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Saturday, August 22 • 10:00am - 11:00am
SESSION 708 - Advocating for History Out Front and Behind the Scenes: SAA and Its Leaders Protect the Historical Record

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Through organizational advocacy, taking stands on key issues of historical importance, and strong leadership behind the scenes in support of key personnel, the Society of American Archivists plays a key role in preserving historical memory and supporting archives nationally, internationally, and locally. This session examines the Society’s efforts via Court Petitions, the FOIA, and personnel decisions by Solon J. Buck, second Archivist of the United States, in strengthening and protecting the American historical record.

Brown: The Right to Know...or Not: The Freedom of Information Act, 1966-1976
Cassedy: The FBI, P.L. 135, and the National Archives: What Is Past Is Prologue
Obringer: SAA Petitions the Court 

Speakers
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Tommy Brown

Assistant Archivist, Auburn University
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James Cassedy

Archives Specialist, National Archives at College Park
Employed with the National Archives and Records Administration since December 1984. Currently an Archives Specialist in the Agency Services Division of the National Archives, where I am the appraisal archivist for Federal government transportation and labor agencies.
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Dave Obringer

University Archivist, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania


Saturday August 22, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 22 Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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