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State of silence : the Espionage Act and the rise of America's secrecy regime

text State of silence : the Espionage Act and the rise of America's secrecy regime

Summary
"The Espionage Act was passed in 1917 to prosecute spies and critics during World War I. And yet, after a century of piecemeal revisions, the Espionage Act still forms the basis of our national security architecture today - a tool that lets the go... Read more
Contents
The fear of spies -- The speech crimes of Eugene Debs -- 1919, year of the bombs -- The creeping scope of the secrecy laws -- The Nazi spy who wasn't -- Red herrings, or, the Cold War spy games -- Missile gaps -- Papers from the Pentagon -- Long l... Read more
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vii, 452 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Basic Books 2023

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