News

Breaking news – Judge OKs Limited Release of Pentagon Papers Case Records

Study claiming new coronavirus can be transmitted by people without symptoms was flawed

Another lesson about an evolving emergency – assumptions change as date accumulates.

Ex-C.I.A. Analyst Faces Trial in Biggest Leak of Agency’s History

Interesting story. Usually, there is a plea deal because the government does not want to present secrets in court and because juries do not like leakers.

Assignment

Chapter 44

Can publishers be punished for publishing state secrets?

This case comes from the days of well-defined media that mostly cooperated with the government. Would this apply to bloggers?

Resources

Vietnam War Timeline

The Post – movie trailer

Background information on the Pentagon Papers

The Pentagon Papers