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An inside look at the Associated Press organization!

Reaching more than 1,700 newspapers and over 5,000 television and radio stations, the Associated Press has become the mainstay in American journalism. For 170 years, Americans have relied on their skilled staff of reporters and photographers to cover some of the most important events in the United States and around the world. Now, it’s possible to get a behind-the-scenes look on how these stories were crafted thanks to the

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Sunday Times of London Historical Archive

Let it be impressed upon your minds, let it be instilled into your children, that the LIBERTY OF THE PRESS is the PALLADIUM of all the Civil, Political and RELIGIOUS RIGHTS of an ENGLISHMAN. With these words, The Sunday Times launched on 20th October 1822, promising to instill “an invigorating spirit” in its readership, and uphold the freedom of the press against those “emperors, kings, and their ministers” who

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Learn about LGBTQ history and culture from Gale primary source collections!

The LGBTQ History and Culture archive lets you probe into the Gay Rights Movement and HIV/AIDS crisis with primary source documents, including news clippings, government memoranda, private correspondences, activist group materials, photographs, and more from the United States and around the world. Coverage scope: 1940 to 2014, with most from 1950 to 1990. 1.5 million pages of primary sources, published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented

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U.S. Declassified Documents Online

Explore over 750,000 pages of government documents covering major policy issues from the period before the Second World War into the twenty-first century from government departments including Defense, State, Treasury, CIA, and the White House. Explore this redacted and redacted the many redacted-redated-redacted and redacted. The interface includes useful tools such as Search Term Clustering, Search Term Frequency, and a citation tool. Explore U.S. Declassified Documents Online Highlights include:

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Smithsonian Collections Online: Rare Treasures

We’ve all heard of the Smithsonian, but did you know that some of their museum collections can now be viewed online? Digitized primary source materials from deep within the museums, libraries, and archives of the world’s largest museum and research complex are now available in searchable formats to supplement your academic work or indulge your personal interests. Currently available collections include: Evolution of Flight (1784-1991) Trade Literature and Merchandizing of

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