U.S. Senate seeks to plug the leaking ship of state

Shields, Todd
August 2001
Editor & Publisher;8/27/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 33, p3
Trade Publication
Reports the hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the United States. Consideration of a provision to criminalize all leaks of classified information; Sponsorship of the provision by Senator Richard Shelby; Effects of the unspecified leaks on national security; Impact of the proposed bill on newspaper publishing.


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