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The National Health Museum and the future use of Federal Office Building 8

United States

The National Health Museum and the future use of Federal Office Building 8

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, ... Congress, first session, May 10, 2001

by United States

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7380119M
ISBN 100160663172
ISBN 109780160663178
OCLC/WorldCa48615278

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THE NATIONAL HEALTH MUSEUM AND THE FUTURE USE OF FEDERAL OFFICE BUILDING 8 Thursday, House of Representatives, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, Washington, D.C.

Thank you for inviting GSA to appear before you today to discuss the National Health Museum proposal as it relates to the future use of Federal Office Building 8 (FOB 8) at 2 nd and C Streets, SW.

I'd like to start by giving you a brief description of the building and its status. The National Health Museum and the future use of Federal Office Building 8: hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, The National Museum of Health and Medicine inspires interest in and promotes the understanding of medicine—past, present, and future—with a special emphasis on tri-service American military medicine.

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