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Political Science 381: Political Science Research Design

Guide for Political Science 381

Primary sources from the previous 30-40 years

Looking for debate in Congress?

Primary sources from 1861-30 or 40 years ago

Foreign Relations of the United States records major U.S. foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity.  It contains declassified and unclassified documents from Presidential Libraries, State Department, Defense Department, National Security Council, CIA and others.  This seriest tends to publish about 30-40 years after the events.  The most current volumes as of fall 2009 is for 1969-1976.

U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian