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 all new releases and reports.  You may access these by clicking  the links below. New … Continue reading New Web Home for NDC New Releases and Bi-Annual Reports

Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP) Declassified Documents Available

The Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP) provides the public and users of the classification system with a forum for further review of classification decisions.   For the first time, documents declassified by the ISCAP are available for public access on a new site accessible from the declassification portal:  http://www.archives.gov/declassification/iscap/decision-table.html The Executive Order 13526, “Classified National Security … Continue reading Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP) Declassified Documents Available

NARA Launches Declassification Portal

The National Archives has launched a new declassification portal that provides a single point of access for declassification actions happening at NARA: http://www.archives.gov/declassification/ From this portal, users can get information about recent records releases at the National Archives.  Users can find information about the National Declassification Center, the Public Interest Declassification Board, the Presidential Libraries, and the Interagency … Continue reading NARA Launches Declassification Portal

NARA Open GOvernment Idea Forum

The National Archives invites you to participate in the Open Government Idea Forum at http://naraopengov.ideascale.com/. This important dialogue will help provide new ideas and direction to the revision of the National Archives’ Open Government Plan. Whether you’re an archivist, historian, genealogist, National Archives researcher, citizen concerned with records management, policy expert in declassification, or advocate … Continue reading NARA Open GOvernment Idea Forum

Ed Cachine Honored with the First Jeanne Schauble Memorial Award

On February 1, 2012, the National Declassification Center (NDC) began a new tradition by awarding the first Jeanne Schauble Memorial award to Mr. Ed Cachine for outstanding contributions to the NDC and declassification community.  The award was created to honor the memory of Jeanne Schauble, long-time Director of the Initial Processing and Declassification Division and … Continue reading Ed Cachine Honored with the First Jeanne Schauble Memorial Award

Berlin Crisis Video on C-Span

Today's post comes to us from NDC blogger Neil Carmichael. 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 … Continue reading Berlin Crisis Video on C-Span