Richard J. Cox and David A. Wallace, Editors

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   About the Contributors and Editors

Introduction, Richard J. Cox and David A. Wallace




Archives on Trial: The Strange Case of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, James M. O’Toole


 “A Monumental Blunder”: The Destruction of Records on Nazi War Criminals in Canada, Terry Cook


Information for Accountability Workshops: Their Role in Promoting Access to Information, Kimberly Barata, Piers Cain, Dawn Routledge, and Justus Wamukoya




Implausible Deniability: The Politics of Documents in the Iran-Contra Affair and Its Investigations, David A. Wallace


The Failure of Federal Records Management: The IRS Versus a Democratic Society, Shelley Davis


Lighting Up the Internet: The Brown and Williamson Collection, Robin L. Chandler and Susan Storch




The Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the Politics of Memory, Tywanna Whorley


Turning History into Justice: The National Archives and Records Administration and Holocaust-Era Assets 1996–2001, Greg Bradsher


 “They Should Have Destroyed More”: The Destruction of Public Records by the South African State in the Final Years of Apartheid, 1990–1994, Verne Harris


Trying to Write “Comprehensive and Accurate” History of the Foreign Relations of the United States: An Archival Perspective, Anne Van Camp




What You Get Is Not What You See: Forgery and the Corruption of Record-Keeping Systems, David B. Gracy II


The Jamaican Financial Crisis: Accounting for the Collapse of Jamaica’s Indigenous Commercial Banks, Victoria L. Lemieux


The Anchors of Community Trust and Academic Liberty: The Fabrikant Affair, Barbara L. Craig


Records and the Public Interest: The “Heiner Affair” in Queensland, Australia, Chris Hurley




About the Contributors and Editors