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Prologue Magazine - Summer 2009 - Vol. 41, No. 2

Prologue Magazine - Summer 2009 - Vol. 41, No. 2

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What's new in the past? Find out with Prologue Magazine, the quarterly publication of the National Archives.

This commemorative 75th Anniversary edition features:

- In the King's Service: After King George III fired Benjamin Franklin as the nation's first postmaster, the nation's mail system fell on the shoulders of Hugh Finlay.

- Our Story: An overview of the first 75 years of the National Archives from OSS spies to independence.

- When the "Enemy" Landed at Angel Island: During World War I, the Ellis Island of the West -- San Francisco's Angel Island -- kept out hostile aliens and deported resident radicals.

- Sitting in Judgment: After working with General Pershing and a young Lieutenant named George Patton in Mexico, Myron Cramer became the Judge Advocate General of the Army and persecuted German saboteurs and Japanese war leaders.

- The First Nixon Library: A far call from the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California, the first library named for President Richard Nixon was in Hong Kong. Paul Musgrave tells the story here.

There's plenty more inside this issue of Prologue from book reviews on the Marbury v Madison decision, to a look at the world's largest bronze doors.
What's new in the past? Find out with Prologue Magazine, the quarterly publication of the National Archives.

This commemorative 75th Anniversary edition features:

- In the King's Service: After King George III fired Benjamin Franklin as the nation's first postmaster, the nation's mail system fell on the shoulders of Hugh Finlay.

- Our Story: An overview of the first 75 years of the National Archives from OSS spies to independence.

- When the "Enemy" Landed at Angel Island: During World War I, the Ellis Island of the West -- San Francisco's Angel Island -- kept out hostile aliens and deported resident radicals.

- Sitting in Judgment: After working with General Pershing and a young Lieutenant named George Patton in Mexico, Myron Cramer became the Judge Advocate General of the Army and persecuted German saboteurs and Japanese war leaders.

- The First Nixon Library: A far call from the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California, the first library named for President Richard Nixon was in Hong Kong. Paul Musgrave tells the story here.

There's plenty more inside this issue of Prologue from book reviews on the Marbury v Madison decision, to a look at the world's largest bronze doors.

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