National Archives News
Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf discuss their new book on Jefferson, May 19 in Washington, DC.
- Free screening of Lincoln's Greatest Speech on May 9 in Washington, DC.
- A new eBook of political cartoons by Clifford Berryman highlights the workings of Congress.
- Laurence Brewer is the new U.S. Chief Records Officer.
- A special document display commemorates the 110th anniversary of the awarding of the "Flying-Machine" patent to Orville and Wilbur Wright. The display will open to the public on May 20, 2016.
- Records of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) have now been opened.
- Declassified CIA and Henry Kissinger State Department records have been released and are available at the National Archives.
- Check out the new features in the National Archives Catalog and learn more about it in our newsletter.
- The National Archives will co-host DPLAfest, April 14–15, 2016.
- Dr. Meredith Evans is the new Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, GA.
- What do you do if you spot a yeti? The State Department had advice in 1959.
- Research room hours change in locations outside of the Washington, DC, area.