Saturday, November 9, 2013
Public Ed. Revisits Infamous 2004 'NYT' Episode
Sullivan interviews many of the key players on why the paper failed to publish--until Risen was about to spill the beans in a book. Of course, pitiful Bill Keller (left), then the top editor, continues to defend, others, such as Philip Taubman, claim mixed feelings or feel they should have gone ahead, and more. And we here from good old Michael Hayden. Who knew the whole saga was optioned for a movie? Read the whole thing.
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