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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8051]

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: "Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews"

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, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that certain of the objects to be included in the exhibition "Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews," imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. These objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of these exhibit objects at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about October 21, 2012, until on or about March 10, 2013, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in theFederal Register.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the objects covered by this notice, 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.
Dated: September 28, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.