Strategic Directions - This was a planning/vision document for the National
Archives & Records Administration (and presidential libraries) and other guiding documents that PRG
members helped to compose.
The official newsletter and research report of the PRG is the
published biannually in Spring and Fall issues, and currently edited by Richard
Powell at the University of Maine. The button links to our Archive of PRG
Presidential Power conference - "Forging the Presidency for the 21st Century" -
Conference sponsored by PRG and Columbia University, November 1996.
IV. Policy Statements by PRG:
The Board of Directors of the Presidency Research Group has periodically made statements on issues of concern to
presidency scholars. They are listed below by year of the event.
Executive Privilege (Executive
Order 13233), issued by President Bush on 1 November 2001.
The PRG joined with APSA and many
other organizations to encourage
the President to rethink his order restructuring the handling of presidential
papers under the Presidential Records Act. The PRG believes the order as
currently written undermines the timely accession of essential evidence on the
conduct of the office.
Archivist of the US - Qualifications for the
Archivist of the United States. This PRG Policy
Statement cites the appropriate
qualifications of a nominee to direct the National Archives and Records
PRG on John Carlin is an undated statement in support
of Archivist nominee John Carlin.