Civics 101 – Episode 54: Security Clearance

Grade
9-12
Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 54: “How do people receive security clearance to see secret, or top secret government material? Who grants it, and how is that clearance revoked in cases of misuse?¬† Do people with security clearance have unfettered access to secret material, or is classified information compartmentalized? Also, does the President have any restrictions to his security clearance?”

Listen to podcast (14:51): https://www.civics101podcast.org/civics-101-episodes/ep54

Transcript included.

Source

https://www.civics101podcast.org/episodes/

New Hampshire Public Radio