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National Declassification Center Releases its Seventh Report

The National Archives National Declassification Center (NDC) has issued its seventh biannual Report on Operations of the National Declassification Center, covering January 1 through June 30, 2013. The report is online [www.archives.gov/declassification/ndc/reports]. Since its inception in January, 2010, the NDC … Continue reading

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The Correspondence of Curtis Lemay

The Correspondence of Curtis Lemay By: Rhiannon Roberts While stationed at Offutt AFB, Nebraska; Lt. Gen. Curtis Lemay coordinated the Korean War effort through diligent command of the SAC or Strategic Air Command; the founding of this particular organization was … Continue reading

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National Declassification Center Releases its Sixth Bi-annual Progress Report

The NDC is pleased to release its Sixth Bi-annual status report.  http://www.archives.gov/declassification/ndc/reports/2012-biannual-july-december.pdf This report details the progress made since January 2010 in meeting the President’s December 29, 2009 charge to eliminate the approximately 400 million page back log of reviewed, but not … Continue reading

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New Web Home for NDC New Releases and Bi-Annual Reports

The National Archives recently developed a new web portal for declassification information.  As a result some of the links in older blog posts to released entries and bi-annual reports are not working correctly.  The new portal provides centralized pages for … Continue reading

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NDC Releases its Fifth Bi-annual Report

The NDC is pleased to release its Fifth Bi-annual status report. http://www.archives.gov/declassification/ndc/reports/2012-biannual-january1-june30.pdf  This report details the progress made since January 2010 in meeting the President’s December 29, 2009 charge to eliminate the approximately 400 million page back log of reviewed, … Continue reading

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National Declassification Center Processes…Explained

Recently, there has been some discussion and confusion about steps the National Declassification Center (NDC) is taking to meet the Presidents goal to permit public access to all declassified records from this backlog no later than December 31, 2013.  The … Continue reading

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National Declassification Center Releases its Fourth Bi-Annual Report

The NDC is pleased to release its Fourth Bi-Annual status report. This report details the progress made since January 2010 in meeting the President’s December 29, 2009 charge to eliminate the approximately 400 million page back log of reviewed, but … Continue reading

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Third Question and Answer from the Forum

When will the Defense Department files (Joint Staff) for issues regarding terrorism in Western Europe; East German military relations with the Arab states, the Palestinian Liberation Organization, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the states of Syria … Continue reading

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Second Question and Answer from the Forum

At the June 2010 public forum, Archives official Michael Kurtz stated that one percent of the five million pages of JFK assassination records is still withheld and that these records will be processed by the National Declassification Center as it tries … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions from the Forum

There were several questions that were submitted for the public forum, but not answered as we ran out of time.  Over the next several days, I will post questions and provide answers from forum participants.  As always, follow-on comments are … Continue reading

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