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News Features and Internal Communications contains news analysis, human interest stories, and entertainment and sports reporting, along with internal publications like staff news, company news, technological innovations, bureau histories, news policies, and weekly tallies of the Associated Press's top stories. Non-serial publications include a wide variety of informational and promotional brochures, AP style manuals, handbooks for correspondents, and technical manuals. Also included in the archive are personal papers of AP staff members, consisting of wire copy, correspondence, journals, reporters' notebooks, and other materials. Coverage extends to the turn of the century.

U.S. City Bureau Collections contains wire copy, correspondence, and newsletters. Subjects include the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr., Cuba, the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago, the My Lai massacre trial of Lt. William Calley Jr., and the U.S. presidency. Presidents including George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Jimmy Carter, and John F. Kennedy are all represented in the files.

Washington, D.C. Bureau Collections contains wire copy covering presidents Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Reagan, including coverage of press conferences, travel, speeches, campaigns and elections, and messages to Congress; and biographical information on statesmen, entertainers, scientists, politicians, and other prominent people including Barry Goldwater, Cesar Chavez, Averell Harriman, John Lennon, Indira Gandhi, and Georges Pompidou.


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