The National Coalition for History Needs Your Support!

During this holiday giving season, the NCH Board of Directors urge you to make an end-of-the-year fully tax-deductible contribution to the National Coalition for History (ID #01-0688590 for federal income tax purposes). Your contribution will help ensure the continuation of our important education and advocacy activities that advance the interests of the historical and archival communities here in Washington.


White House Releases First Monthly Visitors Logs

On December 30, the Obama administration released more than 25,000 records identifying visitors to the White House over the last two weeks of September. President Obama ordered earlier this year that in December the White House would — for the first time in history — begin posting White House visitor records on a monthly basis. The records also include visitor information for the Vice President and his staff at the White House Complex.


Please Support the National Coalition for History!

During this holiday giving season, the NCH Board of Directors urge you to make an end-of-the-year fully tax-deductible contribution to the National Coalition for History (ID #01-0688590 for federal income tax purposes). Your contribution will help ensure the continuation of our important education and advocacy activities that advance the interests of the historical and archival communities here in Washington.


National Archives–“History Museum or Records Access Agency?”

On December 16, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee held a hearing entitled “History Museum or Records Access Agency? Defining and Fulfilling the Mission of the National Archives and Records Administration.”


Task Force Report on “Sensitive But Unclassified Information” Released

On December 15, the Presidential Interagency Task Force on Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) released a report recommending a single, standardized framework for marking, safeguarding and disseminating sensitive but unclassified (SBU) information across the federal government. SBU information refers collectively to the various designations for documents and information that are sufficiently sensitive to warrant some level of protection but that do not meet the standards for classification.