View the recordings from Senate committee hearings into Russian interference in the 2016 elections via C-Span video library.
A great site from the Council on Foreign Relations which has data on female participation from 1990 onwards. It also has full-text reports on the importance of women in these processes and various case studies from the Women and Foreign Policy program which analyse how elevating the status of women and girls advances U.S. foreign policy objectives.
… now available on GPO’s govinfo. Great news for students of American political history, as part of an on-going digitization programme issues of the Congressional Record which cover the First World War are now freely accessible on govinfo. Find a link to govinfo and other sources on our US Government Information page. The Congressional Record is the […]
A large batch of JFK assassination classified documents has been released by the USA government to supplement The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records collection.
This great site provides free access to a wealth of images drawn from the collections of VCU Libraries, Union Presbyterian Seminary Library, Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Simmons College Library, University of Mary Washington Libraries, Baylor University Libraries and The Valentine. They are of great value for historians of American civil […]
A new project which aims to create an online archive of official US documents about Taiwan, The materials obtained from the US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will construct a history of Taiwan from a US perspective, they will include declassified CIA documents, economic surveys and diplomatic reports. Materials mainly in Chinese. The site […]
The Latest report from the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University examines the role of traditional and new media during the 2016 presidential election campaigns. It examines who supported Trump and has mappings of Twitter news sources for both campaigns.
It is now possible to search issues of the US Congressional Record (which comprises the debates and proceedings of the United States Congress and the history of Bills and other legislation) from the 1940s (volume 87) onwards via the official gov.info website. This includes the Second World War, the Marshall plan and the Cold War. Also recently […]
Trump of Yore, is a fascinating project from the @qz bot studio when President Trump tweets it uses mathematical software to compare the new postings tweets in the president’s pre-inauguration 12,647-tweet archive, Other useful sources Trump archive which has been independently archived. Propublica has the politwoops – deleted tweets from Trump since 2015. Also useful […]
Just launched this major project funded by National Endowment for the Humanities which will provide free access to visualisations on a state level of how Americans voted for their legislators, 1787–1825. Follow the progress on their blog. It will be building on the electoral data already available from the New Nation votes project