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September 25, 2007

Nazi and Japanese War Crimes Report to be Delivered to Congress This Friday

Final Report on the Declassification of Nazi and Japanese Imperial Government War Crimes Records (IWG)

Report describes the largest single-subject declassification effort in U.S. History

For Press Information, Contact:

  • phone number Office of Rep. Maloney Office of Representative Maloney Meghan O’Shaughnessy 202- 225-7944
  • phone number NARA Public Affairs staff National Archives Public Affairs Staff 202-357-5300
  • Final Report (7.04 MB)

What:  The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group (IWG) will present its final report at a Capitol Hill press conference.  Participants will discuss highlights of the 172-page report, including the history of the legislation -- authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and former Senator Mike DeWine (R-OH) -- that brought about the declassification effort; agencies’ implementation the act, the declassification results, and recommendations for future declassification policies.

Who:

  • Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)
  • Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States and IWG Chair
  • Tom Baer, IWG member
  • Richard Ben-Veniste, IWG member
  • Elizabeth Holtzman, IWG member

When:  Friday, September 28, 2007, 10 AM

Where:  2255 Rayburn House Office Building
              Washington, DC 20515

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For press information, contact:

  • Office of Representative Maloney - Meghan O’Shaughnessy, 202- 225-7944
  • National Archives Office of Public Affairs Staff - 202-357-5300

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