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For the past decade, debates about politics and public policy have been spilling onto the Internet. But many of the artifacts of those debates — from campaign materials to government records — now exist only in their digital form. Tech Tuesday explores new initiatives to capture snapshots of today’s official websites and archive the digital history of American politics.
- Kris Carpenter Director of the Web Group, Internet Archive
- Martha Anderson Director of Program Management, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), Library of Congress
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