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Sunday, August 4, 2013

A Historic Case for Prosecuting Journalists Who Report Leaks


Back in 1942, the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel wrote an opinion that determined a journalist could be in violation of the Espionage Act for reporting leaked information. Bob speaks to Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media and the Rule of Law about the Chicago Tribune reporter at the center of the case during WWII.
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Guests:

Gabriel Schoenfeld

Hosted by:

Bob Garfield

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