How the ACLU Exposed the State Department Censors

Friday, December 09, 2011


When thousands of diplomatic cables were leaked last year the American Civil Liberties Union saw an opportunity; it requested the same documents from the State Department.  What it got (eventually) is pretty much what it wanted - heavily redacted versions of the documents freely available online.  Compare the two, the ACLU's Ben Wizner tells Brooke, and you learn a great deal about US government secrecy.

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