Goodale appears on ‘Close Up’ on NY1

James Goodale, author of Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles, is appearing on NY1 television on its ‘New York Times Close Up’ interview program with host Sam Roberts, the New York Times urban affairs correspondent. The program airs at 10 p.m. on Saturdays in New York, but all episodes can be viewed online.

In all, Goodale has made for than 125 media appearances — interviews, speeches, panel discussions and more — in connection with the book, particularly in reference to his views on the Obama administration’s policies toward free freedom in the era of Wikileaks and NSA surveillance. For more on Jim Goodale’s appearances, go to