Today In History- June 23

Today In History- June 23

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The United States Congress establishes the Government Printing Office.

Government Printing Office created to publicize government documents.

  • Washington D.C., USA

As one of several government programs created during the Lincoln administration, on June 23, 1860, Congress established the Government Printing Office.  The program is part of the legislative branch, and provides publication of documents from all branches of the government.  The Head of the Department is in charge of publicizing important government works for the use and benefit of U.S. citizens.


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