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The Statue of Liberty and Ken Salazar's crowning achievement

This morning, Secretary of the Interior (and former Colorado Senator) Ken Salazar got the full-bore show-biz treatment when he joined the Today show's Matt Lauer in the crown of the Statue of Liberty, which will reopen for the first time since 9/11 on July 4. Only problem: The low ceiling prevented Salazar from rocking his trademark cowboy hat. Watch the clip above.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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