How The Smithsonian Chief Got Caught In The Middle

“The story of how Mr. Clough was caught in a collision of art and politics is in some ways a classic Washington tale: Outsider comes to the capital, crosses power brokers, shifts into damage control. It reflects the difficult landscape for the arts in Washington, where Republicans are ascendant, and arts leaders, nervous about budget cuts, are treading carefully.”

Source: The New York Times 03/30/11