History Today podcast on Freedom of Information Act and historians

Andrew Lownie talks about the obstacles facing historians trying to use the Freedom of Information Act to access government files in a podcast for History Today.

https://soundcloud.com/historytoday-1/the-history-today-podcast-october-2016

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Andrew Lownie

Andrew Lownie was born in 1961 and was educated in Britain and America. He read history at Magdalene College, Cambridge where he was President of the Union. He went on to gain an MSc at Edinburgh University and spend a year at the College of Law in London. After a period as a bookseller and jour...More about Andrew Lownie