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This edition: A Delicate Balance

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Episode Details

An investigative reporter gains information that could lead to the conviction of an accused rapist, but only if the reporter is willing to divulge the source of her information. Theme: First Amendment rights and responsibilities, and freedom of the press. Key Concepts: How and why governments have tried to control the press; the importance of freedom of the press; limits to freedom of the press. Turning Points: Evaluates freedom of the press in light of its necessary limitations.