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Press Release
April 24, 2006

National Archives to Announce Results of Audit of the Withdrawal of Records from Public Access

WHAT: A press briefing to announce the results of an audit undertaken by the National Archives Information Security and Oversight Office (ISOO). The focus of the audit was to examine records that were withdrawn from public access since 1995 (the initial onset of Executive Order 12958) because they were alleged to contain classified national security information. This audit was initiated in early January 2006 based upon researchersí concerns.

WHO: Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein
ISOO Director J. William Leonard

WHEN: 1:00 P.M.
Wednesday, April 26, 2006

WHERE: Room 105
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20408

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For press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at 202-357-5300. For background information relating to the withdrawal of records from public access, see: www.archives.gov/declassification/background.html.

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