October 31, 2017
WHAT: A special press-only “sneak peek” of the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War” before it opens to the public on Friday, November 10, 2017. The 3,000-square-foot exhibition uses more than 80 original records from the National Archives – including... Read more
October 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives Foundation and the National Archives hosted the second annual McGowan Forum on Ethics series last night, focusing on The Challenge of Big Data.
October 21, 2017
The National Archives Foundation honored actor, director, and producer Tom Hanks with its 2017 Records of Achievement Award at a black-tie gala at the National Archives tonight. The honor recognized his powerful illumination of the American story through his vast body of work in film and... Read more
October 5, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation will host the second annual McGowan Forum on Ethics on Thursday, October 26, at 7 p.m. at the National Archives Museum. The program, “The Challenge of Big Data,” examines the ethical responsibility of those who compile and track citizens’ personal data, and... Read more
October 4, 2017
Washington, DC – Just in time for Halloween, the National Archives Museum shares a 1959 State Department memo about the Yeti, the long-feared Abominable Snowman (and relative of Bigfoot). Study this document carefully before planning a climbing expedition to find this creature!
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