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Scott McClellan reflects on his new memoir about his time as White House press chief, which has stoked controversy for its pointed criticism of the Bush administration. Then, analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in on McClellan's book.
Former White House press spokesman Scott McClellan released a book giving his take on the policies and practices of the White House, leading to stormy reactions from some current and retired staff.
Congress debated a shield law Thursday that would regulate journalists' relationships with their sources. The NewsHour talks to a legal expert and a former Justice Department official about the proposed legislation.
A U.S. District judge on Thursday dismissed the lawsuit former CIA agent Valerie Plame brought against Vice President Dick Cheney and other administration officials over the leak of her identity to the media.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A bill mandating Iraq troop withdrawal failed in the Senate, former CIA agent Valerie Plame testified about the leaking of her name, and some called for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' resignation over the firing of federal prosecutors. Analysts mull these…
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame told a congressional committee Friday that her career ended when a columnist revealed her identity and that she did not recommend her husband for a trip to Niger. The NewsHour provides extended excerpts of her…
Judith Miller, the New York Times reporter who spent 85 days in jail protecting her source, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, in the CIA leak case, testified against Libby in his perjury trial on Tuesday. A Washington Post reporter explains the…
Testimony began this week in the trial of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who is charged with perjury and obstruction of justice for lying to a grand jury about the leak of former CIA agent Valerie Plame's name to the media…
Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage confirmed that he was the primary source for Robert Novak's New York Times article that revealed the identity of a CIA officer and sparked a criminal leak investigation. A Washington correspondent discusses the…
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