Press Release
September 14, 2005

National Archives to Open Additional Materials Relating to John Roberts

WHAT: Fourteen pages (in whole and in part) of records from Record Group 60: Department of Justice have been processed for release. These records relate to John G. Robertsí tenure as Special Assistant to the Attorney General in 1981-82. The papers consist of notes, memoranda and other materials written by, or sent to John Roberts.

This release is in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeal of records that had been previously withheld under FOIA exemptions (b)(6) and (b)(7)(c), and is part of an ongoing process to review and make available materials found in the holdings of the National Archives that relate to Judge John Roberts.

WHERE: The records will be available on the Internet at: A reference set of the documents will be open for research at the National Archives College Park Facility, located at 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD.

WHEN: The records will be open to the public at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2005.

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For further information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs Office at 202-501-5526.


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