- Historic Sites
A recent presidential edict will make it harder for historians to practice their trade.
August/September 2002 | Volume 53, Issue 4
“What paratroopers?” he said.
That’s the way it begins. It ends with assistants throwing papers into fireplaces and Presidents closing their record to the public. But now we go to court to try to open them, and it is our role to try to strike down President Bush’s order. To quote another President Bush, “This shall not stand!”