“All the Presidents’ Papers: Safeguarding Records in Presidential Transitions”

CATEGORIES: LAS Week
March 23, 2021, 4:10pm | Virtual (Webex)

ISU History BA Trudy Huskamp Peterson explores the history of Presidential papers, from the tradition established in the early years of the republic to the current law governing Presidential records. What roles did Franklin Roosevelt and Richard Nixon play in establishing the present pattern? And what does all this have to do with the Presidential libraries that dot the country? What will happen to Trump’s papers? Dr. Peterson will explore these issues and more. Dr. Peterson is an internationally known archivist who has worked in Presidential Libraries and throughout the National Archives. From 1993 to 1995 she was Acting Archivist of the United States, the first woman to hold this position.

 
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