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The Resource Classified : a history of secrecy in the United States government, David B. Frost

Classified : a history of secrecy in the United States government, David B. Frost

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Classified : a history of secrecy in the United States government
Title
Classified
Title remainder
a history of secrecy in the United States government
Statement of responsibility
David B. Frost
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Secrecy has always played a role in American governance, from the First Continental Congress to the Manhattan Project to today's controversial procedures for protecting national security. The author examines the balance between the ideal of openness in government and the real world need for secrecy, and the political accommodations that have been made for each"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frost, David B.
Dewey number
352.3/79
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Official secrets
  • Government information
  • Transparency in government
  • United States
  • National security
  • Government information
  • National security
  • Official secrets
  • Politics and government
  • Transparency in government
  • United States
Label
Classified : a history of secrecy in the United States government, David B. Frost
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Secrecy and the Continental Congress -- The coming of a new Constitution -- The federal Constitutional Convention -- The secrecy issue during the ratification conventions -- Congress opens up its doors -- Secrecy and the public record -- Black budgets and the people's money -- Executive secrecy and publicity -- Executive privilege : the president's power to withhold information -- Federal records and the people's right to know -- Security classification
Control code
ocn988578810
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 200 pages
Isbn
9781476664002
Isbn Type
(softcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2017021777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027329148
System control number
(OCoLC)988578810
Label
Classified : a history of secrecy in the United States government, David B. Frost
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Secrecy and the Continental Congress -- The coming of a new Constitution -- The federal Constitutional Convention -- The secrecy issue during the ratification conventions -- Congress opens up its doors -- Secrecy and the public record -- Black budgets and the people's money -- Executive secrecy and publicity -- Executive privilege : the president's power to withhold information -- Federal records and the people's right to know -- Security classification
Control code
ocn988578810
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 200 pages
Isbn
9781476664002
Isbn Type
(softcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2017021777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027329148
System control number
(OCoLC)988578810

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