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Turning the Ocean Liner Slowly 1990

Turning the Ocean Liner Slowly” was about the Smithsonian Institution after I had left.  I had been the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Museums and the Deputy Director for Public Program Planning for the National Museum of the American Indian.  In 1990 I became the Deputy Director for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum no longer at the Smithsonian.

This is a paper, as all my papers are, about some form of accessibility.  This time with an emphasis on organization and demographic change.

Politically it was a much more optimistic liberal political  time then (1990) than now as I upload this paper (2015).  The world seems to be universally turning toward the right with power going unevenly to the rich and priviledged.