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Unformatted text preview: Chris Barger: cab232 Id#: 1844755 Comm 203: Quiz 1 Essay Question The United States Government currently has the right to withhold and conceal information from the general public. The policy at question is whether or not they should have this right. One must present facts and values and weigh their importance to establish whether the current policy is merited. This paper will focus on the Roswell controversy, which claims that the government lied to the public by stating that a weather balloon crashed when in reality it was an alien spacecraft. Whether or not it was a weather balloon or a spacecraft, the facts, values, and corresponding policies that pertain to this case will serve as an example to decide on the policy of whether or not the US government should have the right to withhold information from the general public. First the facts must be considered. It is known that something crashed in Roswell, and it is also a fact that the government would not have to tell the public if it recovered...
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- Spring '07