"[T]he people of the United States must know not only how their country became involved [in Vietnam] but where we are heading."
-- Congressional Record, 89th Cong. Pg. 21081, Aug, 19, 1965
"It's a difficult thing today to be informed about our government even without all the secrecy. With the secrecy, it's impossible. The American people will do what's right when they have the information they need."
-- Chicago Tribune, April 13, 1966
"Government has an obligation to present information to the public promptly and accurately so that the public’s evaluation of Government activities is not distorted. Political pundits speak of the 'credibility gap' in the present administration. Indeed, this appellation is so widespread that it has become a household word."
-- Congressional Record, 90th Cong. pg A792, Feb. 21, 1967
Sunday, June 18, 2006
THAT WAS THEN
The young congressman had plenty to say about a troublesome war, and the secrecy of an administration that refused to discuss specifics about that war.
What happened to Don Rumsfeld?