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Was Judith Miller the first New York Times reporter to be charged for obstructing justice by not relinquishing news sources during the Miller-CIA case?  Maybe not.  Thirty years ago, Earl Caldwell, then a young, Black New York Times reporter, was a plaintiff in a similar case that reached the Supreme Court and became a legal precedent in the matter of protecting confidential sources.  He and former Time magazine columnist Jack White examine the forgotten role of Black journalists in defending freedom of the press.   2901


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