Government Secrecy

Senator Moynihan, who headed the congressional Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government spoke to students at Georgetown University the day… read more

Senator Moynihan, who headed the congressional Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government spoke to students at Georgetown University the day before the commission released its final report. The commission found that a “culture of secrecy” pervades the federal government, depriving the public and even policy-makers of vital information. He said that classification, a hold-over from the Cold War, should be kept to an absolute minimum. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
79302-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 03, 1997 | 10:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 09, 1997 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 03, 1997 | 10:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 1997 | 3:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 1997 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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