National Archives Issues Second Volume of President Obama’s Public Papers
Press Release · Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The National Archives announced today that the second volume of the "Public Papers of President Barack Obama" is now available for sale. Produced by the National Archives, Office of the Federal Register and the U.S. Government Printing Office, the 980-page volume includes a foreword by President Obama, along with the text of his public speeches, news conferences, messages and statements, photos and communications to Congress from July 1—December 31, 2009.

All materials are indexed by subject and name and listed according to document category. Four appendices are included, which provide supplementary materials such as the President's public schedule, nominations submitted to the Senate, and lists of other White House releases and documents published in the Federal Register.

The Public Papers of the Presidents series includes volumes documenting the administration of President Hoover, and Presidents Truman to Obama. The Public Papers of the Presidents are published twice a year and cover a six-month period. The publication is edited and annotated by Office of the Federal Register and is the authoritative record of presidents used by scholars, researchers and the public. The first two volumes of the Public Papers of President Barack Obama are online at Hardcover copies of both can be purchased at

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