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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XXIII, Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1969-1972

Categories: Egypt,Foreign Affairs,History,Israel,Middle East Conflict

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v23

Focuses on the efforts of the Nixon Administration to broker an Egyptian-Israeli peace settlement but covers other aspects of U.S. relations with Middle Eastern countries.  From the State Department

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XVIII, Middle East Region; Arabian Peninsula

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Middle East Conflict

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v18

Documents the Carter Administration’s approach to the Middle East region at the end of the 1970s.  From the State Department

 

Newly Released Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/08/246383.htm

The newly digitized volumes include material from the WWI era and post WWII, including The Lansing Papers, 1914-1920, Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the U.S. for 1915 and 1916, and Foreign Relations volumes for 1946 and 1947.  From the State Department

 

Agricultural Productivity Growth in the United States: Measurements, Trends, and Drivers

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,History,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/1875389/err189.pdf

U.S. agricultural output more than doubled between 1948 and 2011, with growth averaging 1.49% per year.  This report looks at the factors behind that growth and whether such growth is expected to continue.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume E-11, Part 1: Documents on Mexico; Central America; and the Caribbean, 1973-1976

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76ve11p1

Covers U.S. diplomatic policy toward this region during the Nixon/Ford administrations.  Part 2 will cover the nations of South America.  From the State Department

 

Quarterly Release of Newly Digitized Foreign Relations Volumes

Categories: Foreign Affairs,History

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/06/243188.htm

Latest release of volumes in the Foreign Relations diplomatic series, formerly available in print, now also available online as part of a public/private partnership.  The latest digitized volumes cover events in the late 1940s and early 1950s.  From the State Department

 

Community Water Fluoridation: One of CDC’s “10 Great Public Health Achievements of the 20th Century”

Categories: Health/Medical,History,Laws/Regulations

http://www.publichealthreports.org/documents/Surgeon_General_Perspective_FG.pdf

Celebrates the benefits of fluoridation of community water systems in reducing the incidence of tooth decay on the 70th anniversary of the first implementation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Also explains the reasons behind the first revision in fluoride recommendations since 1962.  From the Surgeon General in Public Health Reports

 

Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Accompanying the Annual Message of the President to the Second Session Thirty-Eighth Congress

Categories: Births/Deaths,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Presidency

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1865p4

Also known as Assassination of Abraham Lincoln … Appendix to Diplomatic Correspondence of 1865.  Features documents of condolence and sympathy from various countries on the occasion of the death of the president.  A unique volume in the Foreign Relations series.  From the State Department

 

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