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Top Secret: National Security and the Right to Know
Top Secret: National Security and the Right to Know
By Morton H. Halperin and Daniel N. Hoffman
New Republic Books, 1977, 103 pp

After condemning the consequences of secrecy in the conduct of national security affairs, the authors elaborate a new system in which "whatever is needed for public debate must be made public. The burden must be on those who would keep a secret."