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Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, speaks in the Rotunda Dome Room. Salmond's visit marks the 10th anniversary of a United States Senate resolution noting America's Declaration of Independence was inspired in part by the 14th-century Scottish Declaration of Arbroath. Salmond is touring the United States to promote Scotland Week, which starts March 30 and showcases Scotland's academic, business and cultural contributions to the world. He also plans stops in Boston, New York City and Washington.