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The Rise of the Right to Know

Politics and the Culture of Transparency, 1945–1975

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674744059

Publication: September 2015

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368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 graph, 1 table

Belknap Press

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  • 1. A Cultural Right to Know
  • 2. Origins of the Freedom of Information Act
  • 3. The Consumer’s Right to Be Informed
  • 4. Opening Up Congress
  • 5. The Media’s Presence
  • 6. “To Let People Know in Time”
  • 7. Transparency in a Transformed Democracy
  • 8. Disclosure and Its Discontents
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index