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One Nation Under SiegeCongress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy$
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Jocelyn J. Evans

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813125886

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.001.0001

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Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?

Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?

Construction of the Capitol Visitor Center

(p.138) 5 Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?
One Nation Under Siege

Jocelyn Jones Evans

University Press of Kentucky

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

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