Thomas Blanton

Director, National Security Archive

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Director of the National Security Archive and editor of White House E-Mail: The Top-Secret Messages the Reagan/Bush White House Tried to Destroy

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Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George Bush, Sr. are among the outgoing presidents who've sealed records the law says should be a part of history.

National Archives Addresses Retrieval of White House E-mails

Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George Bush, Sr. are among the outgoing presidents who've sealed records the law says should be a part of history.

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