The Reporter's Privilege Under Siege

New York Times reporter Judith Miller, who was jailed 85 days for refusing to reveal the source that disclosed the identity of undercover… read more

New York Times reporter Judith Miller, who was jailed 85 days for refusing to reveal the source that disclosed the identity of undercover Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Valerie Plame, spoke to participants of the 2005 Society of Professional Journalists Convention and National Journalism Conference at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. She discussed her detention, the allowance by Scooter Libby to be identified as the source, and the need for a Federal Shield Law.

After being presented with a First Amendment Award, Ms. Miller had a conversation with Bruce Sanford, her attorney of Baker and Hostetler law firm, about her time in prison and her October 19th testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of the Shield Law.

Following their talk, Mr. Hebert and Ms. Hurtado joined Ms. Miller and Mr. Sanford for a panel discussion titled “The Reporter’s Privilege Under Siege.” They talked about other subpoenas of reporters, including the case of Ben Ho Lee, a scientist accused of providing the Chinese government with nuclear secrets. Following the discussion, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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189398-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Oct 21, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2005

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  • Oct 21, 2005 | 3:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2005 | 11:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 23, 2005 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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