The 1948 Smith-Mundt Act was intended to shield U.S. citizens from American propaganda, which the State Department has been broadcasting abroad for decades. This month, the Smith-Mundt Modernization Act takes effect, allowing that material to be broadcast stateside. Bob talks with Washington State Democrat and bill co-sponsor Adam Smith who says there is no need to worry.
Tim Barton, President, Oxford University Press, Robert Darnton, Director of Harvard Libraries, and Adam Smith, Director of Product Management at Google, discuss Google’s "book project," and the class-action settlement that would give Google control over the digitizing of almost all books covered by copyright in the United States, which has ...
We find out what matters to voters in Florida, a state that's still considered a toss-up in the presidential race. Although Democrats have more registered voters, the Republican Party has succeeded on the state level. We look into how Democrats are making the Sunshine State competitive this year. Also: the ...
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