Media Alert
June 4, 2007

National Archives Press Conference to Announce New Lincoln Document Discovery

Special Press-Only Opportunity

What: A press conference to announce and unveil a newly-discovered Lincoln document. Archivist Allen Weinstein has hailed this discovery as a “significant find.”

The press will have the opportunity to film/photograph the discovery after the remarks and unveiling.

Who: Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein
Archivist Trevor Plante, a specialist in Civil War materials

Where: The Archivist’s Reception Room, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.
Media should use the 700 Pennsylvania Avenue entrance.

When: 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 7, 2007

Please Note: No Artificial Light may be used on the document.

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For Press information please contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at (202) 357-5300.


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