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January 27, at 7 p.m.
The Decade of Discovery follows events that unfolded between 2002 and 2012, when a government attorney took on a quest to find a better way to search White House email and a teacher took a stand for civil justice on the electronic frontier. Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion including director Joe Looby, Jason R. Baron, former National Archives’ Director of Litigation (who is featured in the film), Gary M. Stern, National Archives General Counsel, and Anne L. Weismann, Chief Counsel, Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington (CREW). (2014; 63 minutes.)
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