Judge Harold R. Medina

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Judge Harold Medina is pictured in his chambers in New York City, June 4, 1951.

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Medina discusses the Reardon Report and the roll of the press in covering court cases.
The report, which advocated restrictions on the release and publication of information about people accused of crimes, is read from.


References to the Richard Speck murder trial.


Questions and answers follow.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 72186
Municipal archives id: T2927