• Promising Signs for Humanities Funding

    Perspectives Daily

    Alexandra Klein | Sep 27, 2021

    The National Humanities Alliance reports on the Biden administration's budget, which increases the prospect for robust funding in the humanities community.
  • A Year Characterized by Pivoting and Adapting

    Perspectives Daily

    Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 21, 2021

    The 2020 HAC report documents the progress made by the Office of the Historian of the State Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Consistently Evolving


    Adam M. Howard and Kristin L. Ahlberg | Sep 20, 2021

    In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s...
  • Declassification Slowdown


    Alexandra F. Levy | Oct 27, 2020

    The State Department's Office of the Historian faced challenges on multiple fronts in 2019. 

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  • Secrecy Prevails as Declassification Slows

    Allison Miller | Nov 19, 2019

    A stinging new report details problems and potential solutions in getting the history of US foreign relations to the public.
  • On "Request Denied"

    Richard H. Immerman | Nov 1, 2018

    The Historical Advisory Committee’s chair expresses concerns about the declassification crisis in the Department of Defense.
  • Declassification Woes

    Seth Denbo | Sep 19, 2018

    Historians criticize the Department of Defense for its slow and incomplete declassification of historically significant documents.
  • Request Denied

    Seth Denbo | Aug 27, 2018

    Interference by political appointees may imperil the future of the Historical Advisory Committee.
  • Past Tense

    James Grossman | Feb 16, 2018

    As I walk to work in the morning, the first thing I see as I head toward the AHA office is the US Ca...

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