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A panel talks about how new security measures in the nation’s capital and tourists’ safety concerns have affected tourism and the hospitality industry in Washington, D.C.
- Bill Line spokesman for the National Park Service's National Capital Region
- Mike Curtin chairman of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington and owner of the Broad Street Grill
- Chuck Tampio vice president of the Close Up Foundation
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