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Press Release
September 26, 2011

National Archives Now Available on iTunes® U

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Washington, DC…The National Archives today announced it is now available on iTunes U, a dedicated area within the iTunes Store giving users public access to thousands of free lectures, videos, books and podcasts from learning institutions all over the world. Visit the National Archives on iTunes U at: http://ow.ly/6F13r.

National Archives on iTunes U is giving teachers, students, and lifelong seekers of knowledge access to archival documents, lesson plans, Presidential Libraries' podcasts, and more, all available as free downloads to enjoy on a Mac or PC, iPad, iPhone or iPod. National Archives on iTunes U is launching today with a selection of World War II films, Presidential historical documents and podcasts, and several "Inside the Vaults" videos featuring behind-the-scenes at the Archives, and lesson plan materials, exhibit materials, and videos of public lectures will continue to be added to iTunes U.

The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent Federal agency that preserves and shares with the public records that trace the story of our nation, government, and the American people. From the Declaration of Independence to accounts of ordinary Americans, the holdings of the National Archives directly touch the lives of millions of people. The National Archives is a public trust upon which our democracy depends, ensuring access to essential evidence that protects the rights of American citizens, documents the actions of the government, and reveals the evolving national experience.

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For more information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at 202-357-5300.

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