ISBN-10:
0700609989
ISBN-13:
9780700609987
Pub. Date:
04/06/1998
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
A Culture of Secrecy: The Government Versus the People's Right to Know / Edition 1

A Culture of Secrecy: The Government Versus the People's Right to Know / Edition 1

by Athan G. Theoharis

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ISBN-13: 9780700609987
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 04/06/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
1. Introduction, Athan G. Theoharis
2. The Freedom of Information Act Versus the FBI, Athan G. Theoharis
3. The CIA and Secrecy, James X. Dempsey
4. "Not So Anonymous": Parting the Veil of Secrecy About the National Security Agency, Matthew M. Aid
5. "National Security" and Freedom of Information: The John Lennon FBI Files, Jon Wiener
6. Playing the Information Game: How It Took Thirteen Years and Two Lawsuits to Get J. Edgar Hoover's Secret Supreme Court Sex Files, Alexander Charns and Paul M. Green
7. The Endless Saga of the Nixon Tapes, Joan Hoff
8. The War over Secrecy: Democracy's Most Important Low-Intensity Conflict, Scott Armstrong
9. We Can't Yet Read Our Own Mail: Access to the Records of the Department of State, Page Putnam Miller
10. The John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Review Board, Anna Kasten Nelson
Contributors
Index

What People are Saying About This

Seymour M. Hersh

Briings into sharp focus the current bureaucratic wars pitting the public's right to know against government spinmasters who hide and warp the truth by overclassifying documents. -- Author of The Dark Side of Camelot

Victor Navasky

This is the best file ever assembled about our government's unconscionable attempts to keep its secrets from the people. -- Publisher & Editorial Director of The Nation

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