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Quebec
FOIA 2007-0302-F
This collection consists of records related to the 1995 Quebec Referendum on Sovereignty. The Referendum asked Québécois voters whether Quebec should secede from Canada and become an independent state. This collection consists of cables, correspondence, email, notes, press guidance, schedules, and talking points.
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
FOIA 2006-0203-Fri
This collection consists of materials related to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) and the move of Radio Free Europe from Munich to Prague in 1995. It includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, email, and cables detailing the move and efforts to streamline RFE/RL and make it more responsive to a post Cold War world.
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Radio Marti
FOIA 2006-0204-F
This collection consists of records related to Radio Marti. Radio Marti, the U.S. government’s broadcasting service to Cuba, first aired on May 20, 1985 as a result of the Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act of 1983. Television broadcasting to Cuba, TV Marti, was added to the Act in 1990. The files contain correspondence, email, memoranda, cables, and press briefings. Related topics include Track II of the Cuba Democracy Act of 1992, Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act of 1996 (Libertad Act), and U.S. immigration policy toward Cuba.
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Rasco, Carol
Systematic
This collection consists of Carol Rasco’s Correspondence series containing records related to topics such as health care, welfare reform, housing, employment, persons with disabilities, immigrant benefits, education, women and children, and senior citizens. The records consist of memos, letters, greeting cards, petitions, recommendations, forms, resumes, applications, and weekly reports.
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This collection consists of Carol Rasco’s Issue Papers series in the Domestic Policy Council. The collection consists of records relating to affirmative action, health care and reform, Medicare/Medicaid, immigration, disability, children, families and seniors, education, welfare reform, Middle Class Bill of Rights, and state and local economic issues. This collection consists of memos, letters, reports, schedules, itineraries, talking points, copies of legislation, and organizational material such as flyers and pamphlets.
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This collection consists of Carol Rasco’s Meetings, Trips, Events series, in the Domestic Policy Council. The records include memos, letters, reports, schedules, itineraries, meeting notes, flyers and pamphlets. The series highlights the topics of discussion for scheduled meetings and events, the persons involved, and information on travel required to attend the meetings or events. Topics include health care reform, disability, employment, education, children and families, and communities.
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This collection consists of a continuation of Carol Rasco’s Meetings, Trips, Events series, in the Domestic Policy Council. The series highlights topics of discussion for scheduled meetings and events, the persons involved, and information on travel required to attend the meetings or events. Topics include health care, disability, children and families, education, and state and local economic issues. The records include memos, letters, reports, schedules, itineraries, calendars, meeting notes, and various organizational material such as flyers and pamphlets.
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This collection consists of Carol Rasco’s Miscellaneous series in the Domestic Policy Council. The collection consists of records relating to health care, welfare reform, housing, employment, persons with disabilities, education, women and children, senior citizens, the 1994 G-7 jobs conference, rural policy, national drug control policy, and state health and welfare waivers. This collection consists of memos, letters, weekly reports, speeches and background material, schedules, itineraries, press releases, talking points, correspondence and phone call logs, and organizational material such as flyers and pamphlets.
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This collection consists of Carol Rasco’s Regrets/Invitations series containing records detailing the numerous requests for Rasco’s participation in and attendance at various events, parties, speaking engagements, and her regrets primarily due to scheduling conflicts. The records contain memos, letters, schedules, itineraries, calendars, and notes
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This collection consists of Carol Rasco’s Subject series, in the Domestic Policy Council. Records in this series reflect the wide range of domestic policy issues handled by Rasco and her staff. Issues include: health care, education, violence and crime prevention, employment, state and local communities, civil rights, Americorps, housing and homelessness, Empowerment Zones, health care, and the arts. The records include memos, letters, reports, meeting notes and agendas, pamphlets, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, schedules, and magazine and journal articles. Rasco's files include memos to/from DPC staff, White House staff, President Clinton and Vice-President Gore, and various Cabinet members. The files also contain correspondence to/from other agencies, public/private organizations, as well as individuals.
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Redbook Magazine Awards*
FOIA 2008-0002-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of Hillary Clinton addressing the Redbook Magazine Awards luncheon on June 2, 1998, in the East Room of the White House. Kate White, Editor of Redbook, introduced each honoree at the luncheon. Hillary Clinton presented awards to the honorees and joined the award winners for a group photo. One of the honorees was Senator Patty Murray. Hillary Clinton greeted the event’s participants in the Diplomatic Reception room. There are also photos of White House Pastry Chef, Roland Mesnier, Franette McCullough, and staff.
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Reed, Bruce
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Crime Series: The collection includes material pertaining to the Omnibus Crime Act of 1994, costs and financing of the 1994 Act, Congressional conference drafts of the 1994 Act, and results of the 1994 Act; the 100,000 COPS program; various gun issues and topics; negotiations with the gun industry and settlement in 2000 with Smith & Wesson; the Brady Bill; the Racial Justice Act; the 1999 Gun Show Bill; victims’ rights; school violence; and habeas reform. The files contain incoming correspondence, reports and articles, memos, handwritten notes, schedules, various printed material, memos to the President prepared by Bruce Reed, other White House staff, and various governmental agencies.
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Education Series: The files include material pertaining to national standards and testing; the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the 1999 efforts to reauthorize the Act; 100,000 teachers and class size; charter schools and vouchers; education events and forums; social promotion; Goals 2000; HOPE Scholarships; Pell Grants; the Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 (Ed-flex); education funding and budgets; and various school and teacher issues. The files contain correspondence, reports and articles, memos, polls, handwritten notes, email, schedules, printed material, and memos to the President.
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Subject File Series: This collection consists of records from the files of Bruce Reed, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy in the Domestic Policy Council. The Subject File Series covers the years 1993-2001, and includes records regarding budgets, child care and child support, Earned Income Tax Credit, empowerment zones, health care, organ donations, immigration, lobbying reform, National Performance Review, political reform, race relations, taxes, urban policy, AIDS, needle exchange program, adoption, National Service, and administration accomplishments. The files contain incoming correspondence, reports and articles, memos, handwritten notes, schedules, publications, talking points, testimony, briefing books, schedules, news clippings, and speeches by the President and his staff.
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Welfare Reform Series: President Clinton established an interagency group, the White House Working Group on Welfare Reform, Family Support, and Independence (1993-1994), in order to carry out his campaign promise “to end welfare as we know it.” The Working Group was co-chaired by Bruce Reed, Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy (1993-1997). The Welfare Reform files include material pertaining to legislative strategy, analysis of state plans, child support, speeches, rollout of the Working Group's proposal, and various drafts of welfare reform bills authored by the Working Group, Congress, and public/private organizations. The files contain incoming correspondence, reports and articles, memos, notes, legislative bills, and printed material. Also included are memos to the President prepared by Bruce Reed, other WH staff, and various government agencies (primarily HHS) and memos between members of the Working Group. There is also material about the effects of the final bill, the PRWORA, in memos, letters, and reports originating from the White House, HHS, and nongovernmental entities. The series also contains various publications about welfare reform, authored by federal and private organizations.
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Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994
FOIA 2010-0379
This collection consists of records related to the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994. The Act permitted an adequately capitalized and managed bank holding company to acquire existing out-of-State banks. These records also describe the subsequent role of this act during the Clinton Administration. This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, press releases, reports, and schedules concerning the passage of the act and its role during the Clinton Administration.
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Rice, Lois D.
FOIA 2006-1006-F
This collection consists of materials relating to Lois Rice, a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB). It includes memoranda, resumes, correspondence, email, and press releases. The majority of the records produced for this FOIA were from personnel files, which result in many closures related to personal privacy.
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Rice, Cynthia
Systematic
This collection consists of the Subject File series for Cynthia Rice in the Domestic Policy Council. Representative files include records pertaining to childcare enhancement, child support enforcement with an emphasis on computerized state collection tools and procedures, the pursuit of employment rights for the disabled, fatherhood development, welfare reform, including budget development and legislative negotiations surrounding food stamps, Medicaid, and Welfare to Work. This series also contains records regarding $3 billion in grants awarded to states and local communities to create additional jobs for recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), which was created under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996. The collection reflects a level of diversity indicative of the emerging communications revolution of the 1990s, containing faxes, electronic mail, “gray literature” from government and non-profit entities, correspondence from policy advocates, articles from various media outlets, memoranda, handwritten notes, and reports.
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Rice, Susan
FOIA 2006-0230-F
Records in this collection include correspondence, reports, papers, memos, and press releases. The records of Susan Rice document the role she played in shaping the policy of the Clinton Administration relating to the carnage that erupted in Rwanda in the spring of 1993. A considerable amount of material deals with the establishment and peacekeeping operations of UNAMIR (United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda). The NSC Cable, Email, and Records Management Systems have a number of letters from members of Congress urging President Clinton to dramatically increase humanitarian assistance to Rwanda.
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Rich, Marc
FOIA 2006-0222-F
This collection consists of records regarding presidential pardons and executive clemency from September 2000 through January of 2001 and President Clinton’s pardon of Marc Rich. The records included are correspondence, memoranda, petitions for pardon, notes, reports and faxes. A majority of records in this collection is from the Counsel’s Office, and includes correspondence concerning why certain individuals merit presidential pardons or executive clemency.
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Ring Around Serbia
FOIA 2006-0206-F

This collection consists of records concerning the “Ring Around Serbia.” The “Ring Around Serbia” refers to a ring of FM transmitters that were placed in countries bordering Serbia in an effort to counter the state-controlled media of Slobodan Milosevic. The files primarily contain cables, email, outlines, memos, and memcons.
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Robb, Charles S., Senator
FOIA 2006-0513-F
This collection contains memoranda, polling information, background material, and email pertaining to Senator Robb’s Virginia Victory Rally on October 3, 1994. The memoranda relate to the rally and the fundraising dinner on October 3, 1994. The polling information consists of a survey report by Mason-Dixon Political/Media Research, Inc. regarding the Senatorial race in Virginia. The background information contains excerpts from “Public Papers of the President” and a summary of economic progress in Virginia under the Clinton administration.
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Robertson, Charlie*
FOIA 2009-1262-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of President Clinton and Charlie Robertson, Chairman of OPSAIL 2000, at OPSAIL 2000 on July 4, 2000 in New York Harbor. OPSAIL is a non-profit devoted to sail training and fostering goodwill between nations. The photographs consist of President Clinton addressing the event aboard the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy accompanied by first family members.
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Rockefeller, Laurance
FOIA 2006-0480-F
This collection consists of correspondence between President Clinton and Laurance Rockefeller. Rockefeller was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt National Park Medal of Honor in 1995.
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FOIA 2006-0481-F
This collection consists of correspondence from President Clinton and Mrs. Clinton to members of the Laurance Rockefeller family. Included is a condolence letter regarding the death of Mary French Rockefeller.
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FOIA 2006-0545-F AV*
This collection consists of photographs of President Clinton presenting the Roosevelt Medal to Laurance Rockefeller at the National Park Service Awards Ceremony on May 23, 1995. President Clinton presented the Youth Award to James Hannah. Bruce Babbitt is present during both ceremonies. Other photographs include images of President Clinton delivering a press statement in the Rose Garden. In addition there are images taken on May 20, 1995 at the White House Press Photographers’ Dinner at the Washington Hilton.
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FOIA 2006-0546-F AV*
This collection consists of photographs of President Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s visit to Laurance Rockefeller’s JY Ranch in Jackson, Wyoming, on August 21, 1995. Hillary Clinton walks with the Rockefellers on the ranch grounds.
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Rosshirt, Thomas
FOIA 2008-0703-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting records of Thomas Rosshirt, Director of Speechwriting in the National Security Council. Rosshirt prepared speeches for President William J. Clinton and National Security Advisor Samuel R. Berger between 1999 and 2001. This collection contains clippings, correspondence, email, faxes, memos, printed materials, reports, and speeches.
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Roswell, New Mexico
FOIA 2006-0476-F
This collection consists of correspondence, reports, and email regarding a crash in Roswell, New Mexico in July 1947. The origin of the crashed object remains in dispute today. A July 1995 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, “Government Records: Results of a Search for Records Concerning the 1947 Crash near Roswell, New Mexico,” is included in the files. Also included are email sent to the White House website regarding individual opinions of the Roswell incident.
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Rotherham, Andrew
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This collection consists of Andrew Rotherham’s Education series in the Domestic Policy Council. It contains records related to class size reduction, test preparation, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, charter schools, the digital divide, distance learning, youth violence in schools, teacher salaries, social promotion, Hispanic education, standardized testing, and after-school programs. The records consist of reports, draft legislation, memoranda, correspondence to and from organizations and community leaders that focus on education issues, articles, publications, email, and fact sheets relating to the Administration’s progress on education.
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This collection consists of Andrew Rotherham’s Events series in the Domestic Policy Council. It contains records related to education events and the corresponding background materials. The collection consists of reports, memoranda, email, congressional correspondence, press releases, and speech drafts.
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This collection consists of Andrew Rotherham’s Subject series in the Domestic Policy Council. It contains records related to research materials for education issues relating to funding for IDEA [Individuals with Disabilities Education Act], failing schools, youth violence, Equity 2000, educator awards, litigation, and legislation. The records consists of reports, memoranda, email, articles on various education topics, publications, handwritten notes, and correspondence from school district leaders nationwide.
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Rubin, Robert*
FOIA 2009-1398-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of Robert Rubin with President Clinton and with Economic Policy Team Advisors during the Clinton Administration
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Rudman, Warren B.
FOIA 2006-1000-F
This collection contains records relating to Senator Warren B. Rudman and his service as a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Rudman was appointed by President William Jefferson Clinton to the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) on September 30, 1993 and served until 2001. These records consist of email, memorandum, and administrative paperwork. The records relate to Aspin’s nomination on the PFIAB and to his service on the PFIAB.
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Russert, Timothy J.
FOIA 2008-1237-F
This collection consists of records relating to Timothy J. Russert. The collection contains correspondence from Tim Russert to members of the White House staff and from White House staffers to Tim Russert. In addition there are email regarding Tim Russert and his show “Meet the Press” and information regarding communications from the White House to members of the Press Corp.
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Rwanda
FOIA 2006-0186-F
This collection consists of records relating to Jennifer Ward, the Senior Director of African Affairs and Rwanda from 1993-1994. Records concern the U.S. reaction to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
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FOIA 2006-0218-F
This collection consists of records concerning Donald Steinberg, Senior Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council, and the policy of the Clinton Administration towards Rwanda from 1993 to 1994. These records include reports, memos, correspondence, press briefings, and United Nations documents. The topics include humanitarian assistance rendered by the United States, information regarding the legal issues such as the application of the War Powers Act to Rwanda, genocide, press coverage of Rwanda, and the incoming Rwandan government.
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FOIA 2006-0230-F
Records in this collection include correspondence, reports, papers, memos, and press releases. The records of Susan Rice document the role she played in shaping the policy of the Clinton Administration relating to the carnage that erupted in Rwanda in the spring of 1993. A considerable amount of material deals with the establishment and peacekeeping operations of UNAMIR (United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda). The NSC Cable, Email, and Records Management Systems have a number of letters from members of Congress urging President Clinton to dramatically increase humanitarian assistance to Rwanda.
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FOIA 2006-0238-F
This collection consists of records related to Nancy Soderberg, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 1993 to 1997, and Rwanda. The records include reports, papers, memos, correspondence, handwritten notes and maps. The topics covered by these records include the humanitarian effort of the U.S. and other countries to deal with the thousands of refugees fleeing Rwanda.
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FOIA 2006-0296-F
This collection consists of files from Sandy Berger, President Clinton’s National Security Advisor, related to Rwanda from 1993 to 1994. The records include cables, email, and memoranda. The cables relate to Africa, Germany, Daily Press Briefings, and Press Conferences. The email contain records related to meetings, briefings, and travel regarding Rwanda, Zaire, Burundi, Nigeria, Gambia, Middle East, and China. The memoranda contains material regarding meetings, briefings, talking points, and reports related to Rwanda, Haiti, Israel, Russia, Bosnia, and the Space Station.
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FOIA 2006-0312-F
This collection contains the records of Anthony "Tony" Lake as they relate to Rwanda. The records consist of letters, memos, news articles, emails, and cables. Among these correspondence are letters reporting to Congress on the level of the United States’ military involvement, in accordance with the War Powers Resolution. Other correspondence illustrate, in part, the huge effort made by the United States, as well as, non government organizations and international organizations to provide humanitarian aid to Rwanda and the surrounding area.
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FOIA 2006-0646-F
This collection consists of records related to genocide in Rwanda in 1994. This collection describes attitudes on intervention in Rwanda in 1994, humanitarian relief efforts, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and President Clinton's trip to Rwanda in 1998. The collection consists of agendas, articles, background information, bulletins, cables, correspondence, drafts, emails, memoranda, press briefings, reports, and schedules.
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FOIA 2008-0549-F
This collection contains President Clinton’s response to Congressman Christopher H. Smith’s letter concerning the involvement of US forces in Rwanda and Zaire. The collection also contains memoranda from White House staff to President Clinton regarding his reply to Representative Christopher Smith.
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Sagan, Carl
FOIA 2006-1879-F
This collection consists of materials regarding American astronomer Carl Sagan. Credited with popularizing science and astronomy, Sagan promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence and published a novel, "Contact." These files contain correspondence, email, and other records related to Sagan's work, his relationship with the White House, and his death on December 20, 1996.
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Sanford, Stefanie
FOIA 2006-1267-F
This collection consists of records relating to Stefanie Sanford and her work on a 1997 Cabinet Retreat, the President’s Summit for America’s Future, and Hot Issues Memos. These records are largely concerned with the creation of Hot Issues Memos and the planning and preparation for the President’s Summit on Service.
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Sawers, John
FOIA 2006-1188-F
This collection contains correspondence between Samuel Berger, President Clinton’s National Security Advisor, and John Sawers, Prime Minister Blair’s Foreign Policy Advisor, from June 10-15, 1999. The majority of the responsive records have been closed for national security reasons.
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School-to-Work Opportunities Act
FOIA 2008-1269-F
This collection consists of records relating to internal White House memoranda or correspondence with the Department of Education concerning the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994. The files contain memoranda, correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, reports, draft legislation, and publications relating to the conception, introduction, and transition of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994.
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Schnur, John
Systematic 2011-0556-S
This collection consists John Schnur’s Domestic Policy Council files. Schnur served as the Associate Director for Education Policy from 1998-1999. The collection contains records related to education conferences, awards, and events. This collection consists of conference agendas, articles, press releases, correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications, vice presidential speech transcripts, and emails.
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Schwalier, Terry
FOIA 2006-0649-F
This collection contains records concerning Brigadier General Terry Schwalier, U. S. Air Force (USAF), who served as the commanding officer of the Khobar Towers housing complex at the time of its bombing. The material consists almost entirely of press summaries and briefings, and one report complete with executive summary and appendix.
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Science and Technology Medal Ceremony*
FOIA 2009-0835-F AV
This is a video recording of President Clinton and Vice President Gore presenting Presidential Science and Technology medals on September 30, 1993 to award winners on the South grounds of the White House. President Clinton and Vice President Gore made brief remarks at the ceremony. The recipients of the National Medal of Science for 1993 were: Daniel Nathans and Salome G. Waelsch, Biological Sciences; Donald J. Cram, Norman Hackerman, Chemistry; Alfred Y. Cho, Engineering; Martin D. Kruskal, Mathematics; Val L. Fitch, and Vera C. Rubin, Physical Sciences. The recipients of the National Medal of Technology for 1993 were: Walter L. Robb, Advanced Manufacturing Technology; Amos E. Joel, Jr., William H. Joyce, George Levitt & Marinus Los, Kenneth H. Olsen, General Product and Process Innovation; Hans W. Liepmann, Human Resource Development; George Kozmetsky, and William D. Manly, Technology Transfer.
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Science Fiction (Sci-Fi) Channel
FOIA 2006-0543-F
This collection consists of an email from Patricia F. Lewis to Mary Ellen Glynn and Virginia M. Terzano regarding the Sci-Fi Channel at Camp David.
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Seals, Daniel
FOIA 2008-0212-F
This collection consists of email between staff regarding Daniel Seals’ application for an internship. Seals was granted a Presidential Management Internship in 1997, during which he served as an aide to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce and as an economic fellow for the United States Senate. The collection also includes email correspondence between Seals and Sue Bachtel, Special Assistant to the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, regarding a possible position.
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Sewell, David
Systematic, FOIA 2010-1111-S
This series contains records including memoranda, articles, outlines, publications, speeches, and handwritten notes relating to background research and drafts for the White House History Project, which was later named the Clinton Administration History Project.
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Shamir, Ruby
Systematic 2012-0565-S
This collection consists of Ruby Shamir’s First Lady’s Office Subject File series. Shamir served as Policy Advisor and Assistant to the Chief of Staff in the First Lady’s Office. Previously, she served as Assistant Director for Domestic Policy in the Domestic Policy Council. This series, Ruby Shamir Subject Files, contains materials relating to domestic policy topics, especially on children’s issues such as health, education, child care and youth violence. The records include memorandum, faxes, letters, reports, schedules, and publications.
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Shearer, Brooke
FOIA 2010-0768-F
This collection consists of records related to White House Fellows directors Brooke Shearer and Jacqueline Jordan Blumenthal. This collection contains resumes, memoranda, handwritten notes, briefing papers, and correspondence.
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Shesol, Jeff
FOIA 2006-0467-F
This collection contains the files of Jeff Shesol, Presidential Speechwriter. During his time at the White House, he worked on a wide range of topics. His speeches cover International issues such as: global trade, the World Trade Organization, and the International Monetary Fund. They also include domestic issues such as: school violence, the Columbine High School memorial, social security, and the minimum wage. As Deputy Chief of Presidential Speechwriting, Shesol was lead writer on key presidential messages like the State of the Union and President Clinton’s Farewell Address.
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Shipley, David
FOIA 2006-1734-F
David Shipley served as Senior Presidential Speechwriter from 1995-1997, Shipley prepared speeches for both President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton on domestic policy issues. This collection consists of clippings, emails, faxes, memos, notes, radio addresses, speech remarks, and statements.
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Shuman, Stanley
FOIA 2006-1013-F
This collection consists of materials relating to Stanley Shuman, a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB). It includes memoranda, resumes, correspondence, email, forms, and press releases. A considerable amount of this collection is from the personnel files of Shuman, nearly all of which are closed for personal privacy.
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Simon, Carly*
FOIA 2007-1756-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of an event on October 7, 1993, with Hillary Rodham Clinton greeting Carly Simon in the receiving line at the Presidential Arts Medal ceremony and dinner at the White House. There are also photos from March 19, 1994, with Hillary Rodham Clinton greeting Carly Simon at a luncheon at the Gannett headquarters in Arlington, VA. On April 14, 1994, the photos include Hillary Rodham Clinton greeting Carly Simon and others at the Elie Wiesel Humanitarian Award ceremony at the New York Public Library. And on August 18, 1998, the photos include the Clintons arriving at the airport at Martha's Vineyard and greeting Carly Simon and others on the tarmac.
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Situation Room*
FOIA 2007-0389-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of President Clinton meeting with his National Security and Foreign Policy advisors in the Situation Room on August 12, 1998. The President is briefed by his National Security team. There are also photographs from a Foreign Policy Meeting in the Oval Office on August 14, 1998. The President met with George Tenet, William Cohen, Madeleine Albright, Sandy Berger, Leon Fuerth, Richard Clarke, Gen. Henry "Hugh" Shelton, Thomas Pickering, Gen. Donald Kerrick, Maria Echaveste, and John Podesta.
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“Slaughter: An American Atrocity”
FOIA 2007-0096-F
This collection consists of email, the majority of which were forwards and mass circulated to a wide variety of recipients. The majority of the email concern the publication of Carroll Case’s book The Slaughter: An American Atrocity. Case’s book claimed that in 1943, 1,200 members of the Army’s, 364th Infantry Regiment—a black regiment—were killed by white soldiers during a riot at Camp Van Dorn, near Centreville, Mississippi. Following release of the book, the U.S. Army undertook an investigation into the matter. The records in this collection also contain public statements made by the U. S. Army and Department of Justice regarding investigations of the reported incident.
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Smith, Ortrie, D.
FOIA 2007-0277-F
This collection contains memorandums, letters, and press releases concerning the nomination and confirmation of Ortrie D. Smith for the U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri. Ortrie D. Smith was nominated by President Clinton on June 30, 1995 and was confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1995.
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Soderberg, Nancy
FOIA 2006-0238-F
This collection consists of records related to Nancy Soderberg, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 1993 to 1997, and Rwanda. The records include reports, papers, memos, correspondence, handwritten notes and maps. The topics covered by these records include the humanitarian effort of the U.S. and other countries to deal with the thousands of refugees fleeing Rwanda.
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Sonnenberg, Maurice
FOIA 2006-1011-F
This collection consists of records relating to President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board Member Maurice Sonnenberg. Records include administrative paperwork relating to Sonnenberg's service. Sonnenberg was the Former Chairman of the Democratic House and Senate Council, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Foreign Policy Association, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as an advisor to five White House administrations advising on topics of intelligence, foreign policy, international trade, and finance.
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Sotomayor, Sonia
FOIA 2009-1007-F
This collection contains materials relating to the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. President Clinton nominated Judge Sotomayor to the position in 1997, and she was confirmed by the Senate in 1998. The records contain biographical information, court opinions as Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and letters in support of her nomination. This series also includes court records, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and email concerning her nomination.
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Speeches
FOIA 2006-0506-F
This collection contains notes, memoranda, talking points, lists, schedules, and background information pertaining to research files and speech drafts for remarks by the President at Awards Ceremony for Blue Ribbon Schools, October 28, 1999. The collection consists of background information and information regarding scheduling for the Blue Ribbon Schools ceremony. The memoranda and talking points relate to the Department of Education and the Blue Ribbon Schools Elementary Programs. The lists consist of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the schools selected for recognition, and the schedules relate to the draft agenda for the ceremony. The background materials contain information about the Blue Ribbon Schools programs, how the schools can apply, and how they are selected.
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FOIA 2006-0502-F
This collection contains material regarding the Boys and Girls Nation ceremony held at the White House on July 18, 1996. The records include publications, correspondence, speech drafts, notes, email and schedules.
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FOIA 2010-0909-F
This collection consists of material pertaining to the speech given by President Clinton on May 8, 1999 in Del City, Oklahoma following a devastating tornado outbreak. In this speech, President Clinton offers support for the National Weather Service building. The files consist of correspondence, talking points and contains final speech drafts.
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FOIA 2006-0510-F
This collection contains email, draft remarks, press releases, articles, invitations, and background information pertaining to remarks by the President and the First Lady at the Millennium Matinee event held at the White House on June 12, 2000. President and Mrs. Clinton created the Millennium Council in 1997 to oversee commemorative and celebratory activities in anticipation of the beginning of the 21st century. The 9th Millennium Evening, renamed Millennium Matinee due to its earlier time frame, was entitled “Exploration Under the Seas-Beyond the Stars.” The event showcased scientific discoveries in the deep ocean and in outer space. Both the President and the First Lady gave brief remarks at the event in front of an audience of local schoolchildren, and participated in a question-and-answer session. In their remarks, President and Mrs. Clinton discussed American’s heritage of exploration, the importance of studying the oceans and outer space, as well as a recent draft report on climate change.
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FOIA 2008-0941-F
This collection consists of material regarding the televised Farewell Address given from the Oval Office on January 18, 2001, and the President’s Farewell Address to White House staff at Andrews Air Force Base on January 21, 2001. This collection consists primarily of email, more specifically, the email includes speech drafts sent to or from Jeff Shesol.
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FOIA 2006-0503-F
This collection contains transcripts, correspondence, general information, and invitations related to a speech given by the First Lady at Forum 2000 in Prague, Czech Republic on October 13, 1998. The event was the second in a series of conferences that Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic, hosted to discuss the challenges of the new millennium. Mrs. Clinton’s speech focused on globalization and the challenges it presented to economies, governments, and society as a whole. She reflected upon the previous millennium and conveyed optimism for the following one.
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FOIA 2006-0505-F
This collection contains transcripts, draft remarks, research material, and email pertaining to remarks by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Sorbonne in Paris, France on June 17, 1999. In her remarks, entitled “Globalization into the New Millennium”, the First Lady discussed the challenges that globalization presented society. Mrs. Clinton emphasized the need to develop efficient governments and good citizens in order to create a prosperous and peaceful 21st century. She referenced events in Kosovo often, citing the need to remember past evils and prevent them in the future.
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FOIA 2006-0512-F
This collection contains memoranda, biographies, news articles, speech drafts, and printed email for remarks by the President at the Kennedy Center Honors Reception, December 3, 2000. The memoranda, biographies, and news articles contain biographical and background information on the Kennedy Center Honor recipients, which included Angela Lansbury, Chuck Berry, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Placido Domingo, and Clint Eastwood. The email contain copies of speech drafts and some biographical information.
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FOIA 2009-0442-F
This collection consists of records related to President Clinton’s trip to Indianapolis, Indiana on May 14, 1994 for the groundbreaking of the Kennedy Peace Memorial. The records consist of speeches, schedules, thank you letters, and newspaper clippings related to the groundbreaking.
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FOIA 2006-0504-F
This collection contains transcripts, remarks, background information, talking points, and speech drafts relating to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton’s remarks at the Fifth Millennium Evening, held at the White House on January 25, 1999. President and Mrs. Clinton created the Millennium Council in 1997 to oversee commemorative and celebratory activities in anticipation of the beginning of the 21st century. The Council entitled the January 1999 Millennium Evening “The Meaning of the Millennium.” Featuring theologian and religious historian Martin E. Marty and medieval historian Natalie Zemon Davis, the program compared contemporary religious and secular reactions to the year 2000 to similar trends during the previous millennial transition in the year 1000.
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FOIA 2006-0511-F
This collection contains email, draft remarks, background materials, and memoranda pertaining to the President’s remarks in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the Distinguished American Endorsement Event on November 2, 1993. During this event, well-respected individuals, including former President Jimmy Carter, publicly endorsed NAFTA. President Clinton followed these endorsements with his own argument in favor of the agreement. President Clinton outlined the economic and foreign policy benefits of the treaty and asked Americans to inform Congress of their support. Congress passed the necessary legislation later that month.
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FOIA 2006-0477-F
This collection consists of speech drafts, press releases, memos, correspondence, email, and cables related records pertaining to the speech given by President Clinton at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Belfast, Northern Ireland on November 30, 1995.
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FOIA 2006-1446-F
This collection consists of speech note cards for a September 29, 1993 speech by President Clinton regarding renovations at the White House.
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FOIA 2006-1854-S
This collection consists of correspondence, press releases and reports, speeches, trip planning information, daily schedules, and public remarks concerning the Winfield House, the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in London. During his presidency, President Clinton visited the residence three times: November 1995 and May 1997 and 1998.
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FOIA 2006-0501-F
This collection consists of records relating to remarks by the President at the 200th Birthday Celebration of Youngstown, Ohio on July 4, 1996. The records include correspondence, memoranda, publications, schedules, and speeches.
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Speech Preparation*
FOIA 2006-0219-F AV
This collection consists of photographs on June 9, 2000 and includes nine photographs of President Clinton meeting with Gene Sperling, Jeff Shesol, Karen Tramontano, and others in the Oval Office regarding preparation for an upcoming speech at Carleton College.
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Speechwriters

Afridi, Samir

FOIA 2006-1726-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Samir Afridi. Afridi sarved as Speechwriter and Special Assistant to the President from September 1999 to January 2001. The speeches he worked on covered domestic policy issues such as: education, the environment, disability legislation, and civil rights. The records in this collection contain memoranda, correspondence, news articles, background materials, notes, press releases, speeches and speech drafts, and talking points.
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Baer, Donald

FOIA 2006-0458-F
This collection consists of records of Donald Baer. Baer was Assistant to the President and White House Director of Strategic Planning and Communications. He worked as Chief Speechwriter/Director of Speechwriting and Research and then worked in the Communications Office from 1994-1998. The records contain copies of speeches, speech drafts, talking points, letters, notes, memoranda, background material, correspondence, reports, excerpts from manuscripts and books, news articles, presidential schedules, telephone message forms, and telephone call lists
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Blinken, Anthony

FOIA 2006-0459-F
This collection contains Anthony Blinken’s files from the National Security Council (NSC), Speechwriting Directorate. Blinken served as the chief foreign policy speechwriter in the NSC Speechwriting Directorate from 1994-1998. His materials contain background material, drafts and “final, as delivered” speeches. The speechwriting topics cover a variety of subjects: foreign trips or head of state visits; United National General Assembly addresses; speeches before domestic and international groups; memorials, commencements or holidays; State of the Union or weekly radio addresses; and editorials, book chapters or magazine articles. As an NSC speechwriter, Blinken produced speeches on major foreign policy actions during the Clinton Administration: Haiti, Iraq and Bosnia.
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Boorstin, Robert

FOIA 2006-0460-F
This collection consists of records dealing with Robert (Bob) Boorstin, National Security Council (NSC) speechwriter for President Clinton from 1994-1995. He wrote drafts of speeches Clinton delivered on issues relating to Haiti, the Baltic States, Germany, Poland, and Indonesia. This collection consists of speech drafts, newspaper and magazine articles, memoranda, correspondence, schedules, and handwritten notes.
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Curiel, Carolyn

FOIA 2006-0461-F
This collection consists of records of Carolyn Curiel. Curiel joined the White House Executive Office as a speechwriter to President Bill Clinton in 1993. The records consist of copies of speeches and speech drafts, talking points, memoranda, background material, correspondence, reports, handwritten notes, articles, clippings, presidential schedules, and resumes. Most of the material contained in this collection was used to assist in writing speeches. Many of the speech drafts are heavily annotated with additions or deletions.
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Edmonds, Terry

FOIA 2006-0462-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Terry Edmonds. Edmonds was the first African American Chief Speechwriter in a presidential administration. Topics in this collection include race relations, education, veterans, youth, gun control, and senior citizens. The speech drafts in this collection are for State of the Union speeches, radio addresses, commencement speeches and special events. In addition to speeches and speech drafts, the records include letters, memorandum, schedules, reports, articles, and clippings.
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Glastris, Paul

FOIA 2006-0463-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Paul Glastris. Many of the records in this collection were used by Glastris in the composition of President Clinton’s speeches. Glastris drafted speeches related to but not limited to education, electronic commerce, and the State of the Union. This collection consists of speech drafts, articles, notes, memoranda and correspondence
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Kusnet, David

FOIA 2006-0465-F
This collection contains the files of David Kusnet, Presidential Speechwriter and includes some papers of Liz Bowyer, Staff Assistant. The collections consists of drafts of the 1993 inaugural address, speeches on health care, economics, and other speeches from early in the Administration. The combined files of Kusnet and Bowyer are largely administrative in nature. A large portion of this collection consists of daily news reports, dated April 1, 1993 to February 17, 1994, compiled by the White House Office of News Analysis.
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Orzulak, Paul

FOIA 2008-0702-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting records of Paul Orzulak, a speechwriter for President William J. Clinton and National Security Advisor Samuel R. Berger in 1999 and 2000. This collection contains clippings, correspondence, email, faxes, memos, notes, printed materials, and speeches.
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Prince, Jonathan

FOIA 2006-0466-F
This collection contains the files of Jonathan Prince, Presidential Speechwriter. This collection consists of speech drafts, handwritten notes, memoranda, correspondence, publications, and schedules. Prince wrote most of President Clinton’s radio addresses from 1993-1997. He also specialized in dealing with domestic issues such as crime, gun control, unemployment, urban development, and welfare.
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Rosshirt, Thomas

FOIA 2008-0703-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting records of Thomas Rosshirt, Director of Speechwriting in the National Security Council. Rosshirt prepared speeches for President William J. Clinton and National Security Advisor Samuel R. Berger between 1999 and 2001. This collection contains clippings, correspondence, email, faxes, memos, printed materials, reports, and speeches.
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Shesol, Jeff

FOIA 2006-0467-F
This collection contains the files of Jeff Shesol, Presidential Speechwriter. During his time at the White House, he worked on a wide range of topics. His speeches cover International issues such as: global trade, the World Trade Organization, and the International Monetary Fund. They also include domestic issues such as: school violence, the Columbine High School memorial, social security, and the minimum wage. As Deputy Chief of Presidential Speechwriting, Shesol was lead writer on key presidential messages like the State of the Union and President Clinton’s Farewell Address.
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Shipley, David

FOIA 2006-1734-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of David Shipley, who served as Senior Presidential Speechwriter from 1995-1997, Shipley prepared speeches for both President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton on domestic policy issues. This collection consists of clippings, emails, faxes, memos, notes, radio addresses, speech remarks, and statements.
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Tamagni, Jordan

FOIA 2006-0468-F
This collection consists of speechwriting files of Jordan Tamagni. Tamagni worked as a speechwriter from 1995-1999. The records consist of speech drafts, magazine and newspaper articles, books, handwritten notes, correspondence, and schedules. Speech drafts found in this collection cover a wide spectrum of domestic issues e.g., gun control, crime, civil rights, immigration, education and the economy.
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Waldman, Michael

FOIA 2006-0469-F Seg. 1
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Michael Waldman. Waldman served in the Clinton Administration from 1993-1999. He was responsible for writing and editing nearly 2,000 speeches, which included four State of the Union speeches and two Inaugural Addresses. This collection consists of copies of speeches and speech drafts, talking points, memoranda, background material, correspondence, reports, handwritten notes, articles, clippings, and presidential schedules. His speeches focus primarily on domestic issues and events.
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FOIA 2006-0469-F Seg. 2
This collection is a continuation of Segment 1 for the speechwriting files of Michael Waldman.
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Weiss, Lowell

FOIA 2006-0470-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Lowell Weiss. Lowell Weiss worked as a Special Assistant to the President, Presidential Speechwriter from June 1997 - August 2000. Weiss traveled and wrote speeches for President Clinton on domestic issues. His speeches cover a broad array of topics. Major issues he wrote on concern the environment, education, the economy, and race relations. He wrote weekly radio addresses; commencement speeches; and remarks for bill signings, events, and conferences. The records consist of speeches, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, schedules, event and travel arrangements, notes, articles, and printed email.
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Spielberg, Steven
FOIA 2006-0488-F
This collection consists of correspondence between Steven Spielberg, President Clinton, and Hillary Clinton.
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FOIA 2006-0489-F
This collection consists of correspondence between President Clinton and Steven Spielberg or his wife, Kate Capshaw. The collection also contains records of phone calls and meetings between the President and the couple. Also included is a daily schedule of First Lady Hillary Clinton showing a health care event held at the Spielberg home.
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Spiritual Advisors
FOIA 2011-0075-F
This collection consists of records relating to communications between President Clinton and his spirtiual advisors. The records consist of correspondence, news articles, notes, cards, and memorandum.
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St. Patrick’s Day
FOIA 2007-0687-F
This collection consists of records relating to the St. Patrick’s Day receptions hosted by President Clinton for the years 1998, 1999, and 2000. The records contain the names of people who were invited and/or attended the St. Patrick’s Day White House receptions. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, call logs, schedules, remarks by the President, and lists of people who were invited and/or attended the St. Patrick’s Day receptions.
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State Dinners

FOIA 2009-1401-F AV
This collection consists of video recording of the State Dinner held for President Nelson Mandela of South Africa on October 4, 1994.
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FOIA 2010-0193-F
This collection consists of the guest list for the State Dinner for Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The State Dinner was held on September 17, 2000.
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Steinberg, Donald
FOIA 2006-0218-F
This collection consists of records concerning Donald Steinberg, Senior Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council, and the policy of the Clinton Administration towards Rwanda from 1993 to 1994. These records include reports, memos, correspondence, press briefings, and United Nations documents. The topics include humanitarian assistance rendered by the United States, information regarding the legal issues such as the application of the War Powers Act to Rwanda, genocide, press coverage of Rwanda, and the incoming Rwandan government.
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Summers, Larry*
FOIA 2009-1400-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of Larry Summers with President Clinton and with economic policy team advisors. The photographs date from 1996-1997, 1999 and 2001. Some of the advisors in the meetings include: Laura Tyson, Janet Yellen, Katie McGinty, Jack Lew, Sylvia Mathews, John Podesta, Gene Sperling, Alice Rivlin, Martin Baily, and others. Photographs include Larry Summers briefing President Clinton on budget matters, and Summers presenting the President’s 1997 Budget to the press on March 19, 1996 in the Old Executive Office Building.
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Supreme Court
FOIA 2010-0381-F
This collection consists of records related to the Supreme Court's decision in Barnett Bank vs. Bill Nelson, Florida Insurance Commissioner, et al. This responsive records in this collection consist of new articles.
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Tamagni, Jordan
FOIA 2006-0468-F
This collection consists of speechwriting files of Jordan Tamagni. Tamagni worked as a speechwriter from 1995-1999. The records consist of speech drafts, magazine and newspaper articles, books, handwritten notes, correspondence, and schedules. Speech drafts found in this collection cover a wide spectrum of domestic issues e.g., gun control, crime, civil rights, immigration, education and the economy.
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Tanden, Neera
Systematic 2011-0688-S
This collection consists of Neera Tanden’s subject files from the Domestic Policy Council. Tanden served as Associate Director for Domestic Policy in the Clinton White House, and Senior Policy Advisor to the First Lady’s staff from December 1997 to July 1999. The collection consists of activities of the Domestic Policy Council as it related to the work of the First Lady including abortion, child care, education, health reform, and youth issues such as after school activities, teen pregnancy, and violence. The records include agendas, articles, briefing books, emails, letters, legislation, memos, schedules, speech material, talking points, and weekly reports.
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Systematic 2012-0057-S
This collection consists of Neera Tanden’s subject files from the Office of the First Lady. Subjects covered in this collection include child care, education and literacy, health reform, Title IX, national service, and youth issues such as after school activities, teen pregnancy, and violence. The records include agendas, articles, books, galley proofs, informational packets, letters, legislation, memos, schedules, speech material, talking points, videos, and weekly reports.
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2012-0038-S
This collection consists of Neera Tanden’s subject files from the Office of Policy Development. The subject matter of the collection is devoted to the issues concerning the First Lady including tobacco control and cessation, education, women in sports, children’s health insurance, women’s health issues, parental unemployment insurance, and paid family leave. The records consist of printed material, memos, news clips, drafts, notes, and speech transcripts
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Telephone Logs
FOIA 2008-0824-F
This collection consists of logs or entries of telephone calls made and received by President Clinton from January 20, 1993 to January 5, 2001.
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Tenet, George
FOIA 2006-0680-F
This collection consists of materials related to the nomination and later withdrawal of Anthony Lake to be Director of Central Intelligence (DCI). In addition, records relate to the nomination of George Tenet to be the DCI after Lake withdrew his nomination. It consists of biographical and press information, correspondence, memoranda, and email related to the preparation and later confirmation of this position.
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Terrorism
FOIA 2006-1164-F
This collection consists of records dealing with terrorist attacks during the Clinton Administration and the counterterrorism policies put in place in response to those attacks. These records include press briefings following the attack on the USS Cole and memos regarding security during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Records dealing with aviation security include the final report to the President from the White House Commission on Aviation Safety and Security dated February 12, 1997, a list of accomplishments, and press guidance on increased security measures dated August 1995.
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Thatcher, Margaret
FOIA 2006-0216-F
This collection consists of correspondence, email, memoranda, talking points, and background points of Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and her correspondence with President Clinton. Margaret Thatcher had been out of office two years prior to President Clinton’s inauguration resulting in limited communication between the two.
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Thurman, Sandra
Systematic 2012-0045-S
This collection consists of email concerning national and international HIV/AIDS policy sent and received by Sandra Thurman. Related subjects found within this collection consist of needle exchange, AIDS awareness events, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Sandra L. Thurman served as the Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) at the White House from 1997 until the end of the administration.
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Torricelli, Robert
FOIA 2011-0616-F
This collection consists of White House Diary System and Worker and Visitor Entry System (WAVES) logs marking visits to the White House by Robert Torricelli, U.S. Representative for the state of New Jersey (1983-1996) and U.S. Senator (1997-2003). The White House Diary System logs the President’s daily activities and events with participants. WAVES monitors entry and access to White House offices and is maintained by the United States Secret Service.
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Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ceremony, The
FOIA 2006-1991-F
This collection consists of records from the Executive Office of the President, including the President’s schedule for the event and his remarks, the timeline for the ceremony and the invitation list to the Ceremony in Recognition of the Survivors of the Study at Tuskegee. On May 16, 1997, President Clinton issued a public apology to the survivors of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, which was conducted by the United States Public Health Service and lasted from 1932 until 1972. The Study recruited African American men to study the effects of untreated syphilis. The men were not told about their illness and treatment was withheld.
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Ungar, Sanford J. "Sandy”
FOIA 2006-0213-F
This collection consists of materials related to Sanford "Sandy" Ungar, Director of Voice of America (VOA) from 1999-2001. It includes correspondence, email, and cables related to Ungar's work with VOA including conferences, personnel matters, and incidents involving VOA offices.
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United Nations
FOIA 2008-1560-F
This collection consists of material regarding the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses, adopted by the General Assembly on May 21, 1997. It is the only treaty governing shared fresh water resources, and emphasizes conservation of those resources. Sixteen nations have ratified the treaty. The files in this collection contain electronic records regarding the development and implementation of the agreement.
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United States Information Agency (USIA)
FOIA 2006-0208-F
This collection consists of records regarding the reorganization of the United States Information Agency (USIA), which culminated in 1999 with its demise as an independent agency. The functions of the USIA were subsumed by the BBG (Broadcasting Board of Governors) and the Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy. This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, and schedules.
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United States Wrestling Team*
FOIA 2008-1209-F AV
This collection consists of two video recordings containing a photo-op of President Clinton and the U.S. Wrestling team in the Oval office. The President greeted the wrestlers and team officials. The team presented several gifts to the President, including two medals that were awarded at the recent competitions in Iran. The President made remarks to the team and guests.
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Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO)
FOIA 2006-0474-F
This collection consists of letters, correspondence tracking forms, memos, reports, email and cables relating to UFO’s or extraterrestrial beings. A majority of the collection are documents which were sent to the White House by Steven M. Greer, the head of a nongovernmental organization called the Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence (CSETI). Other documents include requests for information from the White House relating to UFO’s, extraterrestrial intelligence, or the alleged Roswell incident as well as news transcripts and correspondence concerning reported UFO sightings.
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FOIA 2006-0476-F
This collection consists of correspondence, reports, and email regarding a crash in Roswell, New Mexico in July 1947. The origin of the crashed object remains in dispute today. A July 1995 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, “Government Records: Results of a Search for Records Concerning the 1947 Crash near Roswell, New Mexico,” is included in the files. Also included are email sent to the White House website regarding individual opinions of the Roswell incident.
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FOIA 2006-0490-F
This collection consists of correspondence regarding unidentified flying objects and extraterrestrials. Edgar Mitchell is a signatory on some of the correspondence to President Clinton from the Project Starlight Coalition.
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FOIA 2006-0492-F
This collection consists of email to and from John Podesta regarding the television show, “The X-Files,” and Area 51.
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FOIA 2006-0521-F
This collection contains records on UFO’s and flying saucers from the files of Secretary of Defense William Cohen. The NSC Cables contain two documents sent by Secretary of Defense William Cohen. Both involve Department of Defense press briefings in which UFO’s and flying saucers are mentioned.
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FOIA 2006-0531-F
This collection consists of correspondence from “The Project Starlight Coalition” to President Clinton and a response from James A. Dorskind, Special Assistant to the President/Director of Correspondence and Presidential Messages, regarding unidentified flying objects and extraterrestrials. Steven Greer is one of many signatories on this letter. The file also contains a letter, dated August 3, 1995, from James A. Dorskind, to Steven M. Greer, M.D., Director, Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence regarding unidentified flying objects and extraterrestrials. Accompanying this correspondence is the White House tracking sheet.
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FOIA 2006-0533-F
This collection contains records on UFO’s from the files of National Security Advisor Anthony Lake. The NSC Email System contains two documents, both forwards of news articles in which UFO’s are mentioned, sent to the National Security Advisor as blind carbon copies.
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FOIA 2006-0534-F
This collection consists of UFO related records from the files of Joe Lockhart, White House Press Secretary. This collection contains printed email containing transcripts from various news shows. Also included are Remarks by the President to the National Newspaper Association Reception, a Democratic National Committee Dinner, a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dinner, and to Pew Charitable Trusts on “Americans Discuss Social Security.” There is a press briefing by Gene Sperling and T.V. News Analysis.
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FOIA 2006-0535-F
This collection consists of email that pertain to Mike McCurry and mentions of UFO’s. It contains a memo emailed from Mark Neschis to Mike McCurry, Ann Lewis and Rahm Emanuel dated July 2, 1998, regarding the weekend television schedule for July 3-5, 1998. Additionally, an email forwarded by Margaret M. Suntum to twenty-one people, including Mike McCurry, dated April 6, 1998 contains an internal transcript of President Clinton’s remarks at the National Newspaper Association Reception in the East Room of the White House March 20, 1998.
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FOIA 2006-1877-F
This collection consists of records related to the film Contact. The film, released on July 1, 1997, is a science fiction film about the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Program. The screenplay was co-written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan and based on the novel of the same title written by Sagan. This collection consists of memos regarding the use of the President’s image in the film and email concerning the film’s co author and Sagan’s wife, Ann Druyan.
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FOIA 2006-1879-F
This collection consists of materials regarding American astronomer Carl Sagan. Credited with popularizing science and astronomy, Sagan promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence and published a novel, "Contact." These files contain correspondence, email, and other records related to Sagan's work, his relationship with the White House, and his death on December 20, 1996.
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FOIA 2008-0359-F
This collection consists of email in reference to Joe Firmage. Joseph Firmage is an internet entrepreneur, and well known for his belief in extraterrestrial intelligence.
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Ventrua, Jesse
FOIA 2008-0360-F
This collection consists of material regarding correspondence and meetings between President Clinton and Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura. The collection includes records concerning visits of Gov. Ventura to the White House, an event held with Gov. Ventura in Minnesota, and Gov. Ventura’s request for federal assistance in the wake of severe flooding in northern Minnesota.
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Vera, Frank
FOIA 2007-0422-F
This collection consists of records relating to Frank Vera. The records consist of correspondence to, from, or about Frank Vera regarding Vera’s request for help from President Clinton and the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding the possible radioactive contamination of the water at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California. The base was in operation from 1942 until 1994.
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Voice of America
FOIA 2006-0165-F
This collection consists of documents concerning the Voice of America (VOA). VOA broadcasts reach 100 million regular listeners in English and 52 other languages. This collection contains materials from several agencies and individuals, including the National Security Council. The files include but are not limited to correspondence, memos, testimony, talking points, email, and articles.
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FOIA 2006-0213-F
This collection consists of materials related to Sanford "Sandy" Ungar, Director of Voice of America (VOA) from 1999-2001. It includes correspondence, email, and cables related to Ungar's work with VOA including conferences, personnel matters, and incidents involving VOA offices.
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Waldman, Michael
FOIA 2006-0469-F Seg. 1
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Michael Waldman. Waldman served in the Clinton Administration from 1993-1999. He was responsible for writing and editing nearly 2,000 speeches, which included four State of the Union speeches and two Inaugural Addresses. This collection consists of copies of speeches and speech drafts, talking points, memoranda, background material, correspondence, reports, handwritten notes, articles, clippings, and presidential schedules. His speeches focus primarily on domestic issues and events.
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FOIA 2006-0469-F Seg. 2
This collection is a continuation of Segment 1 for the speechwriting files of Michael Waldman.
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Ward, Jennifer
FOIA 2006-0186-F
This collection consists of records relating to Jennifer Ward, the Senior Director of African Affairs and Rwanda from 1993-1994. Records concern the U.S. reaction to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
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Warnath, Stephen
Systematic
This collection consists of records from the files of Stephen Warnath, Senior Policy Analyst in the Domestic Policy Council. The Civil Rights Series includes material pertaining to the Civil Rights Working Group and topics such as affirmative action, English only, age discrimination, religious freedom, and voting rights. The records also include confirmation briefing materials for Department of Justice (DOJ) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) nominees. The records include briefing papers, correspondence, schedules, testimony, reports, clippings, articles, legislative referral memoranda, and memos. The majority of the memos are internal between the Domestic Policy Council staff and the staff of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and between the Domestic Policy Council staff and Congress.
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Weiss, Lowell
FOIA 2006-0470-F
This collection consists of the speechwriting files of Lowell Weiss. Lowell Weiss worked as a Special Assistant to the President, Presidential Speechwriter from June 1997 - August 2000. Weiss traveled and wrote speeches for President Clinton on domestic issues. His speeches cover a broad array of topics. Major issues he wrote on concern the environment, education, the economy, and race relations. He wrote weekly radio addresses; commencement speeches; and remarks for bill signings, events, and conferences. The records consist of speeches, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, schedules, event and travel arrangements, notes, articles, and printed email.
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Welfare Reform
Systematic
Bruce Reed Welfare Reform Series: President Clinton established an interagency group, the White House Working Group on Welfare Reform, Family Support, and Independence (1993-1994), in order to carry out his campaign promise “to end welfare as we know it.” The Working Group was co-chaired by Bruce Reed, Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy (1993-1997). The Welfare Reform files include material pertaining to legislative strategy, analysis of state plans, child support, speeches, rollout of the Working Group's proposal, and various drafts of welfare reform bills authored by the Working Group, Congress, and public/private organizations. The files contain incoming correspondence, reports and articles, memos, notes, legislative bills, and printed material. Also included are memos to the President prepared by Bruce Reed, other WH staff, and various government agencies (primarily HHS) and memos between members of the Working Group. There is also material about the effects of the final bill, the PRWORA, in memos, letters, and reports originating from the White House, HHS, and nongovernmental entities. The series also contains various publications about welfare reform, authored by federal and private organizations.
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When Cosmic Cultures Meet
FOIA 2008-1575-F
This collection contains invitations and brochures inviting the President and the First Lady to attend the convention, “When Cosmic Cultures Meet,” hosted by Human Potential Foundation on May 27-29, 1995.
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White House Fellows
FOIA 2010-0767-F
This collection consists of records relating to the White House Fellowship Program. The White House Fellowship Program gives presidentially-appointed individuals the opportunity to serve for one year as full-time employees of the Federal Government; typically working within the Executive Branch. Eleven to nineteen fellows are selected each year from over 1,000 applicants. The records are largely concerned with the selection of Commission members, National finalists and the daily operation of the White House Fellowship program.
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FOIA 2010-0768-F
This collection consists of records related to White House Fellows directors Brooke Shearer and Jacqueline Jordan Blumenthal. This collections contains resumes, memoranda, handwritten notes, briefing papers, and correspondence.
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FOIA 2010-0769-F
This collection consists of records relating to remarks made by President Clinton to White House Fellows, White House Fellow Alumni, or Commissioners of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships. The records of this collection are primarily notes for appearances Clinton made at events held in conjunction with Fellow activities.
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FOIA 2010-0770-F
This collection consists of records relating to Nancy Bekavac and Marjorie Craig Benton both of whom served as Chair of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships. The records contain correspondence between the President and Nancy Bekavac on issues related to White House Fellows. The records also contain files related to Bekavac and Marjorie Bentons’ appointments to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.
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FOIA 2011-0378-F
This collection consists of emails relating to White House Fellows and the White House Fellow Program from September 1, 2000 to January 19, 2001. The body of documents also includes a catalogue of the 2000-2001 White House Fellows, which contains resume and profile information.
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White House Renovations
FOIA 2006-1446-F
This collection consists of speech note cards for a September 29, 1993 speech by President Clinton regarding renovations at the White House.
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White House Photograph Office
FOIA 2006-1135-F AV
This collection consists of all photographs taken by the White House Photograph Office for the years of the Clinton Administration from 1993-2001. These photos are made digitally available in the form of scanned photo contact sheets. The photographs document the work of President Clinton, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, their daughter Chelsea, and the staff of the White House. The photographs capture all public events, ceremonies, speeches, bill signings, holidays, etc. that were connected to the Clinton Administration.
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White House Transition
FOIA 2006-0588-F
This collection contains correspondence, personnel forms, publications, memos, articles, and press materials concerning procedures and policies during the transition of the Bush Presidency at the end of the Clinton Administration. The collection includes information on the Memorandum of Understanding between the incoming and outgoing administration, retiring records to the National Archives, the General Services Administration support of the transition, and codes of conduct for new appointees and exiting Clinton staff.
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Whitewater
FOIA 2006-0320-F
This collection consists of records pertaining to the investigation of Whitewater Development Corporation and Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan. The records focus on Whitewater, Madison Guaranty, Vincent Foster, and the White House Travel Office (Travelgate). Whitewater was the name given to a failed 1970s Arkansas real estate venture, in which then Governor Bill Clinton, and his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, were partners. Whitewater was backed by Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan, which went bankrupt in 1989. The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, resumes, fact sheets, press releases, magazine and newspaper articles.
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Winfield House

FOIA 2006-1854-S
This collection consists of correspondence, press releases and reports, speeches, trip planning information, daily schedules, and public remarks concerning the Winfield House, the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in London. During his presidency, President Clinton visited the residence three times: November 1995 and May 1997 and 1998.
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FOIA 2006-1854-S AV
This collection consists of Photographs relating to President Clinton and Winfield House in London, England Winfield House is the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
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Winfrey, Oprah
FOIA 2007-1287-F
This collection consists of records related to Oprah Winfrey. It includes birthday cards to Ms. Winfrey from President Clinton; requests for the Clintons and White House staff to appear on the “Oprah Winfrey Show;” congratulations sent to Ms. Winfrey after being awarded by charitable organizations for her work on behalf of children and literacy; recommendations from the public for President Clinton to award or appoint Ms. Winfrey to various positions; and schedules, arrangements, and background materials concerning First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton’s appearance on the “Oprah Winfrey Show” in May of 1995.
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Wolf, Mike
FOIA 2008-0797-F
This collection consists of letters from President Clinton to three separate men named Michael Wolf. One is congratulatory letter to Detective Michael Wolf in Los Angeles, California. Another is a thank you note to Michael Wolf in Eisenach, Germany. The third is a birthday note to another man by the name of Michael Wolf.
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Woolsey, James*
FOIA 2006-0547-F AV
This collection consists of photographs of President Clinton and James Woolsey. James Woolsey was the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) under President Clinton from 1993 until 1995. The photographs are from March 16, 1994, and include photographs of President Clinton greeting CIA Director, James Woolsey in the Oval Office, President Clinton greeting Boy Scouts in the Oval Office, and President Clinton dropping by a meeting with the National League of Cities in the Cabinet Room.
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World Cup*
FOIA 2007-0688-F AV
This collection consists of a video recording of President Clinton concerning the 1998 World Cup. The video recording contains footage of President Clinton recording taped remarks on June 18, 1998 concerning the U.S. versus Iran World Cup soccer match.
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Worldnet
FOIA 2006-0205-F
This collection consists of records concerning WORLDNET, a television service which is one of the elements making up the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB). WORLDNET offers a variety of programming dealing with American life and United States foreign and domestic policies. Voice of America (VOA) shares production credits with WORLDNET. The files contain email, articles, statements, charts, cables, and reports related to WORLDNET programming.
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Yeltsin, Boris
FOIA 2006-1185-F
This collection includes scheduling documents, press guidance, and other records regarding telephone calls that took place between President Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin on June 13 and 14, 1999. Many of the documents regarding the conversations that took place between the two presidents on these dates have been restricted for reasons of national security.
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Younger, James Lynwood Jr.
FOIA 2007-1470-F
This collection consists of email and records relating to the appointment of James Lynwood Younger Jr. for the position of United States Marshall for the Eastern District of Virginia. Lynwood was appointed to the position in October 2000.
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Youngstown, Ohio
FOIA 2006-0501-F
This collection consists of records relating to remarks by the President at the 200th Birthday Celebration of Youngstown, Ohio on July 4, 1996. The records include correspondence, memoranda, publications, schedules, and speeches.
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Yugoslavia
FOIA 2006-0647-F
This collection consists of records describing the ethnic cleansing that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina around the town of Srebrenica in July 1995. The massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims that occurred in Srebrenica is the largest mass murder in Europe since World War II. The ICJ (International Court of Justice) deemed it an act of genocide. This collection consists of memoranda, reports, handwritten notes, newspaper articles, correspondence, talking points, cables, and press guidance. A highlight of the records concerns the efforts of the United States and its European allies to bring the perpetrators of genocidal crimes to justice.
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Zumwalt Jr., Elmo R.
FOIA 2006-1015-F
This collection consists of records relating to Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. and his service on the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Records relating to Zumwalt’s appointment and service on the PFIAB are primarily administrative in nature. However, there are other records such as correspondence between Zumwalt and White House Staff regarding the Special Oversight Board, Agent Orange, and other issues related to the Vietnam conflict and forms, letters, memoranda, press, profiles, and resumes concerning Admiral Zumwalt’s appointment to the PFIAB. Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr., also known as Bud, was appointed to the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) in September 1998. Zumwalt served on the Board until his death in January 2000.
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2000 Millennium Plots
FOIA 2007-1741-F
This collection consists of records on the 2000 Millennium attack plots and the subsequent after action review by the federal government. These materials include National Security Council cover sheets, report summaries, budgetary requests, and memos on the distribution of summaries from Principals Committee meetings.
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2000 Presidential Election Recount in Florida
FOIA 2006-0221-F
This collection consists of material regarding the 2000 Presidential Election recount of votes in Florida. The records include speeches, memoranda, transcripts, and email demonstrating the White House's efforts to chart a course of neutrality during the contested election between Albert Gore, Jr. and George W. Bush.
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9/11 Commission Report
FOIA 2006-0191-F (segment 1)
This collection contains materials from the National Security Council. The collection consists of a number of specific documents concerning Usama bin Laden and the initial terrorist assaults of al-Qaeda against the United States. These documents are referenced in Chapter 4 of the 9/11 Commission Report. In the process of locating responsive records, additional records dealing mainly with terrorism were processed into the collection. The files contain correspondence, memos, testimony, talking points, speeches, fax cover sheets, articles, email, and schedules. The collection consists of files from Samuel (“Sandy”) Berger and Richard A. Clarke.
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