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Messitte pens op-ed on legacy of Ben Bradlee

President Zach Messitte co-authored an op-ed with Charles Holden, professor of History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, on “Ben Bradlee, Spiro Agnew and the ‘Gray-Haired Grandmother Defense’” for The Baltimore Sun. In the article, Messitte and Holden pay tribute to Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor, for the critical role he played in the 1973 resignation of Vice President… Continue reading

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Messitte discusses intelligence oversight in Sun-Times

In an opinion editorial published in the Chicago Sun-Times titled “Going after the CIA’s new family jewels,” Ripon College President Zach Messitte argues for a fundamental shift in intelligence oversight “that better informs the public and conforms U.S. policy to U.S. values.” The op-ed, co-authored by DC lawyer David Halperin, is in response to public comments made in March by… Continue reading

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