UNO keeps Hagel Senate archive closed, for now
Chuck Hagel with President Barack Obama at the press conference during which the president nominated Hagel to be his defense secretary.
Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:00 am
The political strife swirling around Chuck Hagel's confirmation battle descended on Omaha this week, as UNO officials denied requests from at least five major media outlets to open Hagel's Senate archive.
Steve Shorb, the dean of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Criss Library, said that an archivist was still processing Hagel's voluminous trove of records from his 12 years in office and that it was not ready to be opened to the public, confirmation vote or not.
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Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:00 am.