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World Conflicts: Peace and Diplomacy Throughout the 20th Century

Henry Kissinger’s secret negotiations to end the Vietnam War, and The Paris Peace Conference in 1919, coordinated to negotiate peace terms after World War I, are both covered in ProQuest Congressional and ProQuest History Vault.

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10 Dec 2014

“Fifty Long Years since the Long, Hot Summer: Remembering and Reflecting on 1964”

As always, attendance at the Southern Historical Association proved to be a great learning experience for us and a great opportunity to connect with our customers.

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21 Nov 2014

ProQuest Creates the First Complete, Digital Trove of Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations

Research quality improves as access to key pieces in understanding U.S. history is simplified.

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20 Nov 2014

Advancing the Cause of Race Pride and Freedom

On August 28, 1969, the Department of Justice (DOJ) distributed a memo about Robert F. Williams. The memo concludes: “Williams has been a powerful and influential, if behind-the-scenes, figure in the most powerful of the black militant groups in this country; and it would seem that he may well be emerging as the over-all acknowledged Black Militant leader of the future.”

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14 Nov 2014

ProQuest Boosts Study of American Civil Rights Movement by Digitizing SNCC and CORE Papers

Newly available organizational records and personal papers offer unique and varied perspectives on the 20th century fight for freedom.

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05 Nov 2014

Honor history: Get out and vote!

The real test in the U.S. tomorrow will be to see if people have learned from history, and actually vote when they get the chance.

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03 Nov 2014

The Most Comprehensive Online Collection of Congressional Documents from 1789 – Present

ProQuest is the only place you’ll find a comprehensive collection of Congressional documents from 1789-present. Other new modules for U.S. immigration, the military, diplomacy, and the executive branch continue to be developed and launched in 2014.

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20 Oct 2014

National Civil Rights Museum Captures the Story of the Black Freedom Struggle

The National Civil Rights Museum brings the movement to life for all of its visitors, even as the memory of King’s death and the Black Freedom struggle lingers.

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14 Oct 2014

1,000 Scholars Gather in Memphis for the 99th Meeting of the Association for the Study of African American History

The energy in the air was nearly palpable as members from around the world descended on the famed Peabody Hotel last week as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) met to share their research and collaborate on issues related to the organization’s mission “to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.”

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06 Oct 2014

Alarming Statistics on the Effects of Pollution

A small sampling of the many interesting topics that researchers will find in the Environmental Protection Agency: Records on the Health and Ecological Effects of Pollution collection, within the ProQuest History Vault module "American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate."

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26 Sep 2014