‘Fighting for the Press’ Is Book of the Year

Alan Rusbridger, the editor of The Guardian, has chosen James Goodale’s book Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles as his “book of the year” for The New StatesmanAmong Rusbridger’s comments: “Goodale is a passionate defender of First Amendment rights and his insider account of this crucial struggle is surprisingly racy – and extremely important.”