OTG at 10: Tom Blanton on OTG’s Beginnings

OpenTheGovernment.org officially launched during Sunshine Week in 2004, but the discussions about secrecy and the need for a united openness front began long before. On May 8th, we will celebrate our anniversary and release a video about OpenTheGovernment.org. But as a preview of the celebration, we will post clips from the interviews we've conducted with our founders and supporters. 

To kick things off, here is Tom Blanton, Director of the National Security Archive and OTG co-founder, discussing OTG's orgins. 

 

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