Nation of Secrets
The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life
By (author) Ted Gup
Nation of Secrets by Ted Gup
Book DescriptionAward winning journalist Ted Gup exposes how and why our most important institutions increasingly keep secrets from the very people they are supposed to serve. Drawing on his decades as an investigative reporter, Ted Gup argues that a preoccupation with secrets has undermined the very values--security, patriotism, and privacy--in whose name secrecy is so often invoked. He explores the blatant exploitation of privacy and confidentiality in academia, business, and the courts, and concludes that in case after case, these principles have been twisted to allow the emergence of a shadow system of justice, unaccountable to the public. Nation of Secrets not only sounds the alarm to warn against an unethical way of life, but calls for the preservation of our democracy as we know it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400079780
(202mm x 134mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ted Gup
Secret Gift, Paperback (November 2010)
A timely and powerful work of America at its worst - and Americans at their best - woven from the stories of Depression-era families who were helped by gifts from the author's generous and secretive grandfather. Ted Gup, and the generosity he describes, gives us abundant reason to take heart today.
Book of Honor, Paperback / softback» View all books by Ted Gup
A legendary investigative reporter offers a groundbreaking history of covert operations at the CIA, based on highly classified information. One of the agency's most closely guarded secrets--the identity of agents who have died in the line of duty--is revealed in this landmark work of reportage. of photos.
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Author Biography - Ted Gup
Ted Gup is a legendary investigative reporter who worked under Bob Woodward at the "Washington Post," and later at "Time." He is a recipient of numerous awards, including the the George Polk Award and the Worth Bingham Prize. The author of "The Book of Honor," Gup is a professor of journalism at Case Western Reserve University.
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