Leslie Waffen, who once headed the National Archives audiovisual collection, faces federal sentencing in 2012 over the theft and sale of historic voice recordings on Ebay. Who keeps history safe? Does the theft and Ebay sale of original audio recordings (and other materials/documents) affirm the devaluation of historical knowledge in the United States?
- National Archives employee accused of stealing (sfgate.com)
- National Archives employee accused of stealing (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- MARYLAND: Historian charged with theft seeks to sell assets (historyisastateofmind.wordpress.com)