Fighting for the Press Makes Another ‘Best of 2013’ List

James C. Goodale’s Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and other Battles, has been named by the Thursday Review one of the most important books of 2013. The Review hails Goodale’s portrayal of the never-before-told story behind the scenes at the New York Times, along with his cogent analysis of the lasting impact of the landmark case and the attacks on press freedom under the Obama administration. “I could barely put the book down,” editor R. Alan Clanton reported, noting the lack of legal jargon and Goodale’s ability to bring the story to life. Here’s the full review.