Freedom of Information Act: 40th Year

Thomas Blanton talked about what the Freedom of Information Act is, who uses it, how it is used, and what kinds of material have come to… read more

Thomas Blanton talked about what the Freedom of Information Act is, who uses it, how it is used, and what kinds of material have come to light as a result of its creation. Forty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act to give the public greater access to executive branch records. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Freedom of Information Act: 40th Year

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Program ID:
193315-6
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 15, 2006 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 15, 2006 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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