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ICWA semi-annual dinner

Do Americans care? That was the question about the White House’s attacks on journalism and the state of foreign news reporting in the Trump era when ICWAns gathered in Washington for the institute’s semi-annual dinner at the Cosmos Club on June 7. The veteran broadcaster Marvin Kalb addressed the topic in a forceful keynote address. A month after

Jeff Race hides Pentagon Papers

This week in 1971, The New York Times published the Pentagon Papers, a classified Defense Department history of US political and military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967. It revealed that the government had been lying to the American people about the war for years. The publication also established that the government cannot engage in the prior