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CIVIL LIBERTIES- A Journalist and His Sources

embodied in the First Amendment It said, "without some protection for seeking out the news, freedom of the press would be eviscerated. The core of the majority's ruling is that pressmen have no special privileges which other citizens do not enjoy. It noted that the press claim was first made as recently as 1958 and the great weight of lower court rulings wag against it.

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