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2013-12-05 12:24:56

Newly obtained declassified documents allow researchers to evaluate successes and failures of U.S. drug policy in Latin America ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest's unique relationship with the National Security Archive (the Archive) - an award-winning research institute, library and publisher of declassified documentation based at The George Washington University - is enabling researchers to explore nearly a half-century of counternarcotics cooperation between...

2010-07-23 13:54:00

Report highlights processing of nearly 8 million pages of material WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives National Declassification Center (NDC) has issued its first status report, covering the reporting period of January 1 - June 30, 2010. During this time, nearly 8 million pages of material were processed and made available to the public. The report is online at: www.archives.gov/declassification/reports/. (Logo:...

2010-05-21 07:35:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero announced the appointment of Sheryl Jasielum Shenberger as the first director of the National Archives National Declassification Center (NDC). Her appointment is effective June 7, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080925/DC35252LOGO ) Ms. Shenberger brings unique qualifications to the position of director of the NDC. She comes to the National Archives from the intelligence...

2010-04-08 08:53:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero today announced the publication of the National Archives and Records Administration's Open Government Plan (www.archives.gov/open/). The National Archives joins Federal departments and agencies in putting forward concrete plans for making operations and data more transparent and expanding opportunities for citizen participation, collaboration, and oversight. The agency's unique role as the...

2010-01-28 12:32:00

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) said today it will seek to declassify its board of directors, as an enhancement to the company's corporate governance practices. Declassification would subject all Norfolk Southern directors to annual election, replacing the current structure in which three classes of directors are elected for staggered three-year terms. "The decision to seek declassification sends a message of accountability," said Norfolk...

2009-12-23 10:23:00

LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved, subject to shareholder vote, an amendment of its certificate of incorporation providing for the declassification of its board of directors. The Company will submit this proposal to shareholder vote at its annual meeting to be scheduled in March 2010. If approved, commencing with the 2011 annual meeting all members of the board of...

2006-02-20 22:58:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence agencies have been secretly removing from public access at the National Archives thousands of historical documents that were available for years, The New York Times reported on Monday. The restoration of classified status to more than 55,000 previously declassified pages began in 1999, when the CIA and five other agencies objected to what they saw as a hasty release of sensitive information after a 1995 declassification order signed by...