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Earl Gregg Swem Library

U.S. National Archives Releases 11,000 Newly Declassified Documents Relating to Berlin, 1962-1986

Categories: Communism,Foreign Affairs,Germany,History

Press release announcing release with links to portion of documents that are available online.  From the National Archives and Records Administration


Introducing a Public Advocate into the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act’s Courts: Select Legal Issues

Categories: Govt Secrecy,Privacy,Spying/Intelligence

Looks at proposals that a civil liberties advocate be added to the structure of the FISA Court.  Examines Article III issues that would be raised by having a FISA public advocate.  From the Congressional Research Service


Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Unemployment Insurance: How Tight are the Strands of the Recessionary Safety Net?

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Welfare/Social Services

Provides annual estimates for 2004-2009 of households’ multi-program or joint participation patterns in both the SNAP and the Unemployment Insurance program including breakouts of household types categorized by household income, race/ethnicity, and education level.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


Report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Categories: History,Presidency

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Dallas assassination, an authenticated copy of the Warren Commission Report has been made available on the Government Printing Office’s Federal Digital System.  Text begins on page 5.