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Press Release
October 28, 2005

Join the Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein in a panel discussion for "Securing Our National Heritage"

Spotlight on national and local efforts to secure historical documents and museum artifacts.

WHAT:
Thefts, alienation and replevin of historical documents and artifacts are the topics of discussion by a panel of national and local experts, including Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein; Jon Bevilacqua, Assistant District Attorney, Nassau County; and Johanna Loonie, Special Agent, New York Field Office, FBI. They will spotlight recent criminal cases, focus on efforts to raise public awareness of these crimes and highlight new initiatives and policies developed to make our nationís history more secure.

Sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration in partnership with the Museum, Library and Cultural Properties Facility Group of Greater New York City.

WHEN:
Thursday November 3, 2005
9 A.M. -Noon (Registration and refreshments start at 8:15 am)

WHERE:
Trustee Room, 2nd Floor, New York Public Library
42nd Street & 5th Avenue, New York
(Enter on 42nd Street side, prior to 10 A.M.)

CONTACT:
Space is limited- Registration required. RSVP by November 1, 2005
Call: 866-840-1752 or email: dorothy.dougherty@nara.gov

The National Archives -Northeast Region (New York City) maintains archival records from Federal agencies and courts in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.Virgin Islands.

The National Archives and Records Administration safeguards records of all three branches of the Federal Government. Our mission is to ensure that all Americans have ready access to essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of government officials, and our national history.

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