The State Department has released about 300 of Hillary Clinton’s emails on 22 May 2015 under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This collection of emails reflects many of the issues and frustrations associated with research in digitalised archives.
Hillary Clinton used her personal email while she was Secretary of State: this raises interesting questions in terms of archival practice and for the historian’s work.
The ECB has published its first “minutes” of the Governing Council, following up a promise made last year.
In an article on the bailout of the Cyprus Popular Bank, the New York Times describes internal disputes within the European Central Bank on the basis of leaked ECB minutes – an episode that epitomises some of the challenges faced by historians.
L’annonce de la disparition des archives papiers de l’ancien secrétaire général de l’Élysée par l’actuel titulaire du poste Pierre-René Lemas pose plus de questions sur le traitement des archives nationales aujourd’hui que sur Claude Guéant lui-même.