"I deeply believe that the Fulbright Program is one of the most effective means we have of explaining ourselves to other people."
Walter Johnson, University of Chicago history professor
and member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships from 1947 until 1954.
Senator and Mrs. Fulbright with Dr. Leonard Carmichael, secretary of the Smithsonian
Institution, at the opening of the exhibitions: Fulbright Designers and Fulbright Painters, February
Senator Fulbright with Sam Fischer, Fulbright scholar to Italy, at the Obelisk Gallery in
Washington, D.C., on February 2, 1953, for the opening of the International Fulbright Exchange.
Half of the show featured paintings by Fischer, and the other half featured works by Manlio
Guberti, an Italian artist in the United States on a Fulbright scholarship. Fischer studied at Brera
Academy of Fine Arts in Milan during 1951-52.
Michael Economos, a Fulbright grantee, looks at prints at an exhibit for American artists in Rome in 1963. Some of his works were included in the exhibit.