History of the Freedom of Information Act

Richard Huff gave the keynote speech at an American University Law School event on transparency and openness in government. He talked… read more

Richard Huff gave the keynote speech at an American University Law School event on transparency and openness in government. He talked about the history of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). He noted that the Department of Justice under former Attorney General Janet Reno was the most effective period for FOIA. He answered questions from the audience after his remarks. close

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

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  • Richard Huff Director (Former) Department of Justice->Office of Information Policy
  • Daniel Metcalfe Professor American University->Law

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Program ID:
304952-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2012

Airing Details

  • Mar 16, 2012 | 10:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2012 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2012 | 11:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2012 | 3:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2012 | 1:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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