Monday, January 28, 2008

L.A. Theatre Works' Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers coming to Sangamon Auditorium

As part of its Government Accountability and a Free Press Project, UIS will host a performance of L.A. Theatre Works' Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers on Friday, February 1, at 8 p.m. in Sangamon Auditorium.

The Battle for the Pentagon Papers -- starring film actor John Heard -- is a live radio play that takes an inside look at The Washington Post's decision to publish the top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. This historic trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public's right to know against the government's desire for secrecy. Read more>>

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