

Chapter.  14026 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: US Politics

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