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Washington Post (1877-2005)

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Searchable full-text and page images from the Washington Post archive. 
All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, American Studies, Political Science
This database delivers the backfiles of The Washington Post, from its first issue in 1877 through it electrifying Watergate expose in 1972 and beyond. It provides a unique perspective of U.S. politics and government. Part of ProQuest Historical Newspapers, this database delivers cover-to-cover full-images in PDF and searchable ASCII text.
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