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Reuters - Smithsonian National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang snuggles her cub at the zoo in Washington, DC, September 5, 2013
Save the Pandas! Don't Close Government Videos and Websites
October 1, 2013, Darrell M. West
This government shutdown has lead to a new challenge: the closing of government websites. Darrell West explains that while attention has been paid to the shuttering of the DC Panda cam website, other sites have also gone dark during the shutdown. It serves as another example of limited services during this budget crisis.
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Darrell M. West
Vice President and Director, Governance Studies
Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Allan A. Friedman
Fellow, Governance Studies
Research Director, Center for Technology Innovation
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