About the National Archives

Public Affairs and Communications (NPAC)

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  • serves as a clearinghouse of information for NARA's news and events

  • communicates to NARA's diverse media and general public constituencies through news releases, public service announcements, and other informational materials

  • publicizes exhibition openings, public programs, openings of special records collections, and documents that are of particular interest to the media and general public

  • serves as liaison for radio and television crews and for journalists to interview archivists and to film in the public areas of NARA

  • seeks partnerships to promote NARA programs

  • produces NARA's periodicals

NARA's organization is based upon the priorities established in Preserving the Past to Protect the Future, the Strategic Plan of the National Archives and Records Administration.

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