TITLE

How a Legal Bomb Works

AUTHOR(S)
Lewin, Nathan
PUB. DATE
March 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;3/24/79, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that the United States Department of Justice's (DOJ) efforts to stop "The Progressive" periodical from publishing Howard Morland's article about a hydrogen bomb may contribute to tyrant Idi Amin Dada's ability to build it. DOJ's lawsuit provides confirmation that the article is sound; Department of Energy and DOJ's disinterest in the article if Morland had been less competent and hit upon any of the unworkable designs; Debate over the public disclosure of strategic classified information.
ACCESSION #
11060794

 

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