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Bush Brings U.S. Back to UNESCO

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Science  20 Sep 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5589, pp. 1976
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5589.1976b

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President George W. Bush announced to the United Nations General Assembly last week that the United States will rejoin the U.N. Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) after an 18-year absence. The announcement made few headlines, but at UNESCO headquarters in Paris it's the best news in years.