CHRGJ Alum Carey Shenkman Publishes in the Huffington Post “70 Years Later, Still Playing Politics With Freedom of the Press”
June 19, 2014

It is sometimes forgotten that President Franklin D. Roosevelt once wanted to order marines to occupy the Chicago Tribune‘s tower, or that Nixon famously said “subpoena all those bastards” before sending a Harvard professor to jail for refusing to testify against the New York Times. Every few decades, the White House takes a swing at a criminal investigation of the press, and each time gets closer to the ball. When we forget episodes like these, they are bound to repeat.

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