Government Secrecy

Senator Moynihan headed the congressional Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy. The members talked with reporters about their… read more

Senator Moynihan headed the congressional Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy. The members talked with reporters about their findings that a “culture of secrecy” pervades the federal government, depriving the public and even policy-makers of vital information. They said that document classification, a hold-over from the Cold War, should be kept to an absolute minimum. Protecting information on automated systems was also studied. They took questions from the press. close

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Program ID:
79340-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 04, 1997 | 6:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 09, 1997 | 2:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 04, 1997 | 6:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 1997 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 1997 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 08, 1997 | 6:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 1997 | 2:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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