As the 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers case approached, First Amendment scholars Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone knew they wanted to mark the occasion somehow.
Bollinger and Stone gathered together about 30 experts in the fields of national security, journalism and academia to tackle the questions raised by 50 years of post-Pentagon Papers jurisprudence. The commission’s report and essays from the various contributors were compiled into the book National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers Fifty Years On.
In this new episode of the Modern Law Library podcast, Bollinger and Stone discuss with the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles their experience working on the project, the developments they found most surprising, and some of the best practices suggested by the commission.
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