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Washington Post Publisher Katharine Graham and Execuctive Editor Ben Bradlee leave U.S. District Court in Washington on June 21, 1971 , happy with Judge Gerhard A. Gesell's ruling the the paper could publish further articles about a Pentagon report on Vietnam. Later however, the U.S. Court of Appeals extended a ban against publishing the documents. Eventually, the Supreme Court ruled in New York Times Co. v. United States that the Times and the Post could print the documents, basing the decision largely on the precedent of Near v. Minnesota. (AP photo)
Washington Post Publisher Katharine Graham and Execuctive Editor Ben Bradlee leave U.S. District Court in Washington June 21, 1971 , happy with Judge Gerhard A. Gesell's ruling the the paper could publish further articles about a Pentagon report on Vietnam. Later however, the U.S. Court of Appeals extemded for one more day a ban against publishing the secret documents. (AP Photo/stf/bd)

Perspectives: Trump’s book ban attempt far from Near

President Trump’s misbegotten attempt to stop publication of the “Fire and Fury” book, which understandably spurred its sales, was not only of questionable strategy, but legally doomed.

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