Open Government at the National Archives

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

What is the data?

The Public Papers of the Presidents series contains Presidential writings, addresses, and remarks issued by the Office of the Press Secretary. Currently, volumes are published approximately twice a year, and each volume covers approximately a 6-month period.

How do I access the data?

What high value criteria does it meet?

The Public Papers series:

  • improves public knowledge of the agency and its operations;
  • furthers the core mission of the agency; and
  • responds to need and demand as identified through public consultation

Is this the first time the data is available?

This is the first time the data is available as raw data in XML format.

Who may be interested in this information?

Citizens, lawmakers, Federal agencies and employees, academics, and researchers.

Who do I contact if I have questions about this data?


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