Leak Prone

Friday, October 07, 2005

Transcript

This week, Pentagon analyst Larry Franklin pled guilty to charges of leaking classified defense information to a couple of D.C. lobbyists. But the feds aren't only targeting the leaker, they're also going after the leakees. National security correspondent Eli Lake has written that prosecuting non-governmental employees for leaking is unprecedented. He tells Bob why the case doesn't bode well for investigative journalism.

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