The Public Vaults Unlocked: Discovering American History in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.

The Public Vaults Unlocked: Discovering American History in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.

by Marvin Pinkert, Christina Rudy Smith, Bruce I. Bustard, Stephanie Moore, William Sandoval
     
 

This book is heavily illustrated with over 230 rare archival photographs, documents and transcripts, including President Nixon’s resignation letter and pages from the Watergate Building burglar’s address book, JFK’s own Cuban Missile Crisis meeting notes, the Zapruda Camera, Bob Hope’s immigration record, Albert Einstein’s Declaration

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This book is heavily illustrated with over 230 rare archival photographs, documents and transcripts, including President Nixon’s resignation letter and pages from the Watergate Building burglar’s address book, JFK’s own Cuban Missile Crisis meeting notes, the Zapruda Camera, Bob Hope’s immigration record, Albert Einstein’s Declaration of Intention seeking US citizenship following his escape from Nazi Germany, early spy satellite images of the Kremlin, a telegram from Abraham Lincoln to General Grant instructing no let up in the Union campaign,D-Day newsreel footage,and major episodes in the US civil rights movement

Published to celebrate the installation of a brand new exhibition at the newly renovated National Archives building in Washington, D.C., it is a wonderful pictorial record of great moments of American history captured in different times and places.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904832171
Publisher:
D Giles Limited
Publication date:
09/21/2005
Series:
Archives Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.92(d)

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