Americans first, journalists second

Galen, Tom
June 1996
Nieman Reports;Summer96, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p38
Presents an excerpt from the book `The Captive Press,' by Ted Galen Carpenter on the problems with the press' relationship with government on defense and foreign policy issues in the United States.


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