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Volume 23  |  Friday, February 25, 2000  |  Number 4
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Senator Fitzgerald Vistis Fermilab
Senator Peter Fitzgerald(center) with Fermilab Director Michael Witherell (left) and physicist Stan Wojcicki

On January 17, Senator Peter Fitzgerald (R-IL) paid his first visit to Fermilab. He brought with him a lively interest in physics. "What effect do the discoveries you make here have on Einstein's theory of general relativity?" Fitzgerald asked CDF spokesmen Al Goshaw and Franco Bedeschi during a tour of the CDF detector. Goshaw said it was the first time he could remember being asked that question by a U.S. Senator. Fitzgerald also pledged support for a strong future for Fermilab. "Any new accelerators built in the U.S. should be built right here," Fitzgerald said.


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