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Historic Documents

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Producer: CQ Press / Sage Knowledge
Description: Contains texts and commentary on over 3,000 documents, ranging from "presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions." Coverage begins with 1972.
Much of the value of the database lies in CQ's analysis of the actual document, summarizing the history, issues, personalities, and controversies surrounding the item.
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Librarian: Dick Grefe
Descriptors: History -- United States
Government -- U.S. Federal
Politics -- American Politics
Politics -- Legal and Constitutional
Politics -- Congressional Research
History -- Outside U.S.
Historic Texts
Primary Sources -- U.S. History