National Security and the First Amendment

As part of a forum titled, “Professional Issues in National Security,” the panelists discussed national security, censorship,… read more

As part of a forum titled, “Professional Issues in National Security,” the panelists discussed national security, censorship, and the First Amendment. Topics included leaks to the press, freedom of the press in times of war, freedom of speech in the United Kingdom, reclassifying documents, and Supreme Court rulings such as the Pentagon Papers case. They answered audience members' questions. 

Ms. Spaulding delivered the luncheon keynote address. Topics included the intelligence community, intelligence budgeting and transparency, and communication between agencies. She also answered audience members' questions. Ms. Spaulding was a former minority staff director for the House Permanent Committee on Intelligence. close

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

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Program ID:
192147-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 28, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 21, 2006 | 11:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2006 | 3:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2006 | 10:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2006 | 6:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2006 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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