New York Times Company v. United States pitted First Amendment freedoms against national security interests. The case dealt with whether or not the executive branch of the United States government could request an injunction against the publication of classified material. On October 1, , Daniel Ellsberg unlocked a safe in his office at Rand Corporation, a prominent military contractor. He pulled out a portion of a 7,page study and brought it to a nearby advertising agency above a flower shop.
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As someone who has often found fault with The New York Times in the past, I can tell you that Ken Kurson's cover story in the Observer today does not reflect the reality of the paper I read every day. Kurson's attack on the editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal and his so-called "tyrannical regime" is based on 24 anonymous interviews with Times staffers -- always a dicey proposition. But Kurson, a former Rudy Giuliani staffer who apparently disagrees with Rosenthal's liberal positions, does not really quote any objective journalism critics as to the quality of the editorial product. Where is his editor? Oops, he is the editor. As someone who has followed the editorial pages for decades, I can attest that there are still many, many things wrong with the Times , but the editorial pages and the Sunday Review are the best part of it. I can say with confidence that they are better than they have ever been I never used to read the editorials in the past.
Stephen J. Dubner
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Research scientists have largely gone unnoticed as major users of unrecyclable material. Now some universities are helping them kick the habit. S cientific research is a largely ignored consumer of single-use plastics, with the biomedical sciences a particularly high-volume offender.