Floyd Abrams represented the Times against the threats of the Nixon administration in 1971. Here he tells the behind-the-scenes story of how the Pentagon Papers got into print.
Stuart N. Brotman is the author of The First Amendment Lives On. He is the inaugural Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He has served in four presidential administrations on a bipartisan basis and is a frequent analyst for leading newspapers and magazines. He is the author of Communications Law and Practice.