May 29, 1981


A 30-second public service announcement, “Think Smithsonian,” is produced by the Office of Public Affairs to bring the Institution’s many varied activities to the attention of television audiences. It is distributed to 100 stations within 500 miles of Washington and is broadcast by approximately 75 percent of those stations.

Posted: 1 June 2010
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Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.