Current Exhibitions

"Remembering Vietnam"
Open through January 6, 2019 in the Lawrence O'Brien Gallery
Explore 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War through iconic and recently discovered National Archives records.

Records of Rights in the David M. Rubenstein Gallery
Explore how generations of Americans debated issues such as citizenship, free speech, voting rights, and equal opportunity.

Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom
The permanent home of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and Bill of Rights—known collectively as the Charters of Freedom.

The Public Vaults
Embark on a virtual journey into the stacks and vaults of the National Archives. See some of the most fascinating original records in our holdings.

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“Remembering Vietnam”

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Explore 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War through National Archives records which trace the policies and decisions made by the architects of the conflict and help untangle why the United States became involved in Vietnam, why it went on so long, and why it was so divisive for American society. Lawrence F. O'Brien Gallery, November 10, 2017, through January 6, 2019.

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