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The National Declassification Center (NDC) led a multi-agency project to identify and review for declassification records relating the Katyn Forest Massacre. This effort resulted in the release of more than 1000 new pages of material not previously released to the public. The opening was announced on September 10, 2012 during an event at The Capitol Visitors […]
By Ms. Jenny Namsiriwan Crabb The National Archives has numerous gems in its collection. We are discovering more of them as we continue our work in the National Declassification Center. I discovered one such gem as I was working with a project regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis in February 2012. The collection in its entirety […]
On October 27, 2011, the National Declassification Center held a one-day conference on the Berlin Crisis of 1961. The conference focused on events leading up to and following the Vienna summit between Khrushchev and Kennedy, the height of tension during August with the construction of the wall and the eventual standoff between the U.S. Army’s Berlin Brigade […]
The autumn of 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the political crisis that resulted in the erection of the Berlin Wall and created a divided city for 28 years. The National Declassification Center of the National Archives and Records Administration and the Historical Publications Office of the Central Intelligence Agency have partnered together to publish […]
The pending release of the Report of the OSD Vietnam Task Force (aka the Pentagon Papers) has brought forth the question of relevancy. After all the Papers were made public 40 years ago, right? What’s the big deal? The fact of the matter is that no one, outside the people properly cleared to view Top […]
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