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The Purpose and Legitimacy of Presidential Libraries

The excellent magazine Miller-McCune has a fascinating article on control of Presidential Libraries:

  • Nixon’s Presidential Library: The Last Battle of Watergate, By Andrew Gumbel, Miller-McCune (December 8, 2011).

    Should the National Archives be in the business of presenting objective public history at the nation’s presidential libraries? Or should the private organizations that fund many of these institutions be able to lionize their man in the White House? In an exclusive from the upcoming issue of Miller-McCune magazine, learn how the fractious new partnership between the Archives and the foundation intent on rehabilitating Richard Nixon’s legacy has become the issue’s bellwether.

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