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On exhibit: Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Today’s post comes from Darlene McClurkin, National Archives Exhibits staff member. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. The original resolution is on display in the East Rotunda Gallery of the National Archives Building from July 15 to … Continue reading

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Reflections on LBJ and Civil Rights

Mark K. Updegrove is Director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. The first time a sitting President came to the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library was on May 21, 1971, when President Richard Nixon boarded Air … Continue reading

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Records of Rights Vote: “Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote”

Cast your vote for the 26th Amendment to be displayed first in the new “Records of Rights” gallery. Polls close on November 15! Congress can move quickly. The 26th Amendment was ratified in 100 days, faster than any other amendment. In … Continue reading

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American Archives Month: Regina Greenwell, Johnson Presidential Library

We are continuing to celebrate American Archives Month by showcasing the work of our Presidential Libraries archivists. This edition takes us to Austin, TX. Name: Regina Borders Greenwell Occupation: Senior Archivist at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum How … Continue reading

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Transcripts on the evacuation of Saigon

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty. Gerald Ford called April of 1975 the “cruelest month.” Having inherited a Presidency and the closing act of an unpopular war, Gerald Ford convened his … Continue reading

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