Democracy in the Dark

Frederick A.O. Schwarz talked about his book, Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy, about the debate over secrecy and… read more

Frederick A.O. Schwarz talked about his book, Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy, about the debate over secrecy and transparency in the U.S. government. In his book, Mr. Schwarz argues that the American public and government should give greater consideration to the dangers of secrecy. Steven Aftergood, Carrie Cordero, Lucy Dalglish, Barton Gellman, and Charlie Savage provided commentary.

“Government and the Fourth Estate” took place on April 8, 2015, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and was sponsored by the Brennan Center for Justice. close

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  • Carrie F. Cordero Director Georgetown University Law Center->National Security Studies
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Democracy in the Dark

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 26, 2015 | 7:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2015 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 26, 2015 | 7:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2015 | 7:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2015 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2015 | 9:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2015 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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