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National Security Archive

Web       http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/

Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets.

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archiving       covert operations       freedom of information       government       history       libraries       research materials

This entry's contact information was last verified in May of 2014.

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