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September 18, 2005
Allen Weinstein
Archivist of the U.S.
Allen Weinstein BIO:
He was sworn-in as the ninth Archivist of the United States leading the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) on Feb. 16, 2005.

PREVIOUS:
· Pres. of Center for Democracy (1985-2003)
· Founding member in 1985 of the Board of Directors of U.S. Institute of Peace and Chairman of its Education & Training Committee, remaining a Director until 2001, and now serves on the Chairmanís Advisory Council
· Founding officer of International Institute of Democracy in Strasbourg (1989-2001)
· Pres. of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (1984)
· Directed the research study that led to creation of the National Endowment for Democracy and was Acting President of the Endowment (1982-84)
· Univ. Professor and Professor of History at Boston Univ. (1985-89)
· Univ. Professor at Georgetown Univ. (1981-84 & 1981-83)
· Executive Editor of The Washington Quarterly at Georgetown's Center for Strategic and International Studies · Member of The Washington Post editorial staff (1981)
· Professor of History at Smith College and Chairman of its American Studies Program (1966-81)

BOOKS:
The Story of America (2002), The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America - The Stalin Era (1999); Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case (1997), Freedom and Crisis: An American History; Between the Wars: American Foreign Policy from Versailles to Pearl Harbor; Prelude to Populism

OTHER:
Chaired the Center for Democracy's election observation delegations in El Salvador (1991), Nicaragua (1989-90, 1996), Panama (1988-89), the Philippines (1985-6), and Russia (1991, 1996, 2000). Also organized a bipartisan group, at the request of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which reported on the preparations for the Philippines' presidential election; later he was a member of the U.S. Observer Delegation, advisor to the Delegation's co-chairmen, and co-author of its final report.

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Info: Allen Weinstein discusses his job as the Archivist of the United States in preserving Presidential & other U.S. government records at Presidential libraries and other National Archives' facilities.





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