Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “Art and the Empire City”
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985, 22 U.S.C. 2459), the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority of October 19, 1999, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition “Art and the Empire City, “ imported from abroad for the temporary exhibition without profit within the United States, are of cultural significance. These objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with foreign lenders. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY from September 11, 2000 through January 7, 2001 is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.
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For further information, including a list of exhibit objects, contact Jacqueline Caldwell, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/619-6982). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-44; 301-4th Street, SW, Room 700, Washington, DC 20547-0001.
Dated: June 22, 2000.
William B. Bader,
Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 00-16767 Filed 6-30-00; 8:45 am]
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