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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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National Archives and Records Administration has hosted 477 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1915 Vignette. The year with the most events was 2014 with 27 events. Most appearances with David Ferriero (115), Sam Anthony (36), Douglas Swanson (28). Most common tags: U.S. History, Civil War, World War II.

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    Ukrainian President Delivers Speech From National Archives

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska delivered an address from the National Archives in…

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    Logging in the 1930s

    This early documentary showed lumbering operations. The silent film, later reconstructed with voice, was created by the…

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    Rebels at Sea

    Author Eric Jay Dolin talked about how privateers, with their fleet of private vessels, were critical to the American…

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    The Color of Abolition]

    Author Linda Hirshman talked about the pre-Civil War relationship among abolitionists Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd…

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