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Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: “National Geographic Treasures of the Earth”

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SUMMARY:

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), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition “National Geographic Treasures of the Earth” imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, from on or about June 11, 2011, until on or about June 10, 2014, (or, in any event, for a duration not to exceed six years from June 11, 2011), is in the national interest. The Museum understands that immediately after the last day of the aforementioned exhibition or display period, the objects shall be repatriated back to the United Kingdom. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-632-6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA-5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522-0505.

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Dated: May 7, 2011.

Ann Stock,

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.

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[FR Doc. 2011-11834 Filed 5-12-11; 8:45 am]

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