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Keeping America Informed: The U.S. Government Publishing Office, A Legacy of Service to the Nation, 1861-2016

Title:
Keeping America Informed: The U.S. Government Publishing Office, A Legacy of Service to the Nation, 1861-2016
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
021-000-00217-8
ISBN:
9780160933196
Description

Since 1861, U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), formerly known as the U.S. Government Printing Office, has produced the documents of democracy crucial to an informed citizenry. Keeping America Informed: the U.S. Government Publishing Office 1861-2016, is a freshly updated version of the 150 year Anniversary Book about this unique organization.

The book describes GPO's transition from traditional monotype and linotype printing to the digital technology of the 21st Century. Highlights include the role the agency has played in the production and dissemination of federal Government information, from the Emancipation Proclamation, to the Warren Commission and 9/11 Commission Reports, to the latest in secure passport and smart card technologies.  Much of the information in Keeping America Informed 1861-2016 is updated with new images depicting GPO's history through 2016. Its authoritative text and engaging images depict the dedication of its employees, past and present, GPO’s critical contribution to all federal organizations, Congress, and to the well-being of the American people.

ITEM AVAILABLE 08/31/16.

Audience

This publication would be helpful for anyone in the publishing industry, historians, and anyone else interested in U.S. history and documentation.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$33.00
International Price:
$46.20
Publisher:
Government Publishing Office
Year/Pages:
2016: 176 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • United States Government Publishing Office, A Legacy of Service to the Nation, 1861-2016
  • Publishing
  • Printing
Weight:
1.9375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
07/05/2016
Last Status Update:
05/11/2017
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