Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate Series: Freedom of the Press Does Not Extend to State Secrets

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The First Amendment protects freedom of the press, but how do we reconcile the conflict between national security and accountability? Do we err on the side of secrecy or transparency? From the Pentagon Papers to WikiLeaks, join the debate between the need for government secrecy and the public's right to know. For the motion: Michael Chertoff & Gabriel Schoenfeld Against the Motion: Alan Dershowitz & David Sanger Moderator: John Donvan Reception:5:45 - 6:30PM Debate:6:45 - 8:30PM

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