Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thinking About Leadership

At the National Archives, leadership is shown throughout the agency by staff at all levels — senior executives, supervisors, specialists, technicians, students, and volunteers. Our leaders are important to fulfilling our mission on a daily basis, and crucial to the … Continue reading

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Sunshine Week 2011

This week, public interest groups, media organizations, government agencies, and citizens celebrate Sunshine Week and the Annual Freedom of Information Day. As part of Sunshine Week the White House has launched a new “Good Government” portal as a resource for … Continue reading

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Celebrating 10 Years of Wikipedia

I’m a big fan of Wikipedia. It’s often the first place I go for information. According to a recent Pew Internet report, I’m also not alone. Forty-two percent of all Americans also turn to Wikipedia for information online. Every month, … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter Wood, Author of Near Andersonville: Winslow Homer’s Civil War

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to sit down with Peter Wood, professor of history, emeritus, at Duke University to talk with him about his recent book, Near Andersonville: Winslow Homer’s Civil War. The book tells the … Continue reading

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