Praise for In Confidence: When to Protect Secrecy and When to Require Dicolsure
by Ronald Goldfarb (2009):
A must-read if we are to begin this discussion with any hope of agreement. (The Washington Times
A wide-ranging, nuanced contribution to the literature on privacy. (Kenneth W. Goodman, University of Miami Ethics Program
About the Author
RONALD GOLDFARB is an author, attorney and literary agent based out of Washington, D.C. He has contributed to numerous politically-themed books, most recently In Confidence: When to Protect Secrecy and When to Require Disclosure
HODDING CARTER served as Assistant Secretary of State during the Carter Administration and has since held numerous positions in print and television media. He is currently the University Professor of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
DAVID COLE teaches constitutional law at Georgetown University's Law Center and is the author of Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law.
Thomas S. Blanton is Director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In April 2000, the Archive won U.S. journalism's George Polk Award for "piercing self-serving veils of government secrecy, guiding journalists in search for the truth, and informing us all." A graduate of Harvard University, he filed his first Freedom of Information Act request in 1976 as a weekly newspaper reporter in Minnesota. His articles have since appeared in The International Herald-Tribune, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Slate, Wilson Quarterly
, and many other publications. He is the author of numerous books, most recently Masterpieces of History: The Peaceful End of the Cold War in Europe, 1989
, co-authored with Svetlana Savranskaya and Vladislav Zubok, which won the Arthur S. Link-Warren F. Kuehl Prize for Documentary Editing.
Jon Mills is Dean Emeritus, Professor of Law, and Director of Center for Governmental Responsibility at the University of Florida's Fredric G. Levin College of Law where he served as Dean from 1999 to 2003.
Barry Siegel is a Pulitzer Prize winning former national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times
and he directs the literary journalism program at UC Irvine where he is a professor of English. He is the author of six books, including Shades of Gray
and Claim of Privilege
. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.
EDWARD WASSERMAN is an expert on media ethics and the current dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California Berkeley.