Meet the new Archivist of the United States
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Meet the new Archivist of the United States

David S. Ferriero once helped run a recreation program for criminally insane men at a Connecticut mental hospital. He is a Vietnam veteran, and served as a Navy corpsman during the war. He has raised orchids, run the Boston marathon, and is a renowned baker of employee birthday cakes. He loves Mozart, and southern writers. And, although he is the tenth Archivist of the United States, he is the first librarian to hold the post. (Michael E. Ruane/The Washington Post)

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