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Public Printer Bruce James Makes Special Delivery To The President

Press release from the issuing company

WASHINGTON, DC-- Bruce James, the Public Printer of the United States, along with Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, and Ray Mosley, Director of the Office of the Federal Register, personally presented President George W. Bush on Tuesday with a hand-bound volume of the Public Papers of the Presidents at the White House Oval Office. The Public Papers is a compilation of the President's writings, addresses and remarks. "It is an honor for me both personally and as the Public Printer, to have the opportunity to present this significant and historical reference publication to the President of the United States," James said. "The GPO is pleased to continue in the tradition of providing the American public with access to key information products that will be available for future generations." The publication, published by the National Archives and Records Administration, dates back to 1957. The official series makes available Presidential speeches and remarks of a public nature issued by the Office of the Press Secretary. Volumes are published twice a year and each volume includes a six-month time frame. Each Public Papers volume features a foreword signed by the President along with a portfolio of special photographs selected from White House Photo Office files. The entire collection of material is chronologically presented. The appendixes included in each volume provide a snapshot of the President's daily schedule and meetings. Also included is a table of Proclamations, Executive orders, and other Presidential documents. The Public Papers of the Presidents series includes volumes documenting the Administrations of Presidents Hoover, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. The GPO provides public access to the Public Papers volumes in both online and printed formats. For more information about this publication, please visit www.gpo.gov. Along with this collection, the GPO makes available to the public many of our Nation's most important Federal publications and documents. The GPO is the Federal Government's primary centralized resource for gathering, cataloging, producing, providing, authenticating, and preserving published U.S. Government information in all its forms. In addition to publication sales, GPO makes government information available at no cost to the public through GPO Access (www.gpoaccess.gov), and through partnerships with more than 1,250 libraries nationwide participating in the Federal Depository Library Program.