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National Archives and Records Administration

The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives. NARA is officially responsible for maintaining and publishing the legally authentic and authoritative copies of acts of Congress, presidential proclamations and executive orders, and federal regulations. Wikipedia*

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The National Archives and Records Administration has 478 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1915, RMS Lusitania Departing New York City on Final Voyage. The year with the most videos was 2014 with 27 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1962 with an average of 4,339 views per program. Most appearances with David Ferriero (69), Sam Anthony (35), Douglas Swanson (24). Most common tags: U.S. History, World War II, Civil War.

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