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Presidential Documents

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NPR's Nina Totenberg reports on President Bush's recent executive order affecting the release of presidential records. Historians and archivists are up in arms over the order, which effectively adds exceptions and roadblocks to the law that presidential papers be made public 12 years after a president leaves office.