First Amendment v. National Security

This panel discussion was part of a conference celebrating and reviewing the 200th anniversary of the First Amendment. The panelists… read more

This panel discussion was part of a conference celebrating and reviewing the 200th anniversary of the First Amendment. The panelists began with a role play of a controversial news coverage situation, suggested by but which did not occur during the Persian Gulf war. They discussed how reporters and the military can and do not work together during situations of national crises. How the media can disseminate information without jeopardizing the national security was the central focus. Topics included previous censorship during wars, the pool system, and Pentagon guidelines. close

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First Amendment v. National Security

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Program ID:
17804-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 2, 1991
Last Aired:
May 5, 1991

Airing Details

  • May 02, 1991 | 8:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 1991 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 03, 1991 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 1991 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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