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|California State Government||June 6, 2006 Election|
CA Archives and Library accessibility
By Gail K. LightfootCandidate for Secretary of State; Libertarian Party
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Strenghten our librariesCalifornia needs a vastly strengthened library system able to directly access the State Archives.
Public support is needed to rebuild our library system so that local libraries provide the research materials needed by an informed electorate.
Unless and until we recognise the need for maintaining the classic great works and historical books, we will continue to see our libraries stocking only the most frequently requested books rather than what reflects the history and culture that made CA a great state in a great nation.
Populartiy is not the most important factor in stocking our library shelves with books, videos or other media. We must remember this in order to share the past with the future.
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