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Newsgathering

Dec 2020

Bob Woodward on the Trump Presidency and Comparisons to Watergate

An edited transcript of the December 3, 2020 Zoom conversation with the Pulitzer-prize winning journalist led by MLRC Executive Director George Freeman.

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Nov 2020

National Security Leaks and Free Speech on Campus: A Conversation with Lee Bollinger and Professor Geoffrey Stone

Professors Bollinger and Stone on Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, national security and campus speech.

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Nov 2019

Espionage Act Prosecutions Against the Press

A collection of resources discussing the legislative history and statutory interpretation of the Espionage Act, assorted First Amendment issues implicated in a prosecution of the press, particular defenses under criminal law, the history of the publication of government secrets in the United States, the historical application of the Act, and more.