Review finds Dean sealed far fewer boxes than originally stated
By CHRISTOPHER GRAFF
Associated Press Writer
(AP) - An error dramatically inflated the number of boxes of papers that Howard Dean sealed when he stepped down as governor.
New York Times
State Admits It Miscounted Dean Papers
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: May 16, 2004
MONTPELIER, Vt., May 15 — A record-keeping error sharply inflated the number of documents Howard Dean sealed when he stepped down as governor of Vermont last year, state officials said Friday.
The sealing of Dr. Dean's papers for 10 years became a major issue in his presidential campaign.
Pontiac Daily Leader
Photo exhibit opens at library
By John Faddoul/Staff Reporter
An exhibit of photographs at the Pontiac Public Library is subtitled "Portrait Of A Belle," but it's the photographs which that belle took -- over more than a 60-year period -- that gives a glimpse of her life and that of her friends.
Hendley collection reflects evangelist's 67
years in ministry
May 13, 2004
By Erin Curry
A life well
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)—The Jesse Murphy Hendley Collection, documenting more than 60 years of the Southern Baptist evangelist's ministry, is now available for research at the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives in Nashville, Tenn.
New home for music, film
By Frank Petrignani
THE WASHINGTON TIMES
A bunker built during the Cold War in a mountain
east of Culpeper, Va., will soon preserve one of
the most expansive movie and music collections
in the world.
The old bunker of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Richmond in Mount Pony will become the Library
of Congress' new National Audio-Visual
Conservation Center next year and will hold up
to 900,000 films and 2.6 million audio
Wisconsin State Journal
Oops! Boxes of records not meant to be pulp
0:17 AM 5/15/04
Nathan Leaf Wisconsin State Journal
Human error caused the destruction of almost 100 boxes of records from former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson's administration. a state investigation reported Friday.
Assembly Speaker John Gard, R-Peshtigo, in March asked the state to investigate why the boxes were destroyed instead of sent to the Wisconsin Historical Society for archiving as planned. <
Report says destruction of
Thompson files was human error
May 15, 2004
MADISON - The destruction of about 100 boxes of records from the
administration of former Gov. Tommy Thompson appeared to be
accidental, the result of human error, a report concludes.
The report was released Friday on an investigation requested in March by
Assembly Speaker John Gard, R-Peshtigo.
Topeka Capital Journal
Published Sunday, May 16, 2004
Gathering the story
By Lou Ann Thomas
Special to The Capital-Journal
Deborah Dandridge has lived some of the history she now collects and archives at the Spencer Research Library on the campus of The University of Kansas.
The case of the missing manuscript
By John Galluzzo / Correspondent
Friday, May 14, 2004
Local history buffs view Bradford work stored in state library
By Shakespeare, through his character Pomonius in King Lear, said it best: "Neither a borrower nor a lender be."
Of course, Shakespeare's works were less than a hundred years old in 1674 when the Bradford House was built in what would later become Kingston. Perhaps that bit of wisdom had not yet quite made it across the Atlantic to work its way into the way of life of the Bradford family.
Whatever the case, the Bradfords lost from their possession one of what is now the state of Massachusetts' prized literary possessions, the Governor William Bradford manuscript for Of Plimoth Plantation. When author Thomas Prince came calling, the Bradford family, in an act of generosity, lent him the manuscript as a primary source for his proposed history of Massachusetts. Prince finished his work, but never returned the book. It remained in his possession until his death.
Clark County Columbian
Rock of ages
Sunday, May 16, 2004
By KATHIE DURBIN , Columbian staff writer
COLUMBIA HILLS STATE PARK - Forest Service archaeologist James D.
Keyser clambers up a basalt cliff to a ledge rubbed smooth over thousands of
years by the backsides of visitors to this Columbia Gorge perch. "We
affectionately call this butt polish," he says.
The Selling of Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendor hype aside, it’s not a new tool category
By Jennifer deJong
May 15, 2004 — The Sarbanes-Oxley act doesn’t say a word about software, but a growing number of vendors are hoping the legislation will help them sell more of it.
Using terms such as “Sarbanes-Oxley accelerator,” they are
bombarding developers with pitches for software that will help
public companies comply with the law, enacted in the wake of
high-profile accounting scandals. “There is a whole lot of
marketing going on here,” said John Hagerty, a vice president
at AMR Research Inc., in Boston. “In an environment of fear,
uncertainty and doubt, vendors are saying, ‘Use my
St. Petersburg Times
Purging the public will
Key archival communications were lost when the House speaker's
chief of staff deleted all her e-mails, an action which may have
violated state law.
A Times Editorial
Published May 15, 2004
When the top staffer for the speaker of the Florida House dumps all her e-mails the
day after the legislative session is over, the act shouldn't be received with a
dismissive shrug. E-mail communications that illuminate the way Florida leaders
enact public policy are supposed to be saved and made available to the public upon
request. Both the state Constitution and Florida statutes spell out a strong
presumption in favor of retaining and sharing public records.
Sunday 16.05.2004, CET 02:50
Swiss mark 50 years of protecting cultural goods
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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