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ERIC Number: EJ183125
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Fifth-Amendment Privilege of Newsman George Burdick
Blanchard, Margaret A.
Journalism Quarterly, 55, 1, 39-46,67, Spr 78
Describes the case of George Burdick, a newsman who invoked the Fifth Amendment in refusing to identify persons who had provided information about a member of President Wilson's administration. His right to maintain his Fifth Amendment stand was upheld in a 1915 Supreme Court decision. (GW)
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