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A panel discussion focusing on the often contentious relationship between the press and the judiciary, especially in regards to differing interpretations of the First Amendment. Featuring Abe Fortas, Fred P. Graham, Anthony Lewis, L. A. Scot Powe,…

A panel discussion focusing on the often contentious relationship between the press and the judiciary, especially in regards to differing interpretations of the First Amendment. Featuring Abe Fortas, Fred P. Graham, Anthony Lewis, L. A. Scot Powe,…

Attorney Floyd Abrams, representing the New York Times, discusses whether the press would be able to prevent the evils that it alone is able to prevent if journalists are not allowed to promise confidentiality to their sources. Douglas Inquiry XIII.…

Yale University's Robert H. Bork expresses his concern over what he sees as an irresponsible press that seems to believe the public's right to know gives them the right to publish anything, even things the public thinks ought not to be known.…

Yale University's Robert H. Bork expresses his concern over what he sees as an irresponsible press that seems to believe the public's right to know gives them the right to publish anything, even things the public thinks ought not to be known.…

John W. Macy, Jr., former president of the Public Broadcasting Corporation, gives a step-by-step account of the process by which public broadcasting was established, flourished, and was finally brought to its present enfeebled state. Featuring Harry…

In this panel discussion, the participants speculate on ways the television system could be made more accessible to the full range of opinions, and therefore more democratic, so that people do not find it necessary to resort to bizarre, violent, or…

A discussion in response to exiled South African journalist Ronald M. Segal's proposal in favor of local control over television program content. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Lloyd Cutler, James Loper, Fred Warner Neal, Lawrence Rogers, Antonin…

An examination of subtler forms of control over the press than overt government censorship, such as intimidation and manipulation through regulatory agencies like the FCC. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Rick J. Carlson, John Cogley, Reuven Frank, Norton…

A discussion revolving around whether the First Amendment gives broadcasters the right to be unfair, and what the proper relationship between the government and the media should be. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Rick J. Carlson, Harry Kalven, Fred…