Government Documents Spotlight
President Kennedy Assasination Investigation Files Now Available
Almost 30 years after President Kennedy died, Congress enacted the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. The Act mandated that all assassination-related material be housed in a single collection in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). This collection consists of more than 5 million pages of assassination-related records, photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings and artifacts. Most of the records are open for research at the
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