A Message from the Dean
Confidential Sources on Trial
Shelter From the Storm
Harrison Report: Post-World War II Bombshell
A Case of Political Descent
Clinic Hits Thirty
The Brief
The Board of Overseers
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In Memoriam
Case Closed
Confidential Sources on Trial
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Pearlstine knows that his role in the Plame saga will shape his legacy and he wants to make sure his side of the story gets told properly. Since leaving the top job at Time Inc. in December a move that had long been planned he has been writing a book called Off The Record: The Use and Misuse of Anonymous Sources . At this point, the verdict is still out on who ends up on the right side of the issue: Pearlstine or his critics.

Norman Pearlstine (left) and William Safire
Norman Pearlstine (left) testifies at a hearing on federal shield legislation that would protect journalists from having to reveal confidential sources. He and political columnist William Safire (right) appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee last July.
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