U.S. Declassified Documents

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U.S. Declassified Documents is a compilation of declassified documents from the executive branch including presidential libraries, Department of State, Department of Defense, CIA, FBI, Joint Chiefs of Staff and other executive agencies. The types of materials include intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports. These records provide a unique view of the highest level of American policymaking on the most sensitive issues of national security and foreign policy. The collection also includes sources on domestic issues such as surveillance, the civil rights and anti-war movements, abuse of government power, and home-grown terrorism.

This collection can also be searched on Gale Primary Sources, an integrated platform that combines Gale’s digital archives into a single cross-searchable interface.

Provider: Gale
Coverage: 20th-21st centuries