Book Discussion on Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark

The author and a panel of constitutional scholars discussed the legal questions brought up in Geoffrey Stone’s new book, Top Secret:… read more

The author and a panel of constitutional scholars discussed the legal questions brought up in Geoffrey Stone’s new book, Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark. Discussion centered on the parameters of the First Amendment. Topics included the public’s right of access to government documents, whether the value of publishing certain information is outweighed by the potential negative consequences of publishing, and whether the government can punish an individual for the disclosure of information. Following the discussion panelists answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 2, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2009

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  • Mar 02, 2008 | 12:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
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