The Executive Branch and Classified Information

The Executive Branch and Classified Information

Vice President Dick Cheney is drawing fire for his assertion that his office should not be subject to a presidential order requiring reports to the National Archives on the handling of classified information. Diane and her guests talk...

Vice President Dick Cheney is drawing fire for his assertion that his office should not be subject to a presidential order requiring reports to the National Archives on the handling of classified information. Diane and her guests talk about those rules: what they're for, to whom they apply, and the consequences of omissions from those records.

Guests

Peter Baker

reporter, The New York Times

David Rivkin

attorney in private practice and former Justice Department official during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations. Worked in the Office of the Vice President for Dan Quayle.

Steve Aftergood

director of the Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists

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