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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - John R. "Jack" Dailey
With the turn of a key and the click of a lock, the District's memorials, monuments and museums were back open Thursday, welcoming thousands of visitors who'd waited through the 16-day federal shutdown to gain access to the famous sites.
The space shuttle Discovery went out in high-flying style.
"The people that work here are emotionally tied to the museum," he said. "It's more than just a job."
Gen. Dailey said the focus would be on its mission to educate, inform and inspire — and to try to accommodate as many school field trips as possible.