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Title:
Necessary secrets : national security, the media, and the rule of law
Author:
Schoenfeld, Gabriel.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W. W. Norton & Co., [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
309 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
An intensely controversial scrutiny of American democracy's fundamental tension between the competing imperatives of security and openness.
Language:
English
Contents:
Without fear or favor? -- Secrets of the founders -- "Highly dangerous to the publick safety" -- Clear and present danger -- The black chamber -- The price of impunity -- The "patriotic press" -- To the "ramparts" -- Unnecessary secrets -- Ellsberg's epigones -- Black-letter law -- A war on the press? -- The peculiar culmination -- No matter the cost.
ISBN:
9780393076486
Format :
Book