President Reagan Awarding Dr. Maurice Hilleman the National Medal of Science

President Reagan Awarding Dr. Maurice Hilleman the National Medal of Science

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Description (Brief)
A photograph documenting President Ronald Reagan awarding the National Medal of Science to Dr. Maurice Hilleman in 1988. The image in photograph 2017.3081.10 is only slightly different to that in 2017.3081.09, perhaps taken moments apart. This photograph bears no inscription.
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Object Name
photograph, commemorative, vaccine development
date made
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 1/8 in; 21.59 cm x 28.2575 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of the Hilleman Family: Lorraine W. Hilleman, Jeryl Lynn Hilleman, and Kirsten Jeanne Hilleman
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National Museum of American History
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My opinion: Dr Maurice Hilleman should have been awarded with the Nobel Prize.----- Professor Dr Rafiqul Islam, Dept of Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka.

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