An intensely controversial scrutiny of American democracy's fundamental tension between the competing imperatives of security and openness.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Without fear or favor? Secrets of the founders "Highly dangerous to the publick safety" Clear and present danger The black chamber The price of impunity The "patriotic press" To the "ramparts" Unnecessary secrets Ellsberg's epigones Black-letter law A war on the press? The peculiar culmination No matter the cost.