408Jan 27, 2012
President Nixon's Secret White House Tapes
This is a panel discussion on President Nixon’s secret White House tapes and the historical significance of the Watergate scandal. A former Nixon White House aide and Senate Watergate ...
84Dec 9, 2005
Journalism, Sources and Secrecy
At a conference titled “National Security Archives: Celebrating 20 Years of Keeping Government Honest,” journalists participated in panel discussion on confidential sources. They ...
62Jan 16, 2003
National Security and Public Right to Know
Journalists and military officials talked about free speech issues during periods of military conflict, national security concerns, and issues of access to sensitive information. Among the ...
22Mar 30, 1998
Whistle-Blowing and National Security
Panelists discussed the trade offs between whistle-blowing by federal employees and U.S. national security interests. They examined how agencies try to protect employees who want to report ...
20May 18, 1994
White House Perspective on Nuclear Secrecy
Mr. Podesta spoke about Secretary O’Leary’s decision to tell the press about U.S. experiments on citizens which may have caused the death and illness of numerous subjects.
13Feb 17, 1994
Foreign News Coverage
Participants discussed freedom of the press and the issues that surround international reporting. Following opening statements, the guests took questions concerning these issues. Following ...
25May 4, 1989
The discussion involves the verdict in the Oliver North case. Congressman McCollum was a member of the committee investigating arms sales to Iran.
19Jan 12, 1989
Status of the Oliver North Trial
The discussion includes special prosecutor Walsh’s decision to ask for dismissal of two charges against North.
66Jun 13, 1988
Government Secrecy: What Does Congress Need to Know?
Television producer Lear, the founder of People for the American Way, discussed the purpose of the organization. Ornstein served as moderator of the panel discussion. The thesis put to the ...
14May 7, 1987
Book Discussion on The Chronology
Scott Armstrong discussed his book about the secret military assistance to Iran and answered questions from viewers.