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FOIA at Forty — A Sampling of the Stories and Commentary

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· Story link The Freedom of Information Act turned 40 on July 4. It’s signing was a grudging act by…

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The Freedom of Information Act turned 40 on July 4. It’s signing was a grudging act by the incumbent President, Lyndon Johnson, and its life since has been troubled as executive branch agencies resisted giving up control of information and open government advocates periodically pressed both the agencies and the Congress for reforms. Here’s a sampling of the stories and commentary acknowledging the anniversary.