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JFK Assassination Archive

Now available for your desktop - a unparalleled personal research tool for studying Kennedy assassination records.

The JFK Assassination Archive, is a personal and portable JFK assassination research tool. Plug this hard disk into your computer and access over 1 million pages of documents and other resources, using sophisticated and fast browsing and searching tools. Available for purchase right now. Join the AARC and receive a discount on all purchases.
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AARC Conference

“The Warren Report and the JFK Assassination: A Half Century of Significant Disclosures.”

September 25-28, 2014

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25th - 6:30-9 PM: Meet and Greet with conference presenters in the Montgomery Suite (free for conference attendees who are dues-paying members of the AARC. You may join at the door if you are not a member).

26th - Registration continues, starts at 7 AM
8AM – 6 PM: General Sessions to be announced
7PM – Midnight: Film night (free to conference attendees. Details to be announced).

27th - 8AM – 6 PM: General Sessions to be announced
7PM – 11 PM: Banquet

28th - 8 AM – 1 PM: General Sessions to be announced

The Assassination Archives and Research Center was founded in 1984 to provide a permanent organization which would acquire, preserve, and disseminate information on political assassinations. With the passage of the 1992 JFK Assassination Records Collection Act and successful suits under the Freedom of Information Act, the AARC has come into the possession of hundreds of thousands of pages of long-awaited government records. The AARC is devoted to reaching the widest possible audience with this new information.

For more information about the AARC, click here About the AARC.


Mary Ferrell FoundationThe AARC has partnered with the Mary Ferrell Foundation, supplying nearly a million pages of AARC records for browsing and searching via the MFF website. These records include massive CIA and FBI documents received as settlement for a lawsuit brought by Mark Allen, as well as other document collections on the John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy assassinations.

The JFK Assassination Archive disk and other AARC electronic document products are developed by History Matters.  Visit our website: www.history-matters.com for more information and to order

The Assassination Archives and Research Center is the largest private archives in the world which is dedicated to acquiring, preserving, and disseminating information on political assassinations.


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JFK Assassination Archive Research Tool Launched

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