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Tuesday, August 25 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Q&A Session for S47 - The Nixon White House Tapes in the Digital Age

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Session Description
In this session we'll discuss the digitization and preservation project undertaken by the Nixon Library in 2013. We will share the entire scope of our process in digitizing the Nixon White House Tapes from an analog collection to an almost wholly digital environment. We will offer a special focus on review and declassification. We plan to review the lessons we learned throughout and how the flexibility of a digital workspace helped us overcome many of the obstacles we faced.

McStay: The Nixon White House Tapes in the Digital Age
Rodriguez: The Nixon White House Tapes in the Digital Age

Chair
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Cary McStay

Supervisory Archivist, National Archives, National Declassification Center
Ms. McStay began her career working with photographs at the Library of Congress and then in Santa Fe, NM. She started at NARA in 2006 working with the Nixon Tapes. She continues that work as supervisor and also works to declassify other special media

Speakers
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Daniel Rodríguez

Supervisory Archivist, Digitization Archival Services, National Archives and Records Administration
Daniel Rodríguez served in the United States Marine Corps from 2001-2004. Afterwards, he earned a Bachelor's in History from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Master's from St. John's University. From 2009-2010 he worked at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. In... Read More →


Tuesday August 25, 2020 1:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Live Only (Not Recorded)