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  • It's news, not espionage

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has no business rummaging through journalists' phone records, perusing their emails and tracking their movements in an attempt to keep them from gathering news. This heavy-handed business isn't chilling, it's...
  • News media confidential sources are often what expose government wrongdoing

    News media confidential sources are often what expose government wrongdoing
    It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
  • Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies at 86; former New York Times publisher

    Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies at 86; former New York Times publisher
    Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard, has died. He was...
  • Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer

    Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer
    WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people. He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...
  • L.A. federal courthouse named national landmark

     
    The federal courthouse on Spring Street downtown--site of the first ruling that public school segregation was unconstitutional--was declared a national landmark Wednesday by the Interior secretary....
  • The 'new' Charles Colson

    After Richard Nixon lost the 1960 presidential election to John F. Kennedy and the California governor's race two years later (when he uttered the immortal line to the media, "You don't have Nixon to kick around anymore") the former vice president knew he...
  • Exposing Wrongdoing Serves The People

    There will always be an inherent conflict between a government that wants to guard its information, and journalists and citizens who want access to it. Although there is a recognition that some information should be kept secret, a democracy needs its...
  • Visionary New York Times Publisher Sulzberger Dead At 86

    Visionary New York Times Publisher Sulzberger Dead At 86
    Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard for newspapers in...
  • Bradley Manning faces Dec. 16 military hearing in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning faces Dec. 16 military hearing in WikiLeaks case
    Lawyers for imprisoned U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning plan to call up to 50 witnesses at a pretrial military hearing next month that is expected to air much of the government's evidence for charges that Manning illegally provided hundreds of thousands...
  • Timothy Naftali: Nixon's checker

    Timothy Naftali is the kind of learned guy you'd want on your team when you play "Trivial Pursuit" -- a game that, like Naftali, originated in Canada. But for years, his home and his career have been in and about the United States -- books and studies...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...
  • L.A. Theatre Works to tour China with Pentagon Papers play

     
    L.A. Theatre Works will embark on a two-week tour of China, performing "Top Secret: The Battle for The Pentagon Papers" by Geoffrey Cowan and Leroy Aarons. The play dramatizes the Washington Post's decision in 1971 to publish classified documents...