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Obama Administration Sets Record For Withholding Government Files

The Obama administration set a record again for censoring government files or outright denying access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

03/18/2015

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Stolen U.S. Historical Documents Returned to Maryland Historical Society

At a table in the library of the Maryland Historical Society, an investigator with the National Archives pulls file folder after file folder from a cardboard box and hands them to library director Patricia Dockman Anderson.

05/14/2013

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NY Man To Be Sentenced For Rare Presidential Document Thefts

A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was set to be sentenced Wednesday in federal court.

06/27/2012