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Nina Totenberg received the illegal leak of information from the staff of Sen. [[Paul Simon]] of Illinois  concerning information in [[Clarence Thomas]] [[FBI]] background file of unfounded rumors created by [[Anita Hill]].<ref>[http://backissues.cjrarchives.org/year/92/1/thomas.asp  The Clarence Thomas Hearings], by William Boot, ''Columbia Journalism Review'', January/February 1992.</ref> No Senate staff members were ever disciplined in the breach of [[Senate Rules]],<ref>[http://www.loc.gov/rr/law/nominations/thomas/debates.pdf Congressional Record -Senate, 102nd Congress, October 7, 1991], Vol 137, Part 18, p. 25706.</ref> as no investigation was ever known to have been made public by the then [[Democratic]] controlled Senate.  Totenberg went on the air with the inflamitory rumors and subsequent hearings were held regarding the substance of the rumors, though Totenberg herself was never investigated for receiving and disseminating classified material.
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Nina Totenberg received the illegal [[leak]] of information from the staff of Sen. [[Paul Simon]] of Illinois  concerning information in [[Clarence Thomas]] [[FBI]] background file of unfounded rumors created by [[Anita Hill]].<ref>[http://backissues.cjrarchives.org/year/92/1/thomas.asp  The Clarence Thomas Hearings], by William Boot, ''Columbia Journalism Review'', January/February 1992.</ref> No Senate staff members were ever disciplined in the breach of [[Senate Rules]],<ref>[http://www.loc.gov/rr/law/nominations/thomas/debates.pdf Congressional Record -Senate, 102nd Congress, October 7, 1991], Vol 137, Part 18, p. 25706.</ref> as no investigation was ever known to have been made public by the then [[Democratic]] controlled Senate.  Totenberg went on the air with the inflamitory rumors and subsequent hearings were held regarding the substance of the rumors, though Totenberg herself was never investigated for receiving and disseminating classified material.
  
 
In July 1995, Totenberg said of Sen. [[Jesse Helms]]
 
In July 1995, Totenberg said of Sen. [[Jesse Helms]]

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Nina Totenberg is National Public Radio's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.

Ethical violations and slander

Nina Totenberg received the illegal leak of information from the staff of Sen. Paul Simon of Illinois concerning information in Clarence Thomas FBI background file of unfounded rumors created by Anita Hill.[1] No Senate staff members were ever disciplined in the breach of Senate Rules,[2] as no investigation was ever known to have been made public by the then Democratic controlled Senate. Totenberg went on the air with the inflamitory rumors and subsequent hearings were held regarding the substance of the rumors, though Totenberg herself was never investigated for receiving and disseminating classified material.

In July 1995, Totenberg said of Sen. Jesse Helms

"I think he ought to be worried about the--about what's going on in the good Lord's mind, because if there's retributive justice, he'll get AIDS from a transfusion, or one of his grandchildren will get it."[3]

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