On Wednesday, June 21, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism students are invited to learn more about the Pentagon Papers and the landmark Supreme Court ruling that allowed The New York Times to continue publishing the top-secret history of the U.S. military involvement in Southeast Asia.
June marks the 35th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling. Learn about this historic decision and how it continues to affect our political and media climate to this very day in a panel discussion moderated by Jill Abramson, New York Times managing editor and former Washington bureau chief.
Date: Wednesday. 21, 2006
Time: 6:30pm — 8:00pm
Location: 229 West 43rd Street, New York NY 10036
9th Floor Auditorium
Jill Abramson: Moderator
Floyd Abrams: First Amendment lawyer and co-counsel to The Times on the Pentagon Papers case.
James E. Risen: A New York Times correspondent in the Washington bureau covering national security and intelligence; 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner for national reporting.
Allan M. Siegal: Former New York Times assistant managing editor and standards editor who was a member of the editing team that worked in secret for months to produce The Time’s coverage of the Pentagon Papers.
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