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The Reagan Paradox: How the 40th President Baffles His Biographers

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Thomas Blanton
December 2, 2015
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EST)

Thomas Blanton
Thomas Blanton

This event is open to the public, no RSVP is required.

Thomas S. Blanton is director of the National Security Archive at The George Washington University in Washington D.C., where he oversees the archive’s more than 32,000 Freedom of Information Act requests. He is the author of White House E-Mail: The Top Secret Computer Messages the Reagan-Bush White House Tried to Destroy. He co-authored The Chronology on the Iran-contra affair, and served as a contributing author to three editions of the ACLU’s authoritative guide, Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws, and to the Brookings Institution study, Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940


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