ERIC Number: ED181510
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Freedom of Information Retrospective.
Freedom of Information Center, Columbia, MO.
This booklet was published in observance of the twentieth year of the Freedom of Information Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia. It includes seven speeches about the right to know or freedom of information movement that seeks to end government secrecy. The authors of the speeches are: Paul Fisher, who discusses the history of the Center; Hugh Boyd, who reviews the development of the idea of creating a form to actively support rights of access to news; James Pope, who describes the efforts of four men who have contributed to the effort; Samuel Archibald, who evaluates a public relations program aimed at the Congress, the press, and the public; Richard Salant, who speaks of the importance of a worldwide free flow of information; Carol Loomis, who discusses personal experience of recent requests for material under the Freedom of Information Act; and Russell Wiggins, who analyzes a trend toward secrecy in the name of privacy. (MKM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Freedom of Information Center, Columbia, MO.
Identifiers: Freedom of Information Act; Freedom of Information Center