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While a first lady's first inaugural gown is traditionally donated to the Smithsonian, Michelle Obama's second inaugural gown is destined to be among the first objects in a future Obama presidential library.
The National Archives is displaying rarely seen documents and items showing milestones in manned spaceflight from President Richard Nixon's administration.
As New Year's Day approached 150 years ago, all eyes were on President Abraham Lincoln in expectation of what he warned 100 days earlier would be coming _ his final proclamation declaring all slaves in states rebelling against the Union to be "forever free."
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Pages three and five will be on display for three days at the National Archives rotunda starting on Dec. 30.
A man who made and sold unauthorized copies of DVD movies and CD music in his office at the National Archives has been sentenced to 10 weekends in prison.
The government is launching a new mobile app to provide access to the president's public documents and activities.
Under dim lights in a hushed room of the National Archives, the "fifth page" of the Constitution was publicly displayed for the first time.