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National Security Archive

The National Security Archive is a 501 non-governmental, non-profit research and archival institution located in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1985 to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive is an investigative journalism center, open government advocate, international affairs research institute, and is the largest repository of declassified U.S. documents outside of the federal government. The National Security Archive has spurred the declassification of more than 10 million pages of government documents by being the leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act , filing a total of more than 50,000 FOIA and declassification requests in its nearly 30-year history. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
National Security Archive has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1994 Forum. The year with the most events was 2005 with one event. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2014 with an average of 1,750 views per video. Most appearances with Thomas "Tom" S. Blanton (7), David E. Hoffman (2). Most common tags: Nuclear, Soviet Union, Freedom of Press.

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    Origins of the Nunn-Lugar Act

    Government officials talked about the future of international cooperation in the reduction and elimination of weapons of mass…

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    Nunn-Lugar Act 25th Anniversary

    Former Senators Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) participated in a panel discussion on the 25th Anniversary of the…

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    Implementation of Nunn-Lugar Act

    Government officials and policy makers talked about their roles in implementing the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act,…

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    Gulf of Tonkin Documents

    Thomas Blanton toured the National Security Archive at the George Washington University and talked about declassified…

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