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In the name of national security : unchecked presidential power and the Reynolds case

Author: Louis Fisher
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a B-29 bomber exploded over Georgia in 1948, the victims' families were denied access to crucial information relating to the accident because the federal government claimed such access would  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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Fisher, Louis.
In the name of national security.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2006
(OCoLC)624857726
Named Person: Patricia J Reynolds; Patricia J Reynolds
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Fisher
ISBN: 0700614648 9780700614646
OCLC Number: 67773976
Description: xiii, 282 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A B-29 explodes in midair --
In district court --
At the appellate level --
The Supreme Court decides --
Opening up government --
Discovering the accident report --
The scope of state secrets.
Responsibility: Louis Fisher.
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