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May 9

The Pentagon Papers and Wikileaks



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The more information the public has about government, the better a citizen can make an independent assessment of our elected officials, says our guest writer.



May 6

PJP Board Member David Westin, Former President of ABC News, Speaks to Stanford Law About the Future of the News Media



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David Westin, who is a member of the PJP Board of Advisors and was president of ABC News through 2010, speaks here at the Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School. Addressing the subject, “Saving the Media from Itself” Westin analyzes the state of the news business as it shifts from… [Continue Reading]



May 6

Do you want to know a secret? WikiLeaks and the constitution



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In this monograph excerpt: Geoff Stone explains how wartime situations have historically heightened the tension between national security and free speech.



May 5

THE MAN WHO DESIGNED AND SUPERVISED THE BIN LADEN RAID



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The operation that killed Osama Bin Laden was carried out by an elite unit of the Navy SEALs and it is highly unlikely that we will ever learn the names of those who entered the compound, much less the SEAL who pulled the trigger twice to shoot Bin Laden dead. But we do know quite… [Continue Reading]



May 5

They lived loudly for liberty, a tribute to two founding mothers on Mother’s Day



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Martha Washington and Abigail Adams are two of the most well-known and admired women from the American Revolution. Yet these founding mothers made very different choices when the lure of liberty called their husbands to leadership positions. Motherhood and their distinctive seasons in life influenced the decisions they made.