National Press Club

Freedom of Information Act

November 4, 2002

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Run time: 60 minutes

Participants talked about the Freedom of Information Act and its use following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Among the issues they addressed were efforts by various government agencies to restrict access to sensitive information relating to efforts to combat global terrorism, judicial decisions on several requests, and methods to gain access to documents and information. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.